If you are interested in becoming a BLS Technician with Eugene Springfield Fire, here are some things you should do:
Obtain your EMT (Basic) certification with the State of Oregon. Classes are offered at Lane Community College in Eugene, Chemeketa Community College in Salem, and Umpqua Community College in Roseburg - see Quick Links.
Obtain a valid Oregon Driver’s License.
Optionally obtain work experience with a transporting ambulance provider or volunteer with a rural fire department for patient care EMT experience - see link to Volunteer Association.
Review DPSST Oregon Administrative Rules regarding felony and misdemeanor convictions
No tobacco use
Oregon EMT certification
Possession of and ability to maintain American Heart Association or equivalent Health Care Provider CPR card
Valid Oregon driver’s license
All applicants are subject to a physical exam and must meet minimum requirements for the BLS Tech role
Problem solving skills
All applicants will be subject to a criminal background check, and all job offers will be contingent upon the successful completion of background investigations including criminal history, driving record, employment history, education verification and personal references.