We're Hiring!

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  1. Join Our Team!
  2. Pre-Hire Testing
  3. Union Contract
  4. Employee Benefits
  5. What We Can Offer

We are seeking applicants to fill one (1) immediate full-time Firefighter/Paramedic position due to an upcoming retirement, and establish a hiring list for future openings.

We asked our members what qualities they're looking for in the next person to work with them on the truck and sit across from them at the kitchen table.

This is what they're looking for:

Positive attitude, easy going.
Self motivated.
Life long learner. Continuously strives to
better themselves and the people around them.
Sense of humility.
Decision maker.
Team player. Not only with fellow colleagues in the fire house, but also in the community, and with other local agencies and healthcare professionals.
Problem Solver. Eager to find solutions and try new things.
Takes pride in their profession and their team.
Patient, family, and community advocate.
Customer service oriented.
Displays empathy, understanding, and patience.
Good communicator.
Appreciates the rich history and traditions of both our organization and community, and is prepared to help shape our future.

Minimum Requirements:

Valid Paramedic certification, or EMT who is expected to complete Paramedic training within the next 90 days.
Posses and maintain a valid driver's license.
Must Possess a High School diploma or equivalent.
Must live within a 25 mile radius of Westford within one year of hire (See map below).

Desired Qualification

At least two years of pre-hospital 9-1-1 experience as a Paramedic.
Pro-Board Firefighter I/II Certification.

Apply Today!

Submit letter of intent, and resume BEFORE MARCH 31, 2023 AT 4pm

By e-mail:

Subject Line: Firefighter/Paramedic


By mail:

Town of Westford
Pam Hicks, Human Resources Director
55 Main Street
Westford, MA 01886

The Town of Westford is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.


We have answers! E-mail us at JoinWFD@WestfordMA.gov
to learn more about career opportunities with the Westford Fire Department.

Residency Requirement Map

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