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The Coventry Fire District is NOW HIRING!

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, May 8, 2023 through Thursday, June 8, 2023
Application Deadline: Thursday, June 8, 2023 by 11:59 PM EST


  • Must be at least 18 years of age by Thursday, June 8, 2023

  • 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*

You can apply online by clicking here --> 

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