Covert Township Fire Department is accepting applications for an anticipated Full time Firefighter / Paramedic and a Part Time Firefighter/ EMT. These positions are anticipated to have a start date in August 2020. Minimum qualifications include: Michigan FF I & II, Haz-Mat Ops, valid Michigan Driver’s License, and Michigan licensed EMT or higher, Paramedic preferred. Covert Township is located just south of South Haven Michigan in Van Buren County. The Covert Township Fire Department covers 36 square miles of response area that includes 6 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, I-196, M-140 Hwy, Palisades Nuclear Power plant, a gas generating power plant and a large agricultural area that is known for its blueberry production. The Covert Township Fire Department is a combination department that has 7 career positions that is complimented by both part time and paid on call staff. We provide ALS transport service as well as an all hazards response fire department. The department operates out of a 20,000 square foot public safety building that was completed in 2017. Career employees receive MERS defined benefit retirement plan, opportunity to contribute into a supplemental retirement plan, Blue Care Network health insurance, dental, and vision plans. Staffing is done on a 24 hour modified Kelly shift rotation. Applications may be mailed to Covert Township Fire Department, P.O. Box 5 Covert MI 49043, or dropped off at the Fire Station located at 33805 M-140 Highway in Covert, no later than 6pm June 12th, 2020. Any mailings post marked after June 12th, 2020 will not be considered. For more information, please visit www.covertfire.org, or like us on Facebook.
Please keep the following dates open for this process: Monday June 1 – Friday June 12 @ 1800 Application Period Saturday June 27 @ 0900 Physical Agility Test Thursday July 9 @ 1800 Written test-opportunity 1 Saturday July 11 @ 0900 Written test-opportunity 2 Interviews TBD