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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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

BOOTHBAY REGION AMBULANCE SERVICE 

Seeking EMTs, AEMTs, and Paramedics 

FULL-TIME/PART-TIME 

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. 

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS

Health/Life Insurance 

Paramedic – $28-$30/hour 

AEMT – $24/hour 

EMT – $21/hour 

SUMMARY OF POSITION 

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. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

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 

QUALIFICATIONS 

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

Biddeford Fire Department

Per Diem Paramedic

Biddeford, Maine

Posted November 18, 2021

The City of Biddeford is looking for qualified, progressive, and motivated individuals to work in an active, changing department that responds to an annual emergency call volume of over 5,700 runs.  We are currently shifting to meet the new demands of Fire Departments- placing a high focus on staff training and development as well as creative efforts to meet the varied mental and physical health needs of our employees.  The department operates with the most state-of-the-art equipment and has a strong focus on EMS.

Pay rate: $26.14/hour (no benefits)

Eligible candidates must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Paramedic License required
  • Current work with full-time IAFF Departments preferred

Please send resume, professional licenses, and applicable certifications to [email protected].  For questions contact the Human Resources Department at 207-286-0593.

 

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*

 

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW

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.

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

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.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

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

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

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

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%.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

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.

North East Mobile Health Services

Paramedic

Jackman, Maine

Posted November 2, 2021

Northeast Mobile Health was founded in 1999 and is Maine’s largest EMS service with bases in Biddeford, Scarborough, Brunswick, Rockport, and Jackman, responding to more than 18,000 calls per year. We are looking for Paramedics to work in our innovative Critical Access Integrated Paramedic Program in Jackman, Maine. This is a complex program that will challenge you professionally. As a Critical Access Integrated Paramedic, you will work as a Rural Health Technician in the Jackman clinic, provide ALS backup to the Jackman/Moose River Valley area, participate in an innovative Community Paramedicine program, and provide after-hours care through the use of telemedicine.

Paramedic starting pay is $28 per hour.

To qualify, you must:

  • Be a licensed Paramedic in Maine with a minimum of two years experience.
  • Successfully complete the Advanced Paramedic Program through Eastern Maine Community College. The class will begin after you are hired and you will be paid while attending class/clinical.
  • Commit to regular, paid Hospital clinical rotations to remain proficient with your skills.
  • Be able to work collaboratively with a diverse group of healthcare professionals.
  • Successfully complete pre-employment interview, screening, and background checks

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the opportunity further, please contact Rick Petrie, [email protected], 207-754-9109

To apply, go to: www.nemhs.com/employment

Southwest Harbor-Tremont Ambulance Service

Service Director

Southwest Harbor / Tremont, Maine

Posted October 19, 2021

The Southwest Harbor-Tremont Ambulance Service is seeking applicants for a Service Director. We are a non-profit ambulance service with an office located in Southwest Harbor, Maine on Mount Desert Island. A 20-member crew with two ambulances run approximately 450 calls per year serving the towns of Southwest Harbor and Tremont, including areas within scenic Acadia National Park, as well as supporting our neighboring towns with mutual aid.

In addition to providing emergency medical care, typical duties of the Service Director will include Service development and ensuring operational readiness, inventory and schedule management, payroll processing, public outreach, and supervising the Leadership Team. This position requires 36 hours of on-duty work per week, alternating to 30 hours of on-duty work and an administrative 6-hour shift every other week, with 4 hours of remote work per week. The position offers flexible scheduling, with shifts ranging from 6 to 36 hours. Starting salary range $45,000-$55,000, dependent on experience and qualifications, with a monthly allowance for health insurance plus additional benefits.

Applicants must hold a valid Maine EMS-issued license and associated certifications, with strong preference given to the Paramedic level. The candidate should have 3 years of progressive management or supervisory experience, and a Bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required. A successful background check will be required. We are seeking someone with excellent communication and problem-solving skills, a person with comprehensive knowledge of emergency medical and public safety systems, and a strong leader who is also a great collaborator and team player.

Download the full job posting, including detailed qualifications and duties, and the application.

Or, for further information, contact [email protected].

Please send a completed application, cover letter, and resume to Southwest Harbor-Tremont Ambulance Service, Attn:  Andrew Braley, Service Chief, PO Box 437, Southwest Harbor ME. 04679 or scan items to [email protected].

 

NorthStar EMS

EMT, AEMT, and Paramedics

Farmington, Maine

Posted September 27, 2021

NorthStar Emergency Medical Services

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 a 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 includes:

  • 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:

EMT $17.50/hr

AEMT $18.04/hr

Paramedic $20.23/hr

 

Apply online today at www.careersatmainehealth.org

 

Downeast EMS

Paramedic Pre-Hospital Providers

Baileyville, Maine

Posted September 20, 2021

Downeast EMS is accepting applications to fill multiple immediate openings for Paramedic
Pre-Hospital Providers.

Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and be licensed as a
Maine or Nationally Registered Paramedic.

Qualified candidates must demonstrate professional behavior that supports team efforts and
enhances team behavior, performance, and productivity. Candidates must possess
communication skills, critical thinking skills, physical strength, emotional strength, listening
skills, interpersonal skills, and compassion.

We offer a lucrative healthcare benefits package/generous paid vacation, personal time off, and sick leave. Overtime pay is frequently available. Competitive sliding wage scale.

Paramedics work an appealing 48-hour shift weekly

Sign-on Bonus: $5,000.00 dollars with a two-year contractual agreement

Applications are available online at our website www.downeastems.org or at Woodland Base
205 Main Street Baileyville ME 04694

For further questions or concerns please contact the Operations Manager Casey Bearor at
207-427-6100 or email [email protected]

Downeast EMS is an equal opportunity employer.

PACE Paramedic Service

AEMTs & Paramedics

Norway, Maine

Posted September 10, 2021

PACE Paramedic Service, a Department of Stephens Memorial Hospital, is seeking qualified Paramedics and Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians to fill positions on their highly skilled and motivated team.

PACE provides 911 coverage to the Towns of Norway, Paris, Harrison, Otisfield, Hebron, West Paris, Woodstock, Greenwood, and Milton Plantation.  We also work closely with Mt Abram and Sunday River Ski Resorts.  Our ambulances are some of the safest on the street, equipped to the Paramedic Level with video conferencing available from the rig to the ER.  Each ambulance is also equipped with a Lucas Device, Emergency Vent, and Video Laryngoscopes.  We presently use LifePac 15s but will be moving to Zoll X Series soon.  All have Stryker XPS Power Cots and we are moving toward all having Power Loaders as well with half of the fleet converted at the moment.  We have Hover Mats with Pumps on every ambulance and Hover Jacks available.  Our call volume consists of a reasonable 60/40 split of Emergency Calls to Transfers.

Our base wages start at $18.04/hour for AEMTs and $20.23/hour for Paramedics.  We offer generous differentials for 2nd shift, 3rd shift, weekends, and holidays.  The Per Diem Bonus Program pays a lump sum of $3.00/hour for every hour worked when you meet the 300-hours per quarter requirement.  You are also compensated with a bonus if you are held over the end of your shift on a call.  We provide regular paid training including all required certifications (CPR, ACLS, etc.).

Apply online today at www.careersatmainehealth.org