News Headlines
Thu. Nov 7th 2019
Trunk or Treat was a HUGE success! We had more kiddos in great costumes than ever. Thank you to everyone who was able to be flexible with our make-up date!
Mon. Nov 4th 2019
Press release
Tue. Oct 1st 2019
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Wellfleet Fire personnel are wearing pink to honor all who have been affected by this terrible disease.
Fri. Sep 13th 2019
WFD Awarded SAFER Grant.
Sat. Aug 3rd 2019
Press release for motorcycle vs car crash at the Wellfleet Drive-In.

On Call Employment

Applications for on call employment are accepted on an ongoing basis. All applicants must possess a valid Massachusetts certification as an EMT-B or higher, a valid Massachusetts drivers license, live within range of the department's radio pager system, and be a non-smoker. Once employed they must successfully complete a one year probationary period, and within two years an NFPA Firefighter I/II course.

The employment application details the application process and the expectations of new members. If applying, the application and any associated documents should be returned to the department in person or by mail. On line or e-mail applications will not be accepted.

Click here to view or download the call department application


Career Employment

The career staff consists of a Chief, Administrative Assistant, and eight Firefighter/Paramedics. Open positions, when available, are posted on the Employment Opportunities page of the town web site and may be advertised in local/regional newspaper at the department's discretion.

All Firefighter/Paramedic applicants are required to posses a valid Massachusetts paramedic certification, a valid Massachusetts drivers license, and be a non smoker. If selected for employment all applicants must pass the Massachusetts firefighters Physical Ability Test and a department physical. Once employed they must successfully complete the Massachusetts Fire Academy Recruit Training Program and a one year probationary period.

Click here to view or download the career department application

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