DEPARTMENT: Concord Fire Department

TYPICAL WORK SHIFT/SCHEDULE: 24 hour shifts, 42 hours paid weekly.

STARTING SALARY: $25.07 with comprehensive benefits package.  Top of Scale is $36.32.
Program eligible for On the Job Training Benefits under the GI Bill.

CLOSING DATE: Continuous until filled.



All applicants must complete and submit an online application and resume through the City of Concord Human Resources job application website which can be accessed at  Applications will be reviewed daily.
Additional Instructions:

Applicants must meet the hiring standards as defined in NH Fire Standards and Training Commission Administrative Rules:  Chapter Fire 700.

Following review of application upon receipt additional testing will be conducted to include a swim test for the top candidates.  The swim test date will be determined dependent on the number of applications received.  Applicants will be required to complete an oral board and thorough background check to include criminal record check, driver's record check, references check, medical exam. 

A City Application is required. Applications may be completed online at For more information on applying, please call the Human Resources Department at (603) 225-8535 (voice) or TTY at 800-735-2964 or 7-1-1. The City of Concord is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/DP/V/LGBTQ

SUMMARY: Performs responsible work related to fire suppression, fire prevention education, rescue, hazardous material, and basic and advanced emergency medical services.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or GED;
Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job.

Licenses and Certifications (must maintain):

Valid New Hampshire Driver's License.

New Hampshire EMS Providers License- Paramedic (within 120 days of appointment)

New Hampshire Firefighter II (within 120 days of appointment)

Hazardous Materials - Operations.

Nationally Registered Paramedic (within 120 days of appointment)

Rapid Sequence Intubation (RSI) in accordance with NH Bureau of EMS Prerequisite Protocols (Must be acquired when eligible.)


City of Concord
Close Date: 
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
$25.07 to start