Firefighter / AEMT or Paramedic

Firefighter / AEMT or Paramedic

Firefighter / AEMT or Paramedic
  • Full-Time
  • Laconia, NH
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Website Laconia, NH Fire Department

High volume, fast paced Fire and EMS Department

The City of Laconia, New Hampshire is seeking to interview candidates to fill 4 newly created positions to start in January of 2023.

The individual will perform firefighting responsibilities, water, and ice rescues, and respond to medical emergencies as the member of a fast paced, and high volume, fire department.

Minimum qualifications include a High School diploma, being a Nationally Registered EMT and ProBoard Firefighter I. (Advanced EMT and Firefighter II certification is required within 1 (one) year of employment.) Candidate must possess current CPAT certificate or meet the eligibility requirements for “Lateral Transfer”. Must have or obtain a NH Boaters license within 1 year of hire, and a CDL-B license with tank endorsement within 6 months of employment.

Lateral Transfers with 3 or more years of experience will have a shortened probationary period and will be eligible for a higher starting rate as well as a step increase upon completion of probation.

The Laconia FD work week averages 42 hours a work week (24-hour shifts).

 Additional benefits include:

·         Yearly educational stipends for advanced training and applicable college degrees.

·         A $750 yearly stipend for all Advanced EMT’s.

·         A 10% salary increase at all steps for all Paramedics.

·         Sign on bonuses up to $3000 for AEMT’s and $4000 for Paramedics.


The Laconia Fire Department does NOT have a residency requirement.

A completed City application, with resume, is required and will be accepted at:

Laconia City Hall Finance Department ATTN: Employment

45 Beacon Street East, Laconia, NH 03246


Job description and application forms are available in the Finance Office at City Hall, or at the City website: under “Government/Personnel Department/Employment.


Deadline for applications is November 14th, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

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