EMS Job Board

Here are the latest postings for EMS jobs in Maine. Below you’ll find current EMT, advanced EMT, and paramedics jobs available throughout our state. Before applying, you should contact the agency directly to make sure the posting is still current.

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North Star EMS

EMS Professionals

Rockport, Maine

Posted November 21, 2022

  • Position Summary
    • The professionals of NorthStar Ambulance at our Pen Bay location provide both basic and advanced life support during inter-facility transfer care to patients when indicated by the patient’s injury or illness in accordance with state and local protocols.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
    • License/Certifications: Maine EMT-Basic license. Valid Maine driver’s license. AVOC/EVOC is required within six months of employment. CPR (AHA). IS100/700.
    • Experience: N/A
    • Must be 18 years of age
    • Annual Skills Assessment, specific to department policies
    • Annual Fit Testing
Benefits of working at NorthStar:
  • Stryker Auto-load systems
  • LP15 Monitors
  • Competitive shift differentials
  • Health/dental/vision insurance
  • 403b Retirement
  • Generous paid time off, including 10 paid holidays
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Paid family leave
  • Employee wellness perks
  • Reimbursed uniform stipend
  • Paid, in-house CEHs and FOAMfrat account
  • Free Wilderness-EMT certification classes

 

Starting Pay Basic: $17.50
Starting Pay Advanced: $18.04
Starting Pay Paramedic: $20.23
Shift Differential add-ons *Stacking of differentials applies*:
Weekday Pay: Evening +$1.75/hr, Night +$3.50/hr
Weekend Pay: Day +$1.75/hr, Evening +$3.50/hr, Night +$5.25/hr

 

Apply online today at www.careersatmainehealth.org

Lincoln Fire Department

2 Positions available: Firefighter/EMT and Fire Prevention/Inspector

Lincoln , Maine

Posted November 3, 2022

Lincoln, ME – Firefighter/EMT

Two positions available:

  • 24hr rotating Firefighter/EMT (56hr/week)
  • Fire prevention/inspector (45 hr/week) daytime position

 

> Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance included in the benefits package

> Off-duty recall stipends, overtime opportunities, and training differentials

> On-site gym access

> Paid vacation, holiday pay, and sick time

 

With our 13 area lakes and abundance of ATV and snowmobile trails, this area is perfect for anyone who enjoys the outdoors! The Lincoln area can offer a tight-knit, rural, and private lifestyle while remaining 60 minutes or less from Baxter State Park and the amenities of Bangor.

Come enjoy the small-town lifestyle while working at one of the busiest Fire Departments in Penobscot County! Our current population is 5,948 and our 2022 combined call volume is at 1,545 and climbing.

Job Requirements:

-High school diploma or GED

-Valid driver’s license

-COVID-19 vaccination

Desired Qualifications:

-EMT Basic (Paramedic preferred)

-Pro-Board Firefighter I & II

We are also willing to train a quality candidate that is lacking any of the above credentials if there is not a more qualified or higher-scoring candidate.

Hiring Process:

-Interview board

-Physical agility test

-Written fire and EMS knowledge exam

You can find an application at townoflincolnmaine.org or stop by the firehouse during normal business hours. Feel free to message this page or ask questions in the comments. Applications will be accepted through November 21st, 2022.

Brunswick Fire Department

Firefighter/EMS

Brunswick, Maine

Posted October 25, 2022

Firefighter/EMT

Town of Brunswick Fire Department

 

The Town of Brunswick Fire Department is establishing a list for Firefighter/EMT.  Advanced EMT required within three years. Advanced and Paramedics are highly encouraged to apply.  We have one new position for January.

Requirements:  Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and be currently licensed as a Maine EMT-Basic.  A copy of your driver’s license and EMS license must be included with your application materials.  Leading candidates for this position will be required to successfully pass an in-depth background check, as well as medical examinations (psychological and pre-employment physical.)

Licensed Paramedics who get hired or those in a Paramedic Program that become licensed after being hired will receive a one-time $2,500 bonus.

The Town of Brunswick offers an excellent benefits package including options for health, dental, and/or life insurance, short-term disability, retirement plan choices, paid vacations, sick time, and 13 paid holidays.  We follow a bi-weekly payroll schedule.  The current biweekly pay ranges for a 42-hour Firefighter/EMT schedule are as follows:

FF/EMT-A            $1,657.12 to $1,962.99   ($43,084.60 to $51,037.74 annually)

FF/EMT-P            $1,822.83 to $2,172.67   ($47,393.58 to $56,489.42 annually)

The Union is currently in negotiations and the pay scale will be changing

All candidates will be required to undergo the Brunswick Fire Department physical agility test. (A CPAT will not be accepted). A practice physical agility test will be offered on Saturday, November 19, 2022. Candidates will need a signed medical release form before participating in either Physical Agility Tests (Practice or Actual). The written exam and final physical agility test will take place on Saturday, December 3, 2022. Candidates will be notified of site location and times following application.

