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King County Diversity & Recruitment Workshop

November 10th, 2021

Join the King County Fire Chiefs Association in their first annual diversity and recruitment workshop held in Bellevue, WA on Saturday, December 11 from 8:15 am to 2:30 pm. This workshop is designed to help potential applicants navigate the hiring process. Fire service professionals will be discussing the ins and outs on preparation for written exams, acing the oral boards, physical and mental wellness, and medical and psychological exams.

Individuals who have an interest in serving the King County community as a firefighter/EMT, and want to learn more about the hiring process are encouraged to register online for this free workshop by the December 1 registration deadline. Space is limited! While the workshop is open to anyone at least 16 years of age, it’s targeted towards potential applicants who may experience access or systemic barriers to becoming a firefighter/EMT, to include BIPOC communities, women, LGBTIA+, ESL adults, or those with no prior fire service experience. This workshop is hosted by the King County Fire Chiefs Association, which is comprised of fire chiefs from across the King County region.

About the Workshop

Workshop participants will begin the day with a keynote speaker and then rotate through various breakout sessions regarding topics on preparing for the hiring process. Sessions will focus on preparing for the written and oral board interviews, physical and mental wellness, and medical and psychological exams. Participants will leave the workshop with an enhanced understanding of what it takes to apply to become a firefighter/EMT.

To register or find out more about this event, please click here –