Position Detail:

Hermiston Fire Emergency Svcs
330 S 1st Street
Hermiston, OR 97838

Umatilla County

541-567-8822
541-567-8469 - fax
www.hermiston.or.us/

Hiring Information:


Position: Lateral and Entry-Level FF/Paramedic
Last Filing Date:  February 26, 2021
 

Special Instructions:  

 

Requirements

BENEFITS:

Public Employees Retirement System; life insurance; family health, vision and dental care benefits; vacation/holiday benefits; uniforms and protective personal equipment; training, education and physical fitness opportunities.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB:

Works as a team member performing emergency medical care, fire fighting, rescue and other emergency duties. Performs fire prevention inspections; participates in public fire safety education activities; and other prevention duties. Maintains, repairs, inspects and tests fire/ambulance equipment, buildings, grounds and facilities. UCFD#1 works 48/96 work schedule.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

 Possess a valid Oregon Driver?s License upon employment.

 18 years of age.

 High School graduate or equivalent.

 Does not use tobacco products.

 Valid National Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic (EMT-P) Certificate or completion of a paramedic program awaiting certification testing with ability to obtain Oregon certification by the time of hire.

LATERALS:

To apply as a lateral, you must meet above minimum requirements and must have at least three (3) years of paid full-time experience as a Firefighter/Paramedic. Vacation and sick leave hours start at the two-year step. Vacation accruals at 28hrs a month, sick leave 24 hours a month. Laterals will be given 48hrs of vacation and 100hrs of sick leave on date of hire. This is negotiable. Most laterals can expect a six-month probation period.

SELECTION PROCESS:

Application for Employment:

Umatilla County Fire District #1 employment applic?ation form and resume of experience and qualifications will be accepted at 320 S. 1st, Hermiston, Oregon 97838, or emailed to cgorham@ucfd1.com, until 5:00 PM, Friday, February 26th 2021.

Applicants must complete written test, PHQ and CPAT test through the National Testing Network prior to applying.

Top applicants with passing scores through NTN, along with a submitted UCFD#1 application and Resume will be scheduled for oral interviews.

PRIOR APPLICANTS MUST REAPPLY. FAXED APPLICATIONS WILL BE NOT ACCEPTED.

Application forms are available from Umatilla County Fire District #1 320 S. 1st, Hermiston, Oregon 97838,

(541) 567-8822; or online at www.ucfd1.com.

Interviews

Interviews will be March 2021.

Chiefs Interview

Top Candidates will be asked back for a Chief?s interview mid to late April.

Projected Hiring date June 2021. Umatilla County Fire District #1 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with Section 504 of the Act of 1973

 
Starting Salary:  $5559-$6,373 per month
Top Salary:   N/A
 
Contact:   Hermiston Fire and Emergency Services
330 S 1st Street

Hermiston, OR 97838
541-567-8822
cgorham@ucfd1.com
https://ucfd1.com/lateral-and-entry-level-ff-paramedic/

Additional Department Details:

Annual Budget: N/A
Population Served: 30,000
Number of Firefighters: N/A
 

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