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South Lane County Fire & Rescue is hiring Single Role EMT/ Paramedic and establishing a list for future vacancies.


 EMT $4760 mo

Paramedic $5288 mo

South Lane County Fire and Rescue is seeking applicants to fill open positions in the District’s EMS program and is making a list for possible future vacancies. This is an opportunity to gain experience for those individuals who are pursuing  a Fire Service / Emergency Medical career.

Minimum requirements:     Oregon EMT

                                           Oregon Drivers License


Applicants who possess an Oregon Paramedic License will receive preference.

 EMTs are encouraged to apply.

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m., March 1st, 2024 . Testing date announced at a later date, with a target start date for the successful candidates no later than May 1st, 2024 

Questions about the program or application process may be directed to Division Chief Joe Raade.

   (541) 942-4493 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Age: 18

Citizenship Required: Yes

High School Grad/GED: Yes

Valid OREGON Driver's License: Class C driver’s license or other state equivalent

Academy Certification: No

Prior Experience: No

Necessary Certifications: Oregon EMT or Paramedic license by time of hire

Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: Must successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation including criminal history check.

Preference Points : Points awarded to resident or community reserves who have been with the Fire District for >12 months at time of hire date

How to Apply : 

The application can be found at the bottom of the page. Once complete the application can be turned in at Cottage Grove Station 201 at 233 Harrison Ave. Cottage Grove, Or 97424.

South Lane County Fire & Rescue is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We promote equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, and military and veteran status

For information regarding volunteering, please visit our "Resident Reserves" or "CERT" pages.

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

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