Firefighter/Paramedic Announcement of Examination

The La Pine Fire District is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We are looking for individuals with a variety of backgrounds and experiences.

This Firefighter / Paramedic position is a technical position concerning work in the protection of life and property. Performs firefighting, rescue, advanced emergency medical care, and related duties, including maintaining operational readiness, by training, personal fitness, equipment and facilities maintenance, as well as community service and prevention activities.

Recruitment Brochure

Announcement of Examination

Fire Medic Application

Firefighter Paramedic Job Description

Reserve Points

Veterans Points

Bio-Med Background Disclosure Forms

Administrative Assistant Job Opening

La Pine Rural Fire Protection District (La Pine RFPD) announces an opening for Administrative Assistant.

This is a three-quarter time position, 30 hours per week, with the possibility of increasing to a full-time, 40 hour per week position.

La Pine Fire District is seeking an individual with strong business, payroll and accounting skills, preferably those transferable to public governance to work in a progressive and supportive public service Fire and EMS agency. Must possess the strong desire and ability to support critical community services, our board and fire paramedics doing the front-line work. The right person for this position will have the ability to anticipate upcoming needs and prioritize time with limited resources to make a difference in their community.    

Administrative Assistant Job Announcement

Current Fire Restrictions

Debris Burning Open

Yard debris and vegetative burning is OPEN. Only dry vegetative material, clean wood or lumber, dry paper and cardboard may be burned.

You must always have a BURN PERMIT (click here) on site, follow all guidelines therein, and call the Burn Information Line at 541-536-9056 prior to burning. Burn permits are also available at each fire station and at the administrative office. They are in a white mailbox outside the front door. It is not necessary to call the business office. Burn Permits are self-monitoring, we do not take any information from you.

No flames or other fire activity is allowed after dark, so please time your burn to be complete by dusk.

An able bodied attendant must be present at all times.

When burning you mush have a shovel, rake, and a working water hose that reaches the burn pile or several buckets of water.

You may only burn dry paper, cardboard, clean lumber and vegetative materials. No garbage or other manmade materials may be burned.

Please watch the weather closely when you burn. If high or gusty winds and/or high temperatures are expected your burn pile must be extinguished. Expect that fire behavior in the afternoon will increase due to higher temperatures and wind.

Other options for pine needle and ladder fuel debris disposal are to chip on site or haul to the county transfer site.
Reminder Regarding Burn Season – which is now open from the La Pine Rural Fire District Website:
Be Safe!

If your fire gets out of control, CALL 911 – Remember, Your Fire, Your Responsibility

The Oregon Department of Forestry has lifted all forest use restrictions on state and private lands within our district. Campfires, with a permit, will now be allowed.

For more information, contact the Oregon Department of Forestry at 541-549-2731.

The La Pine Fire District strongly encourages citizens to continue to FireWise their homes and properties to assist in protecting from wildfire.  

Remember every fire you light is your responsibility – forever. If your fire gets out of control, CALL 911 immediately.

Notice of La Pine Fire District Board of Directors Meeting

The Board of Directors of the La Pine Rural Fire Protection District will hold a Regular Board Meeting on Thursday, December 9, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. at the fire station located at 51550 Huntington Road, La Pine.  Requests for public comment must be made in writing by US Mail or by emailing admin@lapinefire.com and must be received by 3 p.m. the day prior to the meeting.

The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities. Complete agendas or request for interpreter for the hearing impaired or for accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting through the district administrative office at 51590 Huntington Road, La Pine.  Please also note that with changing Covid restrictions, social distancing requirements will be enforced and masks required.  Any other mandates that may be issued prior to the meeting, up to and including holding the meeting via Zoom, will be followed as well.  Please watch our website for those updates.  For further information or to request special needs accommodation call 541-536-2935.


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