Stratford - Firefighter

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Department Stratford Fire Department
Job TitleFirefighter
Salary$60,983.87 - $75,323.60
Registration FeeNon-Residents: $109.00
Residents: $79.00
Location Stratford, CT

Job Announcement

Stratford Fire Department, CT Firefighter Jobs




$60,983.87 - $75,323.60
(As of 7/1/18) 

The Town of Stratford seeks qualified applicants for the position of Firefighter.  Candidates must take and pass a written exam, oral examination, medical exam, drug screen, background investigation and psychological evaluation.


  • High School Diploma or State Equivalency Certificate (GED)
  • 18 years old by December 31, 2018.
  • Valid motor vehicle license
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Possess a valid (not older than one year) CPAT card at the time of conditional offer.
  • Town will accept accredited out of state CPAT certifications.
  • Possess a Certified EMT at the time of conditional offer
  • Points awarded toward exam for veterans & local residents of the Town (documentation must be provided for both with your application and will be validated by the Town)
  • Points awarded for SEMS Volunteer/Employee for two (2) years

Applicants who do not have a valid CPAT card at the time of a conditional offer of employment will be bypassed but kept on the eligibility list.  Eligibility lists are typically valid for two to three years.  Information on CPAT can be found at


Applications for the position of Entry Level Firefighter must be submitted online.   No paper applications will be accepted.  For additional job information and to submit an application go to:

Applications for employment will be accepted until midnight on January 4, 2019A non-refundable fee of $70.00 for residents and $100.00 for non-residents will be payable online by debit or credit card.  Financial hardship consideration will be given on a case-by-case basis. 

The written test is scheduled for January 19, 2019 in the Bunnell High School cafeteria, 1 Bulldog Boulevard, Stratford, CT  06614.  Candidates will be notified if there is a weather related cancellation/reschedule date.  The Town of Stratford reserves the right to limit the number of candidates invited to each selection process after the written test.

The Town of Stratford is an equal opportunity employer. Female and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

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