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.