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Lincoln (ME) Firefighter/EMT (Paramedic preferred)

Start Date: May 06, 2024 | End Date: November 30, 2024
County: Penobscot County
Job Type: Public Safety - EMS, Public Safety - Fire

The Lincoln Maine Fire Department is seeking certified Firefighter EMTs to join our ranks.

Lincoln is one of the busiest fire departments in Penobscot county with a combined call volume of approximately 2,000 calls per year. Firefighter/Paramedics will have the opportunity to rotate onto the engine; whereas Paramedics who do not wish to do fire operations will be assigned to an ambulance. Firefighter EMTs will work rotating assignmesnts on an engine and the ambulance:

Further benefits include:

• Pay scale:

                   - Non-certified = $21.21/hr with hourly wage increase with completion of required certifications and after 1 year of employment.

                   - Firefighter/EMT = $24.96/hr

                   - Firefighter/AEMT = $26.48/hr

                   - Firefighter/EMT-P = $27.78/hr

                     Additional stipends available depending on certifications 

• LAFF Local 3038

• 42-hour work: week (24 on, 24 off, 24 on, 5 days off)

• In house Quality Assurance

• On site gym access

• Maine State Retirement or ICMA retirement available with 6% match

• Training/Continuing Education Hours (CEHs) provided and/or paid for in house.

• Overtime opportunities with minimum 3-hour call-in. Recall stipends available for off-duty personnel.


Position is open until filled with applications checked on the first of every month. Advanced EMTs currently enrolled in a Paramedic class are highly encouraged to apply. Please call (207) 794-2610 x2 and ask to speak: to Chief Brown or the officer on duty with any questions. Applications can be found at or at the firehouse at 1 Adams Street in Lincoln, Maine.

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