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Recruitment

Dan Crutchfield
Fire Chief
503-298-2520
dcrutchfield@astoria.or.us

Terry Corbit
Deputy Chief of Training and Operations
503-298-2523
tcorbit@astoria.or.us

Claudia DeLoff
Administrative Assistant
503-298-2521
cdeloff@astoria.or.us

Station Headquarters
503-325-2345
555 30th Street
Astoria, Oregon 97103

The Astoria Fire Department has volunteer programs designed to allow individuals to match their skills and time with the needs of the City of Astoria.

Volunteer Firefighter
Astoria Fire Department is always accepting applications for new volunteer firefighters. Firefighting is a challenging as it is rewarding!  You are "on-call" when people - your neighbors - need help urgently! If you like the challenge, the community service and the rewards of being a firefighter can give you, then become a Volunteer Firefighter. 

Student Intern Firefighter
If you are a student pursuing a higher education in the Fire/EMS field, you may be interested in becoming an Intern Firefighter at the Astoria Fire Department. As a Intern Firefighter, you can live at our Uniontown Fire Station, you work on one of the three work shifts, and run calls as a member of the team, while taking college classes.


Our Intern Firefighter position(s) are open. Apply by following this link:
https://astoria.applicantpool.com/jobs/528151.html

REQUIRED APPLICATION PACKET
To be considered for this position, you must submit your application and upload ALL of the following items before the closing date:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. High School Transcripts

SELECTION PROCESS

  • APRIL 24: All day process beginning at 9:00 AM - Written Testing, Interview Panel, Physical Abilities Test. Top candidates will be granted a Chief's Interview.
  • APRIL 30: Conditional Job Offer, Drug Screening, Background Investigation begins
  • JUNE 1: Final Selection and job offer
  • JUNE 14-18: Medical Exam
  • JULY 2-5: Move into AFD Station 2
  • JULY 6-30: AFD Academy

COMPENSATION
Monthly Stipend: July-September $750.00; October-June $450.00
Off Duty Community Events & Training: $8.00
Off Duty Call Response: $5.50

TUITION
Paid tuition, fees and required course books for up to 18 credit hours per term at Clatsop Community College. If a student wishes to take online courses from another college or commute elsewhere for specific classes, tuition costs will be reimbursed at Clatsop Community College credit hour cost, not to exceed the 18 credit hours. The student will be responsible for the difference in cost, if any.