News Headlines
Sat. Jan 18th 2020
Wellfleet Firefighters responded to a chimney fire and quickly knocked it down, great work to everyone involved!
Mon. Dec 30th 2019
The Chief of the Department regrets to announce the death of retired Firefighter Charles Ansel Valli, who peacefully passed away at home on Saturday, December 28th, 2019. “Charlie” joined ...
Sat. Dec 14th 2019
Wellfleet PD & FD, Eastham PD & FD held the annual kids Movie Christmas Party with the Wellfleet Cinema. The respective agencies sponsor a free movie, gift bag, popcorn, soda and a photo with ...
Sat. Dec 7th 2019
Thank you to all who came out to support and make Stuff A Cruiser/Ambulance a success! On December 8 at 1 pm, we will join other Cape departments in Hyannis for the Toys For Tots Parade.
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!

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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