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PORTLAND, OR, FIREFIGHTER EXAM - Applications accepted November 7-18, 2016

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  • Per Irene, this academy will be comprised of 6 trainees and 6 FF/EMTS... it?s crazy that you?re number 15 on the list and are still an alternate. Folks aren?t turning down the offer from the sounds of it. Irene also said that they do still plan to have 4 classes off of this list.


    • Originally posted by PDXFTH16 View Post
      jgal306 -

      Yes, I received an email this week stating I was an alternate for the upcoming academy and will proceed through the background phase. I am not sure how many people they are taking into this academy.
      That?s awesome, man. Congratulations! I hope you make it into the class. If not hopefully I?ll see you in academy come summer.


      • Has anyone heard how far down the list they got for the January academy, or if any alternates made it in to the academy?


        • Per the website:

          ?Portland Fire & Rescue will begin TraineeAcademy 18-02 on July 12, 2018. Candidates from Trainee eligible list 2016-00862 have been identified and will be contacted by email by March 31,2018.

          Portland Fire & Rescue will begin RecruitAcademy 18-02 on August 9, 2018. Candidates from Recruit eligible list 2016-00863 have been identified and will be contacted by email by May 1, 2018?

          anyone heard anything?


          • Hello all,

            Does anyone know if they are going straight down the recruit list by ranking or does EMT-P VS EMT-B certification play into the selection process?



            • To my knowledge, they go straight down the list. But I haven?t heard anything specific regarding the process this year. Hoping to hear more in the next couple weeks.


              • Originally posted by Fireftr16 View Post
                To my knowledge, they go straight down the list. But I haven?t heard anything specific regarding the process this year. Hoping to hear more in the next couple weeks.

                @ #19 I hope I to hear something in the next couple of weeks!


                • That?s awesome! Good luck, let us know if you hear anything.


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