Elsmere Fire Company

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Seeking Part Time FF/EMT & EMT Only

Thursday, January 7, 2021

The Elsmere Fire Company is seeking motivated individuals to fill the part time positions of Firefighter/EMT and EMT Only.

Nature of Position: Employees will be responsible for providing emergency medical care, transportation of patients, and performing firefighting/rescue duties as needed. 

Responsibilities will also include: Routine checks on Fire & EMS equipment/tools, light vehicle maintenance, house chores and fire prevention.

Applicants must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.

Background Check and Driving Check will be performed by the company at no charge to the applicant.  

Hours of work: 06:00 – 18:00 7 days a week, BLS and Fire Staffing (First Emergency Basis)

                           18:00 – 06:00 7 days a week, BLS and Fire Staffing (First Emergency Basis)


Pay Rate: $18.50 per hour

EMT Only Personnel strongly encouraged to apply as well!!

Minimum Qualifications: 

-High School Graduate or GED equivalent
-Must be at least 18 years of age
-Possess a valid Driver’s License and possess Emergency Vehicle Operator                                           

-Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

-Knowledge of applications to complete various reports and ability to utilize appropriate technology to complete Patient Care and Fire Reports.

-Health Care Provider and AED/CPR Certification
-Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician (one year experience required)
-State of Delaware EMT Certification.

If applying for FF/EMT the below minimum fire certifications are required: 

-Basic Firefighting Skills or equivalent
-Structural Firefighting Skills or equivalent
-Hazardous Materials Response Skills or equivalent
-Vehicle Rescue or equivalent
-Crew Leader or equivalent
-Driver/Operator Course (fire apparatus) or equivalent

-Driving of Fire Apparatus is Required. (Minimum of One Year Expierence) 

-ICS 100, 200, 700, and 800                                                                                                                         

-Rapid Intervention Team Training (RIT) or equivalent

-Out of State Applicants with NREMT certification are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment pending Delaware Certification.



Application Procedure: Applications must be obtained in person, through the company website, or it can be emailed to you. If you wish to have it emailed to you, please call the firehouse at (302)-999-0183 and leave your contact information. www.elsmerefc.org


Applications are to be returned in person, or electronically to Deputy Chief Michael Edwards at [email protected] or by mail to:

Elsmere Fire Company

1107 Kirkwood Hwy 

Wilmington, DE 19805

ATTN. Deputy Chief Michael Edwards  


Elsmere Fire Company is an equal opportunity employer

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