• Full Time
  • Ridgefield, CT
  • Salary: $58,772 to $60,772 starting

Website Town of Ridgefield

The Town of Ridgefield will be accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic or Firefighter/EMT through 4:00 PM, Friday, July 10, 2020. Applicants MUST be non-smokers, in good physical condition and of high moral character interested in a career in the Ridgefield Fire and EMS Services.


No previous firefighting experience is required. Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age and possess a valid State of Connecticut Paramedic license or EMT License, but in order to be considered for a position.  Candidates must also possess a valid Connecticut vehicle operator’s license.


The Town of Ridgefield requires candidates to have successfully passed the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT), and must provide proof of valid CPAT effective no earlier than July 1st, 2018 or have obtained a passing score on the CPAT by the time of appointment.


Fire Fighter Recruit Graduates will be given extra consideration when we review applications.

This position may work rotating 24-hour shifts or rotating 12-hour day shifts scheduled after Recruit Firefighter Training and/or department orientation. The full time starting salary for a Firefighter/EMT is $58,772 and a Firefighter/Paramedic is $60,772 per year.  This position comes with a generous benefit package including a 401(a) with Town Match and medical/dental/vision benefits.  Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.  EOE.

Fire Applications are available online at www.ridgefieldct.org (click on departments, Human Resources, Job Opportunities) and included in this posting.

To apply, please return your completed application packet by mail or email to the Town of Ridgefield, Attn: Human Resources, 400 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877 (must be in possession of HR by the cutoff time) or [email protected]  no later than 4pm on Friday, July 10, 2020 to be considered.  Packets received after the close date and time, will not be accepted.

***Please follow all requirements as you will
not be notified or considered if your application packets are incomplete ***

To apply for this job please visit www.ridgefieldct.org.