Website City of Grand Rapids

This is general duty firefighting work in the protection of life and property by combating, extinguishing and preventing fires. Primary responsibility is for specialized firefighting duties under emergency conditions which may involve personal hazard. Specific orders and directions are given by superior officers, but work requires a thorough individual understanding of firefighting methods gained by training and experience. A large part of the time is spent in training and routine work in the maintenance of firefighting equipment, apparatus and quarters, inspection of premises for fire hazards, and the performance of varied details in and around the fire station. An employee may be assigned to operate and maintain a major piece of firefighting equipment or apparatus employing special skills learned on the job.

Minimum Training and Experience:

  • A valid State of Michigan driver’s license
  • Must be 18 ¬†years old by June 3, 2019
  • Graduation from a standard high school or a GED by June 3, 2019
    No felony convictions

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