Leland Township Fire and Rescue is accepting applications through Oct 9th
Posted On: Sep 30, 2017
Leland Township Fire and Rescue is accepting applications for a full time position of Firefighter /Paramedic. This position is a 56 hour per week position working 48 hours followed by 96 hours off. Salary and benefit packages are based on the collective bargaining agreement between Leland Township and Leland Township Professional Firefighters Local 5120 of the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF). The current tiered pay scale is $42,000 - $53,648 (based on years of service). Leland Township is located along the western edge of Leelanau County, northwest of Traverse City, and is situated on the shores of Lake Michigan and portions of Lake Leelanau. The Leland Township Fire Department provides service to the businesses, residents, guests, and visitors of the villages of Lake Leelanau and Leland - including the historic Fishtown. We respond on about 450 calls annually and provide Advanced Life Support services to the community. The most desirable candidates will be the right fit for the seasonal dynamics of Leland Township and they will find Leland Township is the right fit for them. Desirable candidates will live in Leland Township however candidates may maintain residency within fifty (50) miles of either Leland Township Fire Station. The most desirable candidates will be certified/ licensed with Firefighter I & II, Hazardous Materials Operation, and Paramedic at the time of hiring (see below for exception criteria). Education: ? Possession of a High School diploma or the equivalent ? Licensed by the State of Michigan as a Paramedic. Candidates currently in the NREMT certification/ State of Michigan Licensing processes may apply. Proof of license will be required at time of hire. ? Michigan Firefighter I and Firefighter II (or able to obtain within one year). ? Michigan - Office of Firefighter Training (OFFT) Hazardous Materials Operations level (or able to obtain within one year). Experience: Experience as a Paramedic and Firefighter preferred. Paramedic license is required at time of hire – Firefighter I & II will be required within one year of employment. Other Requirements: ? Possession of State of Michigan driver’s license. ? Current Basic Life Support Certification ? Authorization by Northwest Regional Medical Control Authority to work as a Paramedic within 90 days of hire. ? ACLS, PALS, and PHTLS Certification (or able to obtain within 60 days of hire). ? Basic computer data entry knowledge helpful Serious candidates should refer to the fire departments website www.lelandfiredept.org for additional information regarding the department’s administrative and operational dynamics. Job applications, job descriptions, and additional information may be located on the website as well. Interested persons should apply to Leland Township Fire and Rescue C/o Hiring Committee, P.O Box 578, Leland, MI, 49654 or you may send an email requesting an application to email@example.com. Filing deadline is 4pm on Monday, October 9, 2017 with a projected start date approximately November 6, 2017
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