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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Plant Protection Officer

Skowhegan, Maine

Posted January 30, 2023

Plant Protection Officer

Career Opportunity

Sappi Somerset is among the largest paper mills in North America, producing over 970,000 metric tons of graphics and board paper and 530,000 metric tons of pulp each year. The mill began as a greenfield pulp mill in 1976, supplying fiber for Scott paper tissue mills.  The first of three state-of-the-art coated paper machines was installed in 1982, with subsequent machines installed in 1986 and 1990.  Significant reinvestments over the years have maintained Somerset’s edge on technology and also branched out from traditional graphic paper into SBS board grades with the rebuild of PM1 in 2018.  The mill can also produce market pulp based on fiber balance and continues to push for world-class status in the realms of safety, quality, and productivity.

Position (job title):  Plant Protection Officer

Work Site:  Mill Somerset

We are currently in the process of accepting applications for a Plant Protection Officer. As a member of the site Security Team, responsibilities include monitoring employees and contractors entering and exiting the facility, performing security rounds, and issuing of safe work permits such as Confined Space Entry and Hot Work.  Other responsibilities include responding to hazardous material, fire and medical emergencies, and treatment of minor injuries.

Entry Requirements:

  1. High School diploma or equivalent.
    2. Certified Emergency Medical Technician.

Other experience and attributes:
1. Willingness to work rotating shifts, nights, weekends, and overtime.
2. Conflict resolution skills.
3. Team oriented.
4. Good written and verbal communication skills.
5. Basic computer usage skills.


1. Industrial safety experience or education.
2. Firefighter I or II certification.
3. Professional Military / Police / Public Safety experience.
4. Hazmat technician level certification & SCBA qualification.
5. Confined Space Rescue.

Sappi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Sappi complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Apply at: Career Opportunities: Plant Protection Officer (49012) (successfactors.eu)

Maine Medical Center

Paramedics, AEMTs, and EMTs

Portland, Sanford & Brunswick, Maine

Posted January 11, 2023

Paramedic, EMT, or AEMT
Maine Medical Center – MaineHealth
Portland, ME
Full Time, Part Time, Per Diem

Maine Medical Center is currently seeking Paramedics, EMTs, and AEMTs to join our ambulance services in Portland, Sanford, and Brunswick. We offer full-time and part-time positions with excellent benefits and competitive pay, including shift differentials for evenings, nights, and weekends! We also offer per-diem positions, an opportunity to both make an impact and take a position that fits your schedule.  Exciting new pay scale!

Our exceptional benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life/disability insurance, paid time off plan, paid family leave, retirement with employer match, tuition reimbursement, wellness incentives, and much more.

These roles provide basic and advanced life support during emergency pre-hospital and inter-facility transfer care to patients when indicated by the patient’s injury or illness in accordance with state and local protocols.


  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • License/Certifications: Maine Paramedic license, Advanced EMT, or EMT-Basic license. Valid driver’s license. AVOC/EVOC required within six months of employment. CPR (AHA). IS100/700.
  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Annual Skills Assessment, specific to department policies.
  • Annual Fit Testing.

We encourage people of all levels to apply!

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://www.careersatmainehealth.org/jobs/search?gloc=1&q=northstar&location=Portland%2C+ME

About MaineHealth:
MaineHealth was ranked one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.” MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis, and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual’s needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurance, paid parental leave, a retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits is competitive, and affordable, and includes choices that meet specific but ever-changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring, and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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


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


Brunswick, Maine

Posted October 25, 2022


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

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

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.
 IS100/700
 Must be a minimum of 18 years of age

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

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

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.


$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.


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
• 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.