The Town of Upton is accepting applications for the position of fulltime Firefighter / EMT Paramedic. This position reports to the Fire/EMS Chief and is a dual role member of the department having advanced emergency medical care responsibilities in addition to firefighting duties. Depending on the nature of the emergency these personnel provide basic and advanced life support, perform extrication and rescue and are responsible for combating, extinguishing and preventing fires, and the saving of life and property. A Firefighter/Paramedic is responsible for rapidly and efficiently performing various duties under emergency conditions frequently involving considerable hazard.
Minimum qualifications include: High School Diploma or GED, Massachusetts driver?s license, non-smoker, Massachusetts EMT-Paramedic, American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
Starting Salary: $59,394 ? $61,791 plus Benefits & EMS Stipends.