Firefighter/AEMT or Paramedic


Firefighter/AEMT or Paramedic. The Town of Newport, NH (pop. 6,500), situated in beautiful southwestern New Hampshire, seeks qualified candidates for this full time (48 hour/week) position. This position works Monday-Thursday 0600-1800. Duties include but not limited to work related to fire suppression, emergency aid, fire prevention education, and hazardous materials.  Performs other related work as required.

 Minimum qualifications for this position include, High school diploma/GED; (Associates Degree in Fire Science preferred); New Hampshire acceptable Firefighter Level 2; current CPAT; Advanced EMT Certification; valid New Hampshire Driver’s License; or any equivalent combination of education, and experience.

Preferred qualifications Firefighter/Paramedic certification and a 30-minute response time to the Newport Fire Station within one year.

 Lateral transfer of full-time career personnel pursuant to New Hampshire Administrative Rule 703.01 are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates are encouraged to review the complete job description for this position at

Salary range of $20.00-$23.83 per hour DOQ. Premium pay for paramedic certification. Please submit resumes electronically to the Fire Chief’s Office, Town of Newport, 11 Sunapee Street, Newport, NH 03773 ( 

This position will remain open until filled. 

Questions please contact Chief Steven Yannuzzi, M-F, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at (603) 863-1416.

The Town of Newport is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Town of Newport
Close Date: 
Saturday, March 14, 2020
$20.00 - $23.83 DOQ