ContentsOccupational Report for Fire Fighters (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 management.The following related career videos are available from America's Career InfoNet:
Employment Outlook for Fire Fighters
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Fire Fighters There are 43 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.
Job Openings from the Web for Fire Fighters 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 87 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.
State of Oregon License Information for Fire Fighters
Wages for Fire Fighters
Regional Employment Projections for Fire Fighters
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 Fire Fighters
Educational Requirements for Fire Fighters Workers typically need a postsecondary non-degree award to enter this occupation. 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 Fire Fighters
Schools and Training Providers for Fire Fighters 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 Fire Fighters 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 Fire Fighters 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.