New Haven - Firefighter Paramedic - Lateral

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Department New Haven Fire Department
Job TitleFirefighter Paramedic - Lateral
SalaryWith NH med control: 1st year: $60,071 / 2nd yr: $85,305
Registration Fee$35.00
Location New Haven, CT

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OPEN ONLY to currently certified Paramedics who have completed Firefighter 1 & 2 who meet all requirements

This is skilled firefighting work in combating, extinguishing, and preventing fires; in rendering medical assistance at medical and other emergency scenes; and in operating and maintaining Fire Department equipment, apparatus, and quarters.

It is strongly suggested that you read Firefighter Paramedic Lateral Applicant Guide (available above) before applying.




At time of application, candidate must meet all of the following:

  • Must possess Valid Paramedic Certification/License (from any State).

  • Must possess Valid Current National Registry Certification as a Paramedic.

  • Must Possess Firefighter 1 & 2 from an accredited regional school or fire academy.

  • Must possess Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations from an accredited regional school or fire academy.

  • Must have obtained CPAT certification within one year prior to application.

  • Have graduated from high school or possess State Equivalency Diploma (GED);

  • Possess a valid driver’s license;

  • Be at least 18 years of age.


  • If Paramedic License is not from CT, you must obtain CT Paramedic License within 1 year from date of hire and maintain that certification for 10 (ten) years from the date of hire (per the collective bargaining agreement).

  • If not medically authorized from Yale Center for EMS, you must obtain medical authorization through Sponsor Hospital within 1 year from date of hire and maintain in accordance with collective bargaining agreement.

  • Candidates for this classification must be able to meet established educational, physical, and medical requirements.

  • Trainees must pass all Fire Academy curriculum and obtain all necessary certifications and/or licenses as required by the Fire Department for graduation from the Academy.

  • Must also obtain appropriate State of Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicle driver’s license as required by nature of assignment.

  • Candidates that misrepresent their portfolio and/or certifications will be disqualified from the hiring process, or terminated if hired.




  • Comprehensive Medical and Dental Insurance

  • Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays

  • Annual sick leave accrual

  • Pension Plan

  • Sick leave buy back option

  • Optional 457 Deferred Comp Plan

  • Education Incentive/ paid recertifications

  • 3 on / 3 off work rotation

  • Employee Assistance Program / Peer Support / Wellness Programs

  • A welcoming diverse and inclusive workplace


  • Applicants meeting minimum qualifications will be reviewed, evaluated, and invited to participate in an examination process.

    It is critical that you complete the application thoroughly and submit information as outlined within the form, as the information you provide will be used to ascertain if you are eligible to move forward in the selection process. This information will be used to determine the eligibility list.

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