Entry-Level Job Requirements
An applicant must be at least 18 years of age, a U.S. citizen, have earned a high school diploma, and have a Washington State driver's license. Port of Seattle firefighters must obtain EMT certification with one year of hire and maintain that certification throughout their careers. Successful candidates will be fingerprinted for a criminal history background check with the FBI and must pass a Transportation Security Administration background check as well as submit to and pass a pre-employment drug screening. New hires may be subject to random drug screening during their probationary period.
Want more information? Contact the Port of Seattle Fire Department at (206) 433-5327 and visit our Fire Department employment section.