Becoming a Full Time Firefighter, Part-Time Call Firefighter or Part-Time Call Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) with the Southborough Fire Department can lead to a life of rewarding public service along with many opportunities for personal and professional growth. Joining our department may be the first step in the pursuit of a career in the fire service or prehospital medical profession. Or it can simply be a way to serve others and the community.
Those interested in becoming either Full-Time or Part-Time members of our department must recognize the time, commitment, and basic requirements of the positions.
Minimum Requirements for Both Full-Time and Part-Time Employment
Emergency Medical Responder or EMT Certification
High School Diploma or GED
Minimum 18 years of age
Valid Driver's License
Additional Recommended Credentials for Full-Time Employment
Firefighter I and II Certification
When the department does have a vacancy in either our full-time or part-time roster, those that meet the above are asked to participate in a selection process that consists of a resume review and an oral board interview. Those considered for employment must successfully complete a criminal and driving record check, and a physical examination.
The department always welcomes inquiries on becoming a Member of the department or embarking on a career in fire and emergency medical services.