Per Diem EMS Provider - Town of Durham, Maine

Per Diem EMS Provider - Town of Durham

  The Town of Durham, Maine is currently seeking qualified applicants to fill the role of Per Diem EMS Provider. Durham is a bedroom community in Androscoggin County bordered by several larger metropolitan areas.

 The Durham Fire and Rescue Department receives an average of over 300 emergency calls each year. These emergencies include house and car fires, automobile accidents, wildfires, Emergency Medical Service calls and more.  We utilize a combination staffing model consisting of a full-time Fire Rescue Chief, part-time cross trained Office Manager, volunteer Assistant Chief, volunteer fire and rescue members and supplemental per-diem staff.

 This is a skilled emergency medical services position. Duties include primarily responding to medical emergencies in a community encompassing 39 square miles with a year round population of approximately 4,000. Work involves training for and participating in duties of protecting life and property through performing EMS and rescue activities. Work is generally performed as a member of a team. Employees in this role participate in the performance of potentially hazardous tasks under emergency conditions which may require strenuous exertion. Secondary job duties include firefighting duties as approved by the chief of department, routine station maintenance, equipment maintenance, and varied department duties. Specific orders and assignments are given by the supervising officer, both on emergency responses and at the fire station. Durham Fire Rescue offers competitive wages and flexible scheduling.


Position requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Availability of reliable transportation
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Current EMT-Basic licensure (AEMT/Paramedic Preferred)
  • Clean driving record with acceptable background check
  • AVOC Certified

 Additional Preferred Qualifications: Certified FF1/2, EVOC, HAZMAT Operations.  


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 Applications will be taken until suitable hiring list achieved. For additional information call 207.353.2473


-Equal Opportunity Employer-

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