Firefighter-Grand Rapids, MI Deadline 2/16/2015

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:
Graduation from a standard high school or a GED.  A valid State of Michigan driver’s license.  18 years old and the ability to read and write.
 Other Necessary Requirements:
Candidates for positions of this class must meet the physical requirements demanded of the position.
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THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC

Salary Range (01B)

The Firefighter examination will be administered in three parts.  Included will be a written exam, physical agility test, and oral exam.

A background investigation and medical examination, including a drug screen, will be administered to candidates offered employment.

All test results and further communication regarding the recruitment process will be done by 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 IMMEDIATELY. **

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