Eastside Fire & Rescue seeks volunteer firefighters

January 1, 2013

By Staff

Eastside Fire & Rescue is looking for male and female volunteer firefighters for the Tiger Mountain, Preston, Maple Hills, Lake Joy and Wilderness Rim communities.

Fire, emergency medical and special response services are provided from 15 stations, of which 10 are staffed with volunteer firefighters and EMS responders who carry pagers and respond when there is an emergency in their neighborhood.

The minimum age to apply is 18. Applicants must have good driving records and can now live outside the boundaries of EFR within five miles of the closest response station. The testing process includes written, physical and psychological tests, and an oral interview. EFR will provide a physical exam and all required clothing.

Go to www.eastsidefire-rescue.org; email David Misakian, volunteer program manager, at dmisakian@esf.r.org; or pick up an application from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the headquarters station, 175 Newport Way N.W., Issaquah. Completed applications are due by 5 p.m. Jan. 11.

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