South Lane County Fire & Rescue is currently inviting qualified applicants to apply for the position of Firefighter / Paramedic. 

Pay Range: $4400-$5500 per month (Not including education/longevity incentive pay)


Minimum Qualifications Include:
1. High school graduate or equivalent

2. Possess or have the ability to obtain Class C, Oregon driver’s license

3. Oregon Paramedic certification at time of hire

4. Certified/Current NFPA FF-1

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

1. Completion of a minimum of 15 credit hours of college level courses, with specific courses related to the fire service.

2. NFPA Driver/Pump Operator accreditation

3. Wild land Suppression training (S-130, S-190 )

4. Associate Degree in Fire Science

Selection Process:

Submit South Lane County Fire & Rescue application and copies of minimum certifications, by 5:00 PM March 20th, 2015. Qualified applicants will be selected to participate in a written, skill and physical agility testing process and interview. Selected candidates will be notified of testing dates to occur April, 2015

Testing Process:

1. Written Examination 

2. Skill Evaluation (firefighting and medical)

3. Physical Agility

4. Oral Interviews

Study Texts:
Essentials of Firefighting (6th edition)
2010 AHA (Guidelines for Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation)
Paramedic- Brady

To Apply:
Contact the South Lane County Fire & Rescue Business Office @ 233 E. Harrison Avenue, Cottage Grove, OR 97424; Telephone (541) 942-4493. 

Or print and complete applications linked below. Please return applications to the above address. 

Faxed applications will not be accepted.

Closing Date: Applications must be received by the Fire District Business Office no later than 5:00 pm, March 20th, 2015 to be considered.


For information regarding volunteering, please visit our "volunteer opportunities" page.

Contact Us

Administration and Headquarters
233 Harrison Ave
Cottage Grove, OR 97424
tel: (541) 942-4493
fax: (541) 942-3367

Business Hours: 8 am to 5 pm Mon-Fri

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