• Full-Time
  • City of Somersworth
  • Starting Salary: $23.62 ($51,586.08) USD / Year

Website City of Somersworth

Full-Time Firefighter          City of Somersworth Fire Department

The City of Somersworth – the Hilltop City – is seeking highly responsible and motivated candidates for the position of Firefighter to fill a vacancy and establish a list of potential candidates for future positions.  Somersworth is a community of 12,000 people and 10 square miles with a single, centrally located new, state-of-the art Fire Station with modern apparatus and equipment.  Residency within 25-miles radius of the Fire Department within first year required. The City of Somersworth Fire Department is a forward-looking organization with an emphasis on safety, operational effectiveness, and training.         

Minimum Applicant Qualifications

·       Firefighter II (if not through the NHFA a letter of reciprocity from the NHFA is required).

·       Current Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) certification required prior to appointment or lateral transfer of full-time career personnel pursuant to State of NH Admin Rule 703.01. 

Note:  Applicants with pending CPAT certifications will be considered.

·       18 years of age.

·       High School diploma or GED.

·       Valid Driver’s License.

·       EMT Preferred.


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Starting Salary: $23.62 ($51,586.08)

Plus 13 paid Holidays, $500 annual incentive for EMT license, Excellent Insurance benefits and NH Retirement System

To apply: Submit an q introduction letter, q resume, q City of Somersworth application, and copies of the following certifications (q FFII, q CPAT, q CPR, q EMT-if applicable) to:

Linda Corriveau, Human Resources Manager

One Government Way

Somersworth, NH  03878

Finalist must complete pre-employment screening to include physical, drug test and background check-no felony convictions.

Date Posted:  May 20, 2024                                                       Closing Date: June 10, 2024          

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