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South Lane County Fire & Rescue

Serving Cottage Grove, Creswell, and South Lane County, Oregon

Employment

South Lane County Fire & Rescue is now accepting applications for the position of Firefighter / Paramedic. 

Applicants must submit application and copies of minimum certifications by 5:00 PM July 8th, 2016.

APPLICANTS MUST BE CERTIFIED OREGON PARAMEDICS AT TIME OF HIRE


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. Wildland Suppression training (S-130, S-190 )
4. Associate Degree in Fire Science


SELECTION PROCESS:

Qualified applicants will be selected to participate in a testing process including a written test, skill and physical agility testing, and interviews. Qualified candidates will be notified of testing dates. Tentative dates are July 22-24 2016.

Testing process will involve:
Written Examination
1. Skill Evaluation (firefighting and medical)
2. Physical Agility
3. Oral Interviews


STUDY TEXTS
Essentials of Firefighting (6th edition)
2015 AHA (Guidelines for Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation)
Paramedic- Brady
AHA: ACLS, PHTLS, PALS


TO APPLY

Additional information and application available below. Applicants can also contact the South Lane County Fire & Rescue Business Office @ 233 E. Harrison Avenue, Cottage Grove, OR 97424; Telephone (541) 942-4493.


FAXED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

 

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

Attachments:
Download this file (DISTRICTEMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.pdf)Application[ ]195 kB
Download this file (FF-P 2016.pdf)Firefighter / Paramedic 2016[ ]93 kB

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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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