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Full-time Employment Opportunities


Firefighters: Dearborn Heights is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Firefighter.

Qualifications:  Must be at least 18 years of age or older, and possess a valid, non-restricted MI driver's license. Must present at time of application: College transcripts indicating 60 hours completed (unofficial transcript is sufficient for application purposes); Firefighter I and II certification or completion of Fire Academy ; valid State of Michigan Paramedic License; and Certification from CWW Firefighter testing program (written and physical agility).

 

To Apply: An official application must be submitted and may be obtained online at http://www.egovlink.com/public_documents300/dearbornheights/published_documents/Forms/HR/Employment%20Application_Police_Fire.pdf or in person at Human Resource Department, 6045 Fenton, Dearborn Heights. Applications will be accepted Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. All documents listed above under "Qualifications" must be submitted at the time of application as well. Incomplete application packets cannot be accepted. Complete application packets must be received by 4:00 pm, Wednesday, August 20.

Hiring Process: Must pass written exam, oral interview, background investigation, post-offer psychological exam, drug screen, and physical examination.

Starting salary: $33,843 plus benefits after 90 days

 

MECHANIC

Must be 18 years of age, high school diploma/GED, valid driver's license with good record. Must present at time of application a valid Michigan State Mechanic certification and a temporary Michigan State Commercial Driver's License Group B with an air brake endorsement. Must have and maintain valid CDL at the end of the six-month probationary period. Must pass written exam, oral interview, background investigation, drug screen and physical. Stating pay $29,900 plus benefits. An official application must be submitted and may be obtained online.

CIVIL SERVICE PROCESS:

  • Must pass Civil Service written examination with a score of 70% or higher.
  • Must pass an Oral Interview.
  • Must pass background check.
  • Must pass post-offer physical examination with a drug/alcohol screening.

 


Part-time Employment Opportunities

Building Inspector: Performs a variety of routine and complex technical work in inspection and enforcement to determine compliance with all applicable ordinances as we as accepted standards related to building projects through the City. Exercises considerable initiative and independent judgment under the general direction of the Building & Engineering Director.

Qualifications:  Candidates must have a High School diploma or equivalent. Registered building inspectors are required to have 4 years of experience (at least 8,320 hours) within the last 12 years, must have a building inspector licenses with the State of Michigan, and must have Act 54 certification. Must also have a valid Michigan Driver's license.

To Apply: You must complete an application with the Human Resource Department. Applications are accepted Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

 

Plumbing Inspector:  Performs a variety of routine and complex technical work in inspection and enforcement to determine compliance with all applicable ordinances as well as accepted standards relating to plumbing installations throughout the City. Exercises considerable initiative and independent judgment under the general direction of the Building & Engineering Director.     

Qualifications:  Candidates must have a High School diploma or equivalent. Registered plumbing inspectors are required to have experience 2 years of experience as a licensed journey worker or shall be licensed as a master plumber under the provisions of 2002 PA 733 (formerly 1929 PA 266) and maintain their registration through continuous education requirements that are mandated by state law. Must have valid Michigan Driver's license.

To Apply: You must complete an application with the Human Resource Department. Applications are accepted Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

 


The City of Dearborn Heights is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.