Snohomish County Fire District No. 22

We are accepting applications for the

September 2024 JTG Recruit Academy

Part-time · Experienced · Certified


We are looking for highly motivated, hard working members to join our team. We are looking for members who have training and experience. If you are looking to start your career in the fire service we want you to join our team as well.

Open Positions

  • Part-Time Firefighters who already have their certifications

Click here for to fill out an online application

$5,000 Signing Bonus *Conditions Apply

2024 JTG 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 and some Sunday’s 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.

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 $2500 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 7/26/24 by 1200

If you would like to apply to the academy please complete the application. If you have any questions you can email Assistant Chief Stocker (jstocker@getchellfire.com).

When you have completed the application it will need to be turned into Assistant Chief Stocker by the application deadline. You can do this by mailing to 8424 99th AVE NE, Arlington, WA 98223 ATTN: AC Stocker, you can drop off in person to the fire station, or you can scan the application and email the application to jstocker@getchellfire.com. You will receive an email shortly after the application deadline with more information about the academy.

The 2024 Academy will be on Monday and Wednesday Nights from 6PM to 10 PM and Saturday’s and some Sunday’s from 8 AM to 5PM.

 The Academy will start in September 2024

The dates for the academy are as follows:
9/5, 9/7, 9/8, 9/9, 9/11, 9/14, 9/16, 9/18, 9/21, 9/22, 9/23, 9/25, 9/28, 9/30, 10/2, 10/5, 10/7, 10/9, 10/12, 10/14, 10/16, 10/19, 10/20, 10/21, 10/23, 10/26, 10/28, 10/30, 11/2, 11/4, 11/6, 11/9, 11/11, 11/13, 11/16, 12/1, 12/4, 12/5, 12/7, 12/8, 12/11, 12/12.
There will be more dates to come in November and December for the IFSAC Testing for Firefighter 1, Firefighter 2, Haz-Mat Awareness and Haz-Mat Operations. 

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.

Part-Time Firefighter Requirements

We staff our station 24 hours a day 365 days a year with part-paid firefighter/emt’s. When working a shift at Station 68 not only will you be working as part of a great team you will be learning valuable life skills, and skills to help advance yourself in the fire service. Part-Paid firefighter/emt’s can make up to $20 an hour.

  • Applicants must be 18 years of age, have high school diploma or GED, valid drivers license, current CPAT physical agility test. Application’s can be found at www.getchellfire.com or from
  • Station 68, 8424 99th AVE NE Arlington, WA 98223
  • The signing bonus is based off of a contractual agreement between the member and the fire district.


There are four options for applicants:

Option A:

Already have your IFSAC FF1 & 2 and your WA State EMT?

You will start working right away and you are eligible for the $5,000 signing bonus.

Option B:

Already have your IFSAC Certifications but no EMT?

You can start working shifts on the engine right away and we will pay for your EMT class tuition.

Option C:

Have your EMT but no IFSAC certifications?

At this time we are not filling any EMT only positions. We recommend that you look into our recruit academy to obtain your IFSAC certification. Once you have obtained your IFSAC certifications you can apply for a part-time position with our organization.

Option D:

Have no training or experience?

If you have no IFSAC Certifications you will need to obtain your IFSAC Firefighter 1 and 2. This can be accomplished by attending a recruit academy. Please go to our recruit academy page fore more information.

Return your application during business hours only (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) to:

Getchell Fire Station 68
8424 99th AVE NE
Arlington, WA 98223

For any further questions you can email Assistant Chief Stocker (jstocker@getchellfire.com).



Land Area

Incidents (2022)

Communities: Getchell, Sisco Heights, and Lake Cassidy Area


Contact Info

(360) 659-6400


8424 99th Ave NE
Arlington, WA


Always open