Recruit Academy

Snohomish County Fire District #22

2023 Part-Time Recruit Academy

We are hosting a part-time recruit academy. In the Pacific North-West the options for obtaining your firefighter certifications is becoming more and more difficult. 

We are hosting a recruit academy that will be conducting two nights a week and every Saturday for four months. At the completion of the academy you will be testing for your IFSAC Firefighter 1, Firefighter 2, Hazardous Materials Awareness and Hazardous Materials Operations. All of these are requirements to work full time and part time in most agencies in the state. You will also receive your NWCG Wildland Firefighter S-130, S-190, L180 certifications.

To attend this academy you can either be sponsored by another fire department or be self sponsored. If you are self sponsored you will need to provide your own learning materials, uniform items and PPE/SCBA. If you are sponsored, it will be determined by your agency what they will provide you with. Items needed will be outlined via email. For learning materials we will be using IFSTA Essentials of Firefighter 7th edition and Hazardous Materials for First Responders 5th edition. 

The academy tuition is $2250 per student this does not include your PPE and SCBA. Once accepted to the academy, options will be provided as to where you can rent your PPE/SCBA. 

Costs listed below are approximate price:
-PPE $500
-SCBA $500
-Academy Attire $650
-IFSTA 7th edition firefighter essentials $85
-IFSTA 5th edition hazmat $88
-IFSTA Resource One online learning portal - Included in academy tuition
-IFSAC Firefighter 1 testing - Included in academy tuition
-IFSAC Firefighter 2 testing - Included in academy tuition
-IFSAC HAZMAT Awareness testing - Included in academy tuition
-IFSAC HAZMAT Operations testing - Included in academy tuition

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE 12/2/22 by 1200

If you would like to apply to the academy please complete the below application. If you have any questions you can email one of our Recruiting Officer's Firefighter Scott Loehndorf (sloehndorf@getchellfire.com) 

The 2023 Academy will be on Monday and Wednesday Nights from 6PM to 10 PM and Saturday’s from 8 AM to 5PM. The first day of the academy will be 2/4/23. 

Applicants must be 18 years of age, have high school diploma or GED, valid drivers license, by the start of the academy and a current CPAT physical agility test.

Recruit Academy Application (PDF)

Dates of the academy are subject to change:

2/4/23 - Academy Orientation 

2/6/23 1800, 2/8/22 - 1800, 2/11/23 - 0800, 2/12/23 - 0800, 2/13/23 - 1800, 2/15/23 - 1800, 2/18/23 - 0800, 2/20/23 - 1800, 2/22/23 - 1800, 2/25/23 - 0800, 2/27/23 - 1800, 3/1/23 - 1800, 3/4/23 - 0800, 3/6/23 - 1800, 3/8/23 - 1800, 3/11/23 - 0800, 3/13/23 - 1800, 3/15/23 - 1800, 3/18/23 - 0800, 3/20/23 - 1800, 3/22/23 - 1800, 3/25/23 - 0800, 3/26/23 - 0800, 3/27/23 - 1800, 3/29/23 - 1800, 4/1/23 - 0800, 4/3/23 - 1800, 4/5/23 - 1800, 4/8/23 - 0800, 4/9/23 - 0800, 4/10/23 - 1800, 4/12/23 - 1800, 4/15/23 - 0800, 4/17/23 - 1800, 4/20/23 - 1800, 4/22/23 - 0800, 4/24/23 - 1800, 5/1/23 - IFSAC Testing - 1800, 5/3/23 - IFSAC Testing - 1800, 5/6/23 - IFSAC Testing - 0800, 5/7/23 - IFSAC Testing - 0800, 5/8/23 - IFSAC Testing - 1800, 5/13/23 - IFSAC Testing - 0800, 5/14/23 - IFSAC Testing - 0800 

   

 

 

 


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