| Closes On: July 4, 2021 at 04:30 PM EST |
Location: Fire Station (multiple), Royal Oak, MI 48067
Job Status: Full-Time
Rate of Pay: $49,467 – $70,661
Position Type: Civil Service (candidates are required to take and successfully complete a written exam)
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: **All candidates, including previous candidates must re-apply and meet all minimum qualifications with proper documentation attached to be considered**
A Firefighter does general duty emergency work in the protection of life and property. A Firefighter is responsible for the rapid and efficient performance of specialized duties under emergency conditions which may involve personal hazards. A major portion of the Firefighter’s time is necessarily spent in preparing to combat fires, medical emergencies, hazardous materials incidents, technical rescue emergencies, and incidents involving weapons of mass destruction. Firefighters are assigned to EMS duties up to their level of training. Firefighters also perform routine work in the maintenance of fire station property and equipment. Work is normally performed under close supervision and specific work assignments are given by a superior officer, both in fighting fires and at the station. A Firefighter is subject to call at any time in the event of emergency.
The City of Royal Oak is located in southeast Oakland County, Michigan. The city’s 11.83 square miles has a population of approximately 57,236 according to the 2010 US census. Flanked by I-75 on the east border, I-696 on the south and Woodward Avenue (M-1) on the west side, the city has excellent highway access for residents and visitors alike. Approximately 15 to 20 miles northwest of downtown Detroit, businesses and residents have easy access to the Ambassador Bridge and the Detroit-Windsor tunnel, the busiest international crossings between the United States and Canada.