MFSI Instructor Recruitment May 1st – May 30th, 2018

Date(s) - 05/01/2018 - 05/31/2018
All Day


The Maine Fire Service Institute is accepting letters of intent and resumes for the position of contract fire instructor (part-time). Candidates will be chosen based on their qualifications as well as their ability to meet our need in certain regions.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Maintain current knowledge and understanding of fire service related materials
  • Perform, demonstrate and explain current skills and abilities of the trade
  • Provide safe, effective and efficient fire service training to Maine’s Firefighters
  • Enhances the safety and abilities of Maine’s Firefighters through context based training
  • Attend periodic MFSI Instructor Meetings
  • Represent themselves, MFSI and Maine’s Fire Service professionally and positively
  • Practices within an MFSI – adopted “Code of Ethics”

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Certified Fire Fighter I & II
  • Certified Fire Instructor I
  • Minimum of 5 Years  (verifiable, proactive fire service experience)
  • Certificates in Basic Pumps & EVOC (PREFERRED but not required)

The Process:

  • Submit Letter of Intent, resume and three professional references
  • Written Exam, based on Fire Fighter I & II, Fire Instructor I
  • Practical skills review
  • Physical Wellness Assessment
  • Interview
  • Background Check
  • Probation Period – 12 month offer
  • Mandatory attendance at the MFSI
  • Fire Instructor Academy

For more information, please contact Deputy Director Jim Roy at or 207-844-2076.