Firefighter - ALS

Firefighter/EMT (Basic or Paramedic)
City of Sterling Heights - , Michigan

May 18, 2021

Application Deadline:
Jun 25, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$47,068 to $83,705 hourly

Job Description

The City of Sterling Heights is now recruiting for position of Firefighter to establish an eligibility list. Applicants must meet the minimum requirements and complete the application and selection process. Salary: $47,068 to $83,705 after 5 years plus excellent fringe benefit package. A candidate who has prior experience as a professional Firefighter may be placed at a higher rate of one (1) step for each year of prior experience, up to a maximum of four (4) steps.

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Job Requirements

  • Age: 18 and older
  • Education: High School Diploma/GED
  • Experience: Please see position posting with requirements.

Contact Information

Kate Baldwin

City of Sterling Heights
, Michigan
phone: 586-446-2315

How to Apply

Applicants must first create a profile and then register and take the written exam to be administered by Empco Inc. Go to EMPCO’s website at to register for the written exam.

Applicants must complete the online profile and have a current score as of June 25, 2021. Test scores with Empco are active for one year. Applicants scoring 70% or above on the written examination and meeting the above minimum requirements will then be contacted by EMAIL to fill out the City of Sterling Heights background packet and submit copies of certifications, diplomas and certificates at that time. They will be scheduled for an oral interview upon submission of the application and supporting documents. Applicants must score 70% or better to pass the oral examination.

A two-year eligibility list will then be formulated based on the average of the applicants’ written and oral scores.

Applicants must successfully pass the character background check, psychological examination, drug test and physical examination administered by or directed by the City of Sterling Heights.

The City of Sterling Heights is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, age, disability, sex or marital status. Equal Opportunity Employer M\F\D

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