Current Employment Opportunities

Application period: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 to Thursday, November 30, 2017. We must receive your application and documents no later than 3:30 p.m., on Thursday, November 30, 2017.

Salary (as of 7/01/17)   $906.40 – $1,012.53 weekly

Applicants must meet the following:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must be a High School graduate or possess a General Education Diploma (GED).
  • Must present a valid driver’s license.
  • Must provide a certified copy of your driving record from your state of residence.
  • Must provide a certified copy of your Bureau of Criminal Identification (B.C.I.) report from your state of residence.
  • Must have a valid Rhode Island Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-Basic) License, EMT-Cardiac License, or Paramedic License. If you do not have one of the above RI licenses, you will need to have your National Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification pending a Rhode Island EMT-Basic License by the date of the Oral Interview in January 2018.
  • Must present a valid certificate of successful completion of the RI Association of Fire Chiefs Physical Performance Assessment (PPA) issued after April 1, 2017.

RECRUITMENT PROCESS FOLLOWING THE APPLICATION:

There will be a $50 non-refundable examination fee due on the day of the written examination, December 9, 2017. Bank check or money order ONLY made payable to: City of Pawtucket.

  • Oral Interview (starting January 2018).
  • Pawtucket residents, (for the past three years) will receive five additional points in the overall testing process applied after successfully passing the written examination.
  • Must pass a Physical Examination and Drug Screening.

We are pleased by your interest in a career as a Firefighter with the City of Pawtucket.  In order for your application to be considered complete, you must submit the following documents:

  • A photocopy of your Birth Certificate or US-INS Papers.*
  • A photocopy of your High School Diploma or GED.*
  • A photocopy of your valid driver’s license.*
  • A certified copy of your driving record from your state of residence.*
  • A certified copy of Bureau of Criminal Identification (B.C.I.) report from your state of residence.*
  • Must have a valid certificate of successful completion of the Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs Physical Performance Assessment (PPA) issued after April 1, 2017.*
  • A photocopy of your valid Rhode Island Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-Basic) License, EMT-Cardiac License, or Paramedic License.
  • If you do not have one of the above RI licenses listed above, you will need to have your National Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification pending a Rhode Island EMT-Basic License by the date of the Oral Interview in January 2018.
  • If you are a Pawtucket Resident, you must provide documentation that you have lived in Pawtucket for the past 3 years. 5 pts will be added to the overall score if you pass the written exam.

*If you fail to provide these items at the time you submit your application, we will not be able to accept your application.  Please keep this in mind as you complete your application and prepare your documentation.

Acceptable documents for Proof of Residency must include your name and address. You will need to provide proof of Pawtucket Residency for the past three years (2015, 2016 and 2017) from any of the items below:

  • Voter registration
  • Utility or phone bill
  • Checking or savings account statement
  • Property tax bill or excise tax bill
  • Mortgage account or proof of home ownership
  • Residential rental contract (apartment lease or other rental of real property)
  • Car loan or car registration
  • Tuition bill or student loan
  • W-2 Form
  • Income Tax Return
  • Payroll check stub