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

Klamath County Fire District No.1 is establishing a hiring list for single-role (non-firefighting) 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.

Klamath County Fire District No.1 is an all hazards Fire-Rescue 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. KCFD1 responds to over 7,500 emergency incidents annually.

Personnel selected for the position(s) will be scheduled to work a 56-hour shift (48/96) after completing our new hire academy. The eligibility list will remain in effect for 12 months or until exhausted.

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.

Applications for the list will be accepted until 4:00 PM, Friday, June 5, 2020.

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.