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Reserve EMT (or higher medical certificate)

East Umatilla Fire & Rescue (EUFR) in agreement with East Umatilla County Ambulance Area Health District (EUCAAHD) are creating an eligibility list for the position of Reserve EMT (or higher medical certificate). EUFR & EUCAAHD anticipates filling multiple vacancies from candidates on this list. EUFR & EUCAAHD provide fire protection, BLS & ALS ambulance transport, and rescue services from multiple stations within its 420-square-mile, 4 communities fire protection and Ambulance Service Area. The department responds to an average of 400-450 calls for service a year.
Under general supervision, performs a variety of duties in response to emergency calls for protection of life; renders emergency medical response and basic/advanced life support activity; maintains and operates a variety of emergency medical equipment; to participate in public education, disaster preparedness, and training activities and to perform a variety of related duties relative to assigned areas of responsibility.
Requirements for the position are:

  1. High school diploma or GED equivalent
  2. Possession of a valid Oregon EMT certificate or higher. If not an Oregon certificate, must meet the requirements for Oregon reciprocity; (have Oregon EMT certificate within 90-days)
  3. One year of increasingly responsible emergency medical response experience; or
  4. Satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience


  1. Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid, insurable under our provider, Driver’s License;
  2. Must be able to effectively read, speak and write the English language;

Qualified candidates interested in this opportunity must submit a letter of interest, resume and the East Umatilla Fire & Rescue Application to the Humans Resources Department at 103 W. Main St, Weston, OR 97886 or The application package must show how the applicant meets the requirements of the position listed above. Qualified applicants will receive an oral interview, followed by skills tests. East Umatilla Fire & Rescue in agreement with East Umatilla County Ambulance Area Health District are equal-opportunity employers. Veteran’s preference points will be applied in accordance with Oregon State law to all phases of the testing process. Applications are available here.

EUFR Employment Application.pdf

431 E Main St
Athena, OR 97813
(541) 566-3813
Michael Kobasa, Deputy Chief/Health Administrator