hiring and recruitment

The City of Auburn and the Auburn Fire Department are committed to providing talented, qualified employees to serve the citizens of Auburn. All available Fire Department positions are posted here on the AFD Hiring and Recruitment page.  

Current Openings - 

  • Firefighter

Applying -  

If you're interested in a position with the Auburn Fire Department, please review the below information as well as our organization's brochure. Our application along with a current resume and cover letter can be completed and returned to Deputy Fire Chief Matthew Fifield at the Auburn Fire Department, 550 Minot Ave., Auburn, Maine 04210; OR e-mailed OR you can  APPLY ONLINE. 

Applicants must be 19 years of age or older and have completed high school or have passed a high school equivalency exam.  Candidates must have a valid driver license, have a good driving record and hold at least a current Basic EMT License. Candidates with Paramedic License and Firefighter I and II certifications preferred.  Applicants must have a valid Maine EMS license or have the ability to receive reciprocity before being considered a candidate for the City of Auburn.  Paramedics not currently certified as firefighters must obtain firefighter certification within one year of hire with the City of Auburn. 

Upcoming Recruitment Info - 

Deadline for return of completed application packets is Friday, October 15, 2021. A complete application packet consists of an application, current resume, and a cover letter.  An upcoming Physical Agility Test has been scheduled for October 26 and October 30, 2021. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications can attend one or both of the test dates.  If a candidate attends the October 26, 2021 physical agility test and fails to pass, the candidate can try again by attending the October 30, 2021 test date. In the same respect, if a candidate attends and passes the October 26, 2021, test, he/she does not need to attend the second test on October 30, 2021.