Summary: The City of Novi, home to an estimated 60,000 residents, is seeking a proactive, career oriented Fire Protection Officer to work in a community oriented, problem-solving environment.
Responds to fires and related requests for service while on duty, or when called to respond, drives or accompanies department personnel to incident locations, performs such activities as pump operation, laying hose, erecting ladders, fire suppression and similar duties according to need.
Performs rescue work at incident scenes, operates tools and rescue equipment, provides pre-hospital medical care, and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
Inspects buildings and specific areas to determine causes of fires and to see that safety precautions and practices are followed in accordance with fire protection laws and ordinances. Assists in preparing pre-fire plans.
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Qualifications: Must possess Michigan Fire Fighter I and II Certification, Michigan Emergency Medical Technician-Basic License, & Hazardous Materials Awareness/Operations Certification. Physical Agility Test (CPAT) must be completed by time of hire. Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Must have a safe driving record. Applicants must also pass a written test through EMPCO: https://www.empco.net/fts/ prior to applying. Tests qualify you for several other departments. The EMPCO test must be completed at the candidate’s expense.
Salary: $51,770 with a comprehensive fringe benefit package
Snapshot of our Benefits:
Generous paid time off program
24/7 access to on-site fitness facility
Robust Employee Wellness & Engagement program
Fitness/wellness reimbursement program
Cafeteria Health Insurance Plan
Dental insurance provided by the City of Novi
Life insurance provided by the City of Novi
Defined contribution retirement plan & retiree health savings account with employer contribution
Optional Roth IRA & 457 retirement plans
Various personal and professional growth training resources
Tuition reimbursement program and Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility
To Apply: Deadline to apply is November 10, 2020 Apply promptly by completing an online application though cityofnovi.org. EOE