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Colton Fire District - Firefighter/EMT

Posted: 10/30/23
Location: Colton, OR


Application Deadline: 6 p.m. December 1st, 2023.


Career Opportunity:

The Colton Fire District is currently accepting applications for one full-time Firefighter/EMT position. Employment would start February 12, 2024



• Salary $48,000 per year. increase at 6 months $1000 per month medical stipend Paid Personal Time Off (PTO)


Wildland conflagration opportunities Minimum qualifications:

• Must be 18 years or older.

• Possess a high school diploma or GED.

• Have an Accredited NFPA Firefighter I.

• NWCGorDPSSTWildland Firefighter 2

• Oregon EMT. (Oregon EMR excepted must be EMT within 1st year of hire)

• Possess a valid Oregon Driver’s License and be insurable by the district.

• Professional public image, Have a high level of moral integrity and ethical standards.


Preferred qualifications:

• NFPA Firefighter II

• NWCGorDPSSTWildland Firefighter 1

• NFPA Pumper/Operator

• Oregon Advanced EMT certification

• NWCGEngine


Boss Work Schedule:

Schedule will be 8-hour shifts with occasional nights and weekends. Schedule is subject to change to 10-hour, 12-hour, 24-hour, or 48-hour shifts depending on the needs of the district.


To apply:

Go to Job Posting

● Colton Fire District application

● CoverLetter

● Resume

● Photocopy of current drivers license,

● Copyofcertificates pertaining to the job announcement Submit to



• Applications Must be Received by 6:00 PM on December 1st, 2023

• Assessment Center December 12, 2023

• Chiefs’ Interviews on December 28, 2023

• Conditional job offers January 2, 2024

• Start Day February 12, 2024


If selected, a conditional offer of employment will be made to the successful candidate(s); conditional upon the results of a medical examination for firefighters, drug screening and a background check