Employment Opportunity - Firefighter/Paramedic

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The Northborough Fire Department seeks qualified applicants for the full-time position of Firefighter/Paramedic. The successful candidate will work a rotating shift of 24/on 48/off, 24/on 96/off over an eight-week rotation (42-hour week on average). Applicants must possess MA certification as an EMT-Paramedic with a minimum of one year of job-related experience. High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate degree in Fire Science or Paramedicine is desirable. If the successful applicant has not completed the MA Fire Academy’s Career Firefighter Recruit Training Program, he/she will be enrolled post-hire. Per the union contract, the successful candidate shall reside in Town or shall establish and/or maintain residency in a community whose border lies within fifteen air miles of Northborough’s border. Valid MA driver’s license required. Annual compensation range, inclusive of base wages and paramedic stipend, is $59,589 - $71,650, dependent upon qualifications; comprehensive benefits provided.

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to Town of Northborough, c/o Chief David Parenti, 63 Main Street, Northborough, MA 01532, or email documents to townadmin@town.northborough.ma.us referencing “Firefighter/Paramedic Applicant” in the email subject line. Position open until filled with priority consideration of applications received by March 9, 2020.

Qualified candidates will be extended a conditional offer of employment pending successful completion of a background check and passing a pre-employment drug test administered to detect drugs and other substances that are considered controlled substances under the Controlled Substances Act, including marijuana (cannabis).  AA/EOE