Monday, February 22, 2016

City of Warren Firefighter Hiring

The City of Warren is Seeking Qualified Applicants Without Regard to Race or Sex for the Position of Fire Fighter
Job Status: Sourcing
Job Rate:  Starting Salary $37,085/year, Maximum Salary $53,185 (after 4 years)
  • Age 21 or older by the closing date for accepting applications.
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.
  • Possess a valid driver's license to operate a vehicle in the State of Michigan.
  • Possess an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician License (A.E.M.T.) from the Michigan Department of Health.
  • Possess Fire Fighter I and II. 
At the time the eligibility list is certified, preference points will be added to a passing score for the following:

1 point-Certificate in Fire Science  from an accredited college or university.
2 points-Associate degree or higher degree in Fire Science from an accredited college or university.
To receive preference points, you must provide an official (sealed by the school) college transcript.

Veteran's Preference:

1 point for service during a period of war or receipt of an expeditionary or campaign service medal during an emergency condition, with an honorable discharge. You must provide a copy of your Form DD214 to qualify.
Must also pass a:
  • Written test administered by Empco Inc.
  • Oral board interview.
  • Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT)
  • Background investigation
  • Physical examination including drug screening and a psychological evaluation within the guidelines established by the City, as modified by current law.
 This is a full-time position and includes a generous benefit package, including a defined benefit pension plan.
Written Exam:
Applicants must create a profile, register and take the written exam to be administered by Empco Inc. Go to  to create a profile, register for the written exam and pay the exam fee. Applicants must complete the online profile and take the written exam by March 21, 2016.
Application Process:
Applicants who score 70% or higher on the Empco written exam by the above deadline and meet Warren's preliminary requirements will receive an email instructing them to complete the City of Warren Fire Fighter application packet and bring it to the City of Warren Human Resources Department by the deadline stated in the email. You will be notified if you are scheduled for an oral board interview, and a two year eligibility list will be created.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Hazel Park Accepting Applications

Hazel Park is Accepting Applications for the position of firefighter.  Contact the city to verify the application window is still open. More information is available on the link below:

Hazel Park Firefighter Application

Monday, February 8, 2016

Firefighter Job Posting: Muskegon Michigan Deadline: February 26, 2016

Salary: 31,599 – $56,895 Annually

Job Description:
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Under the supervision of a higher classified officer, responds to emergency fire and rescue service requests as part of a firefighting company. Carries out a variety of tasks relating to setting up firefighting apparatus, controlling fires and life savings, using defined procedures and practices. In addition, performs routine maintenance and cleaning of fire equipment and physical facilities of the fire station.

QUALIFICATIONS: Possess a high school diploma or its equivalent. Possess a Firefighter I & II Certification*. Possess current Emergency Medical Technician (“EMT”) license*. Possess a valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) taken within one (1) year of the current closing date. Possess a valid Michigan driver’s license. *Applications will not be accepted without attached copies of certifications/licenses.
EXAMS: Written Exam – Pass/Fail
Oral Exam: – Pass/Fail
Note: Must pass all test/exams in order to be considered.
Anyone offered employment as a Firefighter with the City of Muskegon must pass mandatory pre-employment exams, which includes a physical exam, back x-ray, psychological evaluation, and drug/alcohol screen.
THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION reserves the right to modify and/or waive examination parts.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this recruitment is to establish eligibility/hiring list from which to fill vacancies in the City classified system during the term of the list.
SPECIAL NOTE: If a question arises regarding the administration of any portion of a Civil Service examination, please direct such question to the Personnel/Civil Service Director (or designee) for possible resolution prior to appealing to the Civil Service Commission.
LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATIONS: Friday, February 26, 2016, by 5:00 p.m. Note: Resumes are not accepted without required application.
NOTICE DATED: Friday, February 5, 2016
Muskegon County Human Resources
316 Morris Avenue, Suite 200
Muskegon, MI 49440
Telephone (877) 521.JOBS
Fax (231) 724.6840

Sunday, February 7, 2016

City of Livonia Accepting Applications for Fire Department

FIREFIGHTER – Non Safer Grant Funded

ANNUAL PAY RANGE $42,889.60 to $60,756.80 (subject to negotiations)

LAST DATE TO FILE APPLICATIONS: Applications for this examination must be received at the office of the Civil Service Department, 33000 Civic Center Drive, Livonia, MI 48154, no later than 5:00 p.m, Friday, February 19, 2016, in order to be accepted. The telephone number is (734) 466-2530.

