Polk County Fire District No.1

Location: Independence, OR


Polk County Fire District No.1 is currently accepting applications for Student/Resident positions. This position works alongside our Shift FF/Paramedics on a 48/96 schedule.

Benefits include direct mentorship by our professional Firefighter/Paramedics.

Rent free dorm style room shared with 2 other residents and  use of kitchen and laundry facilities, computer, fax, printers, cable TV, and fully equipped fitness facility.

Hands-on training and emergency response experience that builds a skillful knowledge base that greatly enhances marketability for employment.

Yearly tuition credit or reimbursement of over $5000  

Textbook/supplies credit or reimbursement

Volunteer incentives 

An excellent career placement record (better than 90%) with agencies such as  Salem, Tualatin Valley, Portland, Clackamas, Vancouver, Tacoma, Seattle, and Polk County Fire District No. 1.

For more information contact EMS Division Chief Mike Mayfield at 503-838-1510 or



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