HILLSBORO FIRE DEPARTMENT
240 SOUTH FIRST AVENUE
HILLSBORO, OREGON 97123
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Updated: February 19, 2020
Job Classification: Firefighter (HP#2020-88)
The Hillsboro Fire Department is building an ongoing eligibility list for Firefighter (HP#2020-88). To be considered for this round of hiring, all testing must be completed by 11:59 p.m. Sunday, March 1, 2020.
Candidates must also fill out the department application at www.governmentjobs.com
Please direct all questions to National Testing Network Customer Support. Please DO NOT call the Hillsboro Fire Department directly.
Salary Information: $60,540 - $86,904 annually, Starting salary is $60,540.
Benefit Information: The benefits package includes family medical, dental, and vision insurance, employee life, accidental death and dismemberment, and long-term disability insurance, retirement (PERS/OPSRP and social security), holidays, vacation, sick leave, voluntary health promotion program, VEBA, credit union, and deferred compensation programs. The current benefit package employee contribution is $115.00 per month and is subject to change. Includes:
Contact Information:City of Hillsboro, Human Resources503-681-6455
Department Overview: With an annual budget of $26.7 million, the Hillsboro Fire & Rescue employs 123 personnel of which, 116 are sworn. Our department prides itself on providing highly trained staff with state of the art equipment to serve residents, visitors, and businesses. With around the clock emergency fire, paramedic, and life safety outreach services, Hillsboro’s five fire stations are located throughout the 24.25 square mile area of the City of Hillsboro. Hillsboro Fire and Rescue is committed to providing a high level of professionalism and excellence in every aspect of the services we provide.
Area Information: Hillsboro is one of Oregon’s most diverse and dynamic cities, with a steadily growing population of 101,540 residents. Hillsboro is the largest city in Washington County and is known as the “high-tech hub of Oregon” and the “tallest tree in the Silicon Forest.” With its thriving economy, Hillsboro is the home of Oregon’s fourth-largest school district, two higher-education campuses, and 28 parks with more than 1,500 acres of designated green spaces.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Processed by the City of Hillsboro
Firefighter Duties: Responds to emergency calls to provide fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical services, and fire prevention duties as assigned to the public; other responsibilities include maintenance of fire stations, equipment, and apparatus; participates in drills and training activities and is actively involved in public relation events as scheduled.