Town of Greenwich – Assistant Fire Chief

This opening is for an additional Assistant Fire Chief within the Greenwich Fire Department executive team who will assist with the overall administration of services and the implementation of the Department’s Strategic Plan. The Town is seeking a Fire Officer with proven data analysis, planning, and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to assist with structuring and presenting an annual budget is important for success.


101 Field Point Road
Greenwich, CT 06830

The Town of Greenwich is Dedicated to Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment


City of Bristol CT – Fire Chief

The City of Bristol is pleased to announce our search for a new Fire Chief to join our management team. Fire Chief is appointed by the City Council and reports directly to the Mayor. The Fire Chief is the senior command position with overall responsibility for the direction and management of the Bristol Fire Department. Key responsibilities of this position include budget preparation, program development, and oversight of subordinate divisions.

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Submit Online Application with Cover Letter & Resume:
Closing Deadline: Open until filled.
Equal Opportunity Employer


Fire Science Faculty Job Opening at Lakes Region Community College

The LRCC Fire Science Program is now hiring a full-time faculty member to fill the following open position.

Assistant Professor / Associate Professor
(based on qualifications)

Pay Range: $46,829 – $52,780 Per Year
Great Benefits!

Work 10 Months A Year – Take The Summer Off

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Battalion Chief – Emergency Medical Services, Burlington VT

This position is a 40 hour per week, Monday – Friday assignment and is responsible for oversight and coordination of the Departments EMS program. Duties include, but are not limited to training of staff, quality assurance of the EMS program, certification and credentialing personnel, ensuring adequate medical supplies, staff liaison to the hospital and the EMS District, preceptor for paramedic students and single point of contact for all EMS inquires.

Promoting a culture that reveres diversity and equity

The City of Burlington is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we are strongly committed to creating a dynamic and equitable work-force that mirrors the population and world that we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of political or religious affiliation, race, color, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, crime victim status, veteran status, disability, HIV positive status, or genetic information in employment or the provision of services.  In addition to being an equal opportunity employer we actively encourage applicants who can contribute to our growing diversity to apply.

Applications for our employment opportunities are only accepted online through our Government Jobs website.

For accessibility information or alternative formats, please contact Human Resources
Department at 802-540-3057 or careers@burlingtonvt.gov.

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Agawam Fire Department Mechanic

The Town of Agawam is accepting applications for a fire department mechanic. Applications are available on our website www.agawam.ma.us or in the Personnel office, 36 main Agawam, Ma 01001 Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30. Applications or resumes will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. The Town of Agawam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Primary Purpose

Skilled technical mechanical and troubleshooting work managing the maintenance and repair of fire apparatus, vehicles and equipment; other related work, as required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions or duties listed below are illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Inspects, tests, troubleshoots, repairs and maintains all types of Fire Department vehicles, apparatus, equipment, tools, fire pumps, aerial ladders, ground ladders, self-contained breathing apparatus, and cascade / high pressure breathing air filling systems. Performs limited repairs on some department facilities including overhead doors, vehicle exhaust management systems, compressors, building backup generators, and vehicle shore lines.
Performs routine preventive maintenance inspections and repair of fire apparatus; prioritize and organize work assignments; perform scheduled maintenance for all department motorized vehicles (aerial ladders, pumpers, ambulances, trucks, boats, automobiles) and small engines.

Schedules and organizes third party compliance testing of fire pumps, aerial ladders, ground ladders, self-contained breathing apparatus, and cascade / high pressure breathing air filling systems to maintain compliance with applicable state, OSHA and NFPA standards.
Works in collaboration with vendors and manufacturers to schedule off site repairs of equipment and apparatus.

Performs factory inspections of new apparatus or factory service being executed on existing apparatus. Seeks correction of deficiencies through the apparatus manufacturer.
Prioritizes and executes acquisitions of repair parts, equipment and tools.
Advises management regarding proposed specifications of department apparatus prior to purchase.

Perform maintenance, overhauls, and updates of self-contained breathing apparatus; perform testing and repair; file warranty claims for S.C.B.A. parts; service self-contained breathing apparatus in repair shop or on the fire ground as necessary.
Perform preventive maintenance on emergency rescue equipment and firefighter personal protective equipment such as hand lights and personal alert safety signal devices; repair small hand tools.

Performs light fabrication of parts and accessories when necessary.
Oversees and maintains all records associated with apparatus and equipment repair, preventive maintenance and inspection.

Provides instruction, training and assistance to department personnel regarding the operation of department equipment and vehicles.

Obtains, maintains and upgrades all individual job relevant certifications as required by the Fire Chief.

Ensures equipment is operating safely.
Perform other duties as dictated by the Fire Chief.

Work Environment

Work is performed in both field and shop environments; work may be performed outside in field conditions during emergencies; work involves exposure to constant loud noise and potential exposure to equipment with moving mechanical parts and hydraulic systems. The employee responds to working fires and other hazardous/emergency situations to address equipment breakdown and other emergency equipment needs at the request of Incident Commanders.

The employee operates a variety of special motor equipment and other equipment, such as trucks and other heavy and light equipment, and office equipment.
The employee will have contact with other departments and parts vendors.
The employee will work in close contact with Firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians in an atmosphere reliant on trust, mutual respect and teamwork.
The work schedule is 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 4:30 PM with minimal opportunity for overtime.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent; additional technical training; two years of experience repairing, maintaining and overhauling heavy equipment and motor equipment, including electrical and hydraulic systems; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with use of all tools and equipment associated with medium / heavy truck repair.

