Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Written exam and CPAT must be completed at Public Safety Testing.

To be eligible for this round of hiring your written exam and PST CPAT  must be completed by June 24th, 2016.


LATERAL FIREFIGHTER:  Please read the Job Announcement for eligibility. In addition a current CPAT test will be required by July 25th, 2016. If eligible complete the Career Firefighter Application.


CURRENT RESIDENTS ONLY: Please read the Hiring instructions and complete the Career-Firefighter-Application for Volunteers



Volunteer Recruitment

If you are interested in applying for our Volunteer program, download the VOLUNTEER APPLICATION, complete and return it to our headquarters station, at 23775 SE 264th St, Maple Valley, WA 98038. You do not need to be a resident of Maple Valley or the surrounding communities. If you have not been contacted within one year, you will need to re-apply. Click here for information on frequently asked questions and if you have any further questions please email Kelley Jensen at  kjensen@maplevalleyfire.org.


Minimum Requirements

  • You must be at least 18 years old at the time of appointment
  • You must be able to speak, write and understand the English language
  • You must be a US citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the USA


Preferences for applicants:

  • EMT certified
  • IFSAC Firefighter I certified
  • live within our fire district or within five driving miles of one of our fire stations
  • interested in residing in an outlining volunteer station