Advanced EMT-Paramedic/Firefighters

We are looking to fill four Firefighter positions with Advanced EMTs or Paramedics. The City is an innovative leader that has experienced economic revival centered on a nationally recognized community investment in its downtown. The City has made an incredible evolution from mill town to a youthful, exciting community. As the City grows and innovates, our Fire Department is doing the same and looking for candidates who are excited to be a part of this change.

Our goal is to find qualified, progressive, and motivated career-oriented individuals to work in an active, forward thinking department that responds to an annual emergency call volume of over 5,000 runs. The department operates with the most state of the art equipment and has a strong focus on EMS. We are currently increasing shift staffing and placing a high focus on training and development.

Eligible candidates must:

· Be at least 18 years of age

· Possess a valid driver’s license

· High school graduate or equivalent

· Possess Advanced EMT or Paramedic License (Firefighter I and II certifications preferred)

· Pass a background check, job performance assessment, fitness and medical evaluations and other testing

All candidates not having Firefighter I and II certification must be willing to obtain it.

Reply to this ad with cover letter, resume, and certifications

Benefit Package Highlights

* Up to 6 year lateral transfer for all positions; starting 6 year paramedic pay of $26.86 per hour and 144 hours of vacation time

* 25 years, no age, 2/3 Salary MainePers Defined Benefit Retirement Plan

* Student loan repayment program

* Health Insurance with an HRA to cover deductible and copay costs

* Dental, Vision, and Disability insurances available

* 457 Deferred Compensation and Roth IRA Plans available

* Medical/Dependent Flexible Savings Account

* Retirement Health Savings Account with 100% City match

* Shift time off to attend EMS Licensures school and other selected trainings

* $600 uniform allowance after your 1st year of employment

* 24 hour shift schedule, Overtime opportunities, No residency requirement

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $22.22 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Experience:

  • Fire Fighter: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Required)
  • Paramedic License (Preferred)
  • AEMT Certification (Preferred)