Fire Department Employment

Fire Fighter putting out a fireWe accept applications for employment at any time, full and part-paid. These are kept on file for 6 months, after that time you must resubmit. To be eligible for full-time positions applicants must currently possess the following:

  • Hazardous Materials Responder - Operations Level Certification
  • Michigan Basic EMT License (NREMT)
  • Michigan Fire Fighter I and II Certification
  • A minimum of an Associates Degree (Fire Science or related field is preferred)


Paid on call or part-paid positions do not require certifications or experience however it is preferred. Regardless of position, all candidates must successfully complete a physical ability test, interview, comprehensive background exam and pre-employment physical to be considered for appointment. View the overview of this test.

Current Open Positions with the Fire Department

View current positions available from the Fire Department.


Submit an application only. You are welcome to attach a resume and cover letter however applicants should avoid sending copies of certifications, licenses or other credentials. These will be requested at a later date should candidates be accepted to participate in a selection process.

Additional Information

If you are interested in a career in firefighting, view the Fire Science website that provides all kinds of useful information.

Part Paid Boundaries

Response Area Map (JPG)