Career Employment

Founded in 1823, Westminster Fire Engine and Hose Co. No. 1, Inc. is a combination department utilizing both volunteer and career staffing to provide professional service to our community, protecting life, property, and the environment. Individuals with our organization come from many walks of life.  We foster a “family” environment where you become a member of a tight-knit public safety community.

The department is currently accepting applications for Firefighter/EMT (I or P).

Full-time-$20.34 hourly ($44K-$48K) 24/72 assignment with scheduled overtime, including holidays and weekends.

Part-time-$20.34 hourly in 12-24 hour blocks with assignments being short notice.

Full-time Benefits:

  • Individual and family healthcare plan (including Rx, dental & vision)
    • A company-funded Health Savings Account Plan
    • 401 k plan (pre-tax deferral with Company match up to 3%)
    • Term Life insurance plan at no cost
    • Swap (Exchange of shifts)
    • Paid Time Off
    • Pay is a bi-weekly direct deposit


  1. High school diploma or GED
  2. BLS CPR certification
  3. Current certification of Md Emergency Medical Technician (EMTI or EMTP (NRP)
  4. MFRI
    1. Emergency Vehicle Operator
    1. Firefighter I (or equivalent)
    1. Hazardous Materials Operations
    1. Truck Company Fireground Operations
  5. NIMS
    1. 100
    1. 200
    1. 700
    1. 800
  6. Minimum Valid Class C Driver’s License (with no greater than three (3) points)

Applications can be obtained at the station or through our website here

Posted: 3/17/2021- Closes: Open Until Filled