WOODBURN FIRE DISTRICT
1776 NEWBERG HWY
WOODBURN, OREGON 97071
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Updated: January 03, 2019
Job Classification: Firefighter/Apparatus Operator
The Woodburn Fire District is currently hiring for 1 Firefighter Apparatus Operator position. All FireTEAM testing must be completed by January 31, 2019. Woodburn Fire District will be pulling NTN test scores on February 1, 2019, and will be notifying and inviting successful candidates to submit formal District application for the position. This position requires both Fire TEAM and a valid CPAT. (CPAT must have been obtained within the last 12 months)
Salary Information: $62,703 - $81,035 Annually
Represented Position: Yes IAFF (Local 1660)
Benefits Information: Medical, Dental, Vision, HRA Veba, Short & Long Term Disability, Retirement and Life Insurance.
Contact Information:Jay HannonOperations Captain(503) 982-2360M-F 8AM-5PMJay@woodburnfire.com
Population: 38,500 including the Cities of Gervais and Woodburn and the rural area of the District.
Age: 18 years old
US Citizen: Yes or lawfully able to work in the US
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Prior Experience: Yes
Preferred Certifications: Paramedic Certification
Residency Requirement: None
Pre-Employment Medical Examination/Drug Screen:
Prior to Employment, applicant must pass a medical examination and drug screen by our department physician and pass a criminal background check.
SUPERVISION Received :
Works under the supervision of a company officer, who assigns work details and reviews performance for conformance with department policies.
Supervision is not a normal responsibility of the FIREFIGHTER / APPARATUS OPERATOR. However, in the absence of the company officer Firefighter / Apparatus Operators, when qualified, may temporarily work out of classification to direct the activities of other firefighters in the performance of their duties. May act as a supervisor in the command structure at incidents.
A member of the Woodburn Fire District performs a wide variety of functions and provides services in various program areas including, but not limited to, fire prevention, fire suppression, emergency medical services, and training.
Example of Duties
Lift, drag or carry items up to and including a human being; work in protective clothing in temperatures in excess of ambient temperature or below 32 degrees F; perform clerical work, including prolonged sitting or standing; work under mental or physical stress; drive apparatus, including trucks, vans and cars; climb ladders; work in areas where good balance is required; work in confined spaces and/or wear self-contained breathing apparatus; crawl on hands and knees; perform medical aid duties; work in close proximity to others; perform housekeeping duties; perform repair and maintenance on facilities and equipment including apparatus; attend classroom and outside training sessions; make public presentations to all age groups.
Knowledge. Skill & Ability
Ability to learn new concepts and acquire skills rapidly. Ability to perform effectively in extreme situations and under a variety of circumstances. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to maintain composure and act rationally under emergency conditions. Ability to work effectively with the public, fellow employees and to project a positive image of the organization. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Physical strength and ability sufficient to perform work of the class as established by the fire district.
Experience & Training
Minimum qualifications, experience, and training include a high school diploma or an equivalent GED certificate. Maintain a current Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification issued by the Oregon Health Authority, be certified as a NFPA Firefighter 1 and NFPA Pumper Operator. Possess an Associate Degree or higher in Fire Science or closely related field
Necessary Special Qualifications
Possess a valid, insurable Oregon Driver license. Employees at this classification must, by virtue of their professional background, experiences, accomplishments and perspectives, be compatible with the organizational culture and climate of the Woodburn Fire District.