Lateral Firefighter AEMT

Corvallis Fire Department (OR) - Corvallis, Oregon

Jul 29, 2022

Application Deadline:
Aug 31, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$5,697.20-$7,445.90 monthly

Job Description

Corvallis Firefighters respond to fire, hazardous material, medical emergency and nonemergency calls. Perform fire suppression, fire prevention, public education, and hazardous material spill control duties. Perform basic or advanced emergency medical care, rescue and transport, depending on EMS licensure level. Members may be assigned to specialty teams including Hazmat and Special Rescue.

Additional Information

Salary Range: $5,697.20-$7,445.90 monthly

Certification Pay:

$819.05 monthly - Paramedic

$297.84 monthly - Intermediate

$148.92 monthly - AEMT

Certification Pay will be granted upon start date. To maintain certification pay, lateral firefighters must obtain full standing orders during probationary period.

Lateral Recruitment Incentives:

Start at pay step consistent with years of experience with approval of Fire Chief.

Placement on the vacation accrual scale consistent with years served.

Credited with up-front sick leave of 72 hours and vacation of 120 hours.

Shorter probationary period of 9 months with an 8 week lateral fire academy.

Other Reasons to join CFD:

$7.6 Million in facility upgrades approved and in progress

1-3-2-3 Schedule (2023)

144-312 Hours of Vacation + 72 Hours of Personal Leave annually

A culture of training and Peer Support Team Program

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience: Worked fulltime as a career firefighter with applicable EMS licensure for at least two years

A lateral firefighter is a newly hired employee who is already certified as a NFPA Firefighter 1 or equivalent; is a current licensed Advanced EMT (AEMT), EMT – Intermediate, or Paramedic with the State of Oregon, or is current with the National Registry at an EMS licensure level higher than EMT and is eligible for State of Oregon reciprocity; and has worked fulltime as a career firefighter with applicable EMS licensure for at least two years.

High school diploma or equivalent required. Formal education in firefighting techniques, hazardous materials, emergency services and/or specialized training or job-related field preferred. State of Oregon Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Licensure by time of appointment. Licensure levels above AEMT preferred, such as EMT-I and Paramedic. 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. Ability to pass a pre-placement comprehensive background investigation and physical capacity exam. Eligibility list will be maintained for 90 days.

Contact Information

Suzanne Segui

Corvallis Fire Department (OR)
PO Box 1083
Corvallis, Oregon 97339
phone: 5417666902

How to Apply

Please visit our website to complete an online application. Application must include a resume. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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