Employment Opportunity

Red River Fire Protection District is seeking applications for the Full time Firefighter/Operator position. Applicants must have a current Entry Level Firefighter Louisiana Civil Service test score. Upon turning in application for employment, all applicants will be subject to a background screening.

The class of Firefighter/Operator comprises entrance level positions in the fire suppression division of fire department operations. Employees of this class receive training in and perform firefighting and fire suppression tasks such as controlling and extinguishing fires, providing emergency medical care, and driving and operating fire department vehicles. Employees of this class are also responsible for the maintenance of fire apparatus, fire department equipment, the fire station, and for completing records as assigned. Employees of this class perform duties under the supervision of and have work reviewed by a Fire Captain. This class reports to and ranks immediately below that of Fire Captain.

Firefighters/Operator certification Classification requirements include Hazmat Awareness, Hazmat Operations, EMR, Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Fire operator/Pumper. These certifications must be obtained before one year after hire date.

Starting pay at 2880 hours a year at $11.00 hour, $31,680 not including overtime, State supplement and incentive pay.

Applicants can obtain an Employee application by visiting http://www.Redriverfire.com. Applications can be turned in by hand delivery to our Central Fire Station located at 205 Ringgold Ave, Coushatta, LA 71019 or sent to Fire Chief John Woodfin at jwoodfin@redriverfire.com. Any questions or information please contact our Central Fire Station during normal business hours at 318-932-6676.