Fire Fighter / Paramedics New Wages!
City of Augusta | Augusta, ME
City of Augusta Job Posting
Firefighter / EMT’s & 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 able to license as a Paramedic within 12-months of hire date. The position requires a valid state of Maine driver’s license and successful completion of department issued written and physical agility tests, as well as an oral interview. Paramedic Licensure and FF I and FF II completion prior to hire strongly preferred.
Qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the written and physical testing to be administered on
a date to be determined and updated on this website
New Augusta Fire Department Firefighter/EMT’s will work an average 42-hour workweek, on rotating 24-hour or 12-hour shifts.
Starting 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. Overtime opportunities and paid training are also available. *Wages scheduled to increase to $771.65 -$873.18 (steps 1-3) pm 9/3/18 and to $821.65 to $923.18 on 12/31/18.
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.
FAX TO: 207-620-8175
Deadline to apply is April 16, 2018 or until position is suitably filled