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Marion County Fire District 1 - Firefighter/Paramedic

Posted: 5/25/2022
Salary: $66,041 - $82,552, annually
Location: Salem, OR


Marion County Fire District #1 is accepting applications to fill immediate openings as awarded in a 3- year SAFER grant. Applications will also establish a hiring list for the position of Firefighter Paramedic. This position is a full-time position assigned to a 48/96 hour work schedule at an assigned station and includes a benefit package including PERS/OPSRP retirement plan and health care. The minimum qualification includes Oregon certification as a Firefighter-Paramedic. Applicants with field experience will be given preference.

Benefits include:

  • PERS/OPSRP Retirement plan
  • 1-2% cost of living increase is planned for July 1, 2022.
  • Medical/dental/orthodontia premiums are 93% paid by employer.
  • Employer contributes 1% of employee wages into a 401a Retirement Plan.
  • 100% employer contribution to an HRA/VEBA.
  • Optional 457 deferred compensation retirement plan with monthly $100 employer match.

How to apply:

Applicants must complete the FireTEAM examination and a CPAT administered by National Test Network (NTN). Due to limited testing per day, early application is recommended. All NTN Testing must be completed by June 2, 2022. Required and desired documentation (education and certification), and MCFD1 application must be uploaded and attached to your NTN profile.

*Failure to include any of the required documentation will result in rejection of your application.
**Failure to include copies for any of the desired education, qualifications, or certifications will result in a forfeiture of additional points awarded for these desired aspects.

EVALUATION: Qualified candidates will be invited to interview/testing in late May 2022. If you have any questions about the application process, or need clarification on any of the requirements, you may contact the fire district at 503-588-6526 or by email at