Bangor City Hall
262 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME 04401


Business Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Departments > Human Resources > Fire Fighter/EMT

The City of Bangor, Maine Fire Department is accepting applications to fill future openings for Firefighter/EMT positions.  Requirements include the following: possession and maintenance of a valid driver’s license and high school diploma or equivalent. Department may provide paid EMT-Basic training for select candidates who do not currently have an EMS license.  Applicants will undergo an extensive evaluation including written fire exam and a Bangor Fire Department physical ability test.  Applicants who present a valid (within last 6 months) IAFF/IAFC Candidate Physical Ability Test card will be excused from physical ability test. Successful applicants will be required to pass a background check and psychological evaluation.

Bangor firefighters work an attractive two (2) 24 hour shifts a week and have a highly competitive wage package. Starting salary: $46,672.08-$62,462.40 plus educational incentives, $2,500 for EMT-A $5,000 for EMT-P certification.   Retirement options include Maine Public Employees Retirement System plan 3C (2/3rd of average final compensation after 25 years with no age minimum), or an ICMA-RC 401(a). Lateral transfer pay and vacation accumulation available for candidates with current career Fire/EMS service up to 6 years experience.


Applicants must complete a City application which is available on the City's website City of Bangor - Application for Employment (Page 1 of 7) ( .  Applications, cover letter, resumes and a copy of current EMS license must be submitted via the City's online application or emailed to for consideration.  Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Bangor and the Bangor Fire Department!