DIGHTON — Chief Christopher Maguy announces that the Dighton Fire Department is accepting applications for an open Firefighter/Paramedic position.
The Dighton Fire Department offers a competitive salary, with a starting base with a paramedic stipend of $75,104, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
- Cell phone reimbursement
- Education stipend/tuition reimbursement
- Optional investment plans
- Uniform allowance
- Vacation time off from 96-336 hours and 48 hours of personal leave
- 13 compensated holidays with the ability to be “floated”
- Overtime offered on a rotating basis
In this position, a firefighter/paramedic will have fire suppression and emergency medical care responsibilities. Depending on the nature of the incident, this personnel may provide extrication and rescue, fire suppression or hazard control and administer emergency medical care.
Applications are available and can be returned to the Dighton Fire Department, 300 Main St., Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. To view the application online, click here.
At the time of application, candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and be certified as a Massachusetts EMT/Paramedic.
The Town of Dighton is an affirmative action/equal-opportunity employer.