Firefighter/Paramedic: East Lansing Michigan Deadline: October 19, 2018

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Deadline: October 19, 2018

Salary: $46,456 Annually

Job Description:

The City of East Lansing is recruiting for the position of Fire Fighter/Paramedic to join our professional fire department team.

This skilled position responds under emergency conditions to protect life, property, and the environment from fire and the release of hazardous and toxic materials;  as well as providing rescue and emergency medical services at an advanced level to save and protect life. Participates in classroom, self study, and field training programs to develop and maintain required skills and proficiencies.   Participates in the general maintenance and custodial care of facilities, grounds, apparatus, tools and equipment. 


Certification as a State of Michigan Advanced Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic or currently enrolled student graduating and licenses within three months of employment. Must become ACLS certified within one year of date of hire; must attend ACLS class as scheduled by EMS Coordinator. Certification at State Firefighter Level II at time of appointment. Certified at Haz Mat-Operations Level at time of appointment. Combination of college and/or work experience preferred. Possession of a valid Michigan Driver’s License, with no restrictions or suspensions. Physically and medically qualified to fulfill the duties of the position as determined by a medical examination/drug screen performed by a physician of the City’s choice.

Special Requirements

Must be willing to move/live within a 25-mile radius of the East Lansing City limits.

Miscellaneous Information

Download Firefighter/Paramedic Employment Application (PDF)

The materials are in PDF form and may be filled out, saved to your own device and e-mailed as an attachment to Human Resources. Or, the application may be printed out, completed and mailed to:

City of East Lansing:
Attn: Human Resources
410 Abbot Road, East Lansing, MI 48823
Email: Please include copies of the required certifications.

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

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