Firefighter – Astoria, Oregon

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Minimum two-year degree in a fire-related field with two years progressively responsible experience in firefighting or possession of NFPA certifications of Firefighter 2, Pumper/Operator (NFPA Apparatus Equipped w/ Fire Pump), Hazardous Materials Operational Responder, Instructor 1, Wildland Firefighter Type 2
Two years of progressively responsible experience in firefighting which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above described duties.
Oregon EMT or National Registry EMT certification
NFPA Firefighter I certification
NFPA Driver/Operator certification
Valid driver’s license with a safe driving record.
Provide proof of successful completion of the Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) within the last 12 months.
Considerable knowledge of fire suppression and prevention principles and practices; the operation and maintenance of fire apparatus; driving laws and how they relate to emergency vehicle operation; hydraulics; water systems; hydrant locations and familiarity with city streets; emergency medical procedures and extrication; hazardous materials; instructional methods; national incident command system and disaster preparedness; physics, chemistry and mechanics; firefighting hydraulics as applied to fire suppression.’




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