Employment Opportunities


Whatcom County Fire District 8 is currently hiring for Entry Level & Lateral Volunteer Firefighters.  FireTEAM Testing and a valid CPAT are required for these positions.  All testing must be completed by April 19, 2019.
  Testing through National Testing Network (NTN):  
If you have any questions please call (360) 778-8400 or email fire@cob.org
WCFD8 Entry Volunteer Application 

WCFD8 Lateral Volunteer Application

***IMPORTANT - Please attach a copy of your CPAT results - they will not automatically be sent with the Fire Team results.

 Ride Along Program

Interested in seeing what its like to volunteer with Whatcom County Fire District 8? Fill out our Ride Along Application and Ride Along Observer Guidelines. Completed applications may be submitted to our Administrative Office located at 1800 Broadway.


For more information about Employment or our Ride Along program feel free to contact our office between 8:00am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday at (360) 733-6612.



Whatcom County Fire District #8 • P: (360) 733-6612 • F: (360) 778-8401