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Fire & Rescue

Always Ready, Always There

Phone: 503-823-3700

Fax: 503-823-3710

55 SW Ash Street, Portland, OR 97204

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Thank you for considering career opportunities at Portland Fire & Rescue (PF&R). PF&R recognizes that providing the highest level of service to the citizens of Portland depends on a dedicated, well-qualified group of sworn and non-sworn employees.  PF&R seeks to attract and maintain a diverse workforce.

To assist you in understanding this position and recruitment process, we will be offering two optional informational sessions to provide you with additional details about the recruitment and selection process for the Firefighter Trainee and Firefighter/Paramedic positions.  You are not required to attend an informational session in order to apply for either of these jobs. 


When: Friday, November 4th, 2016

Time:  6:30-8pm

Location: Portland Fire & Rescue Training Center

                   4800 NE 122nd Ave.

                    Portland, Oregon 97220


When: Saturday, November 5th, 2016

Time:   9-10:30am

Location: Station 12 Conference Room

                  8645 NE Sandy Blvd.

                  Portland, Oregon 97220


Email the recruiter at if you have any questions.

Online application period opens Monday, November 7, 2016 at 12:00 am and closes Friday, November 18, 2016 at 4:30 pm. Test date is Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Testing times TBA.

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Fire Camp

Are you a young woman between the ages of 16 and 20? Want to learn about a career in firefighting? Apply for the metro area fire camp for women.