UMATILLA COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT #1
320 SOUTH 1ST STREET
HERMISTON, OREGON 97838
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Updated: January 12, 2021
Job Classification: Entry-level and Lateral: Firefighter/Paramedic
Application due February 26th, 2021 by 5:00 PM.
Oral Interviews will now take place early to mid-March 2021.
Umatilla County Fire District #1 anticipates hiring 1-2 Firefighter/Paramedics in June of 2021. We will be requesting the list of applicants on February 26th, 2021. Candidates moving forward to the interview process will be provided with additional information. Oral Interviews are tentatively scheduled for mid-March, followed by Chiefs interviews in April. UCFD#1 will be accepting lateral applications as well. Lateral applicants must have at least three (3) years paid full-time experience as a Firefighter/Paramedic. Please see our website for more information on Lateral requirements and benefits.
FireTEAM, PHQ, and CPAT are required for this posting.
Update 1/12/21: UCFD#1 has changed its CPAT requirement. We will now accept CPAT cards issued in the last two years. CPAT test results will be accepted until 5pm of February 26 th , 2021
Umatilla County Fire District #1 requires the candidate Personal History Questionnaire. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. You must complete the PHQ to be considered for Oral interviews in March.
Please visit http://www.ucfd1.com for a Umatilla County Fire District #1 Job application. Please email your completed application, a cover letter and resume to Batallion Chief Corey Gorham @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Salary Information: Entry: $5,559-$6,253 Lateral: $6,373-$7,169
Benefit Information: Public Employees Retirement System, life insurance, family health and dental care benefits, vision, vacation/holiday benefits, uniform and personal protective equipment, training, education, and physical fitness opportunities
Contact Information:Corey GorhamBatallion Chief - Trainingcgorham@ucfd1.com
Department Information: UCFD#1 Application and Resume must be received by 5:00pm February 26 th 2021. Applications can also be mailed or dropped off at 320 S. 1 st St Hermiston OR, 97838
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Necessary Certifications: Oregon EMT-P certification by the time of hire.
Schooling Prior and Post Hiring: In addition to a high school diploma or equivalent, post high school education or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred and will be considered.
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers
All non-expunged convictions must be disclosed, and are reviewed in relation to number, severity, date, and other relevant circumstances.
Must possess a current, valid driver’s license that is recognized by the state of Oregon and maintain a driving record insurable by the District’s insurer in order to drive a District vehicle. Applicants may also be eliminated based on their driving record if it does not meet the district's standards. Driving issues that may be considered: Major violations (example: DUII, Hit and Run), numerous moving violations and/or at-fault accidents or a combination of the above during the last five years.
Does not use tobacco products.
Must meet National Fire Protection (NFPA) standards for health and fitness.
The individual shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the individual or others in the workplace.
Must pass a background check, medical and psychological exams, and drug screen prior to appointment.