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Career Job Announcements

Note: The advertisements below are reprinted as a service to the Connecticut Fire Service
in the format and wording as created and published by the originating entity.




Employment Opportunity – P/T Firefighter/Paramedic – Town of Somers


The Town of Somers – Fire Department is currently accepting applications for part-time firefighter/paramedics. Most shifts are during the weekday, with members cross staffing an engine, an ambulance and an ALS fly car.  Minimum requirements include Firefighter I, Q or equivalent driver’s license, and current State of Connecticut Paramedic. Starting rate is $22.00/hour.  For more information go to https://www.somersct.gov/residents/employment-opportunities/




Employment Opportunity - Part Time Firefighter/EMT – Farmington





•      Thehourlypayrateiscurrently$20.00andis dictatedbytheTownManagersOffice

•      PartTimeFirefightersareofferedshiftstocoverforabsentCareerFirefightersorforadditional staffingwhenneeded.

•      PartTimeFirefighterswillbeona probationaryperiodfor12months

•      Positionswillbeopenuntilfilled


Please see attached Employment Opportunity & Job Description


Employment Opportunity – Firefighter/Paramedic – Town of Southwick (MA) FD

The Town of Southwick (MA) Fire Department is accepting applications for full time progressive Firefighter/Paramedic. 

See the attached position notice.  Applications are available at www.southwickfire.org


Employment Opportunity – EMT/PT – Waterford Ambulance

Position: Emergency Medical Technician

Schedule: Varying, includes nights, evenings, weekends and holidays

Status: Part-Time/ Per-Diem

Closing Date: Open until filled

Job Summary:

Routinely providing:

  • Patient care within the guidelines of the CT OEMS Statewide Protocols and within Medical Control authorization
  • Documentation of all dispatches on electronic PCR (ePCR) system
  • Operation of ambulances
  • Radio communication with dispatch center(s) and hospitals
  • Ensuring supplies are stocked and restocked

Minimum Requirements:

  • One year active EMT experience in a 911 system
  • Valid CT EMT certification
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical
  • Must be able to successfully complete field training period

Interested parties should submit their resume with 3 references to waterfordemsmanager@outlook.com.


Employment Opportunity – Career Firefighter/Paramedic – City of West Haven FD - Allingtown

The City of West Haven (CT) FD – Allingtown is looking to fill firefighter/Paramedic positions.  This application process is only open to candidates who hold a current Paramedic License and are a Nationally Registered Paramedic.  Interested candidates are requested to visit the FirefighterApp.com website for a complete announcement, job description, and application process.  

This position announcement is currently available on the https://www.firefighterapp.com website.


Employment Opportunity – Firefighter/Paramedic – West Haven F.D.

The West Haven Fire Department application process is open indefinitely to qualified Paramedics that hold National Registry or have the ability to obtain National Registry.  This posting is also open to Certified Paramedic/Firefighters interested in a lateral transfer.  Applicants will be interviewed on a first come, fire serve basis to meet department staffing needs. 

Applications are available at:  www.westhavenfiredept.com


Employment Opportunity - Firefighter EMT / Firefighter Paramedic - Entry Level- East Haven

East Haven FD:  Firefighter EMT /Firefighter Paramedic Lateral and Entry Level applications are available at:  https://www.firefighterapp.com/


Employment Opportunity - Multi-Department Firefighter Paramedic Testing Consortium

State of Connecticut Firefighter - Paramedic Testing Consortium

Applications will be available until November 15, 2021

Multiple fire agencies within the state of Connecticut area are seeking applicants to establish eligibility lists for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. These departments will be testing as a consortium and one application will grant you the ability to apply to all departments.

Participating Departments:

Below you will find the department’s participating in the medic testing process. Please click on each department’s name to view their specific requirements for hire.

