Town of New Gloucester, Maine
Employment Opportunity
Fire and Rescue Department Chief

The Town of New Gloucester, Maine (pop. 5700) is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Fire and Rescue Chief. The Town of New Gloucester is located between Portland and Auburn/Lewiston, Maine. The Department covers approximately 42 square miles from a single station. The Department is a full-service fire/rescue and EMS organization that has an average of 40 on-call fire/EMS personnel; the Fire and Rescue Chief is the only full-time employee. The department responds to more than 500 EMS and fore calls per year. The current annual operating budget of the Fire Department is approximately $380,000.
Candidates must have strong leadership and managerial skills combined with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Strong work ethic, integrity, proven leadership abilities, adaptability and creativity are essential. New Gloucester is looking for a collaborator with problem solving skills and team building; planning and directing the work activities and operations of the department. The successful candidate may be required to drive emergency apparatus and assist as an EMS provider.

At least an Associate’s Degree from an accredited university or college is preferred, 7-10 years of municipal fire/rescue experience and at least 5 years of experience as a chief officer in a comparable or larger organization. Additionally, candidates must possess a minimum of EMT-Advanced license. Candidates must have demonstrated experience and skill within the following critical areas: budgeting, crafting collaborative interagency relationships, pacing change, fire ground management, incident command and emergency management.

The Town of New Gloucester offers a generous benefit package. Salary range for this position is $50,000 to $70,000. Please see detailed job description available at: www.newgloucester.com. To apply, please email resume, cover letter and list of references to:
Carrie Castonguay, Town Manager

Review of resumes will begin on February 1, 2019. Position shall remain open until a suitable applicant is found. The Town of New Gloucester is an EOE.



City of Presque Isle, Maine
Notice of Job Openings

The City of Presque Isle currently hiring for one (1) new Firefighter/Paramedic. 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 night time residence increasing to roughly 20,000 day time population, successful candidates primary function will be providing EMS care through 911 responses, fire suppression, airport firefighting, fire prevention, life safety inspection, Haz-Mat Decon While working a 24 / 48 shift schedule.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED. College degree from an accredited university preferred.
  • Must posses a valid Maine 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.

Applications are available at the Human Resource Department located on the third floor at City Hall 12 Second Street, Presque Isle, or by email request at kchapman@presqueisleme.us.

Applications along with a cover letter and resume are to be submitted to:
Kellie Chapman, Human Resource Director, 12 Second Street, Presque Isle, ME 04769.

Positions will be filled as soon as qualified candidates are found.

The City of Presque Isle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.