Hiring Process

Minimum Firefighter Qualifications

The Marysville Fire District is a career fire department. All firefighter jobs are paid positions.


  • Must be at least 21 years old at time of hire
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Current Washington state Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification
  • Firefighter I certification preferred
  • Meet or exceed established standards throughout the hiring process*

*See specific job description for further requirements.


Testing and Interviews


All applicants will be notified whether or not they are selected to participate in our interview and testing process. Interviews are typically scheduled two to three weeks following the closing date of a position.


Applicants may be asked to participate in oral interviews, a written exam and practical exam during the selection process. Employment for firefighters may be contingent on passing a physical, drug screen, background check, psychological exam and reference check.


Equal Opportunity Employer


The Marysville Fire District values a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race and color; religion and creed; national origin; sex; marital status; HIV, AIDS, and Hepatitis C status; honorably discharged veteran or military status; age; disability; pregnancy and maternity; sexual orientation and gender identity; use of a guide dog or other service animal; genetic information or any other protected class status.


If you are selected for an interview and need specific accommodations, contact Human Resources at (360) 363-8510 at least 10 days in advance of your scheduled interview.





Marysville Fire District
1635 Grove Street
Marysville, WA 98270

(360) 363-8500 


Email: fire@mfdrfa.org

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Marysville Fire District
1635 Grove Street
Marysville, WA 98270
(360) 363-8500
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