City of Lewiston Maine
Due to an upcoming retirement, the City of Lewiston is accepting applications for the position of Fire Chief. Lewiston, a community known for its high quality of life, is located in Central Maine. The Department is a career full-service agency providing emergency response services to a community of 36,000 + residents over approximately 36 square miles with 68 firefighters and 7 staff personnel. The Chief reports directly to the City Administrator.
The position requires a progressive, active, hands-on individual who can lead a career department. Successful applicants will demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills and have a broad background in all aspects of service delivery including suppression, EMS, prevention, and inspection.
Requirements include a minimum of 10 years progressively responsible fire service experience with five or more years as a command officer (Captain/Shift Officer or above) and a valid operator’s license. Emergency Medical Services EMT-B preferred, and a valid operator’s license. Desired qualifications include Fire Officer II training and Emergency Medical Services EMT-B certification along with experience in: a career department; operating in a union environment; computer literacy in financial systems and office software; and managing and developing budgets. The successful applicant must be in good physical condition and pass all pre-employment screenings including a physical examination and drug screening.
The salary range is $75,504 to $108,264, DOQ and experience, and includes a negotiable benefits package. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a resume outlining experience and achievements in program and project management, and copies of required certifications to:
Human Resources City of Lewiston
27 Pine Street Lewiston, Maine 04240
Electronic submissions can be addressed to email@example.com. Applicants should confirm electronic submittals are received by calling (207) 513-3002 extension 3238.
Deadline for application submittal is February 28, 2017 at 4:30 pm.
The City of Lewiston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
City of Presque Isle, Maine
Notice of Job Openings
The City of Presque Isle currently hiring for 6 new Firefighters/Paramedics. 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 be living within an 11 mile radius to the fire station by the end of probation.
- 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 ability to achieve a Maine license within three months of hire.
Applications are available at the Resources Department located on the third floor at City Hall 12 Second Street, Presque Isle, or by email request at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications along with a cover letter and resume are to be submitted to the:
Presque Isle Fire Department
43 North Street Suite 1
Presque Isle, ME 04769
Attention: Darrell White, Fire Chief.
Positions will be filled as soon as qualified candidates are found.
The City of Presque Isle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.