Job Announcement – Full-time Fire Chief

South Pend Oreille Fire & Rescue is hiring a Full-time Fire Chief. If you hold a Bachelor's degree in Fire Sciences, Public Administration, or a related field or can obtain within 3 years of hire, along with at least ten years of fire suppression and/or fire prevention experience—including five years as a company officer or above—and [...]

2024-06-28T20:29:00-07:00May 19th, 2024|Categories: Archive|Tags: , , , |

Job Announcement – Firefighter / EMT Full-time

Job Announcement - Firefighter / EMT (Full-time) South Pend Oreille Fire & Rescue is recruiting to fill the position of Firefighter/EMT. The career Firefighter/EMT reports directly to the career Duty Captain. The primary responsibilities of this position include, emergency medical and fire response, maintaining operational readiness, assisting with training, supporting fire and life safety education programs [...]

2024-06-20T09:23:03-07:00May 11th, 2024|Categories: Archive|Tags: , , |

SPOFR Public Meeting – Dan Williams as Interim Fire Chief

Dan Williams began his career with the Fire Service in 2005 as a volunteer with Spokane 4. He said, “I actually fell in love with it. I love the comradery of the Fire Service and EMS Service. It’s a small community and everybody’s got your back. They look after you, they help you and they train [...]

2024-01-11T11:14:11-08:00January 1st, 2024|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Jennifer Krusing Named as New Operations Captain for SPOFR

South Pend Oreille Fire and Rescue Chief Brad Martin has named Jennifer Krusing as the new SPOFR Operations Captain. She started as a SPOFR volunteer in 2019 and volunteered until September 2023, when she was hired as a Full-Time Firefighter/EMT. Jennifer previously worked for 20 years in the California Fire Service. She has her California State [...]

2023-12-12T16:12:32-08:00December 12th, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Recent Promotions

(Left) Coral McLain, EMS Captain, and (Right) Jacob Hogue, Operations Captain. Coral, who is a Paramedic has worked for both SPOFR and the Kalispel Tribal Fire Department as a Paramedic and will oversee all SPOFR EMS operations including training and scheduling. Jacob was formerly a SPOFR Training Lieutenant. He now oversees anything fire related. This includes [...]

2023-12-02T16:39:55-08:00October 6th, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Brad Martin – New SPOFR Fire Chief

South Pend Oreille Fire and Rescue is pleased to announce the promotion of Brad Martin, former Assistant Chief to SPOFR Fire Chief. Brad is replacing Chief Mike Nokes, who has served as SPOFR Fire Chief for the past 12 years and has accepted a position with Spokane Fire District 4. The staff and volunteers will miss [...]

2023-12-02T16:40:49-08:00February 27th, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , |
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