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The Guilford Fire Department is Hiring

The Guilford Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter Paramedic and Firefighter EMT.

TOWN OF GUILFORD Classified Advertisement Applications Due By February 13, 2019 HELP WANTED FIREFIGHTER / PARAMEDIC FIREFIGHTER/EMT The Town of Guilford is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/EMT and/or Firefighter/Paramedic. All applicants are required to submit the following documentation along with their completed and signed Town of Guilford job application:

• Copy of valid State of Connecticut Driver’s License

• Copy of High School Diploma or GED

• One of the following:

o Copy of State of Connecticut Paramedic License (with/medical control authorization in the State of Connecticut) or evidence that the applicant is currently enrolled in a Paramedic training and certification program.

o Copy of currently valid EMT card Previous fire service experience, including Firefighter certifications are preferred, but not required. CPAT is NOT required to take the written or oral exam. However, candidates must submit a valid CPAT card prior to being considered eligible to receive a Conditional Job Offer.

• CPAT Card must be dated on or after March 01, 2017

• If CPAT is completed outside of the State of Connecticut, the card must be from an IAFF / IAFC licensed and approved program. The list of these programs is available on the Connecticut State Fire Administration web site (

The written exam is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, February 20, 2019. THE TOWN OF GUILFORD WILL INVITE THOSE APPLICANTS WHO RECEIVE THE HIGHEST SCORES ON THE WRITTEN EXAM FOR AN ORAL INTERVIEW. The oral interviews will take place approximately one (1) week after the written exam.

Job description and applications are available for download here or from the Human Resources Office, Town Hall, 31 Park Street, Guilford, CT 06437 or from the Town Website at: A NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE OF FIFTY ($50.00) DOLLARS MUST BE INCLUDED WITH THE APPLICATION. ONLY CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS MADE OUT TO THE “TOWN OF GUILFORD” (NO CASH) WILL BE ACCEPTED. In the event a check is returned for insufficient funds, the corresponding applicant will be disqualified from hiring consideration. A complete application package must be returned to the Guilford Human Resources Office no later than 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. The Town of Guilford is an AA/EOE employer.

Click the links below to download job information.

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