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Seasonal Firefighter Backup Coverage (SIFD Members Only)


Sauvie Island Fire District is seeking qualified candidates to apply for a temporary seasonal firefighting backup coverage position. The fire district will be hiring two seasonal firefighters for the 2023 fire season. These positions will be on a rotating list of whom will work seasonal shifts which may be unfilled. A maximum of 6 people will be chosen to be on this backup coverage list. The schedule will be Thursday through Sunday and the possibility for conflagration deployments and extended work can be flexible (40+hrs/week). 

Seasonal Firefighters will perform a multitude of firefighting, rescue, EMS and hazardous materials duties. Other responsibilities include maintenance of fire stations, equipment, and apparatus, participating in drills and training activities, actively involved in public relations events as scheduled, and other duties and assignments associated with the goals and mission of the Fire District. This is a Seasonal, FLSA, Non-Exempt, Non-Union position. Expected duration is mid-June to October of 2023.  Wage: $25/Hr.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Insurable driver’s license.

  • 18 years of age.

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • NWCG Wildland Firefighter Training

Preferred Qualifications

  • NFPA Firefighter 1 (or equivalent)

  • EMS Certification

  • Possess Certifications in ICS 100, 200 & IS 700, 800

  • NFPA 472 Operations Level Responder

Accepting Applications until June 21st, 2023. 

Process: Application, Interviews, Selection

To complete an online APPLICATION click here. If more help is needed, contact us at or leave a message at 503-621-1242.

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