CFPC: Career Job Announcements

Career Job Announcements

As of May 23, 2016
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

Entry Level Firefighter

Town of New Canaan

New Canaan Fire Department

Starting Salary $56,187

Comprehensive Benefits Package

The Town of New Canaan is accepting applications through May 31, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. for the position of Firefighter. A written examination will be held in New Canaan on June 11,2016.  There is currently no vacancy but the testing will be used to establish an eligibility list for future vacancies that occur within two years from the written examination date. We seek candidates who are motivated to work in a combination career/volunteer fire department and who maintain good physical condition. Entry level firefighters, after attending Connecticut Fire Academy Recruit Training, will work a 24/72 hour schedule.

Candidates must be 21 years of age, be a U.S. citizen, have a valid drivers’ license, and no previous felony convictions. Candidates must take and pass a written examination, oral examination, medical examination, drug screening, and background investigation. Candidates must submit a valid CPAT certificate issued on or after June 11, 2015 and State of Connecticut Commission on Fire Prevention & Control or Pro Board Firefighter I certification at time of application.

The Town of New Canaan will require candidates to provide copies of your State of Connecticut / Pro Board – Firefighter I certification and Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) certification with the application.

Applications are available at the Town of New Canaan Department of Human Resources and Fire Marshal’s Office or by calling 203-594-3108 to request an application. You can also

go online to to obtain an application. Applications must be submitted by May 31, 2016 to the Department of Human Resources, Town of New Canaan, 77 Main Street, New Canaan, CT 06840. A $40.00 non-refundable check must accompany your application. The Town of New Canaan reserves the right to limit the number of candidates invited to each selection process after the written test. Equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V.


Employment Opportunity

Fire Chief

Cromwell Fire District

The Cromwell Fire District is accepting resumes for the position of Fire Chief.

Interested applicants can send their qualifications to:

or they can mail them to:

 Cromwell Fire District

C/O Michael Dagostino, Executive Director

1 West Street

Cromwell, CT 06416

The resumes and qualifications are due by the end of business June 1, 2016.


Employment Opportunity


&  Firefighter/EMT

Town of Wallingford

The Town of Wallingford is currently accepting applications for

Firefighter/Paramedic &  Firefighter/EMT.

Applicants must have a valid CPAT card issued within 1 yr. prior to June 20, 2016,

HS diploma/GED, valid driver’s license and hold a valid EMS License

applicable to the level/position applying for, which must meet CT State Regulations.

Copies of licenses/certifications must be submitted with application materials.

The Town of Wallingford offers a competitive pay rate $51,964.64 to $66,994.72 annually.

In addition, there is a $4,200 annual paramedic bonus or a $1,700 annual EMT Bonus,

plus an excellent fringe benefit package. 

Application deadline is June 20, 2016

or the date the 100th application for each position is received,

whichever occurs first. 

Apply: Personnel Department,

Town of Wallingford,

45 South Main St.,

Wallingford, CT. phone:

(203) 294-2080; fax: (203) 294-2084.  EOE.



Equal Opportunity Employers

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