KEIZER FIRE DISTRICT
661 CHEMAWA RD NE
KEIZER, OREGON 97303
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Updated: April 29, 2021
Job Classification: Firefighter/Paramedic
The Keizer Fire District is establishing a Civil Service entrance register for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic with plans to fill one vacant position by July 1st, 2021 and potentially others during the life of the list. Individuals filling this position are responsible for providing advanced life support care and transport of sick and injured persons, fire suppression, rescue, public service requests, public education, station/equipment maintenance and other related tasks.
UPDATED: Qualified individuals should request an application packet (applicant letter, supplemental questionnaire and employment application) from the Keizer Fire District’s business office located at: 661 Chemawa Road N.E. Keizer, OR 97303 or by calling (503) 390-9111 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday or download via our website at: www.keizerfire.com
All applications and supplemental questionaires must be signed and returned or postmarked by 5:00pm on Friday, April 30th, 2021. Applications will NOT be accepted or considered if received or postmarked after this date.
Applicants must complete a National Testing Network FireTEAM examination and have those results submitted to the District by 5:00pm on April 30th, 2021. After screening of the submitted applications and FireTEAM results, up to the top 30 candidates will invited to a three person interview panel, tentatively scheduled for May 20th and 21st, 2021.
Salary Information: $68,484.00 - $85,264.00 Annually.
Benefits Information: The above salary range includes a 10% paramedic pay incentive. The District currently offers the following benefits: sick time, vacation, holidays, health, vision, dental, disability, and life insurance, PERS retirement, medical savings plan, tax-deferred medical and child care reimbursement plan, various deferred compensation plan options and education incentives.
Department Overview: The Keizer Fire District has been protecting our community since being organized in 1948. We also serve Keizer by providing public safety education, community service, and safety inspections.
Keizer Fire District is a full-service fire and rescue agency with a force of 35.5 career employees, 20 volunteer firefighters, and 12 explorer scouts who serve the District’s 39,315 citizens from one centrally located fire station. Keizer Fire District ran 5,506 calls for assistance in 2018.
The District’s mission is to protect lives, property, and the environment through quality emergency response and community involvement. The mission will be achieved by career and volunteer professionals committed to excellence and dedicated to service in fire prevention, emergency medical services, fire suppression, hazardous materials, and natural disaster response.
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