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Klamath County Fire District No. 1
is currently establishing an eligibility list for
Paramedics (EMS, Non-Firefighter)

KCFD1 is currently in the process of building a future candidate pool eligibility list for full-time Paramedics. If you are a nationally registered (NREMT) Paramedic with an associates degree or otherwise eligible for Oregon Paramedic licensure and would like to work for an exciting fast paced, family oriented fire department we are looking for you!

Many of our Paramedics go on to other careers within our organization as Firefighters, Captains, or in Fire Prevention.  Paramedics and EMTs employed by the Fire District receive preference points during the firefighter hiring process based on years of service.  (In fact, that’s why we are hiring!)

Klamath County Fire District No.1 is an all hazards emergency response agency, responsible for basic & advanced life support care and transport within our Ambulance Service Area. Our Paramedics are the best in the region and are supported by a progressive physician medical director.  The department responded to 7440 calls for service in 2017, 5804 were classified as Rescue & Emergency Medical Services Incidents.

Paramedics work a 48/96 schedule and are represented by IAFF Local 890. The Eligibility List will remain in effect for 12 months or until exhausted. At the discretion of the KCFD1 Fire Chief, the list may be extended to 18 or 24 months.

This is a continuous open recruitment. Review all documents below carefully before applying. Applications will be accepted in person, by mail, or email. Faxed applications will not be accepted. See the “Application Submission” section of the job announcement for more details.

Complete the application packet and attach all required documentation and copies of certifications.

Under Oregon law, armed forces veterans who meet minimum qualifications for a position may be eligible for employment preference. You may be eligible for either 5 points as a Qualified Veteran, or 10 points as a Qualified Disabled Veteran (or spouse), but not both.  If you are a veteran and want to apply for preference points, please submit a completed Klamath County Fire District No. 1 Veterans’ Preference form as well as the required documentation listed on the form.