This is full-time employment fighting fires, responding to hazardous material incidents, administering first aid,
answering rescue calls, inspecting buildings for fire hazards, and maintaining equipment and fire stations.
Tours of duty are 24 hours each; average number of tours is 2.25 weekly with 54 hours of duty a week.
â€¢ High School diploma or GED equivalent.
â€¢ Must be a citizen of the United States.
â€¢ No felony convictions.
â€¢ Prior fire training or fire fighting experience is not required; however, you must successfully become
Firefighter I and Firefighter II certified after appointment to the position. If hired, the City would sponsor
you through a Fire Academy to obtain these certifications.
â€¢ Height must be in proportion to weight.
â€¢ Vision not less than 20/40 in one eye and 20/100 in the other eye, correctable to 20/20 in one eye and
20/40 in the other eye. Must not have color vision defect.
â€¢ Must be in good physical health, free from impediments of the senses and in possession of extremities.
â€¢ Must possess normal hearing.
â€¢ Must possess a valid State of Michigan Driver’s license and maintain one throughout employment.
â€¢ Must successfully complete a 12-month probationary period.
Applicants must successfully pass a City-administered written test and an oral interview. (Applicants will be
given a Study Guide to prepare for the test.) You must achieve a written test score of 70% or better to
participate in the oral interview process. Selected candidates must also successfully pass a Physical Agility
test and all phases of the Cityâ€™s pre-employment process to include a physical with drug testing, a
psychological exam and a thorough background investigation.
Submit a completed Employment Application to the Office of Human Resources, Room 202, City Hall, 1315
South Washington Ave., Saginaw, MI, 48601-2599 on or before 5 p.m. Friday, March 13, 2015. Employment
Applications and a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) sheet are available from the Office of Human
Resources or at www.saginaw-mi.com under the â€œFind a Jobâ€ link. Local, Female and Minority candidates and
Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.