The town of York, a coastal community comprised of the villages of Cape Neddick, York Harbor, York Village and York Beach, is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter in the York Beach Fire Department. The town has a year-round population of 12,500 but regularly increases to 40,000 during the peak summer season.

The position is responsible for both areas of Advanced Emergency Medicine and Firefighting. The incumbent performs technical work providing advanced emergency medical services for patients who experience medical problems in the field and combating, extinguishing, and preventing fires, in answering emergency calls, and in operating and maintaining Fire Rescue Department equipment, apparatus, and quarters. This would be an ideal position for an experienced Firefighter/EMS provider or Fire Officer. Work is performed under the direction of the Fire Chief or designee.

High school diploma or equivalent, Firefighter I and II certifications required. Advanced EMT or Paramedic License required. A Maine Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or ability to obtain a CDL within six months of hire required. Prior experience desirable.

The position is non-exempt, union, working a 56 hour per week, on average, schedule including nights, weekends and holidays. Starting salary dependent upon EMT License Level. After successful completion of one year of service candidate will be promoted to Fire Officer with rank to be determined by the Fire Chief. Requirements outlined in department standard operating guideline. We follow a weekly payroll schedule. The current pay ranges are:

FF/EMT-A $1,086.85 to $1,462.14 ($56,516.20 to $76,031.28 annually)

FF/EMT-P $1,122.86 to $1,510.72 ($58,388.72 to $78,557.44 annually)

A complete list of duties, responsibilities and requirements can be provided upon request. The deadline for applications is August 14. The town of York is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please submit resume, cover letter, completed application, and training certificates to;

Town of York

Kathryn Lagasse, Director of Human Resources

186 York Street

York, Maine 03909