Website 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 starting May 1, 2023 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 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. A new, state-of-the art Fire Station will be completed in the summer of 2023.
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.
See https://www.somersworthnh.gov/human-resources/pages/employment-opportunities for a full job description.
Starting Salary: $20.41 ($44,575.44)
Effective July 1, 2023 – $22.28 ($48,659.52)
Plus 13 paid Holidays, $500 annual incentive for EMT license, Excellent Insurance benefits and NH Retirement System
To apply: Submit an ❑ introduction letter, ❑ resume, ❑ City of Somersworth application, and copies of the following certifications (❑ FFII, ❑ CPAT, ❑ CPR, ❑ 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.
To apply for this job please visit www.somersworthnh.gov.