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Fire Certification Forms
Applications for Certification
Guide to a Successful Application for Certification Process
Airport Fire Fighter (NFPA)
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Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator (NFPA)​​
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 Fire Fighter (NFPA)​​
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Fire Inspector (NFPA)
Fire & Emergency Services Instructor (NFPA)
Fire Investigator (NFPA)
​Fire Officer (NFPA)
     Suggested Course Guide

​Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction (NFPA)
     Guide to Certification

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​Fire & Life Safety Educator (NFPA)
Public Information Officer (NFPA)
Youth Firesetter Intervention Specialist (NFPA)
Youth Firesetter Program Manager (NFPA)
     Guide to Certification

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​Marine Fire Fighting for Land Based Fire Fighters (NFPA)

​Maritime Fire Service Operator

    Maritime Professional Qualifications

​Technical Rescue (NFPA)
     Guide to Certification

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​Urban Search and Rescue Word Acrobat

​Wildland Fire Operations Positions
     Guide to Certification
     Instructor Guide

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Task Books
Fire Certification Task Books
Fire Certification Guides and Information

Preliminary Public Comment Announcement For Revocation & Denial Rule Update - 7/2015

Rule Update and Explanation - Fingerprinting/Background



Fingerprinting Options:  Individuals applying for DPSST fire service certification after December 29, 2014 who have never been fingerprinted for certification purposes or who are identified in the Law Enforcement Data System (LEDS) as having out of state criminal history will be required to submit fingerprints to DPSST.  All fingerprints are processed through Oregon State Police (OSP) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Please click on the links below to learn about the three fingerprinting options you have available for use:



  •  F-20: Application to Certify a Course:  Open in Word  Open in Adobe 
    •  F-20 Guide to Certifying a Course (Please review before submission of curriculum.)
  •  Agency Merger/Name Change Form: Open in Word  Open in Adobe 
              (Contact DPSST Fire Certification prior to submitting this form.)



DPSST Approved Course List by Course ID

Wildland Fire Skills "Gap" Courses Information
Wildland Interface GAP Courses Crosswalk
Task Performance Evaluations
TPE-10: Notice of Proposed Task Performance Evaluations
NFPA 472 Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction
Operations Level Responder Task Sheet 
Hazardous Materials Incident Commander Task Sheet 
Hazardous Materials Technician Task Sheet 
Hazardous Materials Safety Officer Task Sheet 

Skill Sheets

Fire Fighter I- Skill Sheets 
Fire Fighter II - Skill Sheets
Contact Information

Julie Olsen
Fire Program Manager
Phone: (503) 378-2297
Fax: (503) 378-4600
Kayla Ballrot
Fire Certification Lead
Phone: (503) 378-2596
Fax: (503) 378-4600

Brooke Bell-Uribe
Fire Certification Specialist
Phone: (503) 378-2254
Fax: (503) 378-4600

Barbara Slinger
Fire Training Program Specialist
Phone: (503) 378-2408
Fax: (503) 378-4600                                                                                          barbara.slinger@state.or.us


Records Requests
Please include your Name, DPSST Fire ID Number, Date of Birth and the information you are requesting.