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.

To list your EMS job opening here at no cost, email Cyndie Dugans.

North Star EMS


Farmington, Maine

Posted May 11, 2022

NorthStar EMS

EMT Basic/Advanced

Farmington, Maine

NorthStar EMS

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 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

Apply online today at www.careersatmainehealth.org


Boothbay Regional Ambulance Service

EMS Chief

Boothbay, Maine

Posted April 13, 2022


The Boothbay Regional Ambulance Service (BRAS) is a 501c3 that serves the Boothbay Region:
including Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor, and Southport. BRAS operates out of a premier facility located in Boothbay, Maine. It boasts a simulation lab, exercise room, (4) individual living quarters, as well as well-appointed trucks and equipment. It has been noted that the residents of Boothbay Region are some of the kindest and most grateful patients for your service.
BRAS EMS Chief is responsible for all functions of BRAS. That includes; staff, equipment, facilities, and processes of BRAS whether directly or indirectly. The EMS Chief is also responsible for establishing the best emergency medical practices as well as ensuring BRAS provides a safe and healthy work environment. Striving for operational excellence creates an atmosphere that attracts high-quality, career-focused employees who will deliver the best care for the Boothbay Region residents and will reflect an exemplary image within our communities.

  • The BRAS EMS Chief shall report to the Board of Directors through coordination and collaboration of the Board President.
  • The BRAS EMS Chief, in addition to their regular duties as stated below, shall be required to perform a minimum of one 24-hour primary EMS shift per week or as needed.
  • The BRAS EMS Chief will work with an Assistant EMS Chief to achieve the goals stated here.
  • The Assistant EMS Chief shall report to the BRAS EMS Chief.
  • The Assistant EMS Chief is to be hired by the BRAS EMS Chief in conjunction with the Board of Directors and Personnel Committee.


  •  Hiring (w/Personnel Committee/Assistant Station Chief)
  • Oversees all training activities directly or indirectly
  • Reviews staff /HR activities
  • Manages/reviews/develops operational activities, processes, and policies

Budgeting/Annual Budget

  •  Oversees accounting activities, all aspects
  • Oversees supplies, facilities, and equipment, all aspects
  • Works with the Board of Directors in business development activities not limited to grant writing, public fundraising, and other fundraising activities
  • Meets with elected or appointed officials, EMS officials, community and business representatives, and the public in promoting all aspects of the BRAS
  • Attend conferences and meetings to keep abreast of current trends in the field; represents the EMS Department in a variety of local, county, state, and other meetings.
  • Serves as a privacy/HIPAA officer


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Background in grant writing, financial reporting, and fundraising
  • Four (4) years prior work experience of a progressively responsible nature in emergency medical services, including supervisory duties which must have been equivalent to Assistant Chief or higher
  • Skills in human resources and/or team building

Submit Resumes to
Robert Ham, President of the Board, Email: [email protected], Cell: 207-462-1775
Personnel Committee [email protected]

Gardiner Fire/Rescue


Gardiner, Maine

Posted April 13, 2022

Paramedic/Firefighter – Gardiner Fire & Rescue

The City of Gardiner Fire/Rescue Department is now accepting applications for a full-time Firefighter/Paramedic. This is an entry-level Firefighter/Paramedic position with the City and an outstanding opportunity for a dynamic, motivated professional to become a valued member of the Gardiner Fire/Rescue family.

Gardiner Fire/Rescue provides Paramedic level EMS services to 8 communities completing approximately 3000 EMS calls and 200 fire calls per year. Gardiner Fire and Ambulance provides EMS service to eight communities covering an area of 173 square miles and provides fire coverage for the City of Gardiner and is part of an active automatic and mutual aid group of
communities. This is a 42-hour per week position working a 24 on 72 off schedule. Successful candidates will be involved in fire suppression, EMS, fire prevention, and other duties as needed.

Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must be a current AEMT or paramedic provider. Paramedic level strongly preferred.  If you are not a paramedic you will be required to become a paramedic within 2 years of the hire date.
Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
College degree from an accredited university is preferred.
Must possess a valid Maine driver’s license, with a clean record.
Must have a minimum of Basic Fire School Firefighter I and/or II certification is preferred.
Candidate must complete a physical agility examination, EMS test station, peer oral interview as well as an extensive background check.

