Bangor City Hall
73 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME 04401


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Departments > Human Resources > FIREFIGHTER EMT

Firefighter/EMT - City of Bangor Fire Department

The City of Bangor, Maine Fire Department is accepting applications to fill multiple immediate openings for Firefighter/EMT. Applicants must possess a valid driver's license and be licensed as a Maine EMT (Paramedic preferred).

Bangor firefighters work an attractive two (2) rotating 24 hour shifts a week and have a highly competitive benefit package including:

Maine State Retirement or option of ICMA 401
457b Deferred Compensation Plan.
12 Paid holidays.
Generous paid vacation/personal time off and sick leave.
Options for health, dental, life insurance, and short term disability.
Pay for continuing education including tuition, text, and related material costs for all approved job related classes.
Overtime pay to provide coverage for concerts, shows, and various other events.

Applicants must pass a written exam, practical medical knowledge test, a physical ability test, and psychological evaluation. Applicants who present a valid (within last 6 months) IAFF/IAFC Candidate Physical Ability Test card will be excused from physical ability test.

Multiple written exam dates to be determined. Physical agility testing to be determined. Online written testing is available upon request by contacting the Human Resources Office at 207-992-4265 or via email at 

Pay ranges from $754.74 -$960.12/week ($39,246 -$49,926.24 annually).

Applicants must complete a firefighter application which is available at the Human Resources Office, Bangor City Hall, 73 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine 04401 or the website Applications, cover letter, resumes, and a copy of current EMS license may be emailed to

Equal opportunity employer