Scappoose Fire District & Columbia River Fire & Rescue: Fire Chief
Salary Range: $120,000-$140,000


Scappoose Fire District is seeking a qualified fire professional to serve as the district’s Fire Chief.

Scappoose Fire District consists of a 52-square-mile fire protection area and 100-square-mile ambulance service area. The Fire District services approximately 13,500 residents. There are 25 volunteers, 12 career, 2 single role paramedics and 6 administrative staff.

The Fire Chief for Scappoose is also the Fire Chief to Columbia River Fire and Rescue.

Columbia River Fire and Rescue (CRF&R) serves approximately 200 square miles of Columbia County, Oregon and services approximately 27,000 residents. City of St. Helens, Columbia City, and the City of Rainier reside within its borders. CRF&R operates out of 7 stations, 30 volunteers, 36 career, 2 single role paramedics and 9 admin staff. Both districts provide fire, rescue, and ALS/BLS ambulance transport services.

Minimum Education and Experience Required:
a. Seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience
b. Bachelor’s level degree or equivalent in fire administration, business administration, political science or related field
c. Emergency Medical Technician – Basic or above

(Education and experience requirements are minimum standards. Other equivalent combinations of education, training and experience may be considered. Please see complete list of minimum education and experience required on the job description.)

To be considered please submit a letter of introduction, addressing why you feel you are the ideal candidate for this position, a resume, and an application by 4:00 PM June 24, 2019 to:

Scappoose Fire District
Special Districts Association of Oregon
Attn: Shanta Carter
PO Box 23879
Tigard, Oregon 97281

Application Deadline: June 24, 2019 by 4:00 pm

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