Firefighter/EMT, McMinnville Fire Department, OR

McMinnville Fire Department - McMinnville, Oregon

Nov 9, 2021

Application Deadline:
Nov 9, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$5,198 - $6,634 monthly

Job Description

The McMinnville Fire Department is establishing a hiring list for Firefighter with EMT certification full time for future vacancies. This position requires FireTEAM and CPAT testing.

The McMinnville Fire Department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. The PHQ should be completed as soon as possible to be considered further in the process.

Salary Information: $5,198 - $6,634 plus certification pay if employee is English/Spanish bilingual

Contact Information: Donna Fleischman – Office Manager 503-435-5800

Department Information: The Department is a state-of-the-art combination department consisting of Firefighter / EMS positions, a strong roster of volunteer firefighter/emergency medical technicians; and a Fire and Life Safety Division. McMinnville Fire Department staffs three full-service ambulances and one rescue vehicle with fully qualified Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians. A busy EMS system provides many opportunities for skills development. Fire services encompass an area of 97 square miles from two stations, and include the McMinnville Rural Fire Protection District. MRFPD contracts with the city and consists of 90 square miles. The Ambulance Service Area encompasses 450 square miles and includes McMinnville, five smaller cities, and rural areas. 

City Information: The City of McMinnville has a great deal to offer its employees, including a supportive Mayor, Council, City Manager, and community. McMinnville is located in the western portion of Oregon's agriculturally rich Willamette Valley on U.S. Highway 99 W. David and Jean Vokac, in their book, "The Great Towns of Oregon," rated McMinnville as the No. 2 city in the state for its high livability. They cited McMinnville's scenic beauty, historic, tree-lined downtown district, the Evergreen Aviation Museum, excellent parks, and the City's cultural viability as major factors in their decision. They described McMinnville as "genteel sophistication with deep Eastern roots." McMinnville's population is nearly 33,000 with an annual growth rate over the past ten years of approximately 3 percent. McMinnville has a Council-Manager form of city government. It is a fullservice city, providing a broad range of public services, and has a statewide reputation for stability and effective governance. It is the mission of the City to maintain a safe, livable environment within the community through open government and efficient delivery of public services.

A recent citizen survey rated the City's livability at 8.1, with 74 percent of responders rating livability at 8 or higher. The small-town atmosphere, the historic downtown area, and community spirit were most highly valued by those responding to the survey. 

Population:  32,705

Additional Information

Age : 18

US Citizen : Yes or Lawfully able to work in the US

High School Grad/GED : Yes

Valid OREGON State Driver's License : Yes

Ability to Read/Speak English : Yes

Vision : Per NFPA 1582 Requirements

Academy Certification : EMT Basic – Oregon Certified *Also accept National EMT Certification Firefighter I NFPA (minimum) NFPA Driver Hazardous Materials Operations Certification

Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony Criminal Activity Disqualifiers : As Per State of Oregon DHS and DPSST regulations

Drug Disqualifiers : Per NFPA 1582 Requirements

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High School Grad/GED
  • Experience: No experience necessary

Contact Information

National Testing Network Support

McMinnville Fire Department
175 NE 1st St
McMinnville, Oregon 97128
phone: 8558213761

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