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District Profile:

KVFR has a fire service response area of 278 square miles and an EMS service area of over 1200 square miles in central Washington. Our team of 36 career staff and over 70 volunteer personnel provides service to a population of approximately 30,000 people in Kittitas County. We operate an ALS/BLS ambulance service including inter-facility transfers. Our 2015 call volume averages around 4,100 calls with approximately 80 percent related to EMS and the balance split between wildland and structural fire, hazmat, and technical rescue.

Kittitas Valley Fire & Rescue (KVFR) accepts applications for the purpose of establishing an eligibility list for the positions of Entry Level Firefighter/EMT and Entry Level Firefighter/PM. The testing process consists of a written test, oral interview, assessment center and Chief’s interview.

KVFR firefighters are non-exempt and represented by Local 1758 Firefighters. KVFR provides a generous benefit package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life, Deferred Compensation, Washington State LEOFF Retirement, Sick Leave, Holiday and Vacation time.


Contact Information

Business Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

Administrative Office & Mailing Address: 400 E. Mountain View Ave, Ellensburg WA 98926

Phone: 509.933.7231

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To volunteer with KVFR give us a call at: (509) 933-7231