Fire Fighter /EMT & Paramedics
City of Augusta | Augusta, ME
CITY OF AUGUSTA Hiring Opportunity!
Firefighter/EMT & Paramedics
The Augusta Fire Department is seeking professionals dedicated to joining us in fulfilling our mission of safely serving our community by protecting life, property and the environment through prevention, education and emergency services.
Applicants must be licensed as a Paramedic within 12- months of hire date. The position requires a valid state of Maine driver’s license, FFI and FFII certification and successful completion of department issued written and physical agility tests, as well as an oral interview. Qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the written and physical testing to be administered at our Leighton Road Fire Station!
Upcoming testing dates will be posted on the Augusta Fire Department Facebook Page or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Firefighter/EMT will work an average 42-hour workweek, on rotating 24-hour or 12-hour shifts. Preference will be given to those who have completed Paramedic Licensure and FFI/FFII certifications
Starting FF/Paramedic pay is $721.65 to $823.18* per week (steps 1 through 3) plus additional stipends, depending on the previous experience, education and qualifications of the candidate. *Wages scheduled to increase to $771.65 – $873.18 (steps 1-3) on 9/3/18 and $821.65 to $923.18 (steps 1-3) on 12/31/18.
Overtime opportunities and paid training are also available.
The City of Augusta offers a comprehensive benefit plan, including family medical insurance coverage, generous paid time off and an annual clothing allowance. The AFD participates in a pension plan which pays 2/3 compensation, with COLAs, after 25 years of service, regardless of age (MainePERS Plan 3C.)
To apply, please submit application materials to: HR@augustamaine.gov or City of Augusta Human Resources, 16 Cony Street, Augusta, ME 04330 by August 13, 2018