Applications are available on the City website at: www.gardinermaine.com (under documents)
or at City Hall, Public Safety Office 6 Church Street, Gardiner, Maine 04345.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Applications along with a cover letter and resume are to be submitted to:
Tara Merrill
6 Church Street
Gardiner, ME 04345
E-mail: [email protected]
The City of Gardiner is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Bar Harbor Fire Department


Bar Harbor, Maine

Posted April 8, 2022

Bar Harbor Fire Department is creating a hiring pool to fill four anticipated full-time firefighter/EMT positions. Pending Town Meeting approval of the budget on June 7th, the Bar Harbor Fire Department will select candidates that meet its specific requirements, and who best meet the objectives and needs of the fire department.

The positions will be full-time, with a 42-hour workweek plus opportunities for overtime and callbacks. Bar Harbor Fire Department offers a full array of benefits.


  •   Maine-Certified or Pro-Board Firefighter 1 & II (NFPA 1001 qualifications)
    •   Maine-Licensed EMT, EMT-A, or EMT-P (EMT-P preferred)
    •    ALS Providers must have ACLS, PALS, and PIFT
    •    AHA CPR
    •    EVOC
    •    High School Diploma or GED
    •    Maine Driver’s License
    •    Pass physical agility test, background check, and medical clearance


Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Email a resume and cover letter to [email protected] or mail:

Chief Matthew Bartlett
Bar Harbor Fire Department
37 Firefly Lane, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609

For additional information, please visit the full job posting.


Plant Protection Officer

Skowhegan, Maine

Posted March 24, 2022

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 to branch 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 the 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.

Required background, experience, and attributes:
1. High School diploma or equivalent
2. Certified Emergency Medical Technician
3. Willingness to work rotating shifts, nights, weekends, and overtime
4. Conflict resolution skills
5. Team Oriented
6. Good written and verbal communication skills
7. 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: https://career2.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=42045&company=sappipapie

Atlantic Partners EMS, Inc

Regional Administrator

Winslow, Maine

Posted March 24, 2022

Regional Administrator

Atlantic Partners EMS is seeking two (2) qualified individuals to work as part-time (24-hours/week)
Regional Administrators. One of the Administrators will primarily serve the Southern Maine and Mid-
Coast Regions and the other will primarily serve the Northeast and Kennebec Valley Regions.

Position Description: The Regional Administrator will be the point resource person for the EMS agencies and
Hospitals in their designated Regions, to include:
1) Maintaining close communication with, and liaison to, member agencies.
2) Works with the Executive Director on the deliverables as outlined in the contract with Maine EMS.
3) Coordinates and facilitates Regional EMS meetings.
4) Ensures representation of the APEMS membership at related meetings and functions.
5) Provides technical assistance to individual members and agencies.
6) Primary administrative and QI support for the Regional Medical Directors.
This is a part-time, 24-hour per week, flexible schedule, hourly wage position, with the wage being determined
by the Executive Director and approved by the APEMS Board each year. The Administrators reports to the
Executive Director.

Minimum Qualifications:
1) High School Diploma or equivalent required.
2) Valid Driver’s license required
3) Current Maine EMS Licensure required; Paramedic License preferred.
4) Computer literacy and good interpersonal communication skills are required.
5) Experience with EMS QA/QI preferred

Application: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter along with a complete resume of experience and
education, and the names and contact information of three professional references to:

Atlantic Partners EMS
Regional Administrator Search Committee
71 Halifax St
Winslow, ME 04901

Or electronically to:  Cyndie Dugans, Executive Assistant, [email protected]

Applications can be submitted either electronically, by regular mail, or hand-delivered.
Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm on Friday, April 22 nd.
Questions about the position can be directed to Sally Taylor, 877-0936, or [email protected]

NorthStar EMS

Lead Paramedic

Farmington, Maine

Posted January 13, 2022

NorthStar EMS

Lead Paramedic

Farmington, Maine


NorthStar Emergency Medical Services – Lead Paramedic

For a limited time, we are offering a $5,000.00 sign-on bonus for Lead Paramedic. Four, 10-hour shifts: 8a-6p, in the beautiful Western Maine Mountains, between Sugarloaf and Saddleback. Must have a minimum of one year of experience to qualify. 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 6,000 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

Apply online today at www.careersatmainehealth.org

Boothbay Regional Ambulance Service

EMTs, AEMTs and Paramedics

Boothbay, Maine

Posted January 3, 2022


Seeking EMTs, AEMTs, and Paramedics 


Boothbay Region Ambulance Service, a municipal funded 501c3 service, is seeking EMTs, AEMTs, and Paramedics for full-time and part-time positions. We are an innovative, educated, and cutting-edge service with an active community paramedicine program that includes a large pool of public access HEARTSafe AEDs with response plans, telemedicine and telemetry, and a brand-new state-of-the-art station complete with a simulation lab. 

