Fire Mechanic - Gorham , ME

August 23, 2019

Gorham ,ME

Fire Mechanic



The Town of Gorham Fire Department is currently seeking qualified candidates for the full-time (40-hour) position of Mechanic. This is a shared position between Gorham and Windham Fire Departments, and is responsible for the maintenance of both departments’ apparatus. The Fire Mechanic provides fleet maintenance and repair services to ensure the safety and reliability of Fire Department-owned vehicles and equipment. This position is responsible for performing routine preventative maintenance and timely repair of equipment in accordance with established maintenance and safety procedures. Work is typically performed independently with minimal supervision. Some overtime and call-outs required.

Must possess a high school diploma, or equivalent, and have a minimum of two years’ prior work experience as a mechanic for automobiles and diesel trucks. Knowledge of Fire apparatus, pumps, and hydraulic systems is preferred. Maine Motor Vehicle Inspection license with class A, D, T and E endorsements required. Must hold or be able to obtain a Maine driver’s license CDL Class B and be insurable in a normal risk pool. Some experience in the operation of standard automotive equipment heavier than passenger vehicles preferred. Any equivalent combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered. Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical, as well as pre-employment and random drug and alcohol tests.  Full job description is available HERE on the Town of Gorham website.

The Town of Gorham offers a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, and paid time off to eligible employees, including affordable health insurance, a 457(b) deferred compensation retirement plan with a 7.5% employer match, earned vacation, sick time, and 12 paid holidays. Employees also have access to dental, vision, medical and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts, life insurance, and short-term disability. Uniforms and cleaning of uniforms provided. All tools and equipment provided. Pay depends on experience and qualifications.

HOW TO APPLY: Please complete a Town of Gorham Employment Application, available HERE electronically on the “Employment” page of the Town’s website  Applications are also available at the Gorham Fire Department Chief’s Office and Town Manager’s Office during normal business hours. Please be sure to complete all fields on the application. Cover letter and/or resume optional.


Please mail, fax, hand-deliver, or email completed applications to:

Town of Gorham Municipal Center
Attn: Human Resources
75 South Street, Suite 1
Gorham, ME 04038
Fax: 207-839-5408


~The Town of Gorham is an Equal Opportunity Employer~

Closing Date / Removed from Database Date
September 22, 2019

  All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description.