Town of Gorham - Firefighter Paramedic (Full-Time)

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

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  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
Fax: 207-839-5408

*Applications may also be hand-delivered by appointment during normal business hours.


~The Town of Gorham is an Equal Opportunity Employer~

(Posted 7/8/20)

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