City of Presque Isle, Maine
Notice of Job Openings

The City of Presque Isle is currently accepting applications for two (2) open Firefighter/Paramedic positions.  The Fire Department operates on a 42-hour work week consisting of 24 hour shifts as follows, one on, one off, one on, 5 days off.

This is an entry level Firefighting position with the City and an outstanding opportunity for a dynamic motivated professional to become a valued member of an innovative, progressive fire department. Presque Isle Fire Department serves approximately 75 square miles, with a population of roughly 9,800 nighttime residence increasing to roughly 20,000 daytime population. Successful candidates’ primary functions will be providing EMS care through 911 responses, fire suppression, airport firefighting, fire prevention, life safety inspection.

This position offers a comprehensive benefits package, including a 25 year 2/3rd no age retirement plan, wage step increases, employee and family medical health coverage, paid vacation and sick time.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED. College degree from an accredited university preferred.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Firefighter II Preferred.
  • Current Maine Paramedic License or be currently enrolled in a Paramedic program with a completion date of 12 months.
  • Current EMT or Advanced EMTs will be considered and required to obtain Paramedic License within 24 months.

For your invitation to become a member of this organization, please submit an employment application along with your resume to the Human Resources Office; 12 Second Street, Presque Isle, ME 04769. Applications can be found online at www.presqueislemaine.gov and will be accepted until suitable candidates are found.

The City of Presque Isle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




Starting salary $95,000 – $110,000 with an excellent benefits package.

The Town of Colchester is seeking a progressive leader to be its next Fire Chief, providing management and oversight of four full-time staff and upwards of 40 volunteer members, as well as partnering with a non-profit department within the Town. Requires application of qualitative and quantitative skills in general business management, resource allocation, written and oral communication, policy development, collaboration, diplomacy, planning and problem solving.

Experience including successful implementation of change in fire administration, technology and practices. Data-driven decision making, excellent written and verbal communication with internal and external stakeholders. Requires a collaborative and inclusive mindset to work across multiple teams and promote cohesion. Extensive experience with emergency management, strategic planning and a commitment to continuous improvement to provide the highest level of fire services given the available resources.

Successful applicants will hold a bachelor’s degree and at least 10 years of firefighting experience, with a minimum of three years of departmental leadership. Relevant life experience outside of fire service may be substituted for a degree.
Please visit https://colchestervt.gov/321/Human-Resources to view a complete job description, and to submit a cover letter, resume and application online.
The Town of Colchester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Position open until filled.

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