Winston-Dillard Fire District
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Winston-Dillard Fire District (WDFD) is a “Combination” Fire District utilizing career and volunteer staff to provide services to an area of roughly 30 square miles. WDFD utilizes cross trained firefighter/paramedics who operate a transporting ambulance service which covers an ambulance service area (ASA) of 300 square miles. The ASA takes in the communities of Lookingglass, Tenmile and Camas Valley. WDFD responds to over 2000 alarms annually from one centrally located fire station in the City of Winston.
As of January 2014, the WDFD has been contracting administrative services with Douglas County Fire District #2, a neighboring fire district. The current duty shifts are comprised of a shift Captain (Company Officer), an Engineer, and one Firefighter, all of whom are also Oregon State certified Paramedics. WDFD’s mission is to serve and protect our community through mitigation of both emergent and non-emergent events.
To facilitate completion of our mission, the Winston-Dillard Fire District provides its members with emergency medical training and fire service training that meets or exceeds the requirements set forth by the Oregon Health Division and the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) recommendations.
The Winston Dillard Fire District will be holding an examination to establish a hiring list to immediately fill an open position in the classification of Entry Level Firefighter/Paramedic. The list will be comprised of those individuals successfully passing all phases of the testing process.