Employment Opportunities

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 The Holden Fire Department is currently seeking applications for the position of Call Firefighter/EMT


The requirements for becoming an On-Call Firefighter/EMT are:


  1. Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  1. Be a Holden resident or live within a reasonable response distance to either of the departments 2 stations.
  1. Successfully pass a medical physical examination (coordinated through the Fire Department).
  1. Successfully pass the state physical abilities test (coordinated through the Fire Department).
  1. Attend the Massachusetts Fire Academy Call/Volunteer program and successfully obtain Firefighter certification (coordinated through the Fire Department).
  1. Be a Massachusetts certified Emergency Medical Technician or obtain the certification within 2 years of appointment.

**State law prohibits the use of all tobacco products by firefighters.**

The Holden Fire Department provides training for department members annually. Along with fire training, the department also trains department members in CPR, Hazmat and EMT continuing education.

If you have any questions on joining the Holden Fire Department as a Call Firefighter/EMT please contact Deputy Chief Peter Bergstrom at 508-210-5650 and leave a message with the Administration staff. Applications are available on the Town of Holden website (www.holdenma.gov), Town Manager's Office, and Holden Fire Department.                                                                  

The Town of Holden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Anyone with questions can contact us or visit HFD Headquarters at 1370 Main Street, Holden.