Becoming A Member


The Topsham Fire & Rescue Department currently employs Full-Time, Per Diem & On-Call (Call Department) members.  Please see the different membership information listed below for more information.  If you have further questions please feel free to contact us.

On Call Member (Call Department)

We are always looking for on-Call members for both fire/EMS, fire, EMS or Support positions.  The department hires on-call members several times throughout the year.

General Requirements:  (This list does not constitute all requirements.  Please contact the FD for more information)

  1. Must be 18 years or older
  2. Must successfully complete a drivers license check, background investigation, and a physical (Provided by the FD)
  3. Must respond to a minimum of 15% of calls for service and attend a minimum of 50% of scheduled trainings.
  4. Successfully complete probationary training (Training will be provided by the FD)
  5. Must reside within the community.

Being an on-call fire/rescue employee is not an easy task.  There is an enormous amount of commitment needed and expected, but it is one of the most rewarded experiences you will ever have. 

The Topsham Fire & Rescue Department is also looking for members that may not want to respond to incidents, but still want to volunteer within their community.  There are plenty of administrative tasks that must be accomplished every day.


Per Diem Members

The Topsham Fire & Rescue Department consistently has an ongoing need for the following per diem positions:

  1. FF/EMS Provider (EMT, AEMT, Paramedic)
  2. EMS Provider (EMT, AEMT, Paramedic)

Preference is for individuals that are dual trained as firefighters & ems providers.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.


Application Process

If you are interested in becoming part of our family please feel free to contact us.  We would be happy to discuss all of the opportunities available.

Topsham Fire & Rescue


If you would like to apply, please completely fill out the Town of Topsham Fire & Rescue Employment application (Link Below) and submit it by mail or in-person to the following: 

Town of Topsham
Town Managers Office:  Attn: Rose Woodd
100 Main Street
Topsham, Maine 04086

We would like to thank you for your interest in the Topsham Fire & Rescue Department.

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