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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/




Employments Opportunity – Paramedic- Madison EMS


Madison Emergency Medical Services is accepting applications for the position of full time and part time paramedic.  The starting pay rate for paramedics is $25.75/hour.  The official job posting and application packet may be obtained on the Madison Emergency Medical Services website:  www.madisonctems.org.    



Employment Opportunity - Part Time Firefighter/EMT – Farmington

The TownofFarmington Fire Departmentwillconsider eligible candidatesfor the position of

Part Time Firefighter/EMT.


•      The hourlypay rateiscurrently$20.00andis dictated by the Town ManagersOffice

•      PartTimeFirefighters areofferedshifts tocover forabsent Career Firefighters orfor additional staffing when needed.

•      PartTimeFirefighters willbeon a probationary periodfor 12 months

•      Positions will be openuntil filled


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 – Firefighter/Paramedic – North Haven F.D.

The Town of North Haven is now accepting applications for entry level Firefighter / Paramedic.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Applications must:

  1. Be 18 years of age.
  2. Be a citizen of the United States.
  3. Be in general good health and have a current (September 2019 or newer) CPAT certification or obtain certification prior to July 20, 2021.
  4. Must have EMT-Paramedic license (National Registry) and/or have already obtained medical control with Yale New Haven Center for EMS prior to July 20, 2021. 
  5. Must have graduated from High School or possess a recognized GED.
  6. The Town reserves the right to give preference to Paramedic candidates that are currently State of CT certified Firefighter I and graduates of a Recruit Firefighter Program within the last five (5) years. 
  7. Other qualifications specified in Job Application packet.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:  Competitive starting salary. Generous Health Insurance including Dental, Major Medical, Vacation, Sick Leave, Uniforms, Group Life Insurance, and Holiday Pay.

HOW TO APPLY:  Application Packets can be picked up (packets will not be mailed within the State of Connecticut) at:

Town of North Haven

Finance Office

Memorial Town Hall

18 Church Street

North Haven, CT  06473

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications must be received by, or postmarked by 2:00pm on June 4, 2021.

The Town of North Haven is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Employment Opportunity – Deputy Fire Chief – Sturbridge MA

The Sturbridge Fire Department is accepting applications and resumes for the position of Deputy Fire Chief.

Under the direction of the Fire Chief, the Deputy Fire Chief performs highly responsible work assisting the fire chief in leading and managing the delivery of Fire Suppression, Fire Prevention, Rescue, EMS, Hazardous Materials, Emergency and Disaster management services. Works under direction of the fire chief and may serve in the role of the fire chief in his/her absence. The deputy fire chief is the department’s second in command, who continuously seeks to improve the department’s efficiency and operational effectiveness in all customer service delivery while implementing strong financial policies and procedures. The deputy fire chief reports directly to and is accountable to the fire chief.

The deputy fire chief is a member of Department’s Senior Management team, exhibiting a strong, continuing commitment to the community of Sturbridge, MA and the Fire Department’s mission, philosophy, goals and objectives.

The Deputy Fire Chief will serve as the Department’s Fire Prevention Officer.

For a complete job description and Town of Sturbridge Employment Application please visit the Town of Sturbridge website at https://www.sturbridge.gov/your-government/pages/job-opportunities

Application Process

Send completed Town of Sturbridge Employment application along with a cover letter, resume, and personal narrative statement to Fire Chief John A. Grasso, Jr., 346 Main Street. Sturbridge, MA 01566

Applications accepted through May 28, 2021 at 4:00 P.M.

Equal Opportunity Employer – The Town of Sturbridge is an EOE. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected classes.


Employment Opportunity – FF/Paramedic (Open Recruitment & Lateral) – East Hartford

Firefighter/Paramedic Lateral Transfer: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/easthartfordct/jobs/3015550/firefighter-paramedic-lateral-transfer?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Firefighter/Paramedic Open Recruitment: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/easthartfordct/jobs/3015229/firefighter-paramedic?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


Employment Opportunity – Firefighter/EMT-B – West Hartford

This is general duty fire prevention, fire protection, and firefighting work in combating, extinguishing and preventing fires, doing rescue work and providing emergency medical care in cases of emergency. Assist in the maintenance of equipment, stations, and apparatus.

The Firefighter works under the general supervision of a company officer.

Please see attached for more information


Equal Opportunity Employers