The 2015 IAFF/WSCFF Jointly Sponsored Educational Seminar is April 21-23 at the Hilton Hotel Vancouver in Vancouver, Washington. Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Your Local may send as many participants as you deem necessary.
The registration fee is $75 per person until April 3. After that date, the fee is $100. The fee is fully transferable with your local and is refundable until April 10, 2015.
Should you have any questions regarding the following information, contact the council office. We will be happy to help! See you in April!
Many of you by now have heard about the United Steel Workers (USW) and their strike. The strike has gone beyond 20 days, and many are predicting it to go longer as the employer continues to not bargain in good faith and refuses to improve safety conditions.
Read More... Download: Oil Strike Newsletter.pdf
Fire Ops 2015
Fire Ops 101 will be held May 15 and 16 this year. Cutoff for application is April 10, 2015. For information and application please contact Debbie Guillot.
Lateral Hire Opportunity
Snohomish County Fire District 1 is scheduling an exam to create an employment list for the position of Lateral Firefighter EMT and Lateral Firefighter Paramedic. There are six foreseen openings once the list is established. Application deadline is April 6, 2015.
For the past few years several districts have been holding small educational events. These events are typically one day and consist of training on a wide range of topics. Mini- educational seminars have proven to be very successful and well attended.
Twelve years ago, America’s leading advocate of occupational health and environmental safety succumbed to pancreatic cancer.
In the U.S., where the influence of organized labor has long been contracting, the death of a former trade union official is often little noted. Yet Tony Mazzocchi was no ordinary labor leader.
An applicant must meet several requirements to be considered and must be a dependent of a member of the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters.
January 2, 2015 ~ February 28, 2015
Application packet must be postmarked or personally delivered by February 28, 2015.