Firefighter: Grand Rapids Michigan Deadline: February 11, 2019

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Firefighter

Deadline: February 11, 2019

Salary: $45,312.00 – $69,227.00 Annually

Job Description:

 

This is general duty firefighting work in the protection of life and property by combating, extinguishing and preventing fires. Primary responsibility is for specialized firefighting duties under emergency conditions which may involve personal hazard. Specific orders and directions are given by superior officers, but work requires a thorough individual understanding of firefighting methods gained by training and experience. A large part of the time is spent in training and routine work in the maintenance of firefighting equipment, apparatus and quarters, inspection of premises for fire hazards, and the performance of varied details in and around the fire station. An employee may be assigned to operate and maintain a major piece of firefighting equipment or apparatus employing special skills learned on the job.

Minimum Training and Experience

  • A valid State of Michigan driver’s license 
  • Must be 18  years old by June 3, 2019
  • Graduation from a standard high school or a GED by June 3, 2019
  • No felony convictions

Other Necessary Qualifications

Candidates for positions of this class must meet the physical requirements demanded of the position.
 

Other Information

TENTATIVE HIRING TIMELINE
Candidates must pass each step to continue on in the process.

Written Examination
Will be offered on several dates, the first week of March 2019. Qualified applicants will receive an email with written exam details and instructions to register by February 15, 2019.

Oral Exam – Week of March 25, 2019

Physical Agility Exam – May 2019

Interview – May/June 2019

Employment Offer – July 2019

Start Date – August 2019

All communication regarding this position will be done via email. 

If you are submitting an application that was used for job openings in the past, please make sure your information is current before submitting for this or other opportunities.

** SHOULD AN APPLICANT NEED ANY DISABILITY RELATED ACCOMMODATION OR OTHER CONSIDERATION IN THE APPLICATION OR SELECTION PROCESS, PLEASE NOTIFY THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION. *
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THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC

Salary Range (01B)

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How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.

 

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