Full-Time Firefighter/EMT (Advanced or Paramedic)

Town of Hampden
Job Description
The Town of Hampden is seeking applicants for a full-time firefighter/EMT (Advanced or Paramedic).

Hampden Public Safety is a community-centered agency committed to providing professional and progressive public safety services.

Requirements: Applicants must be licensed at the A-EMT level or higher to apply for this position. Candidates with State FF I and II certification are desired. Candidates that are not currently Paramedics will be required to obtain their Paramedic license per Local 4903 Collective Bargaining Agreement. Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, Applicants will be required to pass a background check, Hampden Fire Department Physical Agility Test, a written test, complete a job related assessment center, and a medical exam.

Benefits: The Hampden Fire Department offers a competitive wage/benefits package, excellent retirement options, opportunities for advancement and professional growth, 12 paid holidays, and vacation time.

Wages: The rate of pay is $21.33 to  $27.22. A lateral entry at the Public Safety Director’s discretion is available based on training and experience.

Health Insurance: Maine Municipal Employees Health Trust PPO 2500 with 90% Med-A-Vision Plan. The Town pays 100% for the employee and 70% for a family plan.

Retirement: Maine State Retirement plan 3C, which includes 2/3 pay after 25 years of service with no age attainment, and COLA; or I.C.M.A. with a 10% (non-matching by the employee) contribution by the Town. The Town will contribute an additional .5% with an employee contribution to the I.C.M.A. 457 Plan.

Schedule: 42- hour work week. Shift pattern is 24 hours on duty, 24 hours off duty, 24 hours on duty, 5 days off duty.

Sick Leave Incentive: The Town  will make available retirement medical benefits offered under I.C.M.A. The Town will contribute 12 hours per month upon the employee accumulating the maximum sick time hours of 1008
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To obtain an application or additional information, please contact Hampden Public Safety at 862-4000. Applications can also be obtained at https://www.hampdenmaine.gov/jobs. Please submit completed application, cover letter, and resume to:
 
Deputy Fire Chief                                                      or via email: firedc@hampdenmaine.gov
106 Western Avenue
Hampden, ME 04444
 
 
Application period will close at 1700 on Monday April 5, 2021
 
The Town of Hampden is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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