Human Resources Division

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The Human Resources Division provides quality internal and external customer service with integrity, responsiveness, and sensitivity. It is the Human Resources Division's mission to support the Mission, Vision and Strategic Plan of the Agency.

Eastside Fire & Rescue is a member of the Eastside Regional Fire Recruitment Consortium joining Kirkland and Mercer Island fire departments in contracting with Public Safety Testing for the recruitment of career firefighters.

Feel free to contact us at humanresources@esf-r.org or by calling (425) 313-3249.

Public Safety Testing


Public Safety Testing conducts the initial testing of our candidates. Please visit their website and you will be able to complete your application online and select the testing date and/or location most convenient for you. If you have any questions, please call toll-free number at 866-HIRE-911.

    Fire Cadet Program


    Eastside Fire & Rescue's Fire Cadet Program provides young adults ages 14-18 years old, valuable insight into the fire service by offering hands-on career activities. Early career development is critical and this program acts as a stepping stone to reach those goals. 

    Please join us at one of the regularly scheduled meetings to learn more. Meetings are held the first Saturday each month from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at EF&R Headquarters located at 175 Newport Way NW, Issaquah. 

    To apply please contact (425) 200-8082 or email firecadets@esf-r.org.
    Eastside Fire Rescue Fire Cadet Program Flyer