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Full-Time Fire Fighter / EMT Employment Opportunity

Event Date: April 28, 2023
Full-Time Fire Fighter / EMT Employment Opportunity


The Barre City Fire Department is currently accepting applications for a Career Firefighter-EMT position.  The Barre City Fire Department provides Fire and Emergency Medical Services to the City of Barre, Vermont. Barre is four square miles with approximately 9000 residents, with an average yearly call volume of 2,600 calls for service.

Applicants must have or include:

Minimum Requirements Include:

  • Current Vermont or Pro-Board Firefighter I (II Preferred)
  • Current Vermont or Nationally Registered EMT (AEMT or Paramedic Preferred) Applicants with EMT Certification will have up to one (1) year to obtain or be enrolled in an AEMT certification course, with tuition paid by the City.
  • Hazardous Materials Operations
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must reside within 10 air miles of the Barre City Fire Station

 Other valuable qualifications or certifications

  • Fire and EMS experience
  • Fire Apparatus Operator Certifications
  • Emergency Services College Degree Programs

 Benefits Include:

  • Family friendly 24/72 work schedule (728 hours less annually than a 24/48 work schedule)
  • Competitive compensation with certification level incentives
  • Excellent health and dental benefits
  • Generous vacation leave and accrued sick leave
  • VMERS-C Retirement Plan, VMERS-D option available July 1, 2024
  • Education and growth opportunities

To participate in the application process please submit a cover letter, resume, completed application, and copies of the required certifications electronically to rtaft@barrecity.org or mail to

Rikk Taft, Human Resources

6 North Main Street, Suite 2

Barre, Vermont, 05641


For questions please call Human Resources at 802-793-0789

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