Coventry Fire District - Firefighter

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Department Coventry Fire District
Job TitleFirefighter
SalaryStarting Salary (EMT C) $48,553 Annually (Paramedic) 49,593 Annually
Deadline Jun 30, 2024 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$29.00
Location Coventry, RI
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FireFighter/EMT Cardiac/Paramedic (42 hour work week) 

Firefighter/EMT Cardiac $48,553 (Annually) 

Firefighter/Paramedic $49,593 (Annually) 

Perform skilled firefighting work in combating, extinguishing, and preventing fires; in rendering medical assistance at medical and other emergency scenes; and in operating and maintaining Fire Department equipment, apparatus, and work environment.

Application Period: Monday, April 8, 2024 through Sunday, June 30, 2024
Application Deadline: Sunday, June 30, 2023 by 11:59 PM EST


  • Must be at least 18 years of age by Monday, April 8, 2024
  • Must possess and furnish a copy of valid driver’s license.
  • Must possess a High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED).
  • Successful completion of the Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs Physical Performance Assessment within the last 12 calendar months.
  • EMT - Basic to apply, Must be a licensed Rhode Island Emergency Medical Technician CARDIAC or Paramedic Certification at time of job offer.
  • Paramedic Preferred (worth 2 points on exam)
  • NFPA 1001 level 1 and level 2 Preferred (worth 2 points on exam score for both)

Successful completion of RI Fire Chiefs Written Exam within the last 12 calendar months. 

  • Written Exam weight 55%
  • Oral Interview Weight 45% 


The minimum passing score required on written shall be 70 points.

-Ladder climb test 

*Coventry Fire District reserves the right to reject any and all applicants*

The Coventry Fire District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

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