Firefighter AEMT/Paramedic

Rye Fire Rescue Firefighter AEMT/Paramedic Recruitment

Rye Fire Rescue is looking for a career Firefighter Paramedic or AEMT to join our team. We provide 24/7 coverage with 10 Career Firefighters (including the Fire Chief) and 15 Call members.  We respond to all Fire, EMS and Rescue calls.  In 2019, we enhanced our Ocean Rescue capability by launching our rescue jet ski program. Jetski1 located in Rye harbor responds to rescue calls along the Rye shore to the Isle of Shoals.

The Town of Rye (population 5,298) has the longest stretch of coastline of any New Hampshire coastal town and also contains four of the nine islands known as the Isles of Shoals, which lie several miles off the Rye shores. Rye is also home to several State Parks, Rye Harbor (a commercial fishing port), Star Island, and several local beaches.

Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma or Equivalent (related college degree preferred); National Registry AEMT or Paramedic Certification (Paramedic preferred); Pro-Board Firefighter II Certification or Career Level (C2F2). Applicants must comply with New Hampshire Fire Standards and Training Commission’s Rule Part 700; Successful Completion of the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT); A valid NH Driver’s License (CDL-Preferred).

Starting Pay wage:   Firefighter / AEMT $24.80 per hour

                                 Firefighter / Paramedic $26.08 per hour

Benefits include a competitive salary with vacation, sick, personal time, medical & dental benefits, uniform allowance, NH Retirement System enrollment, and continuing education benefits.

Application deadline: Open until position is filled.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and application to:

Rye Fire Rescue

Attn: Chief Mark Cotreau

555 Washington Road

Rye, NH 03870

Employment applications can be found & printed on the Town of Rye website

Town of Rye
Close Date: 
Friday, April 24, 2020
Starting Pay wage: Firefighter / AEMT $24.80 per hour; Firefighter / Paramedic $26.08 per hour