QUALIFICATIONS By the closing date of the announcement, applicants must:

  1. Be a citizen of the United States or a resident alien with the right to work in the United States.
  2. Have a high school diploma or valid equivalency certificate. Applicants will have two (2) points for a Bachelor’s Degree, or one (1) point for an Associate’s Degree, in a Fire Science or an EMS curriculum, added to their final score.
  3. Hold a current State of Michigan Paramedic License or National Registry EMT - Paramedic and be ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) certified, or currently enrolled in a Paramedic/ACLS curriculum.
  4. Possess or be in the process of obtaining the Conference of Western Wayne Firefighter Written and Physical Agility Test Certificates. THE AGILITY TEST CERTIFICATE MUST HAVE BEEN ISSUED IN THE TWELVE (12) MONTHS PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT. Candidates must have passed both tests to proceed to the next examination process.
  5. Possess normal visual functions and acuity in each eye, correctable to 20/20 with eyeglasses.
  6.  Be free from any physical defects, chronic diseases, organic or functional conditions or mental and emotional instabilities which may tend to impair the efficient performance of duties or which might endanger the lives of others or the individual employee.
  7. Possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator’s or a basic commercial driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record.
    1. A. A current State of Michigan Paramedic License or National Registry EMT - Paramedic, and be currently ACLS certified.
    2. A State of Michigan Firefighter II Certificate or equivalent certification in a state that has reciprocity.
More information from the City of Livonia here.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Firefighter: Ann Arbor Michigan Open Until Filled


Deadline: Open Until Filled
Salary: 15.40 Per Hour
Job Description:
In order to be considered for this position you must have a Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) certification at the time you submit your application. This will be posted until the position is filled. 
Role Summary:  To protect life and property by combating, extinguishing and preventing fires and providing emergency medical assistance. Provides emergency response, basic/life support, fire prevention, rescue and fire suppression, as well as other duties associated with fire and rescue.  Work involves risk and hazardous exposure.  Work is performed under the direction of a superior officer.
Essential Duties:
  • Respond to emergencies with a fire company, may enter burning buildings with hose lines, operate nozzles and extinguish the fire as directed
  • Operate hand fire extinguishers, fog nozzles and similar equipment in extinguishing fires; raise, lower and climb ladders; and ventilate burning buildings to carry off smoke and gases and assist in returning equipment to service
  • Rescue persons from danger and administer medical aid as necessary
  • Perform salvage operations such as throwing covers, evacuating water, removing debris and performing general cleanup at the fire scene
  • Perform routine housekeeping duties at a fire station, such as mowing grass, cooking, making beds, cleaning walls, washing windows and sweeping floors
  • Assist with limited repair and maintenance work on fire equipment and apparatus
  • Attend and participate in training sessions to learn firefighting strategies and tactics, equipment operation, medical aid and street and hydrant locations
  • Check and inventory all personal protective equipment, firefighting tools and equipment for readiness (e.g. protective clothing, breathing apparatus, rescue equipment, hoses, hand tools, etc.); place personal safety gear on apparatus; check emergency medical care equipment for readiness (e.g. replenish first aid supplies in trauma box).  Report any missing, damaged or non-functioning equipment
  • Communicate with fire crew, other fire crews or supervisors, fire department management staff and incident commanders; follow verbal instructions
  • Promote life safety and prevention among public contacts
Related Work:  Perform associated fire and rescue work as assigned.
Knowledge of:
  • Basic principles and techniques of fire suppression, rescue, life support and fire prevention
  • Operation of appropriate apparatus
  • City geography
  • State and local traffic regulations
  • Basic knowledge of computers and software (e.g. Microsoft Outlook, E-Mail)
  • Basic mechanical aptitude
  • Basic emergency medical procedures
  • Basic mathematics functions
Skills and Ability to:
  • Ability to understand and learn firefighting and medical response information from oral and written sources
  • Ability to read and write the English language at a level necessary for efficient performance
  • Ability to understand and follow oral instructions
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English through oral and written communication
  • Use modern office equipment, including computers, computer applications and software
  • Ability to work long hours under stressful conditions
  • Ability to apply a wide variety of firefighting duties, methods and procedures including the operation of firefighting and medical equipment and tools
  • Ability to perform physical and strenuous rescue and firefighting work requiring physical strength, coordination, endurance and flexibility
  • Ability to learn technical information in a classroom setting and transfer this knowledge to actions
  • Ability to exercise judgment during hazardous circumstances and to act quickly and effectively during emergencies
Equipment:  Fire suppression equipment, medical equipment, hand tools, extrication equipment, personal protective equipment (PPE), specialized technical equipment, specialized hazmat equipment, portable radio, and standard office equipment
Training and Experience:
  • Fire Fighter I and II Certification and;
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of appointment and ability to meet such medical and physical standards as may be required at the time of appointment
  • Have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions
Maybe Required to
  • Participate, earn a certification, and keep certification of the Blue Card Incident Command System when required by the Fire Chief
  • Pass any written and practical exam specified by the medical control board.
Licensing Requirements:
  • Must possess a valid Michigan Emergency Medical Technician License
  • Must possess a valid US Drivers License
  • Possession of a Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) certification
Must possess or successful complete Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) certification and pass a Medical Control Authority  (MCA) written exam that is required by the  Washtenaw/Livingston Medical Control Authority to provide basic EMT services within the County of Washtenaw within the first six months of employment.  This MCA certification shall be maintained throughout your employment with the City of Ann Arbor.
How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.


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