Paramedic/Firefighter- Gardiner Fire & Rescue

The City of Gardiner Fire/Rescue Department is now accepting applications for a full-time

Firefighter/Paramedic. This is an entry level Firefighter/Paramedic position with the City and an

outstanding opportunity for a dynamic, motivated professional to become a valued member of

the Gardiner Fire/Rescue family.


Gardiner Fire/Rescue provides Paramedic level EMS services to 8 communities completing

approximately 3000 EMS calls and 200 fire calls per year. Gardiner Fire and Ambulance

provides EMS service to eight communities covering an area of 173 square miles and provides

fire coverage for the City of Gardiner and is part of an active automatic and mutual aid group of

communities. This is a 42-hour per week position working a 24 on 72 off schedule. Successful

candidates will be involved in fire suppression, EMS, fire prevention, and other duties as




Must be at least 18 years of age.

Must be a current AEMT or paramedic provider. Paramedic level strongly preferred.  If you are not a paramedic you will be required to become a paramedic within 2 years of hire date.

Must possess a high school diploma or GED.

College degree from an accredited university preferred.

Must possess a valid Maine driver’s license, with a clean record.

Must have a minimum of Basic Fire School Firefighter I and/or II certification is preferred.

Candidate must complete a physical agility examination, EMS test station, peer oral interview as

well as an extensive background check.


Applications are available on the City website at: (under documents)

or at City Hall, Public Safety Office 6 Church Street, Gardiner, Maine 04345.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Applications along with a cover letter and resume are to be submitted to:

Tara Merrill

6 Church Street

Gardiner, ME 04345


The City of Gardiner is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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