A Difference In Your Community.......
Become A Volunteer Firefighter
● Join a group of dedicated men & women with an important mission
● Enjoy the sprit of teamwork and adventure
● Become an invaluable part of your community
● Take the opportunity to become a Certified Firefighter
● Become a Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician
Volunteers must be at least 17 years old to enter
our Cadet Program.
To find out more, call 503 738 7838....................
Fire Fighter Level 1
Fire Fighter Level 2
Fire Fighter Level 1 All Firefighter 1 Training is (IFTSA)
Fire Fighter Level 21 All Firefighter 1 Training is (IFTSA)
Implementing The IMS System
The recruit academy is designed to teach entry level fire fighters the essential skills required to carry out basic fire fighting operations. Classes are during weekends and over 2/3 months. The typical academy requires a minimum of 86 hours of dedication. To find out more about the recruit academy training schedule and subjects, you may download our example schedules
Work with members of the public
Operate as part of a team
Be safety conscious at all times
Work in demanding environments
Volunteers respond to emergency incidents, attend weekly training on Wednesday evening from 6-9pm and commit to attend some weekend training. All training for fire certifications, both structural and wildland, and emergency medical training will be paid for by the fire department, you may earn college credits in these fields. Applicants must pass the department's membership requirements which are available upon request.
Recruit Academy - 86 hrs
First Responder - 40 hrs
Emergency Medical Technician - 164 hrs
Vehicle Extrication - 16 hrs
EMT Intermediate - 164 hrs