Career Employment


Description: Firefighters, EMTs, Paramedics



Applications for employment may be mailed to Westminster Fire Department (28 John Street Westminster, MD 21157), emailed to or dropped off at the station between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Westminster Fire Engine and Hose Co. No. 1, Inc. (Westminster Fire Department), is accepting applications for full-time career firefighter/paramedic with National Registry Paramedic Certification and Maryland Paramedic license.

Duties include:
• Conducts patient assessment (e.g., evaluates the respiratory, cardiovascular, and central nervous systems).
• Provides basic and advanced emergency medical care to stabilize the condition of the critically ill or injured prior to transport to a medical facility.
• Confers with the supervising physician or hospital via radio or telephone, providing the patient’s medical history and condition.
• Administers medication via intravenous, subcutaneous, intramuscular, intraosseous, or sublingual routes.
• Administers advanced emergency medical procedures.
• Responds to emergency calls to protect life and property.
• Combats extinguishes and prevents fires.
• Participates in rescue extrication operations and provides emergency medical care to the sick and injured.
• Drives emergency apparatus, including, but not limited to, transport units.
• Performs related work as required under direct supervision.

Successful candidates must be able to complete a pre-employment physical with a drug test, background checks, fire skills, and other pre-employment skill evaluations.

Pre-employment application to include references for past and present employers, with the following attachments:
• Unofficial MFRI Transcript
• Pro-board Transcript if available
• Copy of your current MD NREMT-P and EMT-P license
• Copy of your current AHA CPR-BLS card

Do not attach any other copies of certification which are listed on your MFRI transcript, driver’s license, social security card, or birth certificate.

All applicants must have completed the MFRI Emergency Vehicle Operator at the time application is submitted.

Starting hourly rate:
EMT-P/FF: $20.34

Westminster Fire Engine and Hose Co. No. 1, Inc. is proud to offer employees an attractive and comprehensive benefits program, including the following:
Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance Coverage
Health Savings Account
Group Term Life Insurance
Employer Matched 401K
Boot Allowance
Paid Leave (annual sick and vacation)
Shift Exchange or Time Trade between Employees
24/72 shift assignments with scheduled overtime

Applications can be obtained at the station or through our website

Completed, signed applications, along with all requested attachments, may be submitted, addressed to the attention of the Department’s Administrator Patricia Corbin.
By mail: P.O. Box 357 Westminster, MD 21158

Westminster Fire Engine and Hose Co. No. 1, Inc. is an 


Applications accepted and held on file for 1 year.