 

To apply, interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume (addressed to Chief Ken Brillant), employment application, Driver and Maine EMS licensure copies, PAT Medical Clearance form, and documentation of all applicable certifications and training essential to the process to:

Jody Durisko
Human Resources Manager
85 Union Street
Brunswick, ME 04011
[email protected]

Employment applications, job descriptions, PAT standards, and PAT Medical Clearance forms are available online at www.brunswickme.org.

All materials must be returned by the closing date of Friday, November 18th at NOONWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Town of Brunswick considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, physical or mental disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and/or local law.

Southwest Harbor-Tremont Ambulance Service

Drivers, EMTs, AEMTs, and Paramedics

Southwest Harbor/Tremont, Maine

Posted September 20, 2022

The Southwest Harbor-Tremont Ambulance Service (SWHTA) has been serving the towns since the 1960s. We staff one provider at our station 24/7 with a driver on call from home. We have two ambulances and average about 450 calls per year, serving the towns of Southwest Harbor and Tremont, as well as our mutual-aid partners in Mt Desert and Bar Harbor. We also support Acadia National Park and some of the island communities nearby.

Available Positions:
We are hiring for all per diem positions, including drivers, EMTs, AEMTs, and Paramedics. Shifts range from 6 to 36 hours with competitive pay rates for all positions. Applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss working for the Service with the Crew Chief prior to applying.

Basic Job Qualifications:
• Hold a valid state driver’s license with a clean driving record.
• Minimum age of 18 years old.
• Pass a criminal background check.
• Physically able to complete job-related tasks, including lifting and carrying emergency medical equipment or patients, with assistance.
• Ability to work in weather extremes and at all hours.
• Must have (or receive at SWHTA expense) the Hepatitis B series, Influenza vaccination, Tb screening, and the COVID19 vaccination (exemptions allowed per MEMS Rules).

Certifications & Training Requirements:
• All Positions: BLS, CPR, and EVOC within 6 months of hire. We will train you!
• EMT/AEMT: Maine State EMS certification. PHTLS certification preferred
• Paramedic: ACLS and PALS are required within 6 months of hire (if not current).

Current Pay Rates:
• Driver: $13.77 ($2.12 while on-call)
• EMT: $16.94 ($8.47 on-call)
• AEMT: $19.33 ($8.47 on-call)
• Paramedic: $23.83 ($8.47 on-call)

To Learn More:
Contact our Crew Chief Kyle Rounsavall at [email protected] or stop by our office at 26 Village Green Way, Southwest Harbor.
Visit us at swhtas.org or stop by for an application!

Freeport Fire/Rescue

Full-time Firefighter/Paramedic

Freeport, Maine

Posted July 21, 2022

The Town of Freeport is currently seeking applications for the position(s) of full-time
Firefighter/Paramedic. This is a skilled Firefighting and EMS position consisting of Paramedic
responsibilities, both emergency and non-emergency, as well as combating, extinguishing, and
preventing fires. Work involves responding to a wide range of fire suppression and medical
emergencies to ensure the stability and safety of our community.
Shift starts at 0700 hours and is 24 hours on, 24 hours off, 24 hours on, 5 days off for an average
work week of 42 hours. Weekends, holidays, training, and potential over time will be expected.

Position Requirements:
 High School Diploma or equivalent; Associate degree Fire or EMS related preferred.
 Must possess and maintain a valid State of Maine Class C operator's license.
 Maine EMT Paramedic license desired.
 Candidates with an AEMT license, who intend to obtain a Paramedic qualification within a
reasonable period are encouraged to apply.
 State of Maine Firefighter I is required, and Firefighter II certification is desired.
 Must be SCBA certified.
 Must be able to work rotating 24-hour shifts; including evenings, nights, and weekends
 Must successfully complete a comprehensive background check and a post-offer physical
exam.

The Town offers a generous benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Short-Term Disability
and Life Insurance, as well as Retirement, Vacation, and Sick leave.
Applications may be obtained in person or online at www.freeportmaine.com.
Return the application with cover letter and resume to:
Judy Hawley, Assistant Town Manager
30 Main Street
Freeport, ME 04032
207-865-0929 (fax)
[email protected]
The Town of Freeport is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or
harassment in the workplace. Members of traditionally underrepresented communities are encouraged
to apply for employment.
Position open until filled.

Central Lincoln County Ambulance Service

Full-time EMT, AEMT, and Paramedic Positions

Damariscotta, Maine

Posted July 21, 2022

Central Lincoln County Ambulance Service is a growing EMS agency serving the communities of Bremen,
Bristol, Damariscotta, Edgecomb, Jefferson, Newcastle, Nobleboro, and South Bristol. CLCAS is currently
seeking motivated applicants for a full-time Paramedic position as well as a full-time EMT or Advanced EMT
position.

