Fire Prevention

At Bend Fire & Rescue there are many career opportunities other than a lifelong career as a firefighter/paramedic. A career in fire prevention is best suited for those with a strong community and customer-service focus. If you have an interest in leveraging your experience as a firefighter, pursuing a fire inspector position is a rewarding way to protect first responders and the community we serve.

Interested Candidates must have the Following: 

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Minimum of three years of structural firefighting experience
  • Age 18 or older
  • High School graduation or GED
  • Valid Oregon Class C driver's license
  • Three years of structural firefighting experience preferred

Successful Prevention Officers Have: 

  • Strong customer service skills
  • High level of professionalism
  • Sound judgement and decision making 

Components of the Testing Process:

  • NeoGov application
  • Resume 
  • Oral interview

Fire Inspector Job Description

Interested in testing to be a Prevention Officer?

First, complete our interest card. The interest card allows us to notify you when we are testing for a position within our department.