COLUMBIA RIVER FIRE AND RESCUE
PO BOX 625
SCAPPOOSE, OREGON 97056
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Updated: August 09, 2019
Job Classification: Firefighter/Paramedic
The Columbia River Fire & Rescue Civil Service Commission is currently building an eligibility list for Firefighter/Paramedic. This position requires FireTEAM and a valid CPAT (Dated March 1, 2018 or later). The top applicants will be invited to participate in a Firefighter/Paramedic skills assessment center and interview on a date to be determined.
**Applicants must submit the following by the close date, April 15, 2019 at 4:00PM (PST):
**Candidates with no written CRFR Civil Service Commission Application will not be considered.
Clatskanie Rural Fire District
Columbia River Fire & Rescue
Scappoose Rural Fire District*
* Employee pays 6% PERS.
Benefits Information: Oregon Public Employees Retirement, Medical/Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Uniforms, Employee Assistance Program, Deferred Compensation Program, Sick Leave, Vacation, HolidaysContact information: Marit Nelson, Eric Smythe
Job Description: Together we are establishing an eligibility list for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. We are seeking highly qualified and dedicated individuals to join us in providing quality, professional emergency services. Appointments are for positions in the civil service system and will be made upon merit, efficiency, and fitness - which shall be ascertained by testing, examination, and investigation of qualified personnel.About the Districts: The participating districts of CRFR Civil Service Commission are combination career/volunteer departments located in Columbia County and provide ALS transport service for their communities. The county borders the Columbia River and Clatsop, Washington and Multnomah counties. The area has unlimited water recreation possibilities (i.e. windsurfing, fishing, water skiing, boating, and sailing) and is in close proximity to the Portland metro area. The Pacific Ocean is just about an hour to the west and the hiking and skiing areas of Mt. Hood are about two hours to the east. Columbia County is rural and heavily wooded for good hiking, camping, and hunting or just enjoying the great outdoors. Columbia County is an exceptional place to live and raise a family.
Fire District Demographics:
US Citizen: Be a legal resident of the United States
High School Grad/GED: High school graduate or have obtained a GED certificate
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Yes, or any other Valid State Driver's License.
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: 1. Oregon State licensed Paramedic on date of interview
Exceptions to the Paramedic Qualifications: A Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (NREMT-P) may test, but must obtain an Oregon State Provisional certification before employment, and must pass the first available Oregon State Paramedic test to continue employment. Qualified Fire District volunteers or Paramedic students may test prior to receiving the required Paramedic certification, providing other eligibility conditions have been met. Fire District Volunteers or Paramedic students will not be eligible for employment consideration until they have provided the necessary Paramedic certification to the Chief Examiner.