Join the Dunstable Fire Department

The Dunstable fire Department is currently seeking interested candidates for the position of Call Fire Fighter

Benefits to being a call firefighter with us?

Just some of the many reasons to become a call fire fighter:

  • Protecting lives and property

  • Working as part of a team

  • Work with the community

  • Workers compensation

  • Paid department training

  • Full pay to obtain your 1st responder/CPR/AED and Fire fighter 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?

The minimum requirements for employment are:

  • Age: 18 - 65

  • High school diploma or the equivalent is required.

  • Have a valid driver's license.

  • Must live within 3 miles from the border to the Town of Dunstable MA

  • Have no criminal record.

I’d like to volunteer - what do I need to do?

Please complete this pre-application questionnaire. Click HERE

If you have further questions please contact us at  

Helpful Information:

What to expect: A guide for family members of Volunteer Firefighters ( (Click on PDF document)

  • 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.