CFPC: Career Job Announcements

Career Job Announcements

Note: The advertisments below are reprinted as a service to the Connecticut Fire Service
in the format and wording as created and published by the originating entity.


Employment Opportunity

Sturbridge, MA



The Town of Sturbridge, MA is accepting applications for the position of full-time fire-fighter / paramedic. The Department is looking to fill one current vacancy. The minimum qualifications include certification as a National Registry EMT – Paramedic, and as a Firefighter I/II.


The employment application may be found on the Fire Department link of the Town website ( Submit cover letter, resume, copies of all diplomas / certifications / licenses, and mail the completed Town application to: Fire Chief, Town of Sturbridge Fire Department, 346 Main Street, Sturbridge, MA 01566. Applications will be accepted until vacancy is filled.  Incomplete applications will not be considered. The Town of Sturbridge is an equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE)


See attached for more information



Employment Opportunity

Town of Hebron


The Town of Hebron is seeking candidates for a full-time position of Fire Department Firefighter/EMT/Maintainer.  The individual prepares for and responds to and performs required functions at emergency fire, ambulance and rescue calls, service calls and performs such other fire service duties as defined in the General Statutes as a volunteer Firefighter/EMT.  The individual performs general maintenance work and upkeep of the fire department buildings, vehicles and equipment and alarm systems, including appropriate record keeping.  The applicant must have the following to apply for this position:  State of Connecticut Firefighter II certification; current valid EMT certification; a valid CT Drivers license with a Q Restriction, Class I A or B is preferred; and a current CPAT Card.  Please send resumes, copies of certifications, Connecticut Driver license, current EMT and CPAT Cards to the attention of Andrew J. Tierney, Town Manager, Town of Hebron, 15 Gilead Street, Hebron, CT 06248 by Friday, August 18, 2017.  For further information please visit  The Town of Hebron is an equal opportunity employer.


Employment Opportunity

City of Hartford

Director of Emergency Services & Telecommunications


Hartford, Connecticut's Capital City, is the heart of a region of a million people and home to diverse, energetic neighborhoods and ambitious companies primarily in the insurance, medical research, and aerospace fields.  It's a small city, with all the charm and history of a place first settled in 1636, that's beginning to see a revival with rapid development of the downtown area. In 2016, The Brookings Institution named Hartford and the surrounding area as one of 19 "Knowledge Capitalsbecause it's one of the world's "leading knowledge creation centers," thanks to an incredibly well-educated and productive workforce.


Hartford has approximately 125,000 residents but draws nearly 100,000 commuters into the City daily. Located along the Connecticut River, Hartford is also strategically located about 100 miles away from New York City, Boston, and Providence.  The largest employers are three major insurance companies, The Hartford, Aetna, and Travelers, and two world-class hospitals, St. Francis and Hartford Hospital.  The City also has several colleges and universities including the University of Hartford, Trinity College, Capital Community College, and the University of Connecticut's Law School, which will be joined by a new 3,000 student undergraduate satellite campus in downtown Hartford in the fall of 2017.



Hartford operates under the strong mayor form of government, with the mayor serving as the City's Chief Executive Officer and a Court of Common Council, which acts as the legislative body. The Mayor and members of the Council are popularly elected, at large, to serve four-year terms. The next election is in 2019.



Director appointed by the Mayor in accordance with Chapters IV of the City Charter. The Director works under the general direction of the Mayor and administrative direction from the Chief Operating Officer. Manage department which operates 24/7/365 and is staffed by about 50 civilian employees providing telecommunication for police, fire and emergency medical service along with all radio communication systems and management of false alarm ordinance. The City of Hartford Emergency Services & Telecommunications Department is committed to answering all 911 and non-emergency calls with professionalism, integrity and compassion while efficiently dispatching police, fire and emergency medical services.


¨ Replace outdated Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system with new technology which will link to both Police and Fire Records Management Systems

¨ Upgrade the City-wide 911 system in cooperation with the State to enhance the reliability (fiber network) and allow for 911 text and videos in the future

¨ Upgrade some dispatchers to Community Training Officers (CTO) to provide for incentive  to employees to meet industry standard and reduce overtime for training efforts .



Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Business Administration or a closely related degree and at least 7 years of progressively responsible administrative or management experience in the operation of emergency services and telecommunications functions or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training. High level of technology experience related to telecommunications. Must successfully pass a thorough criminal background investigation and be eligible for certification with NCIC. Possession of valid driver’s license.



The City offers a salary (range $90,000 - $136,000) which is negotiable based on the chosen candidate’s qualifications and experience.  The benefits package includes: medical and dental insurance, a voluntary defined contributions retirement plan with up to 7% match, paid sick and vacation time and optional defined contribution plan


ADA/AA/EOE employer. Residency within 6 months.

For full details about requirements, department and city see Profile –


To apply, interested Candidates must submit a letter of interest and resume to: Ms. Randi Frank, Randi Frank Consulting, LLC; by email at or call 203-213-3722. The position will remain open until filled. First screening deadline is August 10, 2017; however, resumes may be presented immediately. For additional details or questions contact Ms. Frank.


For additional information about the City of Hartford and the Department of Emergency Services and Telecommunications visit their website at:


See attached for more information



Employment Opportunity

Sikorsky Aircraft




Req ID : 398516BR


Job Code/Title : R9333Y:Firefighter-E.m.t.


Job Description :

Duties include but are not limited to: structural and aircraft rescue firefighting, hazardous material response, confined space rescue, entering IDLH atmospheres, providing emergency medical treatment, participate in fire prevention programs, continuous improvement processes, complete written inspection reports, fire extinguisher inspections, testing and minor maintenance of fire alarms and related equipment, inspecting, testing, and operating fire department vehicles and rescue boats, receive and dispatch alarms, routine station cleaning assignments, and other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications
Connecticut State Certified Firefighter II, Connecticut State Certified EMT, Class Q or a Class “B” CDL with a “Tanker” endorsement.
Applicants are required to pass a comprehensive medical exam that includes a treadmill-stress test prior to permanent appointment

Desired skills
Fire Department, Firefighting, and Rescue Service experience from a Military, Municipal, Airport, Industrial, or Organized Volunteer Fire Department.
A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Location(s): Stratford Connecticut

Security Clearance : None

Business Unit : ESS6500 RMS

Job Class : Environment Safety and Health

Job Category : Hourly/Non-Exempt

City : Stratford

State : CT

Virtual : No

Relocation Available : No

Work Schedule : ROTATING- Rotating hrs/day per week

Req Type : Full-Time

Shift : First

Additional Posting Locations :  Stratford


Employment Opportunity

Cromwell Fire Department



The Cromwell Fire Department will be accepting applications for an entry level EMT/Firefighter at a yearly starting salary of $41,134.


The selection process will include a written and oral objective evaluation to develop a candidate list.


An additional 5 points will be added to the scores of applicants who are either current members in good standing with the Cromwell Fire Department (as determined by the fire chief), or current Cromwell CT residents. (Proof of Residency will be required) .


The following Prerequisites need to be met to continue in the process.

  • Possession of Firefighter II certification in accordance with NFPA.  
  • Possession of State of Connecticut Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification or the ability to challenge it.
  • Possession of a valid Connecticut Driver’s license with either a “Q” restriction, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) class A or B, or the ability to obtain same within 3 months of hire.
  • Valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) certification issued no later than October 2015

     The successful candidate will be required to complete a 1 year probationary period.   

     There is will be a non-refundable processing fee of $25.00 USD for each applicant.

     Please submit your resume to no later than August 31, 2017.



Equal Opportunity Employers

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