The Town of Gorham is a thriving community and one of the fastest growing towns in Maine with a population of approximately 17,000. With a flourishing urban village, steady industrial and commercial expansion, plentiful recreation opportunities, a college campus, and Greater Portland METRO public transit service, the Town of Gorham is a vibrant place to live, work, and do business.
We are currently seeking a qualified professional to join our Fire & Rescue team as a full-time Firefighter/Paramedic.
Applicants must possess a valid State of Maine Paramedic license (EMT-P). Minimum of State of Maine Firefighter II certification, or equivalent, is required. Haz-Mat Technician & Confined Space certification(s) preferred. Valid State of Maine Class C or higher Driver’s License required. Must be able to work flexible hours including weekdays, weekends, nights, and holidays. Will need to pass a post-offer preplacement physical exam, drug test, and comprehensive background screening process. A complete job description for the position can be found by visiting the “Employment Opportunities” section of the Town’s website www.gorham-me.org.
The Town of Gorham offers a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, and paid time off to eligible employees, including excellent health insurance with a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA), a 457(b) deferred compensation retirement plan with a 7.5% employer match, earned vacation, sick time, and 12 paid holidays. Employees also have access to dental, medical and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts, life insurance, short-term disability, and tuition reimbursement.
HOW TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should complete a Town of Gorham Employment Application, available on the “Employment” page of the Town’s website www.gorham-me.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Please mail, fax, or email completed applications to:*
Town of Gorham Municipal Center
Attn: Human Resources
75 South Street, Suite 1
Gorham, ME 04038
*Applications may also be hand-delivered by appointment during normal business hours.
~The Town of Gorham is an Equal Opportunity Employer~
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