Nestucca Rural Fire Protection District

Location: Cloverdale, OR

Job Classification:  Firefighter/EMT

Nestucca Rural Fire Protection District is currently hiring for SIX Firefighter/EMT positions.  All National Testing Network testing must be completed by September 18th, 2019.

Candidates must also complete a department application, found at  Applications are due September 18th, 2019.

Salary Information:  $41,000 + Step increases through probation. 

Contact Information:
Brian Jones
Division Chief

Department Overview:   Nestucca Rural Fire Protection District is a combination fire agency. The District is governed by a five-member elected Board of Directors.  We provide Fire and Emergency Medical Services, Technical rescue, and other public services. The District maintains 6 stations and 24 emergency vehicles.

Area Information:  The District provides fire and emergency services to over 125 sq. miles of incorporated and over 350 sq. miles of area for South Tillamook County. The District starts at Mp 76 on Hwy 101 and goes east to Mp 11 on Hwy 22. To the South the district stops at the Lincoln County line and then goes West to the Pacific Ocean running back up the coast to Cape Lookout. We Share borders and Mutual Aid with Tillamook Fire, Netarts-Oceanside Fire, West Valley/Sheridan, and North Lincoln Fire.  

Population:  The Nestucca Rural Fire Protection District provides fire suppression, emergency medical service and public education to approximately 5,000 full time residents and untold thousands of visitors to the Oregon Coast each year. We respond to an average of 850 calls for service each year from six stations located in Pacific City (Station 82), Beaver (Station 83), Neskowin (Station 84), Sandlake (Station 85), Blaine (Station 86) and Hebo (Station 87). Although our district boundaries cover approximately 125 square miles, we respond to incidents in unprotected areas covering over 350 square miles including Oregon Department of Forestry land and the US Forest lands.

Job Requirements

Age : 18

US Citizen : Lawfully able to work in the US

High School Grad/GED : Yes

Valid OREGON State Driver's License : Yes, Insurable by the District

Ability to Read/Speak English : Yes

Vision : Per NFPA 1582 requirements

College : No

Prior Experience : None; Prior Fire/EMS experience preferred.

Necessary Certifications :

  • NFPA Firefighter 1
  • NFPA Driver
  • Hazardous Materials Operations
  • EMT (Oregon Health Authority License)
  • ICS 100,200,700, 800
  • Current CPAT

Hiring Process : Interested applicants should visit to complete the Application Packet. Applicants must complete the FireTEAM examination administered by National Testing Network (NTN) by Sept. 18th, 2019.

Application Packet and NTN scores must be received by 4pm on Sept. 18th, 2019. Any applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.

Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers : As per State of Oregon DHS and DPSST regulations

Drug Disqualifiers : Per NFPA 1582 Requirements

Veterans and Volunteer preference points : Veterans: preference points will be applied to candidates who submit proper forms and documentation with their application (i.e. DD214)

Volunteers: Preference points will be applied to volunteers with NRFPD and in good standing for at least 1 year.

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