Firefighter/EMT

Firefighter/EMT (Basic or Paramedic)
city of cumberland - cumberland, Maryland

Sep 14, 2021


Application Deadline:
Oct 14, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$36,524-$41,704 annual

Job Description

!! ATTENTION: FIREFIGHTER/MEDIC APPLICANTS !!

The Cumberland Fire Department is currently accepting applications for pre-employment testing for the position of Firefighter/Medic to be held on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at the Allegany College of Maryland Science Building, Room 68. Candidates must arrive to the testing center prior to 8:45 a.m. on day of testing. Candidates must also wear a face mask to enter Science Building.

Candidates interested in participating in the testing process must submit an employment application by 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 14, 2021.

Applications along with detailed information about the pre-employment testing procedures can be obtained at City Hall, 57 N. Liberty Street, Cumberland, Maryland 21502 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Applications may be submitted on-line at ci.cumberland.md.us

Minimum requirements for the position: Individual must be 18 years of age at the time application is made; possess a high school diploma or equivalent of such, vision must be 20/40 or corrected to 20/20, and possess a valid driver’s license.

Candidates must have a valid State of Maryland Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic License or CRT License, or be in the process of obtaining said license within two years of employment. Once hired, employee must maintain said license throughout his/her career with the Cumberland Fire Department

The City is offering a $5,000 signing bonus for Maryland-licensed Paramedics. The acceptance of the bonus is optional and its payment is subject to terms, including its full-payment being conditioned upon the employee’s successful completion of on-the job firefighting training and his/her completion of a minimum of five (5) years’ employment with the City of Cumberland Fire Department.

Starting Firefighter/Medic Salary: $36,524 to $41,704 depending on license.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18+
  • Education: Minimum EMT Basic
  • Experience: Must be licensed EMT in Maryland or obtain reciprocity in Maryland

Contact Information

Julie Davis

city of cumberland
215 bowen street
cumberland, Maryland 21502
phone: 301-759-6485

How to Apply

Candidates interested in participating in the testing process must submit an employment application by 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 14, 2021.

Applications along with detailed information about the pre-employment testing procedures can be obtained at City Hall, 57 N. Liberty Street, Cumberland, Maryland 21502 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Applications may be submitted on-line at ci.cumberland.md.us

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