Additional Required Education and Experience

  • Valid Commercial Driver’s License, Class B, with air brake endorsement
  • Medium-Heavy Truck ASE Certifications
  • Emergency Vehicle Technician Certifications
  • 2+ years experience in servicing and repairing fire apparatus as a full time dedicated technician
  • Certified Pierce Technician
  • Experience in the maintenance and repair of high pressure hydraulic equipment
  • Experience or certification in the service and repair of Allison transmissions
  • Experience or certification in the maintenance and repair of fire pumps
  • Experience or certification in the maintenance and repair of high pressure breathing air systems

Knowledge, Ability and Skill

Comprehensive knowledge of the techniques and principles of heavy equipment maintenance and repair, fire pumps, aerial ladders, ambulances, small engines, breathing apparatus, preventive maintenance programs, safety practices and procedures; knowledge of computer diagnostic systems.

Ability to perform preventive maintenance, assess complex maintenance and repair problems, troubleshoot and diagnose mechanical and other problems, develop maintenance solutions, operate heavy and other motor equipment, power tools and hand tools, read technical manuals, equipment specifications, work orders and instructions, and adapt new technology to work situations.

Skill in assessing mechanical, electric and hydraulic problems and finding solutions.

Physical Requirements

Work is performed in field and shop conditions; emergency repair work may be performed in the field with exposure to various weather conditions. Strenuous physical effort is usually required when performing work. The employee is frequently required to stand, sit, speak, hear, use hands to operate equipment, walk, reach with hands and arms, balance, crouch, crawl, stoop, and climb, and is occasionally required to lift or move items weighing up to 100 pounds. Vision requirements include the ability to read routine and technical documents, operate vehicles and use a computer.


Base salary $64,425 to $69,084 plus benefits (holiday pay, education incentives, etc.)
Health and dental insurance programs are offered. This position is affiliated with a county



City of Ellsworth, Deputy Fire Chief

The City of Ellsworth has an amazing opportunity for a Deputy Fire Chief within our evolving Fire Department. The department is currently trying to re-focus on training, wellness and a positive culture. The City of Ellsworth is a fast growing community with its needs ever evolving. The ideal Deputy Fire Chief will have experience working as both a firefighter and EMT, as well as supervisory experience within a Fire Department. We are looking for someone well versed in personnel issues and navigating employee relations with an emphasis on collaborative planning and conflict resolution. The Deputy Chief will be highly involved in the day to day operations of the Fire Station. This position assists the Fire Chief with oversight of 12 full time EMS-Firefighters, call company members, and full time union Office Manager. Our Department is very fast paced, responding to over 1368 emergency calls annually within the 65 square miles of Ellsworth’s both rural and urban settings. About 70% of those calls were EMS. We work closely with neighboring towns, priding ourselves on our ability to provide and utilize mutual and automatic aid.The City of Ellsworth offers a robust compensation package. This includes paid personal, sick and vacation time as well as health insurance with a companion Health Reimbursement Account fully funded by the City to pick up additional healthcare costs for its employees, dental, life insurance, income protection and more. We offer several retirement plans, with a match by the City, including MEPERS.

Requirements for the Deputy Chief position include:

  • 3 years of fire service supervisory experience (Captain or higher)
  • 10 years of experience as a career firefighter
  • Associates degree or higher in a fire service related field
  • Paramedic
  • Fire Officer II
  • Fire Instructor I
  • Valid Driver’s License, Class B with N tank endorsement, or ability to obtain
  • Maine Fire training and Education instructor, or ability to obtain.
  • Maine EMS Instructor to paramedic level, or ability to obtain.

Please provide the following documents when submitting your application:

  • Cover Letter and Resume
  • Salary Requirements
  • Current EMS License
  • College transcripts
  • Fire/EMS certifications and any relevant credentials

* Finalists may be required to pass background check and physical/psychological exam

Applications and resumes may be submitted to: City of Ellsworth C/O Human Resources, 1 City Hall Plaza, Ellsworth, Maine 04605. Applicants must submit current respiratory protection clearance and current SCBA fit test. Applicants may include copies of any relevant certificates or licenses.



West Tisbury, Massachusetts Notice of Job Openings 
Fire Chief

Small, rural community on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard seeks a Fire Chief to replace the Chief who will retire after 27 years of service. The town has a population of over 3,200 year round residents with a substantial seasonal increase. The Fire Department is a volunteer force with a roster of around 40 people.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience in Firefighting, Fire Prevention and Fire Safety. Significant supervisory experience is required with managerial experience an asset. Qualified candidates should show an ability to attract and retain new volunteers. Salary is negotiable.

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to the Board of Selectmen through Jennifer Rand, Town Administrator by March 5, 2021 3:30 pm. Applications should only be submitted electronically or by e-mail to townadmin@westtisbury-ma.gov. West Tisbury is an equal opportunity employer.



City of Presque Isle, Maine Notice of Job Openings


The City of Presque Isle currently hiring for one (2) 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.

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, required to obtain Paramedic License within 24 months.

For your invitation to become a member of this organization, please submit an 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 a suitable candidate is found.

The City of Presque Isle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.