• Hood River Fire & EMS College Internship

Hood River Fire & EMS College Internship


Type : Job
Date : January 30, 2024


Hood River Fire & EMS College Internship

Position Announcement

Hood River Fire & EMS is creating an eligibility list for our CollegeIntern Program.  This program wasestablished to provide financial assistance and residence to individualsenrolled in an accredited college, with preference given to Fire Science, EMS,and/or Allied Health educational tracks. The City of Hood River will offer two options (1) full-time residence (2)non-residence. Up to $14,000 per year for tuition and other approved education-relatedexpenses.  In return, the intern will beobligated to 108, 24-hour shifts per year on an assigned shift at the HoodRiver Fire Department for a minimum of 2 years. 


  • Must be at least 18 years of age and  have documentation of a High School Diploma, G.E.D., or Certification of Advanced Mastery
  • Oregon EMT
  • Must possess  and maintain a valid Driver’s License and be insurable  by the City of Hood River insurance carrier
  • Will need to pass  an application process, oral interview, and drug screening
  • NFPA Firefighter training I completed (preferred)
  • NFPA Hazardous Materials Operations Level Responder Training  completed (preferred)
  • Wildland Interface Firefighter (FFT2)  training completed (preferred)

How do I Apply?

  • Go to https://cityofhoodriver.gov/employment-opportunities/
  • Email completed application packet to: s.tennant@cityofhoodriver.gov or mail to: Hood River Fire and EMS Attention Scott Tennant at 1785 Meyer Parkway, Hood River, Oregon 97031. This must include a copy of your driver’s license and copies of completed certifications/trainings completed.

Applications must be received by February 15th, 2024.

We are looking to interview candidates in February 2024, followed by appointments made contingent upon background check  and drug screen results.



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