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A Note from Training Division Chief Mark Kaiel


Mark Kaiel
Training Division Chief
Portland Fire & Rescue

You have the opportunity to join one of the most respected professions in the world and one of the most progressive, highly regarded fire departments in the country: Portland Fire & Rescue. Portland Fire & Rescue (PF&R) is a proud organization.  It is the largest fire department, and the largest pre-hospital care provider, in Oregon.  PF&R is internationally accredited through the Commission on Fire Accreditation International.

The City of Portland invests a significant amount of time and resources to ensure the success of each Recruit.  Additionally, PF&R demands a certain level of leadership, initiative, adaptability, stress management, attention to detail and responsibility from its firefighters.  It is the mission of PF&R's Training Division to provide quality training and career development opportunities that assure competent, professional, and safe personnel.