The Appointment Process


Once you have completed all the required documents included in the application packet (PDF), please mail or hand deliver to Cheney Fire Department at
611 Fourth Street in Cheney
Washington, 99004

Fax applications will not be accepted.

Selection Process

Once the application packet has been received, the selection process is as follows:
  • Application packets will be reviewed for completeness and minimum qualifications.
  • Candidates eligible for the position will be notified of the time and place of the physical agility test. Testing dates are scheduled in the spring and the fall.
  • All candidates who successfully complete the physical agility test will then be scheduled for an oral interview.
  • If appointed to a position you will be required to have a physical examination and drug test which will be provided at no cost to you.
  • Finally, candidates must pass a background investigation and have an acceptable driving record.
  • Eligible candidates will receive an offer of employment with the City of Cheney as a resident firefighter or cross-walk candidates.
  • Resident Firefighters are at-will employees and separation of employment could happen at any time.