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2015 OFIA Conference
 

    The 2015 OFIA Conference will be held in Eastern Oregon (Baker City or La Grande) and the 2016 OFIA Conference will be hosted by South Willamette Fire Training Association. More information will be posted soon!

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This OFIA calendar is designed to bring together everything that is going on in the Oregon Fire Service so that we have a central planning and communication tool. 


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  • NFA Vacancy: Wildland Urban Interface: Fire Adapted Communities (R0614) NFA COURSE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTWildland Urban Interface: Fire Adapted Communities (R0614)Training Specialist: Woody Strattonwoody.stratton@fema.dhs.gov301-447-1380Apply by: Dec. 15, 2014This is a six day course for persons who have organizational responsibility for Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) risk reduction operations in their agency or jurisdiction. The course will enable the student with the ability to create and sustain a fire adapted community located within a wildland urban interface. Course outcomes will include:. Develop a local community coalition to address the Wildland Urban Interface and create Fire Adapted Communities.. Create a Community Wildfire Protection Plan.. Facilitate partnerships, improve networking and enhance resource allocation abilities that address WUI fire risks / issues.. Pre-fire communication ...
    Posted Nov 25, 2014, 10:58 AM by Dee Kinkade
  • OFCA VOLUNTEER CHIEF’S ROUNDTABLE – January 9 and 10, 2015 TARGET AUDIENCE:  Chief Officers from agencies with either no career staff or just a few career staff that support and lead the volunteers.DATE / TIME / LOCATION:  The session runs from 12pm to 5pm on Friday,  January 9th and from 8am to 1pm on Saturday, January 10th at the DPSST Public Safety Training Center in Salem .  Dinner and social at the Red Lion in Salem will begin at 6:30 pm on Friday the 9th.REGISTRATION:  Register for this roundtable on the OFCA website:  http://www.ofca.org/events/event-activities.html?eid=629COST:  $25 per personLODGING:  Secure your free lodging at DPSST by Contacting Rebecca Nolte at (503) 378-4399 or rebecca.nolte@state.or.us. –OR-  Lodging ...
    Posted Nov 25, 2014, 10:50 AM by Dee Kinkade
  • OFCA COMBINATION CHIEF’S ROUNDTABLE – February 12 and 13, 2015 TARGET AUDIENCE:  Chief Officers from agencies with career and volunteer firefighters.DATE / TIME / LOCATION:  The session runs from 12pm to 5pm on February 12th and from 8am to 1pm on February 13th at the DPSST Public Safety Training Center in Salem .  Dinner and social at the Grand Hotel in Salem will begin at 6:30 pm on Thursday the 12th.REGISTRATION:  Register for this roundtable on the OFCA website:  http://www.ofca.org/events/event-activities.html?eid=628COST:  $25 per personLODGING:  Secure your free lodging at DPSST by Contacting Rebecca Nolte at (503) 378-4399 or rebecca.nolte@state.or.us. –OR- Lodging is also available for $109.00 per night at the Grand Hotel in downtown ...
    Posted Nov 25, 2014, 10:47 AM by Dee Kinkade
  • OFCA CAREER CHIEF’S ROUNDTABLE – January 22-23, 2015 TARGET AUDIENCE:  Chief Officers from agencies with more than 20 career firefighters.  Four separate tracks are available:  Fire Chief, Operations Chief, Training Chief, and Fire Marshal.DATE / TIME / LOCATION:  The session runs from 12pm to 5pm on Thursday, January 22nd and from 8am to 1pm on Friday,  January 23rd at the Eugene-Springfield Training center located at 2nd and Chambers in Eugene.  Dinner and social at the Hilton in Eugene will begin at 6:30 pm on Thursday the 22nd.REGISTRATION:  Register for this roundtable on the OFCA website: http://www.ofca.org/events/event-activities.html?eid=602COST:  $25 per personLODGING:  Secure your lodging at the Hilton in Eugene (Group rate):  1-800-937-6660DPSST has ...
