Narragansett - Firefighter

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Department Narragansett Fire Department
Job TitleFirefighter
Salary$987.86/week (during 12-month probationary period) $1,245.29/week after 1st year
Location Narragansett, RI

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Job Announcement

Narragansett Fire Department, RI Firefighter Jobs

Narragansett Fire Department, RI Firefighter Jobs





The Town of Narragansett is currently accepting applications for the establishment of an eligibility list for the position of Firefighter.   Applicants must undergo a screening process, including written examination, oral interview, physical performance testing, psychological and drug screening prior to appointment.  All persons who have previously applied are encouraged to re-apply.  For more specifics on the hiring process, job description and conditions of employment reference the links to attached documents or visit our town website. 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

  • Minimum age 18, Maximum age 30 (cannot have reached 31st birthday prior to appointment).

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Valid RIAFC Entry Level Firefighter Written Exam by application deadline

  • Valid RIAFC PPA certificate at the time of employment

  • Valid RI Advanced EMT-Cardiac license prior to official appointment



  • Include vacation and sick leave, health insurance plan, retirement pension plan, life insurance, uniform allowance, holiday pay and other earned incentives.


Work Schedule:

  • Full time employment. The current work schedule is based on an average annual workweek of 42 hours on an 8-day work cycle.  Typical shifts include: 1 day on (24 hours), 2 days off (48 hours), 1 day on (24 hours), followed by 4 days off (96 hours).  Depending on the situation, some firefighters work for extended periods before having time-off.


 Applications must be submitted through

The application deadline is November 30, 2023

Telephone inquiry: 401-789-1000 / On-site inquiry: Narragansett Fire Department Headquarters 

40 Caswell Street Narragansett, RI 02882 between 8:30 am - 3:30 pm Monday-Friday


Learn more about us on our town website at:


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An Equal Opportunity Employer

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Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

Applicants are responsible for checking their email and logging into their PoliceApp, PublicSafetyApp, FireFighterApp or EmployementApp account to monitor for emails, scheduling and process updates.

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