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   The Department of Fire Services strives to create a work environment that maximizes the potential of all employees. Diversity is not just about Human Resources policies and practices. It is an integral part of who we are, how we operate and what the Department of Fire Services vision is for the future. As a public safety agency, our ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world and provide support systems for groups is critical to our sustainability. We focus on commitment, building a culture that values diverse perspectives, and promoting communication and mutual understanding.

The Department of Fire Services is located in Stow, MA and is currently constructing a regional office and training site in Springfield MA, which is slated to open in 2015.  Opportunities to work full-time and part-time for the Department of Fire Services, at both the Stow and Springfield location, are posted on the following website. Find New Vacancy Announcements.

Job Fairs for Crib Room Support Staff - Springfield Campus

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Do you enjoy working in the fire service? Would you like to improve your skills while getting paid? If so, DFS is currently filling 35 vacancies to support its new Springfield campus opening in the fall of 2015. Crib staff members provide support and assistance for fire training programs and daily tasks include operating fire equipment, moving equipment to different locations, loading and unloading trucks and trailers, and setting up various training props. DFS is hosting a series of job fairs pdf format of CribSupportStaff-Springfield
in Westfield, Northampton, Springfield and Pittsfield with current staff who can answer questions. Check here for more information on DFS Employment Opportunities.


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The Department of Fire Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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