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Join the Guilford Fire Department: A Professional Opportunity for Firefighter/Paramedics

Guilford, Connecticut – If you are a dedicated Firefighter/Paramedic looking to take your career to the next level, the Guilford Fire Department has an exciting opportunity for you. We are currently hiring Firefighter/Paramedics who are committed to excellence and ready to grow in their profession.

At the Guilford Fire Department, we don't just offer a job; we offer a path to advancement and constant training, ensuring that your career as a Firefighter/Paramedic reaches its full potential. Our department is renowned for its leadership in unique specializations, making it an attractive destination for those looking to expand their skill set in the field of public safety.

Elevate Your Career

Diverse Specializations

One of the distinguishing features of the Guilford Fire Department is our commitment to providing a wide range of training opportunities. Here, you can expect to go beyond the traditional role of a firefighter. Our department specializes in:

1. Public Safety Divers: Dive into the world of underwater rescue with our specialized training in Public Safety Diving.

2. Ice Rescue Divers: Gain the skills needed to respond to icy water emergencies, a crucial capability in our region.

3. High Angle Rope Rescue: Master the art of high-angle rescue operations, ensuring that no situation is too challenging.

4. Hazardous Materials Technicians: Become a vital part of our team equipped to handle hazardous materials incidents.

5. Confined Space Rescue Technicians: Learn the techniques necessary for rescuing individuals trapped in confined spaces.

6. Structural Collapse Technicians: Be prepared to respond effectively to incidents involving structural failures.

7. Trench Rescue Technicians: Acquire the expertise to rescue individuals trapped in trenches.

8. Marine Rescue: Develop the skills required for marine rescue operations in our coastal community.

9. Extensive Drone Program: We leverage cutting-edge technology with our extensive drone program for enhanced situational awareness and response.

Regional Dive Team

The Guilford Fire Department boasts a regional dive team that has been called upon to respond to critical dive rescue calls. We serve as CT Region 2 NHASH (New Haven Area Special Hazards) team, responding to numerous hazardous materials incidents in the region. Joining our team means becoming part of a highly skilled and respected force in the field of public safety.

High-Level Medical Care

At the Guilford Fire Department, we take pride in providing high-level care for basic and advanced life support with transport. As a Firefighter/Paramedic, you'll have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of our community members through your medical expertise.

Why Choose Guilford?

By choosing to work for the Guilford Fire Department, you are choosing to be part of a team that values professionalism, dedication, and continuous improvement. We are committed to your growth and development, ensuring that you have the tools and training needed to excel in your role as a Firefighter/Paramedic.

Join us in Guilford, a picturesque town located along Connecticut's scenic shoreline, and become part of a department that leads the way in public safety.

If you are a passionate Firefighter/Paramedic looking for an opportunity to expand your skills, make a difference in your community, and be part of an esteemed team, the Guilford Fire Department is the place for you.

To apply for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic with the Guilford Fire Department and take the next step in your professional journey, click on the links below to download the job posting and application.

Guilford Firefighter Job Posting Paramedic 2023
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Employment Application (8-1-2018)
Download PDF • 434KB

Join us in Guilford and help us continue our tradition of excellence in public safety.

Contact Information:

Guilford Fire Department

390 Church Street

Guilford, CT 06437

Phone: (203) 453-8056

The Guilford Fire Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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