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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 April 18, 2019:


RECRUITMENT 2019-00228:

All candidates will be notified via email by end of business day April 18, 2019 regarding their status of Step 2.  Please refer to the job announcement for detailed information. Instructions below on how to access the job announcement. 

For candidates in the Oregon / Washington area, the National Testing Network and Public Safety Testing are authorized facilities to complete the CPAT.  Deadline to submit a successful CPAT is May 17, 2019.   


All candidates who have applied for Recruitment 2019-00228 have been notified by email of their status regarding Step 1.  Please refer to the job announcement for more information regarding Step 1.  Candidates who have not been notified by email by Human Resources should contact John Digrazia, Senior Human Resources Specialist, at


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.


Portland Fire & Rescue will no longer be accepting online applications for entry level firefighter.  Application period started February 25, 2019 at 12:00 am and closed March 11, 2019 at 11:59 pm.


Eligible Hire List 2016-00862 and 2016-00863 will remain valid until March 31, 2019.  Candidates on the current eligible hire list may apply for the upcoming recruitment.  On-line application period opens February 25th and closes March 11th.     

Visit our website for opportunities and updated information throughout the year. Click the “Like” button on our Facebook page

Contact the Recruiting Office for questions at or 503-823-3811.

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