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The Department of Fire Services / Massachusetts Firefighting Academy is seeking qualified instructors to join our staff. As plans are moving forward with the Springfield Campus, the need for new instructors is continuous.   




 DFS Employment Opportunities 


If you are interested in working for us here at DFS, send us your resume and cover letter, indicating your experience, expertise and interest. The application form pdf format of ceo_empappl_08-2011.pdf is available for download in Adobe Acrobat format. Download the application form pdf format of ceo_empappl_08-2011.pdf and submit it with your resume. To view and print this form you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. Click here to download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Please send all correspondence to:
Department of Fire Services
Human Resources division
P.O. Box 1025
Stow MA 01775 

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.

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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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