Fire Firefighter/EMT Paramedic
The Town of Acton is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Firefighter/EMT Paramedic, reporting to the Acton Fire Chief. A great opportunity to become a member of a highly professional Public Safety Team.
Duties: Responds to emergency fire, rescue and medical incidents; provides support functions, including vehicle and equipment maintenance, emergency responses, records and reporting duties, and emergency medical treatment including but not limited to medical and trauma emergencies. Plans, organizes, directs and controls fire/rescue and medical service functions within applicable Massachusetts General Laws, codes, rules and regulations.
Minimum Entrance Requirements: High school education or equivalent, possession of Massachusetts EMT Paramedic certification, valid driver’s license, ability to pass a physical examination and physical agility test. Ability to successfully complete the Massachusetts Fire Academy basic recruit course within 18 months of hire. Must be a non-smoker according to MGL Ch. 41 S. 101A, Prohibition of Tobacco Products. Must be in compliance with MGL Ch. 41 S. 99A, requiring residency within a 15 mile radius of the Town at time of hire.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience as a Firefighter Paramedic, Call Firefighter Paramedic, and/or academy level training. Certified to the level of Firefighter I and II.
Special Requirements: An exam of basic fire and EMS knowledge followed with a skills session consisting of a ladder climb, victim drag, and a confined space exercise.
Pay Rate: Starting salary: $29.34/hour. Additionally, eligible for educational incentives once all requirements are met.
Annual Salary: $60,000-$80,000 /year
Hourly Rate : $25-$50 /hour
How to Apply
Apply to [email protected]