EMT, AEMT, and Paramedic Applicant Requirements:
 High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
 Maine EMT license.
 Have or obtain Advanced EMT License within one year of employment.
 Valid Maine driver’s license.
 AVOC/EVOC required within six months of employment.
 BLS CPR
 IS100/700
 Must be a minimum of 18 years of age

Paramedic Applicant Requirements only:
 Maine Paramedic License
 Maine PIFT Certification
 ACLS
 PALS

Employee Benefits:

 Stryker Auto-load systems
 LUCAS Devices
 Health/dental insurance
 403b Retirement
 120 Hours of earned time annually
 Tuition Assistance
 Access to CE Solutions online CEH Classes

Starting Pay:
EMTs: $20.00/hour
AEMTS $22.00/hour
Paramedics $25.00/hour
For more information on how to apply visit: https://clcambulanceservice.org/employment

North Star EMS

AEMT

Farmington, Maine

Posted May 31, 2022

North Star EMS

Advanced EMT Full-Time *$2,500 Sign-On Bonus*

Farmington, Maine

  • Position Summary
    • Provides basic life support during emergency pre-hospital and interfaculty transfer care to patients when indicated by the patient’s injury or illness in accordance with State and local protocols.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
    • License/Certifications: Maine EMT-Basic license. Valid Maine driver’s license. AVOC/EVOC is required within six months of employment. CPR (AHA). IS100/700.
    • Experience: N/A
    • Must be 18 years of age
    • Annual Skills Assessment, specific to department policies
    • Annual Fit Testing

Benefits of working at NorthStar:

  • Stryker Auto-load systems
  • LP15 Monitors
  • Competitive shift differentials
  • Health/dental/vision insurance
  • 403b Retirement
  • Generous paid time off, including 10 paid holidays
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Paid family leave
  • Employee wellness perks
  • Reimbursed uniform stipend
  • Paid, in-house CEHs and FOAMfrat account
  • Free Wilderness-EMT certification classes

 

Starting Pay Advanced:  $18.04

Shift Differential add ons *Stacking of differentials applies*:

Weekday Pay: Evening +$1.75/hr, Night +$3.50/hr

Weekend Pay: Day +$1.75/hr, Evening +$3.50/hr, Night +$5.25/hr

 

Apply online today at www.careersatmainehealth.org

NorthStar EMS

Lead Paramedic

Farmington, Maine

Posted May 31, 2022

NorthStar EMS

Lead Paramedic *$8,000 Sign-On Bonus*

Farmington, Maine

 

NorthStar Emergency Medical Services – Lead Paramedic

For a limited time, we are offering an $8,000.00 sign-on bonus for Lead Paramedic. The shift is a 24/16. Current MaineHealth employees are not eligible for the sign-on bonus; former employees must be separated from the MaineHealth system for 6 months.

We are a regional emergency ambulance transport service, situated among the beautiful western Maine mountains. NorthStar is dispatched out of five bases located strategically throughout the region. NorthStar responds to over 7,000 calls for assistance per year, including 911 emergencies and inter-facility transfers. Emergencies account for approximately 80% of our call volume while local and inter-facility transfers/PIFT make up the remaining 20%.

Benefits of working at NorthStar:

  • Stryker Power-load systems
  • LP15 Monitors
  • Competitive shift differentials
  • Health/dental/vision insurance
  • 403b Retirement
  • Generous paid time off, including 10 paid holidays
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Paid family leave
  • Employee wellness perks
  • Reimbursed uniform stipend
  • Paid, in-house CEHs and FOAMfrat account
  • Free Wilderness-EMT certification classes

 

Starting Pay:  $20.23

Shift Differential add ons *Stacking of differentials applies*:

Weekday Pay: Evening +$2/hr, Night +$4/hr

Weekend Pay: Day +$2/hr, Evening +$4/hr, Night +$6/hr

 

Apply online today at www.careersatmainehealth.org

Richmond Fire EMS

On-Call EMT's

Richmond, Maine

Posted May 25, 2022

Richmond Fire Department is looking to hire on-call Emergency Medical Technicians with flexible schedules of 6-hour blocks.

Compensation:

$25/6-hour block, plus $13/hour while on calls or training

In-station living quarters

Basic Fire School, EVOC, and Basic Pumps Training will be provided with tuition paid for Advanced EMT or Firefighter I/II after the probationary period.

For an Application:

Visit http://www.richmondmaine.com/employment.aspx (a link to our application is on the top of the page) or email [email protected] for more information.

Naples Fire & Rescue

Per Diem Paramedic

Naples, Maine

Posted May 25, 2022

The Town of Naples is seeking to hire self-motivated, positive, and energetic professionals. We
are a combination department and currently staff a FF/EMT-P and a FF/AEMT or EMT-B 24/7
year-round. We are a growing community focused on providing the highest quality care possible
for the residents and vacationers in the town.

Salary:

FF/Medic – $26/hour

Requirements for the Firefighter/EMT position include:
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• EMT-B, EMT-A, or Paramedic License in good standing
• Firefighter I & II Certification preferred
• Valid Driver’s License
• AVOV/EVOC
• Physical strength and agility for performing firefighting, EMS, and rescue responsibilities
Please provide the following documents when submitting your application:
• Current EMS License
• Valid Driver’s License
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• Additional education and fire/EMS certifications
• Resume

Employment applications can be found at https://www.townofnaples.org/jobs
Please email applications and a copy of your resume to [email protected]

The Town of Naples is an equal opportunity employer, minorities and females are
encouraged to apply.