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Phone: 503-823-3700

Fax: 503-823-3710

55 SW Ash Street, Portland, OR 97204

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Results from the written exam will be released by EMAIL by Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 at 5pm.  If you do not receive your tests results (pass or fail) please contact Gail Thompson at or 503-823-3515.

Click the link below to sign up for practice PAT session for Firefighter Trainee:


Click the link below to sign up for practice PAT session for Firefighter EMT-B / Paramedic:


Practice physical agility sessions are as follows:


Firefighter Trainee

February 17-19th, 2017

0800-1700 All Days


Firefighter EMT-B/ Firefighter Paramedic

February 24-26, 2017

0800-1700 All Days 

Practice sessions are voluntary and participation is not required prior to your scheduled official physical agility. 

Only candidates that have passed the written exam will be able to participate in the practice physical agility sessions.  During these sessions, candidates will be able to view the physical agility test video, receive a walkthrough of the physical agility, and have a hands on opportunity to attempt each of the nine events in succession to evaluate your level of preparedness. The aerial climb will not be available during the practice sessions. Instructors will be on site at all sessions.  Candidates will be required to sign a Waiver of Claim for Injury.  Athletic clothing is encouraged and closed toe/heel shoes are required. 

There will be a limited amount of spots per day.  Candidates must present a current photo ID.  Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to your appointment time for check in.  Detailed information will be available on the sign up page.  

Click the video link below to view the physical agility.


Official Physical Agility Test dates are as follows:


Firefighter Trainee

March 4th and 5th, 2017


Firefighter EMT-B/ Paramedic

March 11th and 12th, 2017


UPDATE:  Official physical agility dates and times for Firefighter Trainee will be sent out by email by February  22, 2017 and by February 24th for Firefighter EMT-B/ Paramedic. 


Contact the Recruiter if you have any questions at or 503-823-3811.


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