The City of East Lansing is recruiting for the position of Fire Fighter/Paramedic to join our professional fire department team. This skilled position responds under emergency conditions to protect life, property, and the environment from fire and the release of hazardous and toxic materials; as well as providing rescue and emergency medical services at an advanced level to save and protect life. Participates in classroom, self study, and field training programs to develop and maintain required skills and proficiencies. Participates in the general maintenance and custodial care of facilities, grounds, apparatus, tools and equipment.
PAY RATE Annual base salary - $46,456.58.
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.
WORK SCHEDULE 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 25 mile radius of the East Lansing City limits.
Certification as a State of Michigan Advanced Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic or currently enrolled student graduating and licensed within three months of employment.
Must become ACLS certified within one year of date of hire; must attend ACLS class as scheduled
by the EMS Coordinator.
Certification at State Firefighter Level II at time of appointment.
Certified at Hazardous Materials-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.
APPLY: If you meet the minimum qualifications and are interested in applying, the required
application materials can be downloaded at www.cityofeastlansing.com 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.
Return completed applications and copies of required certificates to:
East Lansing City Hall, Human Resources Department
The City of East Lansing is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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