Website Eugene Springfield Fire
As a member of an emergency medical, fire suppression, and life safety team participates in a team’s response to a wide range of emergencies such as medical incidents, fires, rescues, and hazardous materials incidents. Provides basic and advanced-level life support including initial patient assessment, administration of medical treatment, and transport; operates specialized equipment, apparatus, machinery, and tools; performs fire prevention activities, as well as general station duties.
Please read the entire posting as well as the Recruitment Flyer for information on the application and selection process components, including important dates and deadlines, as well as salary and benefit information. Both entry level and lateral Firefighter/Paramedics are encouraged to apply. This will be a combined academy with the potential of lateral recruits going on the line earlier or having less time in the academy. Please note the time frames for acceptance of FireTEAM and CPAT tests will be as follows:
- A valid CPAT card will need to be submitted with the application to the Eugene Springfield Fire Department by the closing date of October 20, 2017 at 5:00 PM PT. CPAT cards and letters will only be accepted from current IAFF/IAFC CPAT Licensees.
- We will accept FireTEAM results directly from the National Testing Network. FireTEAM test needs to have been taken within the twelve months before the Eugene Springfield Fire Department job posting closing date of October 20, 2017 at 5:00 PM PT. The National Testing Network FireTEAM test must also still be considered valid by National Testing Network (and not expired). FireTEAM results must be submitted to Eugene Springfield Fire by the closing date of October 20, 2017 at 5:00 PM PT.
Salary: $58,895-$80,461 (steps 1-6 of the salary range). Once PERS eligible the employee’s contribution of 6% is withheld from the employee’s paycheck and sent by the City to PERS on the employee’s behalf. A candidate with prior paid Firefighter-Paramedic experience may be placed at a higher step in the salary range based on their training, certifications, years of experience and other job-related factors. We encourage and welcome applicants who are currently Firefighter-Paramedics to apply during this process.
ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Must apply here.
Application deadline is Friday, October 20, 2017 at 5:00 PM PT.
The purpose of this recruitment is to fill current and upcoming vacancies for Eugene Springfield Fire. Successful candidates may be considered for a potential hire on March 26, 2018. Applicants must successfully complete each step of the hiring process.
Any eligibility lists established will be used by both the City of Eugene and City of Springfield. Management will determine which candidates are selected for each City. Candidates will not have an option to select which City they receive an offer from.
Experience and Training
Two years’ education and/or experience required. Emergency medicine, firefighting, or related experience (e.g., building, construction, heavy equipment operation, etc.) may be combined with related college coursework in Emergency Medicine or Fire Science to add up to the two years’ minimum required. High school diploma or equivalent required. An Associate’s degree in Fire Science, Paramedic Technology, or related field(s) preferred. Successful applicants will be required to complete a Eugene Springfield Fire firefighter training program within the first year of employment.
License or Certificate: Applicants need to have their Oregon Paramedic license by date of hire, March 26, 2018. National Registry Paramedics or Paramedics registered in another state must meet the State of Oregon Paramedic requirements and are responsible for applying for reciprocity to ensure they have an Oregon Paramedic license by date of hire, March 26, 2018. You can view reciprocity information via the State of Oregon Public Health web-site. A provisional license would not meet this requirement.
Requires a valid Oregon driver’s license or, the ability to obtain by date of hire, March 26, 2018; must pass driving records check and, if hired, maintain a driving record that meets the City’s standard. Oregon law requires that an out-of-state license holder must obtain a valid Oregon license (with appropriate endorsements) within 30 days of becoming domiciled in the state (ORS 803.355).
MUST PASS A POLICE BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION
To apply for this job please visit the following URL: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/eugene/jobs/1860004/firefighter-paramedic-entry-and-lateral →