Firefighter Paramedic Position

Marion County Fire District #1 employs career Firefighter EMT/Paramedics.

This position is a full-time position assigned to a 48/96 hour work schedule at an assigned station and includes a benefits package including PERS/OPSRP retirement plan and health care.

While the minimum qualification includes Oregon certification as an EMT, Paramedics and Intermediate/Advanced EMTs with field experience are given preference.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Possession of an Oregon driver’s license or out-of-state license with the ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver’s license within 90 days.
  • Associate Degree in Fire Science or paramedic studies

*Any other equivalent education and/or experience may be considered in lieu of the formal education and experience requirements listed above. Equivalency will be at the sole discretion of the Fire Chief.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS:

  • NFPA Firefighter I, or equivalent
  • NFPA Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator (Driver) or current/active historically recognized equivalent.
  • NFPA Hazardous Materials Operations or current/active historically recognized equivalent.
  • NIMS IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, and IS-800 course completions
  • Oregon or National Registry EMT at the time of application. Candidate must maintain Oregon certification, at least to the level of certification at the time of hire, as a condition of employment for this position. If no Oregon certification, must have other state or national certification with the ability to obtain Oregon reciprocity within 90 days of hire.

*Any other equivalent education and/or experience may be considered in lieu of the formal education and experience requirements listed above. Equivalency will be at the sole discretion of the Fire Chief.

DESIRABLE EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • NFPA Firefighter II
  • Firefighter Type 2 (FFT2) or current/active historically recognized equivalent or current NWCG Firefighter Type 2 (FFT2) Red Card NFPA Fire and Emergency Services Instructor I or current/active historically recognized equivalent Current Oregon or National Registry Paramedic.
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred