Board of Commissioners seeking candidates for Seat #2 vacancy

With the resignation of Rex Chadwell, the Board of Fire Commissioners is seeking candidates to fill an unexpired term. The Board will conduct a public process including advertising, interviewing, and selecting a candidate to fill the seat by December 23rd, 2022. The selected candidate will serve as an appointed commissioner on the board through December 2023, …

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Board of Fire Commissioners to move meeting time

The Orcas Island Board of Fire Commissioners will present a Resolution during the September 19th 5:30 p.m. regular meeting to change the time of the regular monthly meeting. The Board currently meets at 5:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month. After discussion during the July 18th and August 15th meetings, the Board will move the meetings …

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Join the Team! Career and Per Diem Openings

Orcas Island Fire and Rescue is seeking applicants for an immediate full-time Firefighter-EMT opening, and is continuing to accept applications for the positions of Per Diem Firefighter Paramedic and Per Diem Firefighter EMT.  In addition, OIFR will consider volunteer experience in lieu of career experience for the Firefighter EMT positions. Up to 0.5 years of …

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Air Medical Transport Options

Did you know there are three separate air resources for emergency medical transport from the islands? These include Airlift Northwest, Island Air, and LifeFlight.  These agencies are membership-based agencies and we highly encourage households to obtain memberships with all three. We utilize all three membership companies to transport patients. The decision for which company to …

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Board of commissioners seeking candidates for seat #2 vacancy

The Board of Fire Commissioners is seeking candidates to fill an unexpired term. The Board will conduct a public process including advertising, interviewing, and selecting a candidate to fill the seat by September 18th, 2022. The selected candidate will serve as an appointed commissioner on the board, with a public election taking place in the …

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Board of Fire Commissioners seeking candidates for vacant seat

The Board of Fire Commissioners is seeking candidates to fill an unexpired term. The Board will conduct a public process including advertising, interviewing, and selecting a candidate to fill the seat by May 2nd, 2022. The selected candidate will serve as an appointed commissioner on the board, with a public election taking place on the …

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Join the team! Career and Per Diem Positions available

Orcas Island Fire and Rescue has full-time openings for Firefighter-Paramedic and per diem openings for Firefighter-EMT and Firefighter-Paramedic.  We are a rural, combination, all-hazards department serving the community and visitors of Orcas Island. Orcas Island is located in the San Juan Islands off the coast of Washington State. Spanning 57 square-miles, the island varies in …

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