  • • Branford Fire Department
  • • East Hartford Fire Department
  • • North Haven Fire Department
  • • West Haven Fire Department
  • • West Haven-Allingtown Fire Department

Minimum Qualifications*:

  • • $165 non-refundable application fee
  • • U.S. citizenship or legally authorized to work in the United States
  • • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • • Valid driver’s license
  • • Paramedic license

*Important Note: these are the minimum threshold requirements for the Testing Consortium. Individual departments may hold more stringent requirements. In order to be considered for each agency you must comply with their minimum standards. Please see the department(s) job description for specific information on individual departments.

Written Exam Information:

Your exam will be offered electronically, and you will take the exam in your own home. There will be multiple sessions offered and each will be proctored virtually. All sessions will be offered during business hours the first week of December – it is your responsibility to ensure you have the flexibility to test during these times.  For additional information on what is required for the virtual testing click here:  http://www.publicsafetyrecruitment.com/apps/forms/2021/Virtual%20Testing%20Information.pdf

Oral Interview Exam Information:

Those successfully completing the written examination must attend the oral interview. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for December 18, 2021. Interviews will conducted in a virtual format. Additional details and instructions on how to register for an interview time will be provided after the written examination.

Spring 2022 Connecticut Firefighter Consortium:

The Connecticut Firefighter Consortium will be testing again in the spring of 2022. Your participation in the medic testing process will automatically qualify you to be considered for the firefighter testing process. Your testing results from the medic written exam and oral interview will be combined with the 2022 firefighter consortium results. No additional action is required on your part for this to occur. However, if you do not pass a portion of testing for the medic process or you wish to improve your score, you may purchase the application again and test with the 2022 firefighter consortium.

To apply visit: iosolutions.com

Contact IOS Recruitment with any questions at CTFire@iosolutions.com


Employment Opportunity - PT Firefighter/EMT - Cromwell

The Cromwell Fire District is accepting applications for Firefighter/EMT’s to staff positions on a SCHEDULED part-time basis.  All interested applicants should apply through www.Indeed.com



Employment Opportunity – FT Deputy Fire Chief -  Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation

Under the direction of the Chief of Fire and Emergency Services, the incumbent is responsible for assisting the Chief in the overall operation and management of the Mashantucket Pequot Fire and Emergency Services Department and carries out the function of Chief in his/her absence.  This includes the safety, enforcement and compliance with all applicable Federal, State and Tribal laws and regulations pertaining to Fire Safety systems, and New Construction fire protection.  Serves as the Deputy Fire Marshal and Deputy Emergency Management Director.  Oversees the daily scheduling and responsibilities of the Fire Captains, Fire Protection System Specialists, and Fire Inspectors.  Scope of responsibility includes the direct supervision of all fire protection systems as well as all fire safety systems for all reservation properties and Tribally owned business enterprises. As Deputy Fire Marshal, oversees all Life Safety Inspections, Plan reviews, Fire Investigations. The employee holds the applicable rank insignia pertaining to the second in command. As Deputy Emergency Management Director, shall keep updated and knowledgeable of all Emergency Management protocols and training. Associates degree in Fire Technology and Administration preferred. Three (3) years of supervisory experience is required. Certification as a Fire Officer II, Fire Marshal, Fire Instructor 1, Certified Safety Officer an E.P.A. Hazardous Materials Technician and Emergency Medical Technician required.  Must have certification as Fire Officer III or must obtain within 18 months of employment.  Maintenance and continued currency of all certifications is required.  Although we have designated this position as a "key" position pursuant to the Tribal and Native American Preference Law, we encourage qualified Tribal members and other preference eligible individuals to apply.

If interested please apply at this link: https://www.mptn-nsn.gov/default.aspx   (and go to “Tribal Government Jobs” at the bottom, right hand corner).



Employment Opportunity – PT Firefighters - Waterford

Town of Waterford is searching for Part-Time Firefighters.

Applications must be emailed to cwalters@waterfordct.org or mailed to Waterford Town Hall, Attn: HR Department, 15 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford CT 06385. 

Full job description and application can be found on our website:  www.waterfordct.org/human-resources


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