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The City of Portland, Oregon

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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UPDATED: November 13, 2019

New Recruitment for Licensed Paramedics

Are you a licensed paramedic who is interested in joining the fire service? We are seeking applicants for ENTRY LEVEL PARAMEDIC. Attend a FREE information session to learn more about the application and testing process.

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UPDATED: November 5, 2019


All candidates have been notified regarding their rank on the final eligible hire list for Recruitment 2019 - 00228  If you did not receive an email, please email 

Candidates ranked 1-27 on the final eligible hire list have been contacted. If necessary, additional candidates will receive emailed instructions in ranked order to advance to the academy. Notifications will be sent two to four months prior to the anticipated academy start date.

For more information regarding Recruitment 2019 - 00228 eligible hire list click here.

Please check the website for continuous updates regarding the above recruitment.  


Need to access the job announcement for Recruitment 2019-00228 Entry Level Firefighter?  Click the link below and sign in to your NEOGOV account.  Open "Applications" to view the job announcement.  Please refer to this document throughout the entire recruitment process.

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