Firefighter/EMT Trainee: Lansing Michigan Deadline: April 8, 2016

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Firefighter/EMT Trainee

Deadline: April 8, 2016

Salary: $22,603.94/yr.

             $44,204.70/yr. (Upon Completion of LFD Training Academy)

Job Description:

  • MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK 24 HOUR SHIFTS, INCLUDING WORKING WEEKENDS, AND HOLIDAYS AND ON AN OVERTIME BASIS.
  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age or older.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record as defined by the Michigan Department of State and City of Lansing driving record standards.
  • Must not have pending, or have been convicted of any felony charges and pass a criminal history record check.
  • Must meet physical standards as determined by the City’s Medical Director.Possess good moral character as determined by a favorable City of Lansing background investigation.

Definition: Participates in an intensive training program in Basic Firefighting and Emergency Medical Services and Departmental Policies. Candidates will be upgraded to Firefighter I status upon completion of City of Lansing Fire Department training and successful attainment of State Firefighter I and II certification, along with National Registry EMT license and successful completion of City of Lansing Fire Department recruit training.

MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

High School Diploma or GED. Firefighter I and II, EMT (Emergency Medical Technician), or Paramedic certification preferred. Candidates who have earned an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree OR up to 24 college semester credits are eligible to apply. Candidates MUST submit Official College Transcripts. Official College Transcripts must be enclosed in a sealed envelope – mailed directly from the college to the City of Lansing Department of Human Resources, 8th floor City Hall, Attn: Regina Wilson, 124 W Michigan Avenue, Lansing MI 48933. Proof of request for college transcripts is acceptable and may also be submitted with the online City of Lansing job application at www.lansingmi.gov .

All candidates interested in seeking employment with the City of Lansing Fire Department MUST complete the online application available on the City website (www.lansingmi.gov ) and download the required Physicial Ability Test Waiver and Release and Background Check Authorization forms listed under the Additional Firefighter EMT Trainee Documents heading for submission by the application deadline.

Additional Firefighter EMT Trainee Documents:

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Candidates who are notified as meeting the minimum requirements MUST participate in and successfully pass the ACT WorkKeys assessment test provided by ACT and proctored by Lansing Capital Area Michigan Works! Information regarding ACT WorkKeys assessment test is available on the ACT website at http://www.act.org/products/workforce-act-workkeys/.

A cost of $50.00 is associated with taking the ACT WorkKeys assessment (Observation, Applied Math, and Locating Information) test. Make checks payable to City of Lansing Fire Department. Only certified checks or money orders will be accepted. Payments for ACT Work Keys assessment testing are due the date of testing at the site location. Valid Driver’s License or State picture identification is required. Candidates who achieve a passing skill level on all WorkKeys assessments will be contacted and scheduled for the Lansing Fire Department Physical Ability Test (PAT).

Candidates who are notified as being eligible to take the City of Lansing Fire Department Physical Ability test MUST produce the completed Physicial Ability form prior to participating in the City of Lansing Fire Department Physical Ability test. Candidates MUST also pass the City of Lansing Fire Department Physical Ability test. Candidates that provide proof of CPAT certification date within 120 days of the Lansing Fire Dept. Ability Test may be exempt from this requirement.

A cost of $45.00 is associated with taking the City of Lansing Fire Department Physical Ability test. PHYSICAL ABILITY TEST TAKERS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO TEST WITHOUT THE COMPLETED PHYSICAL ABILITY TEST WAIVER & RELEASE FORM. Make checks payable to City of Lansing Fire Department. Only certified checks or money orders will be accepted. Payments for Lansing Fire Department Physical Ability testing are due the date of testing at the site location. Valid Driver’s License or State picture identification is required.

(Reasonable accommodations will be provided, if necessary, for individuals with disabilities who can perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations. Should you need any disability related accommodation in the application and/or selection process, please contact the Department of Human Resources).

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities, Essential Job Functions and Environmental Conditions available upon request. Full job descriptions will be distributed to Candidates selected to participate in the selection process.

METHOD OF APPLICATION: IF YOU WISH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST SUBMIT ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION. ADDITIONAL AND PERTINENT DOCUMENTS MAY BE INCLUDED. *NOTE: FAILURE TO SUBMIT THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION / INFORMATION BY THE STATED DEADLINE WILL PRECLUDE YOU FROM FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

Application and required documentation must be submitted to the following address, no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 8, 2016.

CITY OF LANSING DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48933

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

www.lansingmi.gov, (5l7) 483-4004 (Voice/TDD)

*Documents may also be submitted in the City of Lansing Career Center Drop Box located on the 1ST floor of City Hall lobby or mailed to: City of Lansing Department of Human Resources, 8th floor City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Avenue, Lansing Michigan 48933.

NO HAND DELIVERED DOCUMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

THE CITY OF LANSING IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE IN ITS POLICIES OR PRACTICES ON THE BASIS OF RELIGION, RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, AGE, MARITAL STATUS, HEIGHT, WEIGHT, ARREST RECORD, OR DISABILITY OF ANY INDIVIDUAL.

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

City’s Website Click HERE

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