Per Diem Firefighter/Paramedic - Town of Kennebunk


The Town of Kennebunk’s Fire Rescue Department is seeking a Per Diem Firefighter/Paramedic. This per diem (not full-time) position reports directly to the Shift Captain/other Department members as directed. This is a skilled firefighting and emergency medical position. Work includes responding to a wide range of fire suppression, medical, and traumatic emergencies in a community of 44 square miles with a year round population of 12,000 that increases significantly in summer months. Essential duties and responsibilities include responding to a variety of emergency calls, operating department vehicles and equipment, and working in sometimes extreme and hazardous conditions all related to supporting the needs of the department and the community.

Position Requirements
Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent; State Paramedic License; Firefighter II certification; National Incident Management System Training (IS 100, 200, and 700); AVOC/EVOC or equivalent; Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license without any serious infractions on the driving or criminal record.

For more information, please view the job description here Job Description (PDF)

Position Pay

How to Apply
Interested candidates must complete an employment application.  Applications are available on the Town’s website or with the Fire Rescue Department. Applications may be emailed, mailed, or hand delivered to the HR Department at the Town Hall, 1 Summer Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043. 

View Employment Application (PDF)

Any further questions may be directed to Human Resources Director or EMS Division Chief.

You may visit the town website at to learn more about the Kennebunk Community.

The Town of Kennebunk is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to excellence through diversity in its staff.

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