Company: National Testing Network
Posted on: October 8, 2018
EUGENE SPRINGFIELD FIRE 1705 WEST SECOND AVENUE EUGENE, OREGON 97402 Updated: August 05, 2016 Job Classification: Firefighter/Paramedic Eugene Springfield Fire is currently accepting applications for Firefighter-Paramedics. Candidates must fill out the department application by 5:00 pm on August 31, 2016. View the posting and flyer on the website for detailed information about the posting and selection process. Salary Information: $57,189 - $78,124 Contact Information: Misty Jarrett 541-682-5663 HR Generalist Current Hiring Status: The purpose of this recruitment is to create a list to fill potential vacancies for the Cities of Eugene AND Springfield. Successful candidates may be considered for a potential hire sometime after January 16, 2017 (most likely sometime in February 2017). Applicants must successfully complete each step of the hiring process outlined in the supplemental information section of the posting found on the City of Eugene website. Department Information: The City of Eugene and City of Springfield strive to create a work environment that values the cultural, educational, and life experience background of each employee. Our goals are to have a workforce that reflects the diversity found in the community, and effectively create a positive environment that values diversity and encourages inclusion, and in turn, enhances our ability to understand and respond to a wide variety of service needs. Fluency in a language in addition to English is desirable. Eugene Springfield Fire operates from 16 fire stations between the two cities (including one at the Eugene Airport), and deploy 12 engines, 2 Ladders (Quint), 3 truck companies (2 towers, 1 tiller), 7 ambulances (6 - 24 hour, 1 - peak activity), and 5 additional peak activity ambulances with the Metro West public/private partnership. The department employ 305 personnel, and provide fire service to a population of approximately 239,717 for an incorporated area (including contract districts) of approximately 94.3 square miles, as well as ambulance service to a population of approximately 275,444 for an incorporated area of approximately 1,625.6 square miles. Area Information: Eugene is Oregon's second largest city, which lies nestled on the southern end of Oregon's fertile Willamette Valley. Eugene is home to more than 159,190 people. It covers 43.7 square miles, with the Willamette River running through the heart of the community, and the McKenzie River to the north of the city. The elevation is 430 feet above sea level. Eugene is the seat of Lane County, which extends from the Cascade Mountains, 75 miles east of Eugene, to the Pacific Ocean, 50 to the west. Eugene is also the home to the University of Oregon with more than 24,000 students, and is touted as the world's greatest city of the arts and outdoors. Springfield is separated from Eugene primarily by Interstate 5, and was named after a natural spring located in a field or prairie within the current city boundaries. Springfield is home to more than 60,177 people. It covers 15.7 square miles, with the McKenzie River passing by the city's northern limits, and is surrounded by filbert (hazelnut) orchards. The elevation is 454 feet above sea level. The Eugene-Springfield Metropolitan area offers its residents an outstanding quality of life, featuring a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities. Job Requirements US Citizen: Can lawfully work in US. High School Grad/GED: Yes Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Yes, or the ability to obtain by date of hire; must pass driving records check and, if hired, maintain a driving record that meets the City's standard. Oregon law requires that an out-of-state license holder must obtain a valid Oregon license (with appropriate endorsements) within 30 days of becoming domiciled in the state (ORS 803.355). Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes Training & Education: Two years education and/or experience required. Emergency medicine, firefighting, or related experience (e.g., building, construction, heavy equipment operation, etc.) may be combined with related college coursework in Emergency Medicine or Fire Science to add up to the two years minimum required. High school diploma or equivalent required. An Associate's degree in Fire Science, Paramedic Technology, or related field(s) preferred. Successful applicants will be required to complete a Eugene Springfield Fire firefighter training program within the first year of employment. Necessary Certifications: Oregon Paramedic certification by January 1, 2017. National Registry or other state certified Paramedics must meet the State of Oregon Paramedic certification requirements and are responsible for applying for reciprocity to ensure they have Oregon Paramedic certification by January 1, 2017. You can view reciprocity information via the State of Oregon Public Health web-site. A provisional Oregon Paramedic certification does not meet the minimum requirement. Application Information: City of Eugene online application (this is separate from the NTN application) found via the City of Eugene web-site is required for consideration. Visit the city's website to view the detailed posting for Firefighter-Paramedic and to apply. The posting includes important information about the application and the selection process. It is recommended that you read the complete posting before applying.
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