The City of Portland is now accepting applications for Firefighter/EMT
The Fire Department of the City of Portland has integrated the delivery of Fire Suppression and Emergency Medical Services and expects successful applicants to perform both functions. Requirements: Must hold and maintain a valid Maine EMT- Basic or higher EMS license. Candidates with State FF I and II certification are desired. EMT-B’s will be required to obtain certification as an EMT-A within one year of employment. Candidates who laterally transfer from their current career Fire or EMS service with three years of full-time experience will enter the pay scale at step 2 (3-5 years) of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement. Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, two years of post high school employment or three years of post high school education at a college or university or any equivalent combination of post high school education and work experience totaling three years. Applicants will be required to pass a background check, Portland Fire Department Physical Ability Test or present with a valid IAFF/IAFC Candidate Physical Ability Test card, must complete a Job Suitability Assessment, and a medical exam.
Starting salary: $799.68/week with additional pay for EMT-A or EMT-P certification, plus excellent fringe benefits.
Applicants must submit/upload a cover letter, resume, copy of a high school diploma or equivalency, copy of a driver’s license, and a copy of EMT license with the online application.
Date, time and location of Physical Ability Test (PAT) to be determined.
Deadline for applications is: Monday, March 15, 2021.
For further information - and - TO APPLY FOR FIREFIGHTER/EMT – VISIT: https://selfservice.portlandmaine.gov/ess/employmentopportunities/default.aspx
The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
For questions contact Human Resources by email at email@example.com or 207-874-8624.