Firefighter/EMT - Town of Wells





The Town of Wells is currently accepting applications for a Career Firefighter/EMT.  This is a Union position consisting of a 48 hours on/96 hours off – 56 hours per week schedule.   

Education/Training Requirements:  Applicants for this position must possess State of Maine Firefighter I/II or Pro-Board Certification, a valid State of Maine Basic EMT license (or be eligible for verified reciprocity within 30 days of appointment.) Applicants must have and be able to provide State of Maine or Pro-Board certification for Basic Pumps or Pump Operator. Additionally, Applicants must provide documentation of Interior Firefighter competency.

Applicants must have a valid driver’s license with a verified clean driving record, must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent and must pass an extensive background check, physical examination, physical agility test, psychological exam, and swim test. 

Application Requirements: Qualified applicants should submit all of the following:  letter of interest, completed Town of Wells employment application, copies of: Firefighter I/II Maine Certification, Maine Basic EMT license or documented proof of eligibility for reciprocity, Basic Pumps/Pump Operator certification, Interior Firefighter competency documentation, and Driver’s License information. 

This is a full-time, non-exempt, union positon offering a comprehensive benefits package and starting salary of $895.79 per week.  Upon successful completion of a six-month probationary period salary increases to $987.54/week.  In addition to the wages outlined above, educational incentives are also available to those who qualify. 

Applications for employment are available at  under Town Employment Opportunities, or at the Human Resources Department at Town Hall, 208 Sanford Road, Wells, ME 04090.

Applications will be accepted until Friday, September 13, 2019 at 4pm.

Completed application materials should be returned to: Town of Wells, Attention: Human Resources Director, 208 Sanford Road, Wells, ME 04090 or email to

Please do not use the “Apply on Line” functions available through Facebook or any other social media platform to apply.


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