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Thurston County, Washington

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Medic One

Paramedic Recruitment for April 2024 ONLY

Thurston County Medic One is recruiting Firefighter/Paramedics for the City of Olympia, City of Tumwater, and Lacey Fire District 3.  Annual salary range is $85,356 - $124,368.  Please refer to the Thurston County Medic One Application Packet for agency overview, hiring process, and current salaries and benefits offered by these agencies.  


Current testing dates are April 10 – 11, 2024


All application materials are due to Medic One no later than March 21, 2024 by 5pm Pacific Standard Time. 

Medic One will cover the following travel expenses for qualifying candidates to the April 2024 testing:

For assistance, please call or email Daphne Reaves (360-704-2782),


Please follow these directions when applying:

  1. Complete the Public Safety Testing application and follow the PST application process prior to submitting your application to Medic One.  This ensures Medic One has visibility of your PST score.
  2. Complete the Thurston County Paramedic Application Packet in its entirety.  Incomplete applications will not be accepted.  If your application is incomplete, someone from Medic One will notify you.
  3. The top PST scores from the current applicant pool will be invited to participate in the next scenario-based exam process.

For Thurston County employment opportunities, please visit Thurston County | Human Resources | Employment (