The Avon Fire Department seeks qualified applicants for two full-time Firefighter/Paramedic positions. The successful candidate will work rotating 24 hour shifts that will result in an average 42-hour work week over an eight-week cycle. Minimum requirements include possessing a high school diploma, a valid Massachusetts Driver’s License and a valid Massachusetts Emergency Medical Technician’s License. Candidates will be considered in the following order: 1) possessing a current Massachusetts Paramedic certification; 2) Completion of the full-time Massachusetts Firefighting Academy Recruit program; and 3) enrolled in a Paramedic Program to be completed within one year. Successful applicants, as a condition of employment, will need to complete the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy Recruit program within one year of hire and be certified as a Paramedic within two years of hire. Compensation depending on qualifications inclusive of base wages, holiday pay, and paramedic stipend up to $53,275 with comprehensive benefits package.

Applicants will be subject to a comprehensive background check, physical examination, and drug screening. Successful completion of the Massachusetts Human Resources Division Physical Ability Test is required prior to employment. To apply submit cover letter and resume to Town of Avon Fire Department, c/o Chief Robert Spurr, 150 Main St., Avon, MA 02322. Resumes will be reviewed starting on Feb. 21. Position open until filled.

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