MCMINNVILLE, CITY OF, FD – 175 NE FIRST STREET, MCMINNVILLE, OREGON 97128
Updated: October 17, 2014
The McMinnville Fire Department is currently building an eligibility list for Firefighter/EMT. This position requires FireTEAM and CPAT testing. All testing through National Testing Network (NTN) must be completed by November 14, 2014.
The McMinnville Fire Department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your NTN candidate account. The PHQ should be completed as soon as possible to be considered further in the process.
Salary Information: $4,084 – $5,210 plus certification pay if employee is English Spanish bilingual
Benefit Information: Medical, dental, and vision insurance in which the City and the employee share in premium costs; City-paid VEBA benefits; City-paid life insurance and long-term disability insurance; full, City-paid participation in Oregon Public Service Retirement Program after meeting eligibility requirements.
Administrative Assistant/HR Analyst
Department Information: The Department is a state-of-the-art combination department consisting of Firefighter / EMS positions, a strong roster of volunteer firefighter / emergency medical technicians; and a Fire and Life Safety Division. McMinnville Fire Department staffs three full-service ambulances and one rescue vehicle with fully qualified Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians. A busy EMS system provides many opportunities for skills development. Fire services encompass an area of 97 square miles from two stations, and include the McMinnville Rural Fire Protection District. MRFPD contracts with the city and consists of 90 square miles. The Ambulance Service Area encompasses 450 square miles and includes McMinnville, five smaller cities, and rural areas.
City Information: The City of McMinnville has a great deal to offer its employees, including a supportive Mayor, Council, City Manager, and community. McMinnville is located in the western portion of Oregon’s agriculturally rich Willamette Valley on U.S. Highway 99 W. David and Jean Vokac, in their book, “The Great Towns of Oregon,” rated McMinnville as the No, 2 city in the state for its high livability. They cited McMinnville’s scenic beauty, historic, tree-lined downtown district, the Evergreen Aviation Museum, excellent parks, and the City’s cultural viability as major factors in their decision. They described McMinnville as “genteel sophistication with deep Eastern roots.” McMinnville’s population is nearly 33,000 with an annual growth rate over the past ten years of approximately 3 percent.
McMinnville has a Council-Manager form of city government. It is a full service city, providing a broad range of public services, and has a statewide reputation for stability and effective governance. It is the mission of the City to maintain a safe, livable environment within the community through open government and efficient delivery of public services.
A recent citizen survey rated the City’s livability at 8.1, with 74 percent of responders rating livability at 8 or higher. The small-town atmosphere, the historic downtown area, and community spirit were most highly valued by those responding to the survey.
US Citizen: Yes or lawfully able to work in the US
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OREGON State Driver’s License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Per NFPA 1582 Requirements
EMT Basic – Oregon Certified
*Also accept national EMT certification
Firefighter I NFPA(minimum)
Hazardous Materials Operations Certification
McMinnville is seeking only candidates with EMT Basic and not Paramedic certifications at this time.
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