Public Employees Retirement System; life insurance; family health, vision and dental care benefits; vacation/holiday benefits; uniforms and protective personal equipment; training, education and physical fitness opportunities.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB:
Works as a team member performing emergency medical care, fire fighting, rescue and other emergency duties. Performs fire prevention inspections; participates in public fire safety education activities; and other prevention duties. Maintains, repairs, inspects and tests fire/ambulance equipment, buildings, grounds and facilities. UCFD#1 works 48/96 work schedule.
Possess a valid Oregon Driver?s License upon employment.
18 years of age.
High School graduate or equivalent.
Does not use tobacco products.
Valid National Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic (EMT-P) Certificate or completion of a paramedic program awaiting certification testing with ability to obtain Oregon certification by the time of hire.
To apply as a lateral, you must meet above minimum requirements and must have at least three (3) years of paid full-time experience as a Firefighter/Paramedic. Vacation and sick leave hours start at the two-year step. Vacation accruals at 28hrs a month, sick leave 24 hours a month. Laterals will be given 48hrs of vacation and 100hrs of sick leave on date of hire. This is negotiable. Most laterals can expect a six-month probation period.
Application for Employment:
Umatilla County Fire District #1 employment applic?ation form and resume of experience and qualifications will be accepted at 320 S. 1st, Hermiston, Oregon 97838, or emailed to email@example.com, until 5:00 PM, Friday, February 26th 2021.
Applicants must complete written test, PHQ and CPAT test through the National Testing Network prior to applying.
Top applicants with passing scores through NTN, along with a submitted UCFD#1 application and Resume will be scheduled for oral interviews.
PRIOR APPLICANTS MUST REAPPLY. FAXED APPLICATIONS WILL BE NOT ACCEPTED.
Application forms are available from Umatilla County Fire District #1 320 S. 1st, Hermiston, Oregon 97838,
(541) 567-8822; or online at www.ucfd1.com.
Interviews will be March 2021.
Top Candidates will be asked back for a Chief?s interview mid to late April.
Projected Hiring date June 2021. Umatilla County Fire District #1 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with Section 504 of the Act of 1973