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.
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.