Subject to change, any FPC Training or Certification activities scheduled after 11/2/20 have been postponed at least through years end. Programs underway are continuing.

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


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:    


  Employment Opportunity - Part Time Firefighter/EMT - Farmington

The Town of Farmington Fire Department will consider eligible candidates for the position of

Part Time Firefighter/EMT.


      The hourly pay rate is currently $20.00 and is dictated by the Town Managers Office

•      Part Time Firefighters are offered shifts to cover for absent Career Firefighters or for additional staffing when needed.

      Part Time Firefighters will be on a probationary period for 12 months

      Positions will be open until 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


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


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 website for a complete announcement, job description, and application process.  

This position announcement is currently available on the website.


Employment Opportunity – Fire Chief – Town of Manchester           

The Town of Manchester, Connecticut, seeks an innovative, progressive, and creative Fire Chief with a collaborative management style and the keen ability to communicate, listen, engage, and respond appropriately to the needs and input of others. 

The Town is seeking an innovative, progressive, and creative Fire Chief with a collaborative management style and the keen ability to communicate, listen, engage, and respond appropriately to the needs and input of others. The position of Manchester Fire Chief reports directly to the Town’s General Manager while overseeing 80 uniformed career personnel and three civilian support personnel. Direct reporting positions to the Chief include an Assistant Fire Chief, a Fire Marshal, and an Emergency Management Coordinator. The Town desires a Fire Chief who will be a visible “hands-on” leader fully engaged with the Town and the team who is dedicated to achieving the Department’s mission to provide the highest level of customer service to the Manchester community. Please apply online at For more information on this position contact: Bill Peterson, Senior Vice President, SGR:, 469-450-4442.   See Attached


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:


Employment Opportunity - Firefighter EMT / Firefighter Paramedic - Entry Level

East Haven FD:  Firefighter EMT /Firefighter Paramedic Lateral and Entry Level applications are available at:


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