Firefighter/Paramedic: Lexington Massachusetts Deadline: September 9, 2016

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Deadline: September 9, 2016

Salary: $54,525 Annually

Job Description:


The Town of Lexington, MA will be offering an entry-level Fire Fighter/Paramedic exam on Saturday, October 1, 2016. Minimum qualifications for hire include: MA registered EMT-Paramedic (at time of hire)* and valid class D driver’s license. Candidates with MA Firefighter I & II certification given preference. Present starting wage is $54,525, including EMT-P stipend. As a condition of employment, candidates will be subject to a background investigation, psychological exam, pre-employment physical including drug screen and a physical abilities test (PAT).

The Lexington Fire Department is a progressive full-time professional department that provides traditional fire services as well as supplying hazardous materials control, operating an advanced life support/EMS system, and providing community-based fire prevention activities.

To register for the exam, please send a completed Town application form and a check made out to the “Town of Lexington” for $100.00, by

September 9, 2016 to:

Human Resources Department

1625 Massachusetts Avenue

Lexington, MA 02420

To obtain the REQUIRED Town application form: download from, or call 781-698-4590.

Applicants are only eligible after they complete the REQUIRED application form and return it with their check prior to the stated deadline. Late applications or applications without a check will not be accepted.

*Please note: Individuals who have not yet obtained EMT-Paramedic certification may take the exam, however, only those with an EMT-Paramedic certification will be hired.

The Town of Lexington is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.

City’s Website Click HERE

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