DOUGLAS COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT #2
1400 BUCKHORN RD.
ROSEBURG, OREGON 97470
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Updated: May 21, 2021
Classification: Entry Level Firefighter/Paramedic
The Civil Service Commission of Douglas County Fire District No. 2 will be conducting an assessment center for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. DCFD No. 2 will be establishing an eligibility list for 2-3 anticipated future openings, the list will be made up of those individuals passing all phases of the testing process. Positions are regular, full-time, and are represented by the Douglas County Professional Firefighters Association. All National Testing and CPAT must be completed by July 1, 2021.
Entry Level- $5497/month (includes EMT-P incentive)
Oregon PERS Retirement (District picks ups employee 6%)The district pays 90% Medical/Vision/Dental for employees and dependentsHRA VEBA annual contributions ranging from $1796 to $9000The district pays 1% to a Post-Employment Health Plan for employee16 hours per month vacation/holiday leave accrual (increases according to contract)24 hours per month sick leave accrualEducational incentiveLongevity PayLong term disability plan$50,000 Life InsuranceFlexible Spending Account availableDeferred Compensation Plan availableShift Firefighters work a 48/96 scheduleAll firefighters represented by the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Douglas County Professional Firefighters Local 2091.
Department Overview: Formed in 1952, Douglas County Fire District No.2 serves a predominantly urban and rural area of Douglas County in Southern Oregon. The District service area includes the communities of Dixonville, Green, Melrose, Winchester, Wilbur, Garden Valley, Umpqua; and unincorporated areas of the city of Roseburg.
The District protects over 37,000 citizens within its 95 square mile area from its six strategically located fire stations throughout the District. The District provides fire protection, ALS medical transport, and technical rescue. Current staffing consists of 36 career firefighter/paramedics, 6 administrative staff, and 15-20 volunteers.
Residency Requirement: The current labor contract with Local 2091 requires a certain number of Firefighters to live within 20 miles of a Fire District station. More information available upon request.
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Class C driver’s license or other state equivalent, and a driving record that meets Douglas County Fire District No. 2 standards.
How to Apply: Applications will only be accepted in person, via regular mail, or electronically via email.
Application and Veteran’s form can be found online at www.dcfd.org under the job openings link or can be picked up in person at 1400 Buckhorn Rd. Roseburg Oregon. Applications will not be mailed.
Submit a completed application packet by the closing date at 4:00 pm (PST), Include only the following documents in this order:
Assessment Center and Interview: The top applicants meeting minimum qualifications who submitted a complete application packet will be scheduled for further testing and an interview. Currently, the assessment center and interviews are tentatively scheduled for July 12th and 13th, 2021; however, these dates may be adjusted. Updated information will be communicated to candidates via e-mail.
Specific Disqualifiers: Felony, Criminal, Activity Disqualifiers
As per State of Oregon DHS and DPSST regulations
Has to be insurable by the Fire District and pass background check
Drug Use Disqualifier
Must pass drug testing
Employment & Financial Disqualifier
Pass a background check
Point of Contact: Battalion Chief Mark Hernandez