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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Employment Opportunity: Firefighter/EMT

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City of Belfast

Employment Opportunity


The City of Belfast is accepting applications for the position(s) of full-time Firefighter/EMT. This is a skilled Firefighting and EMS position consisting of EMS responsibilities, both Emergency and Non-emergency, as well as combating, extinguishing, and preventing fires. It involves responding to a wide range of fire suppression and medical emergencies to ensure the stability and safety of our community. 

The successful candidate must have a High School Diploma or equivalent; Associate degree in Fire or EMS related preferred, must possess and maintain a valid State of Maine Class C operator's license, and a Maine EMT-A or Paramedic license is desired. Candidates with AEMT license, who intend to obtain a Paramedic qualification within a reasonable period are encouraged to apply. Additionally, a State of Maine Firefighter I/ II certification is desired and must be SCBA certified. Candidates must be able to work rotating 12-hour shifts; that may including evenings and weekends. Candidates must successfully complete a comprehensive background check and a post-offer physical exam. 

The City offers a generous benefits package that includes 12 paid holidays, Medical, Dental, Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance, as well as Maine PERS Retirement, Vacation and Sick leave and PTO. 

Applications may be obtained in person or online

Please submit Cover Letter, Resume, and References to:

Fire Chief at City of Belfast, 131 Church Street, Belfast, Maine 04915.


Applications will be accepted until Friday, November 12, 2021.

The City of Belfast is an equal opportunity employer. 

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