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Student Program

Student Program

Make a Difference. Be Part of a Team.

Up to $4,500 pert year tuition reimbursement 

Let us help you succeed with a career in firefighting.

You will Gain Invaluable Experience

  • Hands-on experience
  • Learn operating principles of Fire and Emergency services
  • Firefighter Training, Prevention, and Rescue
  • Operate and maintain different types of emergency equipment
  • EMS Experience

You will also get tuition benefits

May contain: helmet, clothing, apparel, person, human, and fireman
  • Up to $4,500 of Tuition Reimbursement per year


  • 24/48 shift assignment
  • Emergency Response to Calls
  • Drill Attendance
  • Station Duties as Assigned


  • Enrolled at Southwestern
  • Age 18 or Older
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Oregon Driver’s License with Good Driving Record
  • Pass Background Check, Drug Test, & Application Process including Interview
  • Maintain at least 2.50GPA


Apply Now – 

Student application.pdf

For additional information contact Jimmy McNeill at (541) 888-3268 or

Student Recruitment.pdf