• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Salary $36,606.77 – $46,380.33

The City of Muskegon Heights is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Full-Time Fire Fighter. This
employee does firefighting work in the protection of life and property by combating, extinguishing and
preventing fires. A fire fighter is responsible for rapid and efficient performance on specialized equipment
under emergency conditions. Although firefighting, including equipment operation is most important to
the work of the firefighter, a large portion of their time is spent preparing to combat fires and maintaining
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 case of emergencies. May be required to perform fire code and safety
inspections. Performs all other related work as required or assigned.

Applicant must meet the following requirements prior to the following prior to September 30, 2021 to
qualify for employment:

  1. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED
  2. State of Michigan Firefighter Level I & II Certification
  3.  Valid Michigan Medical First Responder License (or Michigan Emergency Medical Technician
  4. Current Basic Life Support CPR Certification
  5. Valid Michigan driver’s license
  6. Experience in structural firefighting.

Applicants may be required to complete the following:

  1. Written examination
  2. Physical agility test
  3. Multiple oral interviews
  4. Physical examination (including alcohol/drug screen)
  5. Comprehensive background investigation
Please send City application (application available on city’s website at, to
the City of Muskegon Heights, Attention: City Manager’s Office, 2724 Peck Street, Muskegon Heights, MI
49444. Resumes submitted without an application will
not be considered.
Posted: June 25, 2021 Deadline: July 29, 2021
Note: Applications submitted prior to the official posting date will not be considered.
The City of Muskegon Heights Does Not Discriminate Against
Anyone Because of Ancestry, National Origin, Place of Birth, Sex, Age, religion, Creed, Disability, Sexual Orientation, Gender
Identity, Weight or Height