Annual Report

This report provides a general overview of our operations, performance and various programs associated with the services we provide to the residents and guests of our fire district. read more

The Responder

The newest edition of The Responder, the North Whatcom Fire & Rescue district newsletter, is now available. read more

CPR Classes

NWFR is offering CPR/AED classes once a month, free of charge to the community read more

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NWFR Division Chief / Fire Marshal Position Opening

North Whatcom Fire and Rescue is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Division Chief / Fire Marshal. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of seven years full time paid work experience in the fire service, including current certification as a Washington State Emergency Medical Technician or NREMT.

In addition, the division chief / fire marshal shall have an advanced education to include graduation from college with a two-year degree in Fire Science or Fire Administration or equivalent, supplemented by successful completion of fire prevention and arson investigation training programs; ICC Fire Inspector I, ICC Fire Inspector II; IFSAC Instructor I or equivalent; and working knowledge of NFPA #13, 20, 22, 24, 25, and 72.

Any combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the level of required knowledge and abilities will be considered. This is an FLSA exempt position. Salary ranges from $104,000-$109,000 yearly with excellent benefits.

Applications will be accepted until 3:00 pm, February 28, 2019. Please click on the links below for additional information.

Fire Marshal Position Announcement

Division Chief / Fire Marshal Brochure

Employment Application