Columbia River Fire & Rescue is an equal opportunity employer and a member of the Columbia River Fire & Rescue Civil Service System.  Other member Fire Districts are Clatskanie Rural Fire Protection District and Scappoose Rural Fire Protection District.  Our entry-level fire service position is Firefighter/Paramedic. Civil Service rules require us to create an eligibility list through competitive examination and hire or promote from the names on that list, until the list expires (lists are typically good for up to thirty months or until the names on the list are exhausted).