We have an excellent compensation package as defined by our IAFF Local 4546 contract https://www.nh.gov/pelrb/collective/documents/pelham_fire3.pdf; Health, dental and life insurance; earned time off; sick pool; bereavement leave; fitness pay, fire education and college degree incentives; tuition assistance; clothing allowance; longevity pay; paid training; 11 holidays with double-time pay on Thanksgiving and Christmas; overtime pay at every shift change; unlimited but not mandated callbacks; and a member of the New Hampshire retirement system.
Advanced EMT or Paramedic certified or currently in training; Current CPAT or eligible for lateral transfer under NH Administrative Rule, Fire 703.01; Firefighter 2 certified; Driver’s license, high school graduate or GED; Must reside within 20 miles of Pelham, measured town line to town line, within one year of hire. Process includes an interview, physical agility test, a medical exam, and an extensive background investigation.
We are a very progressive department with excellent taxpayer support, equipment, and training. Our people have attended the Maryland Fire Academy, the National Fire Academy, FDIC, IAFC seminars, NFPA meetings and countless seminars. All EMS refreshers are conducted in-house by an outside vendor, and off-duty members are paid overtime to attend.
Our smaller department means you get to know everyone well and are included in all aspects of a fire/EMS job. We have paramedics at every rank, from new firefighter to Fire Chief. Our two-tiered ALS system gives paramedics the flexibility to treat patients when needed or stay available when not needed.
This temporary position is to cover a long-term absence. A permanent position MAY become available in the future.
Interested persons must mail their cover letter and resume to Deputy Chief Leischner at our above mailing address and be postmarked no later than June 7, 2021.
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