Post Date: 12/20/2017
Close Date: 01/31/2018
Firefighter (Entry Level)
Salary range is $4,662 to $6,692 per month, depending upon qualifications, plus benefits.
This recruitment will establish an eligibility list for future vacancies with an expected hiring of six in 2018.
The Fire Department is recruiting for Firefighters utilizing the National Testing Network (NTN) as the first step in the hiring process. (Please see below for NTN directions.)
ABOUT THE CITY OF HILLSBORO AND THE FIRE DEPARTMENT:
Hillsboro is helping to grow Oregon’s future with its hometown values and agrarian roots. Hillsboro’s people, businesses, nonprofits, and government take great pride in their town as they work side by side giving as much attention to community and livability as to development and industrial growth. With a healthy patchwork of history, business opportunities, neighborhoods, education, recreation, and culture, great things are growing in Hillsboro.
With an annual budget of $20.3 million, the HFD employs 112 of which, 100 are sworn personnel. On a local, regional, and statewide basis, Hillsboro Fire Department continues to participate in and support fire safety and emergency services programs and initiatives with many members serving on incident management teams.
General Statement of Duties
Responds to emergency calls to provide fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical services, and fire prevention duties as assigned to the public; other responsibilities include maintenance of fire stations, equipment, and apparatus; participates in drills and training activities and is actively involved in public relation events as scheduled.
Acceptable Experience and Training
• High school diploma or equivalent, preferably supplemented by college-level course work in fire science or related field; and
• State of Oregon Emergency Medical Technician Basic level certification or higher; or a National Registry of EMT's Emergency Medical Technician-Basic card or higher and the ability to obtain Oregon reciprocity within 6 months of hire;
• Certified as Firefighter I or higher as accredited by N.F.P.A. or the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training.
• Valid Driver’s License and safe driving record.
Step 1: Eligible persons who are qualified and interested in applying for the positions must login and sign-up with the www.nationaltestingnetwork.com. Select Firefighter and sign up for City of Hillsboro Fire Department.
Step 2: Schedule and pass the written exam with the National Testing Network.
Step 3: Please visit our website Hillsboro-Oregon.gov/Jobs to apply online through our link. For an alternative to our online application system you may download and print an application packet.
Employment applications must be completed online or returned by mail, fax or in person by the closing deadline of the position. Applications received after the filing deadline, by email, or without a resume and supplemental responses will not be considered. Resumes will not substitute for the employment application. Applications may be submitted by fax to meet the application deadline.
Complete details: www.hillsboro-oregon.gov/Jobs