• Madison Heights Hiring Non-Safer Positions
    Posted On: Jun 04, 2019



    Join the Madison Heights Fire Department today!  Looking for hard working, dedicated Firefighter/Paramedics to continue the City's commitment to excellence!

    WAGES (EFFECTIVE 7/1/19)  

    $49,869 - $71,925 plus competitive benefits

    (includes ALS premium pay - starting wage DOQ)


     What do you need to apply?  Check it out:

    •  Minimum Age 18
    • Valid Driver's License
    • No alcohol/drug conviction within last 5 years of application date
    • Must not have 6 or more active points on driving record
    • EMPCO registration and completed firefighter written exam within one year of application date
    • Able to successfully pass a post-offer departmental criminal, civil and background investigation to the satisfaction of the department
    • Able to successfully pass a post-offer pre-employment physical and drug screen, and psychological examination
    • An employee in this class, upon employment, will be required to enter into and successfully complete all necessary training, including in-service training with Madison Heights Fire Department and other schools to which the employee may be assigned. All employees shall receive such further training as shall be deemed necessary by the Madison Heights Fire Department or mandated by the State of Michigan or United States Government


    Additional licenses/certifications that are desired (but not required for application) are:

    • Valid State of Michigan Emergency Medical Services (minimum of EMT) license.
    • Valid State of Michigan Paramedic license
    • Firefighter I & II certificates from a State of Michigan certified Fire Academy
    • Valid CPAT (Candidate Physical Ability Test) completed/passed and on file by date of hire.

     Please upload licenses/certifications, and click here for full job description! 

    Preference will be given to those candidates who have Firefighter I & II Certifications, and a Paramedic License that is valid in the State of Michigan.  HIGHEST preference will be given to those applicants who possess ALL desired qualifications.

    All candidates will be required to interview with the Fire Chief and/or an interview panel of the Chief's choosing before a conditional offer is made.


    Madison Heights Residency is NOT Required.

    I-9 must be completed at time of hire for submittal to E-Verify


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