City of Sanford - Firefighter/EMT - Firefighter/Paramedic

Firefighter/EMT, Firefighter/EMT-Paramedic

The City of Sanford is currently accepting applications for full-time Firefighter/EMT & Firefighter/EMT-Paramedic for the Sanford Fire Department. Hours of work will vary but are currently based on a 24hr shift and 42 hr. work week. Applicants who pass the entrance exam and are Fire fighter II/ Paramedic certified will have preference in hiring. Those who are hired as Firefighter II/ EMT or Firefighter II/AEMT may be required to attain, as a condition of employment, an EMS License level of paramedic.

These are responsible professional positions that will respond to emergency and non-emergency type calls for the city. Applicants must be 21 years of age at time of hiring, must attain knowledge of the City, must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, subordinates, city officials, and the general public.

High School diploma or a GED is required. Candidate must possess a Maine State EMT or Paramedic license or the ability to attain one prior to start. The applicant must have good listening and communication skills. Maine or Pro Board Firefighter I & II are required prior to hiring. Post-secondary vocational or college is desirable. Applicants must possess the physical strength and ability to perform firefighting and/or pre-hospital medical care duties.

Applicants who successfully complete the requirements of the hiring process shall be considered for the positions. A candidate list will be maintained for a period of twelve months (12) from completion and posting of the complete test. Requirements include a written general aptitude exam, physical agility test, practical firefighting and EMS skills exam, and oral board. A background check will also be conducted. The dates of the required exams are included in the application packet. For additional requirements and essential duties please refer to the attached job description.

The City of Sanford offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an environment conducive to personal growth.

Applications and instruction packets may be obtained from the Human Resource Department or online @ under the Employment Opportunities icon.

Applications may be sent to:
Missy Flayhan
Human Resources Department
City of Sanford
919 Main Street
Sanford, Maine 04073

Post: Monday, March 20, 2017
Deadline: April 21st, 2017 Friday, 4:30 pm.
The City of Sanford is an equal opportunity employer.

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