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

Worker's compensation

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?

Fill Out this PDF Application

If you have further questions please contact us at:  

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