Family serving family is what Eastside Fire & Rescue embodies. We believe in a personal commitment to the agency and the communities we serve. EF&R values collaboration, we work as a team locally and regionally to improve service to the public and maintain a safe and effective work environment. We are dedicated to reflecting and respecting diversity throughout the agency and value each members’ contribution.

Eastside Fire & Rescue’s service area spans over 190 square miles of urban and suburban to rural and wilderness areas. We proudly serve the varied communities of Issaquah, North Bend, Sammamish, Carnation, Preston, May Valley, Wilderness Rim, and Tiger Mountain. We do all we can to ensure the best service to communities through smart, well trained, humble, dedicated, competent, hard-working, and safe members. We are active participants in the communities where we live and work.

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Eligibility Requirements

Minimum Age to Apply EMT Certification
21 years of age (at the time of hire) Not required to apply.

We Invest In, Support, and Empower All Members To Realize Their Potential

Excellence in service. Dedication to community.
  • Compassion
  • Innovation
  • Trustworthiness
  • Expertise
  • Professionalism

Achieve a high performing organization status through a unified commitment by all members and internal stakeholders of EF&R.

Unified Commitment is achieved when we all feel as though we belong to the team, we are unified in our commitment to the mission and goals of EF&R, we will strive to experience excitement and enthusiasm about our work, will look forward to working with each other to ensure EF&R is successful.

In so doing, we recognize barriers exist, which must be taken down to achieve a unified commitment. Partners must unify and fully commit to EF&R, assets must be planned and utilized across all partners, labor and management must unite behind what is good for the whole and not personal benefit or preference, volunteers and career firefighters must bridge any divide, and preparation of the organization for operational regionalization must occur.

Our focus is on what brings us together.

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