All of this is to serve our tourist destination community, which consists of about 7,000 people natively, but swells to more than 40,000 during peak season, and continues to attract thousands due to special events in the off-season. With a population this large, we must provide a robust team of professionals who are capable of working with patients of all ages and modalities and who can be trusted to provide transport to and from local islands, coordinate rescue with the USCG, and aid in the long-distance transfer of patients. 

We are looking for candidates of any age and experience level who are adaptable and forward-thinking, and who show strong leadership and teamwork skills with attention to detail and the ability to listen and take direction well. BRAS is constantly updating, and we need hard-working people who are willing to be trained to our standards and then maintain those standards by staying on top of their skill set and continuing to educate themselves on the newest techniques and practices. We are seeking the best of the best, and in return, we offer our staff competitive wages and paid clinical education, as well as chances to further their careers and education. 


Health/Life Insurance 

Paramedic – $28-$30/hour 

AEMT – $24/hour 

EMT – $21/hour 


Provides basic and advanced emergency pre-hospital and inter-facility transfer care to patients when indicated by the patient’s injury or illness per State and local protocols. 


Initial assessment and ongoing evaluation of patients 

Record accurate and complete documentation 

Relays information to Emergency Department 

Helps maintain equipment and supplies on ambulances and within the service stock room 

Follows all Maine EMS and CDC guidelines 


Maine certified EMT, AEMT, or Paramedic 

High School diploma or equivalent 

18 years of age or older at time of hire 

Possess, or able to obtain by time of hire, a valid State Driver’s License or certification of Emergency Vehicle Operator’s Course No felony convictions or disqualifying criminal histories in the past seven years 

Must exercise consistent use of sound judgment required for patient care and for maintaining patient confidentiality.

Contact us at [email protected] to discuss or submit an application!

Biddeford Fire Department

Career Firefighter

Biddeford, Maine

Posted November 18, 2021

Come be a part of the change!!! Biddeford Fire Department is growing, adding more positions

and shifting to be the industry leader at training, staff development, and retention.


The City of Biddeford is looking for qualified, progressive, and motivated career-oriented individuals to work in an active, forward-thinking department that responds to an annual emergency call volume of over 5,000 runs. The department operates with the most state-of-the-art equipment and has a strong focus on EMS. We are currently increasing shift staffing and placing a high focus on training and development.

Eligible candidates must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • EMT basic certified with preference given to Advanced EMTs, Paramedics, and candidates with Firefighter I and II certifications
  • Pass a background check, job performance assessment, fitness, and medical evaluations, and other testing

All candidates not having Firefighter I and II certification must be willing to obtain it. All candidates that have only a Basic EMT certification must be willing to obtain at least an Advanced EMT Certification.

Please send cover letter, resume, and certifications to [email protected]


Benefit Package Highlights

* Up to $6,000 available immediately for reimbursement of related education costs

* Up to 6-year lateral transfer for all positions; starting 6-year paramedic pay of $26.14 per hour with an annual salary of $57,089.76, and 144 hours of vacation time

* 25 years, no age, 2/3 Salary MainePers Defined Benefit Retirement Plan

* Health Insurance with an HRA to cover deductible costs

* Dental, Vision, and Disability insurances available

* 457 Deferred Compensation and Roth IRA Plans available

* Medical/Dependent Flexible Savings Account

* Retirement Health Savings Account with 100% City match

* Shift time off to attend EMS Licensures school and other selected training

* $600 uniform allowance after your 1st year of employment

* 24-hour shift schedule, Overtime opportunities, No residency requirement

Westbrook Fire & Rescue

FULL-TIME and Per-Diem Firefighter/EMT *Full Time Hiring incentive of $5000.00 for licensed Paramedics*

Westbrook, Maine

Posted November 16, 2021

Westbrook Fire & Rescue Department is HIRING

Application Period closes December 10, 2021


FULL TIME and Per-Diem Firefighter/EMT

*Full Time Hiring incentive of $5000.00 for licensed Paramedics*



The City of Westbrook, Fire & Rescue Department provides fire, EMS, technical rescue, and other emergency response to the citizenry of Westbrook and mutual aid communities.  Additionally, the Fire Department provides confined space standby, public education, code enforcement, and ongoing training for our team’s licensure and aptitude. With an operating budget of nearly 4 million dollars, the department employs 45 sworn full-time firefighters, 25 per-diem firefighters, 10 call company firefighters. The annual call volume exceeds 4000 emergency service responses as well as hundreds of additional education, service, and fire prevention responses.

