Capt Craig Freeman


Town of Gray (ME) is accepting apps for  FIREFIGHTER-EMT/PARAMEDIC  Until November 11, 2016.   For details about this career and over 3,500 other fire departments looking to hire firefighters Join today…  Fill out your PROFILE and get access to thousands of career firefighter recruitment’s across the Country.  FREE 7 Day Pass


Town of Gray (ME)

is accepting applications for:






Classification: Full Time/Regular

Narrative: This position performs skilled firefighting and EMS duties. This is skilled work in the scope of Public Safety services and in the operation and maintenance of department equipment, apparatus and stations. Employees of this class are responsible for a variety of Fire/EMS related activities including but not limited to; answering calls for emergency services, operating emergency apparatus and equipment; maintaining PPE; and administrative duties.

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Supervision: This position works under the guidance of the Department Chief or the Officer in charge.


Illustrative only and not all inclusive:

  • Utilizes and maintains Fire/EMS related equipment and gear.
  • Rescues victims from vehicles, drowning, crashes, fire, and other harmful conditions.
  • Performs assessments, patient care, and transports to area hospitals.
  • Responds to all fire and EMS calls as assigned.
  • Utilizes self – contained breathing apparatus and PPE as necessary to create a safe working environment.
  • Communicates with dispatch, law enforcement department officers and related personnel for the accurate and efficient dissemination of information.
  • Performs duties at the assigned station i.e.; cleaning and maintaining Public Safety facilities and equipment.
  • Must drive and operate apparatus, and be qualified under the Department Driver Testing Program for all vehicles.
  • Will perform and assist with inspections, pre plans, and community development planning.
  • Must maintain required license/certification levels.
  • Assists administration with specific assigned duties such as answering phones, entering data, and reports.
  • Maintains and implements a positive work environment with department staff, supervisors and the general public.
  • Participates in public education and department activities.
  • Participates in training activities as mandated.
  • Performs related duties as directed by Department Officers.


Education & Experience

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Annual mandatory training requirements as set forth by
  • Minimum 3 year experience as an EMT-P & FF.

Certifications & Licenses

  • Must hold current and valid Maine State driver’s license
  • Current CPR Certification
  • FF I & II
  • EMT-P
  • Current AVOC / EVOC
  • Hazmat Ops (minimum)

Knowledge, Ability, Skills

  • Has knowledge and experience in firefighting, firefighting equipment, methods and techniques, and fire prevention methods, generally accomplished through department training and as outlined by the MBLS.
  • Basic knowledge of street layout and addressing system.
  • Basic knowledge of current principles of fire / rescue procedures and department SOGs.
  • Must have the ability to deal diplomatically with irate, violent or frantic individuals.
  • Must have the ability to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations.
  • Must have the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Must have the ability to clearly communicate information both verbally and in writing.
  • Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with departmental staff, supervisors and the general public.
  • Must have the ability to adjust their schedule to cover holidays, vacations and special scheduling needs as directed by the Chief including “forced shifts”.

Physical Requirements/Other

  • Maintain physical readiness required to perform firefighting / EMS duties.
  • Emergency tasks and training involve the performance of physically demanding work, and may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of heavy objects, materials and persons. (20 – 150 lbs.). Lifting may be assisted by other personnel if available. Firefighters in this class must be able to work in adverse conditions and extreme weather. Fire fighters must have the ability to climb and perform difficult tasks while wearing Structural PPE including SCBA.


The Town of Gray will be hiring one full time Paramedic Firefighter.  The initial schedule will be a rotating schedule with every other weekend off.  All shifts are subject to change with a two week notice.  You could be required to come in early or stay late due to call volume or short staffing.

To apply, submit a Town of Gray Employment Application (PDF), cover letter, resume and current certifications prior to noon on November 11, 2016 to:

Chief Kurt Elkanich
Town of Gray Fire Rescue
125 Shaker Road
Gray, ME  04039
(207) 657-3931

The Town of Gray is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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