Deadline: September 9, 2016
Salary: $54,525 Annually
FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC ENTRY-LEVEL EXAMINATION
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 driverâ€™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 â€œTown of Lexingtonâ€ 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 www.lexingtonma.gov, 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.