Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Portland Fire & Rescue Career Day

October 20, 2023 | 8:45 am - 12:00 pm

Dream of a career saving lives? Come join the action-packed Career Day at Portland Fire & Rescue! Learn what it takes to work at Oregon’s largest fire and emergency services provider. Get a chance to suit up and try Portland Fire & Rescue’s fun physical agility tests. Learn about their extensive public safety services, including emergency medical training.

How to attend:

Step 1: Fill out the student interest form ASAP. (Type your email address and cell number carefully so we can reach you!)

Step 2: Have your parent/guardian fill out the parent/guardian permission form ASAP. (Your application can’t be considered until this is done.) Students who do this early have much better luck at being accepted. 

Step 3: PWA will contact you to let you know if you're accepted or waitlisted, or if the career day is full.

Step 4: Show up and have an amazing time!

Who can attend:

High school students in the Portland metro area are encouraged and welcome to apply. Priority is given to students from PWA partner districts (Parkrose, Reynolds, Gresham-Barlow, North Clackamas, Oregon Charter Academy, Portland Public Schools). Students from other districts are always welcome and accepted whenever space is available. 

PWA Inclusion Statement: We welcome students from all racial backgrounds and ethnicities, citizenship statuses, socioeconomic backgrounds, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientations, religions and abilities. 

Click for printable flyer!

Career Day summary:

Date: Friday, October 20, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Check-in: 8:45 AM – Program starts promptly at9:00 AM
Location: Portland Fire & Rescue Training Center
4800 NE 122nd Ave
Portland, OR 97230

Portland Fire & Rescue Career Day


October 20, 2023
8:45 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


Portland Workforce Alliance
View Organizer Website


Portland Fire & Rescue Training Center
4800 NE 122nd Ave
Portland, OR 97230 United States
+ Google Map