ContentsOccupational Report for Firefighters (33-2011) , Oregon Statewide
Control and extinguish fires or respond to emergency situations where life, property, or the environment is at risk. Duties may include fire prevention, emergency medical service, hazardous material response, search and rescue, and disaster assistance.The following related career videos are available from America's Career InfoNet:
Employment Outlook for Firefighters
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Firefighters There are 3 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 3 are listed below.
Job Openings from the Web for Firefighters The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites. There are 2 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 2 are listed below.
State of Oregon License Information for Firefighters
Wages for Firefighters
Regional Employment Projections for Firefighters
These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for Firefighters
Educational Requirements for Firefighters The typical entry level education for this occupation is a postsecondary non-degree award. Those with an Associate's degree have a competitive advantage in the labor market. In addition, long-term on-the-job training is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Firefighters
Schools and Training Providers for Firefighters The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Firefighters These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Firefighters matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.