    Posted Nov 25, 2014, 10:45 AM by Dee Kinkade
  • NREMT Paramedic Refresher Sponsoring Agency: Redmond Fire & Rescue and Crooked River Ranch Fire & RescueWhen: January 23, 24, 25 and February 6, 7, 8 2015Hours: 0800 ‐ 1700Location: Redmond Fire & Rescue, 341 NW Dogwood Ave, Redmond, OR 97756Cost: $300.00 for full course or $150.00 per weekendRegistration: Visit http:// www.redmondfireandrescue.org Training Opportunities section and fill out the online registration form.Registration Deadline: January 16th 2015CLASS SPACE IS LIMITED TO 30!Overview: The course meets the current NREMT/Oregon (Transition) recertification requirements.Prerequisites: Currently certified Paramedic.Class Needs: Bring note taking materials as preferredInstructor:  A cadre of local instructors and Physicians.Contact: Jake Campbell (541)504-5026 or Jake.Campbell@redmondfireandrescue.orgWeekend OneJan 23 ...
    Posted Nov 25, 2014, 10:39 AM by Dee Kinkade
  • FEMA Course: Fiscal Year 2016 Community-Specific Integrated Emergency Management Course (IEMC) REMINDER: The deadline for applying to the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) for a community-specific IEMC in FY2016 is January 15, 2015.Each year, State, local, tribal, territorial and specialized jurisdictions throughout the United States apply to EMI for the conduct of a community-specific IEMC.IEMCs are exercise-based training courses that place jurisdictions' leadership and emergency operations center (EOC) personnel in realistic crisis situations within a structured learning environment. The jurisdiction selects the scenario(s) it wants to exercise (for example, a natural or technological hazard, weather-related occurrence, special event, or terrorist incident), and whether they prefer the course to be conducted at EMI or within their jurisdiction.A community-specific IEMC builds awareness and skills needed ...
    Posted Nov 25, 2014, 10:33 AM by Dee Kinkade
  • Reminder: Fire Officer I Strategy and Tactics: (MICTO-P&D Equivalent) Host: Central Oregon Coast Training Officer AssociationInstructor: BC John Oliver from the Clackamas Fire DistrictApplies to: Fire Officer I and FGL Where: Newport Fire DepartmentWhen: December 6-7 at 0800-1700 Cost: COCTOA Members Free Non-COCTOA $80.00 Maximum number of Students: 30 Register at http://www.coctoa.org Battalion Chief John Oliver Instructor BIO: Chief Oliver has spent over 30 years in the Oregon Fire Service.  He is currently a Shift Battalion Chief for Clackamas Fire District #1 and operates a successful Fire Training and Education business for the past 10 years.  He presents locally, regionally and nationally on many topics drawing from his career base of both public and private emergency service providers.  His ...
    Posted Nov 19, 2014, 9:21 AM by Dee Kinkade
  • Instructor I Distance Sponsoring Agency: Redmond Fire & RescueWhere: Redmond Fire & Rescue, 341 NW Dogwood Ave, Redmond, OR 97756When: December 13th & 14th 2014Hours: 0800 ‐ 1700Registration Deadline: November 29th 2014Cost: $50.00Contact: Jake Campbell (541)504-5026 or Jake.Campbell@redmondfireandrescue.orgRegistration: Visit http:// www.redmondfireandrescue.org Training Opportunities section and fill out the online registration form.CLASS SPACE IS LIMITED TO 20!Prerequisites: Students must complete the online program prior to the course.Class Needs: Bring note taking materials as preferred, Student Packets will be used.Attire: None specified. Please represent the fire service well.Approved by DPSST, 32 course credit hours, 16 hours completed as self-studyInstructor: Jake Campbell
    Posted Nov 3, 2014, 3:38 PM by Dee Kinkade
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