Full-Time Paramedic/Firefighter

The Town of Acushnet Fire & EMS Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill one open full-time PARAMEDIC / FIREFIGHTER position.
The ideal candidate:
  • Possess all certifications required by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to fulfill the job of Paramedic
  • Possess certification as a Massachusetts Firefighter Level I/II from a training program sanction by the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy
  • Lives within a distance to Acushnet which makes off duty “call backs” reasonable and practicable
  • Possess a valid Massachusetts driver’s license
Starting salary is $19.88 per hour.
The position works twenty-four (24) hour shifts following an existing work schedule.
Qualified candidates will be subjected to an intensive interview and screening process.
The department intends to staff the position in early September 2018.
Interested candidates are asked to email Fire Chief Kevin Gallagher at kgallagher@acushnet.ma.us.  A full job posting, job description and link to the Town of Acushnet Employment Application will be provided.  Deadline for submitting all paperwork is Wednesday, August 22, 2018, by 4:00 PM.
This is a highly selective position.  The successful applicant will be the person with the knowledge, skill, qualifications, character, work ethic and compassion established and maintained by our members.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

The Town of Acushnet is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant because of race, color, religion,  sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, protected genetic information, gender identity, or any other class protected by federal, state or local law. Any person who needs assistance in fully participating in the application process should contact the Town of Acushnet Selectmen’s Office.