Chambersburg Fire Department accepting applications

The Borough of Chambersburg Fire Department is currently accepting applications for testing to develop a certified list for Entry Level Firefighter/EMT to fill current vacancies.

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity and apply today!

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
CLEARANCES ARE NOT REQUIRED TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION
ALL TIE BREAKERS ARE BASED OFF OF DATE AND TIME APPLICATIONS ARE SUBMITTED

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The Chambersburg Fire and EMS Department

The Chambersburg Fire and EMS Department is a combination department consisting of both full-time, part-time, and volunteer Firefighter/EMTs. We respond to over 4,500 EMS calls and over 1,000 fire/rescue incidents per year. The department’s primary response is in the Borough of Chambersburg, but we do provide mutual aid for both fire and EMS calls. We are an all-hazards department that responds to structure fires, medical calls, HAZMAT incidents, motor vehicle accidents, and a variety of rescue incidents. In addition, the department holds our mission to the highest standards and does a variety of community engagement to include public relations events, fire inspections, and community fire and EMS training.

Job Highlights:

  • Your workweek will average 42 hours. Overtime will be paid for all hours other than your regularly scheduled shifts in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • You’ll start at $55,062.70 (2021) annually, with raises during and after 1 years’ probation with advancement increases up to a maximum for Firefighter VII of $72,015.10 (2021) annually. You will receive disability insurance, life insurance and retirement benefits.
  • Training provided
  • You become eligible for vacation after one year of employment.
  • Opportunities may be available for a fluent Bilingual English-Spanish Firefighter appointment, should one become available. The applicant should indicate on their application that they are fluent in both Spanish and English.
  • Veterans will receive preference in accordance with the law.

Any questions, please email Dustin Ulrich, Fire & EMS Chief, at dulrich@chambersburgpa.gov or Ben Myers, Assistant Fire & EMS Chief, at bmyers@chambersburgpa.gov.

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