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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 at least 30 hours completed beyond Fire I and II and paramedic (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 or equivalent (written and physical agility). All candidates must have a current* CWW physical agility certification or must be registered for the upcoming examination at the time of application.

Attention Military Veterans: Military veterans who have served at least two years of active military service, although they have not completed Fire I or Fire II and have not completed the traditional college credit requirements may apply if they are enrolled in a paramedic class at the time of application. At the time of hire, all applicants must be a licensed paramedic. Also, one-twelfth (1/12th) point for each month of active military service will be to each veteran's composite Civil Service score. Veterans must have been honorably discharged.  

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 5 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 5:00 pm, Thursday, May 12, 2016.

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

Starting salary: $35,874.50 plus benefits after 90 days

Please note: The City of Dearborn Heights Act 78 Fire and Police Civil Service Commission's Rules & Regulations incorporate a driving record standard, prohibiting the employment of candidates who have had a prior drinking and driving offense within the past seven years. Only those candidates who have had one prior offense more than seven years ago and/or in an extreme circumstance, may be considered for employment. 

*To be considered “current,” the candidate must have passed their physical fitness test within two years from the time of application.

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


Part-time Employment Opportunities

 

At this time, we do not have any part-time employment opportunities available.

 


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.