TOWN OF LENOX
Firefighter/ Advanced EMT – Fire Department
The Town of Lenox is seeking qualified, intrinsically motivated candidates for the position of
Firefighter/Advanced EMT with our Fire Department. Appointed by the Town Manager and reporting to
the Fire Chief, the Firefighter/Advanced EMT protects life and property by performing firefighting,
emergency medical treatment and transport of patients at the Advanced Licensed level of care,
hazardous materials and fire prevention duties. The position maintains fire equipment, apparatus and
facilities. The Town of Lenox takes pride in the quality of its emergency services, and its relationship
with the Town’s citizenry.
Minimum Qualifications include the requirement of a High School diploma or equivalency.
The candidate shall have a current and valid Massachusetts Advanced EMT or Paramedic level
certification and a valid Massachusetts Driver's License.
Lenox is located in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts. The year-round population of 5,025 is
buttressed by a substantial number of weekend/seasonal residents and visitors, particularly in July and
August. Widely known for its numerous cultural and recreational sites (notably Tanglewood,
Shakespeare & Company, Kennedy Park, Mass Audubon/Pleasant Valley), Lenox is also home to vibrant,
deep-rooted communities in villages located in its downtown, Lenox Dale, New Lenox as well as many
In addition to salary and benefits, Lenox offers lifestyle amenities suitable for professionals of all ages
and diverse interests. Lenox was recently listed as #18 on Boston.com’s “Dreamtown Finder” Top 25
places to live in Massachusetts. The Lenox Public Schools are among the best in the state. Morris
Elementary is one of only three schools in Massachusetts to receive the coveted 2016 Blue Ribbon
designation from the US Department of Education. Lenox Memorial Middle High School received a Gold
Medal designation from US News and World Report. The Town of Lenox has a AAA bond rating with
Standard and Poor’s Global Ratings. It is a fascinating and challenging place for those professionals
seeking to apply their skills in a community passionate about its identity and volunteer spirit.
The position is open until filled, however applicant screening will begin immediately. Send cover letter
and resume to Christopher J. Ketchen, Town Manager, 6 Walker Street, Lenox, MA 01240 or
Announcement and full Position Description are available at the Town Manager’s Office or at