Date Posted:

Monday, June 17, 2024


Wednesday, July 31, 2024

Rockport Fire Department is currently accepting applications for four full-time Paramedic positions. Newer licensed paramedics will be accepted but paramedics with tenure and significant experience in EMS are encouraged to apply. Members with firefighting experience may receive extra consideration.

The primary duties involve covering the Town of Rockport for all EMS and Fire calls. The successful candidates will demonstrate a customer service driven focus, seeking opportunities to engage with and provide the community with top notch care in their daily work. There will be many opportunities to serve the public, including events such as working within our community with an Open Door Policy, providing CPR/AED/Stop the Bleed Classes, Blood Pressure Checks, Flu Shot Clinics and Sporting Event Coverage, to name a few.

Benefits Include:

  • Starting pay $33.00 - $37.00, dependent on license level, qualifications, and experience.
  • Multiple Retirement options, including Maine State Retirement 25 years 2/3 (3C)
  • 24hr Shift – 2 days off – 24hr shift – 4 days off
  • Yearly Cost of Living Increases
  • New Station and Equipment
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • $5,000 Sign on Bonus


  • Maine Licensed EMT-Paramedic
  • High School Diploma
  • Valid Maine Driver’s License
  • EVOC
  • Pass a Physical Agility Test, Paramedic Test, Background Check, Medical Clearance


  • Maine Certified or Pro-Board Firefighter I & II (Preferred)
  • ICS 100, 200, 800
  • AHA Instructor
  • MEMS I/C or Pro Board Fire Instructor

Applications will be accepted from Monday, July 1st, 2024 until 1 p.m. on Friday, July 19th, 2024.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and job application to Town Manager, Jonathan Duke, at the following e-mail address (preferred) with “Paramedic” in the subject line, or by regular mail at 101 Main Street, Rockport, ME  04856. 

The Town of Rockport is an Equal Opportunity Employer.