Firefighter/Paramedic: East Lansing Michigan Deadline: January 8, 2016

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Salary: $44,868.10 per year

Deadline: January 8, 2016

Job Description:

Fire Fighter/Paramedic

The City of East Lansing is recruiting for the position of Fire Fighter/Paramedic.


Certification as a State of Michigan Advanced Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic within six 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.

Job Details


Full-Time Employment




$44,868.10 per year

The work schedule consists of 24 hours on duty, 48 hours off duty, with an average work week of 50.4 hours. The 24 hour shifts begin at 7:30 a.m. and end at 7:30 a.m. the following day, includes weekends and holidays. Must be willing to move/live within a 20-mile radius of the East Lansing City limits.

Overtime is compensated at a rate of time and one-half; premium pay includes a meal allowance and holiday pay. Benefits include a retirement program, sick leave, vacation, and longevity pay. All personal protective equipment and uniforms are furnished by the City.


December 7, 2015 12:00 PM


January 8, 2016 5:00 PM

Miscellaneous Information

Download Firefighter/Paramedic Employment Application (PDF)

The materials are in PDF form and may be 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:

Att: Human Resources

410 Abbot Road, East Lansing, MI 48823


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

City’s Website Click HERE


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