The Westbrook Fire & Rescue Department is comprised of dual-role career personnel who rotate their emergency duties between fire suppression apparatus and ambulances.  Recruits are required to successfully graduate from a six to eight-week new hire drill school and are compensated during training.  Drill school training covers multiple topics related to fire, EMS, and specialty rescue operations.  Once complete candidates will move to 24 hours on/24 hour off/24 hour on/120 hour off rotation.



We are willing to train a candidate with no previous fire or EMS experience if they are the best fit for our dynamic team.  The ideal candidate understands a commitment to public service, desires to serve on a dedicated team, is willing to learn, and ultimately step outside their comfort zone to grow.  Solid written and oral communication skills are important.  The successful candidate exhibits empathy for others but can remain calm, confident, and competent in high-pressure situations.  Most importantly we are searching for a candidate who can work in a strong team environment.



This position requires a High School Diploma or GED, with a preference for an Associate or Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university with course work in emergency medical services, fire science, fire administration, business or public administration, or a related field


License or Certification:

  • Must hold and maintain a valid Maine Driver’s license
  • Must hold and maintain a valid Maine EMS license (Paramedic preferred)
  • NFPA Firefighter I and II Certification (preferred but not required)

This position is subject to the following:

  • Pre-employment medical screening
  • Pre-employment psychological screening
  • Pre-employment background and reference checks
  • Pre-employment integrity testing


The Firefighter/EMS Provider Recruit testing process covers four areas;

  • Physical Agility Test
  • Written Exam
  • Public Safety Commission Interview/Assessment Center
  • Chief’s Interview


Physical Abilities Testing – What to Expect 

Daily job duties of a firefighter demand a competent level of strength and conditioning. Applicants must pass a Physical Abilities Test (PAT).  Testing consists of seven (7) job-related tasks that must be performed sequentially.  This is a pass/fail test based on a maximum time of 5 minutes and 30 seconds.  During the entire test, candidates must wear either an SCBA or a 50 lb weighted vest (simulating the weight of a firefighters protective clothing and SCBA).  The seven timed tasks are:

  • Hose Hoist
  • Ladder Raise/Extension
  • Roof Ventilation Simulation
  • Attic Crawl
  • Ladder Handling
  • Hose Pull
  • Dummy Drag

In addition to the seven job-related tasks, an applicant must also successfully ascend/descend the aerial and complete a claustrophobia test.  These two tasks are pass/fail but are not timed.


Written Exam

This timed exam will measure both cognitive ability and non-cognitive (behavior orientation) and include verbal comprehension, verbal expression, problem sensitivity, deductive reasoning, inductive reasoning, information ordering, mathematical reasoning, stress tolerance, team orientation, and motivation/attitude.  To successfully pass the written exam, applicants must have a minimum score of 70.

Study materials for candidates can be found at https://iosolutions.com/shop/?swoof=1&pa_examination=nfsi



The starting wage range for career employees is between $833.42-$1,047.52 per week with additional education and training stipends. Lateral entry up to the 5-year step is available along with the opportunity for overtime.  The starting wage range for per-diem employees is $14.28-$20.20 hourly.

Applicants for the Full-Time positions, holding a valid Maine Paramedic License are entitled to a $5000.00 dollar sign-on bonus to be distributed in two lump-sum payments.

A comprehensive benefits package for our career employees includes medical, dental, and life insurance, an employee assistance program, generous paid leave, tuition reimbursement at 75%, and longevity pay.  The City participates in the Maine Public Employees Retirement Plan (MainePERS), Special Plan (66 2/3%), or defined 457 (ICMA) with City matching up to 6%.



Please apply by sending a cover letter and resume [email protected]

The City of Westbrook is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in the workplace.  Applicants selected as finalists for this position will be subject to a comprehensive background check.