FRI, JULY 25, 2014
City Hall
City Hall
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Fire Department: Intern Program

Are you?

At least 18 years old with a valid driver’s license and enrolled in either a Fire Science or

EMS educational program?


Are you interested in?

  • Expanding the skills needed of a career in the fire service?
  • Providing medical care, for the people in Forest Grove Fire & Rescue’s response district, with some of the best medical equipment available?
  • The challenges of advancing from the role of firefighter to the role of Apparatus operator?
  • Expanding your leadership role?
  • Working in a system that responds to over 2,500 emergencies a year?
  • Being a part of the team of Career and Volunteer professionals that make up Forest Grove Fire & Rescue?

If so, join the Forest Grove Fire & Rescue Firefighter Intern Program.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completed and passed FF 1 skills academy (PCC) or equivalent
  • Pass background check
  • Complete testing process
  • Complete application
  • Pass a standardized physical assessment (P/F)
  • Pass written test on IFSTA; Essentials of Fire Fighting 5th edition
  • Complete an oral interview with standardized questions


Program Overview Rules and Guidelines 
Intern Application 

For questions or more information, contact:
Lt. Tad Buckingham OD, EMT P
Rope Rescue and Intern Coordinator
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