Lake Stevens Fire recently welcomed 11 part-time firefighter members. Part-time firefighters are required to be Firefighter 1 certified, EMT certified, and must pass both physical capacity and knowledge tests. They supplement the career staff in all phases of department operations. Generally, a part-time firefighter at Lake Stevens Fire will work approximately six 12 hour shifts per month. Most of these individuals work with multiple fire districts to get as much firefighting experience as possible.
Chief Lingenfelter commented, "I would like to welcome these individuals to Lake Stevens Fire. The support of our part-time members plays a key role in our department operations. We value their commitment of time and energy to assist us in our goal to consistently provide exceptional public safety services to the Lake Stevens community."
The most recent part-time firefighter recruits for Lake Stevens Fire include: Chris Burnette, Brian Donaldson, Danielle DeVos, Ryan Clancy, Therese Weaver, Matthew Myers, Eben Endriss-Dygert, Austin West, Brandon Lengkeek, Jerem Rhoades, and Chris McAuslan. Welcome Aboard!
Lake Stevens Fire maintains an eligibility list for future part-time firefighting positions. Individuals interested in getting on this eligibility list may contact National Testing Network (www.nationaltestingnetwork.com) to determine the necessary steps to be placed on the current eligibility list.