As member of a fire suppression and life safety team, participates in a team’s response to a wide range of emergencies such as fires, medical emergencies, rescues, and other incidents. Operates specialized equipment, apparatus, machinery, and tools. Conducts fire inspection and prevention activities.

Fire Fighters are required to possess an EMT I certification; higher levels of EMT certification allow a Fire Fighter to perform a variety of medical procedures and practices. Those with certification above EMT I, are eligible to work on medic units. Find out more about these positions with Eugene-Springfield Fire.