Firefighter / Paramedic - City of Augusta

The Augusta Fire Department (AFD) is seeking a dedicated professional to join us in fulfilling our mission of safely serving our community by protecting life, property and the environment through prevention, education and emergency services.

Candidates may be in a paramedic training program at application but must achieve licensure as a Paramedic within 12 months of hire.

The position requires a valid State of Maine driver’s license, FFI and FFII certification, and successful completion of Department issued written and physical agility tests, as well as an oral interview.

Qualified applicants will be scheduled to participate in a written and physical exam at date(s) to be determined.

For more information about the AFD, please check out Augusta Fire Department Facebook Page or email

Firefighter/Paramedics work an average 42-hour workweek on rotating 24-hour or 12-hour shifts. Preference will be given to those who have completed Paramedic Licensure and FFI/FFII certifications

Starting FF/Paramedic pay is expected to range between $927.78 -$1,035.23 per week (steps 1 through 3) plus additional stipends, depending on the previous experience, education and qualifications of the candidate. Overtime opportunities and paid training are also available.

The City of Augusta offers a comprehensive benefit plan, including medical insurance coverage, generous paid time off and an annual clothing allowance. The AFD participates in a pension plan which pays 2/3 compensation with cost-of-living increases after 25 years of service, regardless of age (MainePERS Plan 3C.)

To apply, please submit application materials to: Human Resources or City of Augusta,

16 Cony Street, Augusta, ME 04330, or by fax (207) 620-8175

By June 1, 2021.

The Augusta Fire Department is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Underrepresented candidates are encouraged to apply.

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