Seeking both experienced and entry level candidates to establish an eligibility list for a Spring Academy.
Applications open October 7th and close on November 1st, 2021
A complete application requires a resume, signed application and application acknowledgement form, and supplemental questionnaire with supporting documentation. NTN Fire Teams exam and 2-part PSSA required. See Flyer for due dates.
ABOUT OUR COMMUNITY
Jackson County is a beautiful area bordering California to the south, settled between the Cascade and Siskiyou mountain ranges, and conveniently located along the I-5 corridor between Portland and San Francisco.
Southern Oregon is home to the Rogue River offering multiple water sports, the Britt Music Festival, Ashland’s Oregon Shakespeare Festival, award-winning wineries, and multiple museums and historical areas. Jackson County has a growing economic base, moderate weather, a state university, and an international airport.
ABOUT OUR DISTRICT
Fire District 3 provides fire suppression, emergency medical, rescue, and risk reduction services to the residents living in the cities of Central Point, Eagle Point, and Gold Hill and the communities of White City, Sams Valley, Dodge Bridge, and Agate Lake. We offer a variety of team opportunities including the option to join our Technical Rescue Team (TRT). The TRT provides technical rescue in swift water, low/high angle rope, and extrictation environments.
We offer a variety of in-house and outside agency training opportunities to provide the best customer service to our communities. Our training grounds provide a space in which our department is able to train with neighboring agencies utilizing our confined space structure, training tower, burn containers, and Regional Training Center Simulation House.
In addition to our traditional response system, our Community Care Program provides services to our community via a Paramedic/EMT response team, accessible through direct referral by emergency response personnel, direct contact from a District Patron, or response through the 911 system.