SHERIDAN / WEST VALLEY / SOUTHWEST POLK FIRE DISTRICTS
230 SW MILL STREET
SHERIDAN, OREGON 97378
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Updated: May 08, 2019
Job Classification: Firefighter/EMT
The Sheridan, West Valley, and Southwest Polk Fire Districts are continuously hiring for Firefighter/EMT. These departments require the FireTEAM test for this position. The position of Firefighter/EMT is to perform firefighting and emergency medical services, including but not limited to, fire prevention, control and extinguishment, driving and operating firefighting apparatus and emergency vehicles, rescue, medical treatment, training, public education and station maintenance duties. ***These departments are NOT requiring the CPAT, the Personal History Questionnaire(PHQ), or the Work Attitudes Questionnaire(WAQ) at this time.***
Salary Information: $45,374 - $52,060 per year effective 7/1/2019
Benefits Information: This information can vary depending on the agency, but generally includes the following:
Department Information: Sheridan and West Valley Fire Districts are currently working together under one Fire Chief. Starting July 1, 2019, Southwest Polk Fire District will join them creating a response area over 500 square miles in size and staffing 5 stations. The Districts are working together to create one hiring process for the combined districts. Currently, the Districts have positions available for both Firefighter EMT’s as well as Firefighter Paramedics.
Area Information: Located in the heart of wine country in the beautiful Willamette Valley, recreation opportunities abound. Just 30 minutes from Salem or the Oregon Coast the Districts are centrally located to a wide variety of cultural, educational and outdoor activities.
Population: 19,000Now is an exciting time for these districts and we invite you to apply to be part of the excitement
QUALIFICATIONS: General Qualifications Include: