North Providence Fire Department Firefighter Recruitment

North Providence Fire Department patchTown of North Providence – Fire Department

Application Period:  October 1, 2021 – January 7, 2022 

Applications will be accepted for the position of Firefighter/EMT from 8:30 AM until 4:00 PM weekdays during the period of October 1, 2021 through January 7, 2022.  The deadline to submit applications will be 3:30 PM on May 1, 2020.  Application may be filled out on

Applicants must meet the following:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age by the close of the application period.
  • Must be a US citizen (Birth Certificate and/or US-INS Papers).
  • Must be a High School graduate or possess a GED Certificate.
  • Must possess a current Rhode Island EMT License.
  • Must obtain a Rhode Island EMT Cardiac License within 24 months of hiring.
  • Must have a valid certificate of completion of the Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs Physical Performance Assessment (PPA) upon oral interview date.
  • Must have a valid certificate of completion from the Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs written exam with a score of 70% and above upon oral interview date.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must submit a copy of your driving record (obtained from the Operator Control Office-Registry of Motor Vehicles from the state in which you reside)
  • Must submit a copy of your Criminal History Record (obtained from the Department of Attorney General in the state in which you reside).
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of a Firefighter
  • Must agree to remain tobacco free while on duty as a condition of employment, signed affidavit required prior to entrance in the Recruit Training Academy
  • May submit a 1-page resume with application.

Applicants must complete the enclosed application and return in person along with copies of the following: birth certificate or US-INS papers, driver’s license, high school diploma or GED Certificate, PPA Completion Certificate, EMT License, copy of Driving Record and copy of Criminal History Record to:

North Providence Fire Department, Administrative Office Building (2nd floor)
1835 Mineral Spring Avenue
North Providence, Rhode Island 02904

The Town of North Providence is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act

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