Firefighter/AEMT(Paramedic) Full-time

Firefighter/AEMT(Paramedic) Full-time

  • Full-Time
  • Newport, NH
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Website Newport Fire Department




Full Time Firefighter/AEMT


Firefighter/AEMT or Paramedic. The Town of Newport, NH (pop. 6,500), situated in beautiful southwestern New Hampshire, seeks qualified candidates for one (1) of the full-time 24-hour positions. This position works a 24/72 schedule. This position acts as the shift supervisor for their assigned shift, and works with the department’s 12-hour day personnel and per-diem members. Duties include but not limited to work related to fire suppression, operation of fire apparatus, emergency medical response, fire prevention education, and hazardous materials.  Performs other related work as required.


Required qualifications: High school diploma/GED; New Hampshire Firefighter Level 2 or ProBoard equivalent; current CPAT; AEMT Certification; valid New Hampshire Driver’s License; or any equivalent combination of education, and experience.


Preferred qualifications: Paramedic certification; Associates Degree; 30-minute response time to the Newport Fire Station.

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 $20.01-27.01 per hour for FF/AEMT DOQ and $23.83-32.17 for FF/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 4:00 pm at (603) 863-1416.


The Town of Newport is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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