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OFIA - OFCA Draft Agreement

    On Friday, March 26th, the Oregon Fire Chief's Association (OFCA) approved this DRAFT Agreement between OFCA and OFIA.  Please review the document in preparation for the 2015 OFIA Conference where the Agreement will be considered.

If you have any comments, you can forward them to any of the OFIA Executive Officers.

Oregon Fire Service Calendar

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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. 

If you send calendar appointments to oregonfireinstructors@gmail.com - they will be posted right away! You can do this using Outlook, Google calendar or any calendar system that generates a .csv appointment. Just type oregonfireinstructors@gmail.com into the invitee space and it will automatically populate our calendar once we accept it.

Latest OFIA News

  • ICS 300 Intermediate ICS & ICS-400 Advanced ICS Command Hosted by: Clackamas Fire District #1I-300 & I-400Intermediate & Advanced Incident ManagementDPSST qualified instructors using NWCG curriculumPrerequisites: Required completion before class begins, FEMA IS 100, 200, 700 & 800FEMA EMI website to complete pre requisites: http://www.training.fema.gov/IS/crslist.aspxI-300Dates: June 5, 6, 7  0900-1630Cost: $100I-400Dates: June 8, 9  0900-1630Cost: $50Location:Clackamas Station 14 Classroom28655 SE Hwy 212Boring, OR 97009Instructors:D/C John Ingrao  ( IC T-2, SOFR T-2 current)Marc Crain, F/C Ret. ( OPSC T-2 current)Closes:June 1stRegistration: RequiredSpace limited to 25 studentsREGISTRATION:Please email Sandra Maleta for registration ...
    Posted May 20, 2015, 11:39 AM by Dee Kinkade
  • 2015 OVFA Conference - June 17-20, 2015 in Pendleton We hope to welcome many of you to the 57th annual Training Conference sponsored by the Oregon Volunteer Firefighters Association (OVFA) and co-hosted by Pendleton Fire & Ambulance Department.We want to personally invite your department to send as many representatives as you can to this conference and to take advantage of the quality training opportunities offered in Pendleton this year. OVFA offers scholarship opportunities and tries to make it possible for anyone to attend conference if at all possible. OVFA Training Conferences are not just about the volunteer firefighters; bring your family to enjoy attractions in the area; attend the welcome BBQ on Wednesday night, the vendor night on Thursday and the awards banquet on Friday night. Come early ...
    Posted May 20, 2015, 11:27 AM by Dee Kinkade
  • 2015 International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week / June 14-20 / “Creating a Culture of Safety” The National Volunteer Fire Council, International Association of Fire Chiefs, North American Fire Training Directors, and many other national fire service organizations are pleased to announce that the 2015 International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week will be held the week of June 14-20. The theme this year is “Creating a Culture of Safety.”Safety and Health Week is a collaborative effort of the fire and emergency services, and we count on the support of the major organizations to help promote the event and have a positive impact on all fire and EMS personnel. We appreciate your past support of the week and hope we can count on your participation again this year.Creating a Culture of SafetyThis ...
    Posted May 20, 2015, 11:25 AM by Dee Kinkade
  • NFPA Fire Officer III & IV Class This is a two week course that meets the needs of fire executive management. The Fire Officer III/IV combination course satisfies the requirements of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1021, Chapters 6 and 7 and provides the tools necessary to obtain certification through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) and the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board). The course is designed around classroom lectures and group interactive exercises to improve your abilities to manage a fire service organization. The course emphasizes community/government relations, model planning, budgeting, human resources, trends and support organizations, and emergency service delivery. The course includes a written project that requires you to develop a strategic plan. Fire service professionals who ...
    Posted May 20, 2015, 11:19 AM by Dee Kinkade
  • NFA Needs Students for On-Line Class: Challenges for the Future - Health Care & EMS The National Fire Academy is offering a new online mediated course August 3-30, 2015. The course, C0564 - Challenges for the Future III: Health Care and EMS is a 4 week EMS/healthcare-focused mediated online course designed to explore the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the evolution healthcare systems have on their organizations. Students will evaluate the historical formation of modern EMS and the societal safety nets of Social Security and Medicare resulting in the current healthcare system. They will evaluate the impact that PPACA has on the emergency services system. Finally, students will evaluate the impact that the PPACA has on the workforce, and consider the implications healthcare innovations will have on ...
    Posted May 20, 2015, 11:14 AM by Dee Kinkade
  • FEMA Offers Webinars National Planning Frameworks FEMA is hosting a series of 60-minute engagement webinars to discuss the update of the National Planning Frameworks. All webinars are open to the whole community, which encompasses-individuals (including those with disabilities and others with access and functional needs), businesses and nonprofits, faith-based and community groups, schools, and all levels of government. The sessions are scheduled for:* Wednesday, May 20, 11:00 AM EDT* Wednesday, May 27, 12:00 PM EDT* Thursday, May 28, 10:30 AM EDTBecause each engagement webinar will cover the same information, please choose the session most convenient for you. Advance registration is required due to space limitations. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. To register, please visit: https ...
    Posted May 19, 2015, 12:49 PM by Dee Kinkade
  • National Fire Academy FY 2016 Application Period is Now Open The application period for our first semester (Oct. 1, 2015 – March 31, 2016) courses is open from April 15 - June 15, 2015.Here’s how to apply for courses and get a Student Identification Number: http://www.usfa.fema.gov/training/nfa/admissions/apply.htmlVisit their website: http://www.usfa.fema.gov/training/nfa/If you are selected to attend, FEMA will cover your commercial airline ticket (via reimbursement), provide lodging, course materials, and excellent instruction.Your only cost is time and approximately $200 for meals for the week.
    Posted May 19, 2015, 12:46 PM by Dee Kinkade
  • Traffic Incident Management Responder Training WHEN: Saturday June 13th from 9:00am - 2:00pmWHERE: Dallas Fire & EMS - 915 SE Shelton Street, Dallas OR (2nd Floor meeting room)REGISTER: http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/ITS/Pages/Traffic-Incident-Management.aspx Responders are being struck and killed at traffic incidents in the US on an average of: 5 fire fighters each year, 1 law enforcement officer each month, 1 tow truck operator each week and numerous transportation professionals from DOTs, Public Works and Safety Service Patrols each year.It is time to collaboratively enhance our safety and efficiency on incident scenes by training as a single cross disciplined team! The National TIM Responder Training Program was developed by responders for responders, and was designed to ...
    Posted May 19, 2015, 12:35 PM by Dee Kinkade
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