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Resident Volunteer Firefighter - Open Until Filled

Hoodland Fire District #74:  Resident Volunteer Firefighter

Location: Government Camp, OR

Hoodland Fire District #74 is currently accepting applications for Resident Volunteer Firefighters. Resident Volunteers work closely with the District career personnel and respond to a variety of Fire and EMS calls while living at one of the District’s stations or resident quarters.  Housing, utilities, monthly stipend, and tuition reimbursement is provided. The program is designed to create and provide opportunities and experiences for those pursuing a career or have a passion for volunteering in the fire service.


  • At least 18 years of Age
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • EMT License or higher
  • NFPA Firefighter 1 or equivalent
  • Wildland Firefighter 2 certification
  • NIMS ICS 100 and 200
  • Successful completion of a Background Check
  • Successful completion of a Physical


  • Free Housing/Utilities at District Station or Resident Quarters
  • $200 monthly stipend
  • $1600 per term tuition reimbursement
  • Uniforms and PPE provided
  • Volunteer incentive points when working extra shifts
  • Working/training alongside career firefighters on 48/96 schedule
  • DPSST/NFPA Certifications
  • Training to Drive & Operate Fire Engines, Brush Rigs, and Water Tenders


Applications will not be accepted electronically. Applications and Supporting Documents need to be mailed or hand delivered to:

Hoodland Fire District #74 - Resident Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment 69634 E. Hwy 26 - Welches, OR 97067              

Applications can also be picked up in person, emailed, or sent to you via USPS mail.  To request an application packet by phone (503) 622-3256 or by email (redacted)


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