Employment Opportunities



The Bainbridge Island Fire Department will soon be testing to fill immediate vacancies and create an eligibility list for the following position(s):                                                                         

Entry Level Firefighter/EMT

The complete list of qualifications, application procedures, and proposed testing dates will be posted within the testing announcement, at a future date.  This notice is to announce publicly that the CPAT test will be utilized as part of the application process.  The application announcement will be made no sooner than 8 weeks (December 1, 2020) and no later than 90 days from today (January 4, 2021).

Bainbridge Island Fire Department will not conduct the CPAT test.  Applicants will be required to provide proof, at time of application submittal, that they have successfully completed the test within 180 days prior to the application period closing from a licensed agency such as National Testing Network. 

The following reference materials will be used to develop material for the upcoming FF/EMT testing process:

  • IFSTA Essentials of Firefighting, 7th edition
  • Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured, AAOS 11th edition
  • BIFD-specific information. All information found at www.bifd.org.

Download the Announcement HERE