Career Opportunities

Full time requirements:

  • You must have a High School diploma or a GED.
  • You must have a valid MA driver’s license
  • Must be an EMT or Paramedic
  • Pass a physical exam, psychological exam, and a extensive background check
  • Every 2 years there is a test held by the Civil Service Department.  For more information visit the Human Resources Division at 1 Ash Burton Place in Boston or call them at (617) 727-3555 or www.mass.gov/hrd

It also helps greatly if you:

  • Have residency preference by living in town one year before the date of the test.
  • You have served in US military.

 

Become a Paid Call Firefighter:

  • Live in town
  • You must have a High School diploma or a GED.
  • You must have a valid MA driver’s license
  • Pass a physical exam, an extensive back ground check and physical agilities tests (PAT)
  • Complete a Firefighter I/II training program, nights and weekends (200 + hrs not compensated).
  • Must be an EMT or Paramedic
  • Maintain a minimum number of drills and responses.