Career Description

The City of Bath is currently accepting applications for the position of a full time Firefighter/AEMT. Our small, family friendly city has recently been celebrated as one of the best small cities in America and a distinctive destination by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

The probationary starting wage for an advanced EMT is $18.97/hr. and the probationary starting wage for a paramedic is $20.47. This position is eligible for a generous benefits package including PTO, health insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance and participation in a two-thirds retirement plan through the Maine State Retirement program. The Bath Fire Department is a progressive department that provides an allowance for professional development. The firefighter/AEMT schedule consists of 24 hours on duty, followed by 72 hours off duty, with the opportunity for overtime.

Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license. The selected candidate must possess a valid Maine EMS certification prior to the job start date and be firefighter I & II certified. A copy of your driver’s license, EMS license and Firefighter I & II certifications must be attached to your application materials. Leading candidates for this position will be required to successfully pass an in-depth background check and pre-employment (medical) examinations.

All candidates will be required to undergo the Bath Fire Department physical agility test. Candidates that successfully pass the agility test will move on to the written test. (A CPAT will not be accepted). The written exam and physical agility test will take place on 10/14/17.

**Important information to this process, including the medical clearance forms required to undergo the physical agility test, can be found on the City website at **

Interested candidates should apply by submitting the following required materials: application form, resume, cover letter (addressed to Chief Lawrence A. Renaud Jr.), completed forms, Driver and Maine EMS licensure copies, and documentation of any and all applicable certifications and training are essential to the process and must be returned by the closing date of Monday, September 25, 2017 by 4:30 p.m. The job description and relevant materials can be found on the City of Bath website at under City Employment Opportunities. All application materials can also be obtained through the City Clerk’s Office, 55 Front St., Bath, Maine 04530. PLEASE RETURN ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS TO THE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE.

The City of Bath is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Aug-28-2017 Fire & Rescue Department Fire & Rescue Department Full-Time