Employment opportunity:  The Town of Howland is currently hiring full time and part time Firefighters/EMT/Paramedics. The Howland Fire Dept. services several communities with two fire stations and an annual service call volume of 1,700-2,000 per year. We are a growing fire service that covers roughly 250 sq. miles and a population of 4,000 residents. The fire schedule is 24hrs on duty, 24hrs call back duty and 48hrs off. We offer competitive pay, benefits including paid health insurance, vacations, retirement, paid holidays and a health savings account. We also offer an-opt out option for those who may be covered under their spouses insurance. We are currently building a new fire station which will enhance our service to the communities we serve. If you enjoy hunting, fishing, ATV’s then central Maine is the area for you. Please print out an application.   Please email applications to:        

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Town of Howland

Welcome to the Town of Howland!

The Town of Howland is a dynamic and diverse Community, offering the best of rural living in the state of Maine. We are an inclusive and engaged community with caring and responsible leadership. Our residents are enriched by excellent public schools, outstanding public safety, and abundant outdoor recreational opportunities for all ages. Howland is a great place to live, work, raise a family, play, and retire for everyone.

The Town of Howland, located in Penobscot County, is located at the convergence of the Penobscot and Piscataquis Rivers.

The town is on the west bank of the Penobscot River at the confluence with the Piscataquis River. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.62 square miles (92.26 km2), of which, 34.92 square miles (90.44 km2) of it is land and 0.70 square miles (1.81 km2) is water.

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