Join the Dunstable Fire Department
The Dunstable fire Department is currently seeking interested candidates for the position of Call Fire Fighter - Emergency Medical Responder
Benefits to being a call firefighter with us:
Earn Extra Money
Protect Lives and Property
Work as part of a team
Work with the community
Paid monthly department training
Full pay to obtain your 1st responder/CPR/AED and Firefighter 1/2 certification
New gear upon completion of the Fire Fighter I / II program
Membership to the NVFC and MCVFA
Free training at the MA Fire Academy
What are the requirements for joining?
Age: 18 - 65
High school diploma or the equivalent
Valid driver's license.
Live in Dunstable or a reasonable distance from the border as determined by the Fire Chief
Successfully pass a medical. physical, criminal, and driving background check
I’d like to volunteer - what do I need to do?
The position of On Call Firefighter requires many hours of training to meet basic firefighting and emergency medical responder requirements. Active participation in emergency response is also expected. A strong commitment to reaching training and certification goals is a must. Please read the guide provided below to get a sense of what is involved in being a Call Firefighter.
The basics of the volunteer firefighter life
The "New Normal" of a volunteer fire family
Keeping your relationship strong
Volunteers Come in All Shapes, Sizes, Ages and Genders
Helping your volunteer stay physically and mentally fit
Preparing for the worst: Talking about line of duty death or injury.
Being a part of your new fire department family
Helpful resources and links for the volunteer fire family.
Click on the PDF below to read more about being a Call Firefighter