MCMINNVILLE, CITY OF, FIRE DEPARTMENT
175 NE FIRST STREET
MCMINNVILLE, OREGON 97128
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Updated: July 14, 2020
Classification: Firefighter with Paramedic Certification - Full TimeThe McMinnville Fire Department is establishing a hiring list for Firefighter with Paramedic license for future vacancies. This position requires FireTEAM and CPAT testing. Application screening will be conducted in mid-August. The McMinnville Fire Department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. The PHQ should be completed as soon as possible to be considered further in the process.
Salary Information: $5,198 - $6,634 + 10% Paramedic certification pay
Department Information: The Department is a state-of-the-art combination department consisting of Firefighter / EMS positions, a strong roster of volunteer firefighter/emergency medical technicians; and a Fire and Life Safety Division. McMinnville Fire Department staffs three full-service ambulances and one rescue vehicle with fully qualified Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians. A busy EMS system provides many opportunities for skills development. Fire services encompass an area of 97 square miles from two stations and include the McMinnville Rural Fire Protection District. MRFPD contracts with the city and consists of 90 square miles. The Ambulance Service Area encompasses 450 square miles and includes McMinnville, five smaller cities, and rural areas.
City Information: The City of McMinnville has a great deal to offer its employees,including a supportive Mayor, Council, City Manager, and community. McMinnvilleis located in the western portion of Oregon's agriculturally rich Willamette Valley on U.S. Highway 99 W. David and Jean Vokac, in their book, "The Great Towns of Oregon," rated McMinnville as the No, 2 city in the state for its high livability. They cited McMinnville's scenic beauty, historic, tree- lined downtown district, the Evergreen Aviation Museum, excellent parks, and the City's cultural viability as major factors in their decision. They described McMinnville as "genteel sophistication with deep Eastern roots." McMinnville's population is nearly 33,000 with an annual growth rate over the past ten years of approximately 3 percent.
McMinnville has a Council-Manager form of city government. It is a full service city,providing a broad range of public services, and has a statewide reputation for stability and effective governance. It is the mission of the City to maintain a safe, livable environment within the community through open government and efficient delivery of public services.
US Citizen: Yes or Lawfully able to work in the US
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Per NFPA 1582 Requirements
Academy Certification: Possession of EMT-Paramedic; NFPA Firefighter I, and Advanced Cardiac Life Support certifications; hazardous material and biohazard handling training.
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: As per State of Oregon DHS and DPSST regulations
Drug Disqualifiers: Per NFPA 1582 Requirements