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Fire & EMS Chief

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Fire & EMS Chief Application Directions

1. There are 5 additional documents in this application packet- if any are missing, please contact us:
a. The position announcement that describes our community, the Fire and Ambulance Districts, and the selection process.
b. The job description- please read. This also describes the minimum requirements for the position.
c. A Siuslaw Valley Fire & Rescue Application.
d. Supplemental Questions.
e. Application Packet Checklist.

2. 4 Documents need to be submitted in your application packet in order to be considered for this position:
a. Your Resumé
b. Siuslaw Valley Fire & Rescue Application [the application needs to be completed and submitted with your packet. DO NOT write ‘see resumé’ as a response on the application].
c. Your responses to the Supplemental Questions
d. Application Packet checklist. This needs to be submitted. In this checklist, you are indicating that you either meet the minimum qualifications or have equivalencies.
Do NOT include copies of certifications or letters of recommendation at this time. This information will be needed at a later time if you are continuing in the selection process.
Incomplete application packets will not be considered.

3. Application packets may be mailed, hand delivered, or e-mailed. All application materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. PST on Thursday January 31, 2019 to be considered for this position.
If submitting your application materials via e-mail, send the materials to
Mailing Address is:
Interim Chief Steve Abel
Siuslaw Valley Fire & Rescue
2625 Hwy 101
Florence, OR 97439

4. Feel free to call if you’d like any additional information regarding the position, process, or about the organization. Steve Abel, Interim Chief: 541-997-3212. You are also welcome to stop by and visit the organization.

Are you interested in joining Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue as a Volunteer?

It will be the most fun you have ever had helping your neighbors!

If you are interested in serving your local community as a volunteer firefighter, you will be joining a proud tradition that dates back to the very beginning of our nation, with George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin among the many founding fathers who were also involved in the volunteer fire service.

Today volunteers comprise a majority of our nation’s fire service. Half of all Americans in live in communities served by fire departments that are either all volunteer or a combination of volunteer and career(full- time and paid).

Prospective volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and have the ability to pass a physical agility test and be medically fit for firefighting duties. Prospective volunteers must also pass a criminal background and drivers license check.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer and you think you have what it takes, download an application today and bring it to our main fire station at 2625 Highway 101 in Florence. If you would like to speak to someone about becoming a volunteer please call 541-997-3212 Monday through Friday from 8:oo am to 5:00 pm.


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