DOUGLAS COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT #2
1400 BUCKHORN RD.
ROSEBURG, OREGON 97470
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Updated: September 24, 2019
Classification: Entry Level Firefighter/Paramedic, Lateral Entry Firefighter Paramedic
The Civil Service Commission of Douglas County Fire District No. 2, in Roseburg, Oregon announces testing to establish an eligibility list to fill one immediate opening and create a list for potentially up to 11 additional openings within the next two years. The list will be made up of those individuals passing all phases of the testing process. Positions are regular, full-time, and are represented by the Douglas County Professional Firefighters Association. All testing must be completed by September 23, 2019.
Entry Level- $5347/month (includes EMT-P incentive)Lateral Entry- $6419/month (includes EMT-P incentive)
Oregon PERS Retirement (District picks ups employee 6%)The district pays 90% Medical/Vision/Dental for employees and dependentsHRA VEBA annual contributions ranging from $1796 to $9000The district pays 1% to a Post-Employment Health Plan for employee16 hours per month vacation/holiday leave accrual (increases according to contract)24 hours per month sick leave accrualEducational incentiveLongevity PayLong term disability plan$50,000 Life InsuranceFlexible Spending Account availableDeferred Compensation Plan availableShift Firefighters work a 48/96 scheduleAll firefighters represented by the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Douglas County Professional Firefighters Local 2091.
Department Overview: Formed in 1952, Douglas County Fire District No.2 serves a predominantly urban and rural area of Douglas County in Southern Oregon. The District service area includes the communities of Dixonville, Green, Melrose, Winchester, Wilbur, Garden Valley, Umpqua; and unincorporated areas of the city of Roseburg.
The District protects over 37,000 citizens within its 95 square mile area from its seven strategically located fire stations throughout the District. The District provides fire protection, ALS medical transport, and technical rescue. Current staffing consists of 36 career firefighter/paramedics, 6 administrative staff, and 15-20 volunteers.
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Class C driver’s license or other state equivalent, and a driving record that meets Douglas County Fire District No. 2 standards.
How to Apply: Applications will only be accepted in person, via regular mail, or electronically via email; faxed applications will be rejected without notification.
Application and Veteran’s form can be found online at www.dcfd.org under the job openings link or can be picked up in person at 1400 Buckhorn Rd. Roseburg Oregon. Applications will not be mailed.
Submit a completed application packet by September 23, 2019 at 4:00 pm (PST), and include only the following documents:
Assessment Center and Interview: The top applicants meeting minimum qualifications who submitted a complete application packet will be scheduled for further testing and an interview. Currently, the assessment center and interviews are tentatively scheduled for October 7-8, 2019; however, these dates may be adjusted. Updated information will be communicated to candidates via e-mail.
Specific Disqualifiers: Felony, Criminal, Activity Disqualifiers
As per State of Oregon DHS and DPSST regulations
Has to be insurable by the Fire District and pass background check
Drug Use Disqualifier
Must pass drug testing
Employment & Financial Disqualifier
Pass a background check
Point of Contact: Battalion Chief Scott Richardson