We are accepting applications for part-time, resident, and volunteer entry-level firefighter positions.  

Our next Applicant information meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 18 at 6:30pm.  The meeting will be held in our Geneva Fire Station.  New applicants and those that are seeking information about the process are encouraged to attend.  The meeting will last approximately 1 hour.

Application documents are found at the bottom of this page

Please submit applications in person at:

2050 Lake Whatcom Blvd
Bellingham, Wa 98229

M-F 8am-5pm

Or via email to:


For more information about our hiring process for full-time positions, please click here.

The following article explains a bit of our hiring process and what to expect when you become a volunteer.

If you have any further questions, please contact us:

South Whatcom Fire Authority


Application Documents 2017