Friday, June 17, 2011

How to Get Hired by Any Fire Department in the Country

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Oral Board
  1. Application - Most departments require applicants must be at least 18 years of age, a United States citizen, possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license, and possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. (at time of appointment). 
  2. Written Exam
  3. Physical Capability Testing (AKA CPAT)
  4. Oral Board -The candidate will be required to go before an Oral Interview Board consisting of Fire Department and Human Resources representatives.
  5. Appointment Firefighter candidate names will be submitted to the Executive Fire Commissioner for final selection and appointment to the Detroit Fire Department’s Training Academy. Fire candidates will be notified by letter of an appointment date to report to the Fire Academy. Fire recruits will be required to successfully complete approximately five months of paid training when they enter the Detroit Fire Academy. All trainees will be required to successfully complete a one-year probation from date of appointment.
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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Eligibility Roster for the City of Melvindale Fire Department

Accepting applications to establish a one (1) year. Eligibility Roster for future employment opportunities in the City of Melvindale Fire Department, an Equal Opportunity Employer, as a Full Time -(FIRE FIGHTER. Starting Salary $39,551.90).


APPLICANTS MUST (at the time of submitting application):

  1. Provide copy of a birth certificate showing at least twenty-one (21) years of age and a citizen of the United States. 
  2. Have no criminal history, convictions or felonies. 
  3. Have no history of bankruptcy or a failure to show satisfactory financial responsibility. 
  4. Have not been terminated from another agency. 
  5. Provide copy of your valid driver's license (with a very good driving record).
  6. Provide copy of your High School Graduation Diploma or a Passing General Education Development Test Certificate. 
  7. Provide copy of your Fire Fighter I & II certifications recognized by the Fire Fighter Training Council of Michigan. 
  8. Provide copy of your State of Michigan Licensed Paramedic Certificate and Permanent ID # as well as an ACLS Certification. 
  9. Provide copy of all your current Paramedic Continuing Education Credits

  • Provide copy of your current (not expired) Written and Physical Agility tests scores of not less than 80% from the Conference of Western Wayne Fire Fighter Testing Program.

  • Vision: Correctable to 20/20.
  • Weight: In proportion to height, as determined by a physical examination.
Melvindale Fire Fighter employment applications will be available beginning Tuesday, May 31, 2011 in the Office of the City Clerk, 3100 Oakwood Blvd., Melvindale, Michigan, 48122. The application must be returned, with the attachment of the above qualifying required documents to the City of Melvindale, City Clerk's Office, on or before 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2011.

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