Firefighter/Paramedic

Firefighter
City of Corvallis - Corvallis, Oregon

Oct 12, 2021


Application Deadline:
Nov 3, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$22.68 - $29.65 Hourly Paramedic certification pay with department full standing orders: $791.35 Monthly (11% of top step Firefighter range) hourly

Job Description

The Firefighter/Paramedic will respond to fire, hazardous material, medical emergency and non-emergency calls. Perform fire suppression, fire prevention, public education, and hazardous material spill control duties. Perform basic or advanced emergency medical care and rescue, depending on EMT certification level. Maintain documentation relative to patient incident and treatment. Perform as trained, following Departmental guidelines, making appropriate decisions, and communicating effectively in stressful situations. These tasks are illustrative only and may include other related duties. The City of Corvallis encourages interested candidates to investigate and research this opportunity by visiting the city website https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/and reviewing the attached documents. Application must include a cover letter, resume, and if currently a paramedic, a copy of paramedic licensure. Applicants must complete the FireTEAM examination and Public Safety Assessment (PSSA) administered by National Testing Network (NTN). Application and exam deadline is November 3, 2021 at 5:00 pm.

Additional Information

Salary Range: $5,504.55 - $7,194.12 Monthly

Paramedic certification pay with department full standing orders: $791.35Monthly (11% of top step Firefighter range)

Full-Time, IAFF Represented, 24 hour shifts after probationary academy

12-Month probationary period

Additional Information

The City of Corvallis is seeking to fill multiple positions of Firefighter/Paramedic. Corvallis is ideally positioned in Oregon to take advantage of all that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. Situated in the Willamette Valley, the city is an hour from the spectacular Oregon Coast and two hours from the snow-capped peaks of the Cascade Mountains. The Portland metro is accessible to the north for those seeking to add some big-city flair to their Northwest lifestyle.

With a strong focus on neighborhood livability and top-notch schools, Corvallis offers quite a bit to families as well. The city is filled with abundant parkland and green spaces, and rural natural areas are popular with hikers, cyclists and runners throughout the year.

The community is home to Oregon State University, and its students comprise about half of the city’s population during the school year. Celebrating its 150th year in Corvallis in 2017, OSU offers a wealth of culture and innovation, and many of its graduates take their knowledge directly into the region’s burgeoning technology sector. Corvallis consistently ranks among the most livable college towns throughout the nation.

Job Requirements

  • Age: N/A
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience: Formal education in firefighting techniques, hazardous materials, emergency services and/or specialized training or job-related field preferred.

++Special Requirements++

State of Oregon Paramedic Licensure or Provisional Paramedic Licensure approved by the Oregon Health Authority required by time of appointment.

Valid Oregon driver's license, a minimum of 3 years licensed driving experience, and a driving record that meets the standards set by the City of Corvallis and Oregon Revised Statutes.

Must successfully meet the physical demands of duties in accordance with NFPA Standard 1582.

Must successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation including criminal history check. Ability to obtain and maintain Oregon State Police Criminal Justice Information Systems clearance.

Contact Information

Kelly Slover

City of Corvallis
501 SW Madison Ave
Corvallis, Oregon 97333
phone: 541-766-6434

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should click the apply link above to create/submit the online application.

**Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and if currently a paramedic, attach a copy of paramedic certification with the online application.

Applicants must complete the FireTEAM examination and Public Safety Assessment (PSSA) administered by National Testing Network (NTN). ++www.nationaltestingnetwork.com++

Application with cover letter and resume must be received by 5:00 p.m. on November 3, 2021.  NTN Testing must be completed by November 3, 2021.  Application materials and/or testing submitted after 5:00 p.m. on November 3, 2021 will not be accepted.  Applications without a cover letter and resume will not be considered.

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