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Town of New Gloucester - Advanced and Paramedic Per Diems

Start Date: July 08, 2024 | End Date: August 29, 2024
County: Cumberland County
Job Type: Human Resources, Public Safety - EMS, Public Safety - Fire

Advanced or Paramedic Per-Diem Hiring Announcement with Sign-on Bonus.


New Gloucester Fire Rescue is currently seeking to hire 5 ALS per-diem providers. A sign-on bonus of $500.00 for up to 5 ALS providers is made possible through Maine EMS grant funding. To be eligible you must be a new or current member holding a valid Maine State Advanced or Paramedic License at the time of hire or shift to working per-diem hours on A1 after July 1st. The eligible person must complete orientation and work a minimum of four (4) shifts a month for 6 months. Stipend would be paid at approximately the 8-month mark as the scheduling is done two months ahead. Current staffing is two per-diem FF/EMS providers on duty 24hrs a day, 7 days a week. Shifts run in 12hr blocks from 8am-8pm and 8pm-8am. Per-diems primary job assignment is to staff our ambulance however, if qualified, per-diem staff are also responsible for fire and service emergency calls. New Gloucester Fire Rescue handled a combined 639 calls for service in 2023. New Gloucester is a bedroom community with approximately 5,676 residents that call the town home. NGFR is responsible for protecting 47 sq miles of beautiful country setting, two bodies of water, the Royal River, the last active Shaker Community, and the Pineland campus. NGFR has one station that houses 1 ambulance, 2 engines, 2 tankers, command SUV and utility truck. NGFR transports primarily to four area hospitals located in Lewiston or Portland. NGFR prides itself on providing prompt, and professional emergency response to the residents and visitors to the community. We also take great pride in providing a positive team atmosphere and investing in our team through training both in house and external offerings. NGFR is constantly investing in its equipment, to ensure we are providing the most efficient and effective tools to carry out any job. If you are a medical provider with no fire qualifications, but are willing to attend training, we would encourage you to apply as well. The Town of New Gloucester and New Gloucester Fire Rescue is an equal opportunity employer. If you enjoy a team first work environment, aggressive firefighting culture, and quality patient care please apply today. Current pay rates are listed below.

Paramedic- $26.04

Advanced EMT- $22.47

EMT- $19.57


Application can be found online at or by stopping in at the station located at 611 Lewiston Rd. New Gloucester, Maine 04260

Questions can be directed to Chief Craig Bouchard by email at or by phone 207-926-4142.  


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