The Princeton First Aid & Rescue Squad, an independent, nonprofit emergency medical organization, seeks a full time Development Director to spearhead ongoing fundraising activities.  Working under the direction of the President, and with the Board of Trustees, the Development Director will lead efforts to secure financial support from individuals, corporations, and foundations.  Responsibilities include managing the annual fundraising program; writing grant applications and fundraising appeals; developing and maintaining donor relationships; coordinating major gift strategies; establishing a bequests program and investigating the potential for a signature event.

Our ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, a minimum of five years’ fund development experience; excellent written and oral communication skills; effective presentation skills; be highly organized and have the ability to thrive in a one-person office.  Be able to interact comfortably with the Trustees, donors, staff, and volunteers and have a demonstrated ability to build strong relationships, and to motivate and effectively work with all constituencies.  Computer literacy is required, as well as in depth experience with fundraising software programs.

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


Thank you for your interest in the Princeton First Aid & Rescue Squad. Employment with the Princeton First Aid & Rescue Squad is limited to experienced, responsible, and trained individuals who are willing to work with both career and volunteer staff members.

If you would like information about working for the Princeton First Aid & Rescue Squad, please email Frank Setnicky.


Full-time position for experienced, responsible individual who can work well with both volunteer and career staff members.
  • 12 hour Pitman schedule (nights)
  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent benefits
  • Retirement plan
Minimum 2 years’ EMS experience.
For more information, send email to Chief Frank Setnicky.



Part-time position for experienced, responsible individual who can work well with both volunteer and career staff members. Starting hourly rate of $21.15.

Required Certifications:

  1. Current NJ EMT-B, NJ MICP, NREMT-B, or other accepted by NJDOH
  2. Current AHA Healthcare Provider or ARC Professional Rescuer CPR
  3. Current Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support or BTLS
  4. Hazmat Operations
  5. ICS-200
  6. CEVO or equivalent
  7. NFPA 1670 Vehicle Rescue – Operations Level (preferred)


  1. Minimum of two years active pre-hospital 9-1-1 EMS experience.
  2. Current valid driver license.
  3. Ability to read, write, speak and understand English fluently.
  4. Candidates must pass a medical examination provided by PFARS.  This exam will include drug testing.  Ability to demonstrate good health and pass the medical exam and drug screening are mandatory.  Employees must not have any physical or mental conditions that would impair proper performance of required duties, or endanger the health and safety of patients and other PFARS members.
  5. Ability to lift and carry heavy patients and equipment.
  6. Proficiency in operating all PFARS ambulances and related equipment.
  7. Thorough knowledge of the principles and techniques contained in the NREMT-B curriculum.
  8. Ability to:
    1. Remain calm in crisis situations
    2. Work in harmony with other EMS and public safety providers, especially PFARS volunteer personnel
    3. Establish rapport with patients
    4. Understand and carry out oral and written directions
    5. Establish and maintain necessary records and files

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Provide emergency services to the Princeton community as needed.
  • Provide support activities to Princeton First Aid & Rescue Squad, Inc. (PFARS) as directed.


Click here to download employment application.

For more information, send email to Chief Frank Setnicky.