Per Diem Firefighter/EMT, Advanced, and Paramedics - Town of Kennebunk


The Town of Kennebunk’s Fire Rescue Department is seeking Per Diem Firefighter/EMT's, Advanced, and Paramedics. These per diem (not full-time) positions report 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.

View the Job Description (PDF).


Position Requirements

  1. High school diploma or equivalent; 
  2. State licensed EMT, EMT-A, or Paramedic. 
  3. Firefighter I& II certification.
  4. National Incident Management System Training (IS 100, 200, and 700).
  5. AVOC/EVOC or equivalent.
  6. Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license without any serious infractions on the driving or criminal record. 

Position Pay

Pay is based on EMS license level and fire certification.

Firefighter/EMT (w/ FFI certification): $22.11

Firefighter/EMT (w/ FFII certification) & Firefighter/EMT-A (w/ FFI certification): $23.14

Firefighter/EMT-A (w/ FFII certification) & Firefighter/Paramedic (w/ FFI certification): $24.17

Firefighter/Paramedic (w/ FFII certification): $25.21


How to Apply

Interested candidates must complete an employment application. View the job description and complete the online employment application on the Town's career portal. Any further questions may be directed to Human Resources at 207-604-1382 or John Brady, EMS Division Chief, at


The posting will remain open until filled.


As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Town of Kennebunk shall employ, upgrade, and promote the best qualified person(s) who are available at the salary level established for the position, without discrimination as to race, religion, age, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation (including gender identity and expression), national origin or ancestry, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, color, political affiliation, whistleblower activity, or any other status protected by law. 

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