Website Town of Alton Fire Department
The Alton Fire Department is seeking qualified applicants to fill openings for the position of per-diem Firefighter/EMT.
The Town of Alton operates a progressive combination department, responding on 1,000 calls annually with full time and per-diem staffing. Shifts are staffed at 3 including a company officer and 2 FF/EMT’s, 24/7/365 on 12 or 24 hour shifts.
The community covers 64 sq. miles of land area. The area is very diverse, from a small commercial district with pressurized hydrants, to the numerous rural housing developments, mountains, recreational and OHRV trails. Alton also covers 19 sq. miles of inland water area on 7 different lakes and ponds containing 11 inhabited islands.
Alton has a year round population of 6,000 which increases and estimated 20k in the summer months.
The town has a well-established CIP with replacement schedules for all apparatus to include an aerial ladder, 3 pumpers, a tanker, heavy rescue, forestry, 27’ fire boat, 2 paramedic level ambulances, an airboat, inflatable boat and various support vehicles.
-Pro-Board Firefighter I
-Nationally Registered EMT
-Valid Drivers License
Any current residents of the town, regardless of certifications, are encouraged to apply!
Possibilities exist for conversion to full time employment for qualified candidates!
To apply for this job email your details to POBrien@alton.nh.gov