08-18-2013, 10:47 PM #1
Clackamas Fire District #1 & Boring Fire District (OR) apps due Aug 29th
Clackamas Fire District #1 provides fire, rescue, and emergency medical services to five cities (including Milwaukie, Oregon City, Happy Valley, Johnson City and a portion of Damascus), as well as the unincorporated areas of Oak Lodge, Clackamas, Westwood, Carver, Redland, Beavercreek, Carus, Clarkes, and South End/Central Point.
Clackamas Fire District #1 has 17 fire stations strategically located throughout Clackamas County with a workforce of more than 200 employees & volunteers and is the second largest fire protection district in Oregon serving over 179,000 citizens in an area covering nearly 200 square miles.
Our firefighters/paramedics respond to over 15,000 incidents annually throughout the fire district. Clackamas Fire District #1 is an Internationally Accredited agency meeting the highest standards in emergency service delivery.
Current Oregon EMT- Basic, Intermediate, or Paramedic
(or) EMT National Registered EMT, Advanced EMT, or Paramedic certified & proof of reciprocity in process PROVIDE COPIES
High School Diploma or GED PROVIDE COPY
Current certified NFPA Firefighter I or DPSST letter of equivalency PROVIDE COPY
Proof of a valid driver license PROVIDE COPY
Proof of eligibility to work in the United States of America at time of appointment
Must be insurable by insurance carrier
Successfully complete physical ability course
Successful background check clearance
Successfully complete physical examination
Successfully complete psychological profile evaluation
Successfully pass a UA drug screen
Successful completion of all components of selection process
Minimum 18 years of age
08-19-2013, 09:11 AM #2
- Join Date
- Dec 2006
Looks like the top 300 plus will be invited to the written.
09-07-2013, 01:13 PM #3
- Join Date
- Dec 2006
Invites to the written exam were sent out yesterday. I am scheduled for the 20th.
05-31-2014, 02:38 PM #4
- Join Date
- May 2014
My name is Bill Hicks and I am in my 18th year in the fire service, and currently serve as a fire chief. I am also a doctoral candidate at Eastern Kentucky University and my dissertation topic involves investigating the current status of firefighter reciprocity among the 50 states. I am seeking members of the fire service who may have experience in moving from state to state and seeking reciprocity, or recognition of certification issued by your old state, in a new state. Also, if you came from the military and sought reciprocity for DOD certificates, I would like to hear from you as well. If you have not experienced this, please forward the link below to anyone who you may know that has done this.
For those that have such experiences, I am humbly asking you to give 5 minutes of your time to answer a short series of question found at the link below on your experiences with seeking reciprocity, or recognition when you moved from one state to another, regardless of being paid or volunteer members in your department.
Also at the end of the survey you will have a space to share any experiences you may have had when dealing with reciprocity of fire service certifications in your department and with your state. Also feel free to forward this to any fire service member(s) who you feel would have something to say on the topic.
Your anonymity is protected throughout the process. Just click or copy the link below to begin.
Also, if you would like to share your experiences with me in more depth after taking part in the survey, please leave your email in the beginning of the comments section at the end of the survey.
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