• Full-Time
  • Rye NH

Rye Fire Rescue

Come join our team!

Rye Fire Rescue is accepting applications to fill one full time Firefighter/Paramedic position. Advanced EMTs with an interest in becoming Paramedics are also encouraged to apply. Our outstanding staff members provide 24/7 coverage  to the Town of Rye & our mutual aid partners with 11 Career Firefighters (including the Fire Chief & Deputy) and 19 Call & Per-Diem members. We respond to all Fire, EMS, and Rescue related emergencies. Annual call volume is approximately 1,000-1,100. Jet Ski 1 located in Rye Harbor responds to ocean rescue calls along the Rye shore to the Isle of Shoals. The Town of Rye (population 5,452) has the longest stretch of coastline of any New Hampshire coastal town and also contains four of the nine islands known as the Isles of Shoals, which lie several miles off of Rye. Rye is home to several State Parks, Rye Harbor (a commercial fishing port), Star Island, and several local beaches.

Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma or Equivalent (related college degree preferred); National Registry AEMT or Paramedic Certification (Paramedic preferred); Pro-Board Firefighter II Certification or Career Level (C2F2). Applicants must comply with New Hampshire Fire Standards and Training Commission’s Rule Part 700; Successful Completion of the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT); A valid NH Driver’s License (CDL-Preferred). Lateral Transfers Encouraged to Apply.

Benefits include a competitive salary with vacation, sick, personal time, medical & dental benefits, uniform allowance, NH Retirement System enrollment, and continuing education benefits.

Application deadline: Open until filled.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and application to:

Rye Fire Rescue

Attn: Deputy Chief Kevin Wunderly

555 Washington Road Rye, NH 03870

Employment applications can be found & printed on the Town of Rye website. Rye Fire Rescue & the Town of Rye is an equal opportunity employer. 

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