REDMOND FIRE AND RESCUE
341 NW DOGWOOD AVE
REDMOND, OREGON 97756
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Updated: July 15, 2021
Position Title: Firefighter/Paramedic
Redmond Fire & Rescue is conducting a recruitment process for the anticipated hiring of Entry Level or Lateral Firefighter/Paramedics. Position requires FireTEAM valid within the last year and CPAT valid within the last two years.
Candidates must also complete a department application that can be found here: redmondfireandrescue.org.
All candidates must complete and submit both the FireTEAM exam and the PSSA exam through National Testing Network by Thursday, July 15th, 2021 at 12:00 PM (PST).
Department Contact:Diane CoxOffice Administrator/HR541-504-5020Diane.email@example.com
Department Overview: Redmond Fire & Rescue provides EMS, fire, and rescue services to an estimated population of 40,800 within the city of Redmond and the surrounding rural district. The fire district encompasses 123 square miles and our ambulance service area is 294 square miles. This area includes three state parks, one of which is Smith Rock State Park, a world-class rock-climbing area that hosts 775,000 visitors annually. Redmond Fire & Rescue also serves the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center which hosts events that draw over 1.2 million visitors annually, as well as two major resort communities, Eagle Crest and Pronghorn Resort. Another unique service Redmond Fire & Rescue provides is Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) services to the Redmond commercial airport (RDM) under contract with the City of Redmond. On average, our call volume is 6,000 a year.
Area Information: Redmond is located in the high desert of Central Oregon, east of the Cascade Range. Residents living in the high desert enjoy sunshine most of the year along with low humidity and annual precipitation averaging between 8 to 10 inches. In the winter, Redmond receives less snow than its neighboring cities, and the annual average snowfall of 24 inches often melts quickly. Living in Redmond provides opportunities to try a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, climbing, mountain biking, skiing, and more. Redmond is a desirable community to live in with its growing economy, small-town feel, and an abundance of recreation activities.
US Citizen: Yes, or lawfully able to work in the US
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Class C driver’s license within 30 days of hire and an insurable driving record.
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Per NFPA 1582 requirements
College: Associates in Fire Science preferred
Additional Requirements for Lateral Entry:
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