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Leland Township Hiring 1 Firefighter EMT/Paramedic! Maximum Lateral Transfer of $61,026! Ongoing
Nov 14, 2022

Leland Township has an opening for a full-time Firefighter!

Come work in beautiful Leland Township, about 20 miles northwest of Traverse City! We protect Fishtown, Lake Leelanau, and the miles of Lake Michigan Shoreline in our township.

**Application process started 11/7/2022 and ONGOING UNTIL FILLED**

  • Budgeted NON-SAFER position
  • Firefighter/Paramedic preferred. Also accepting Firefighter/EMT and Paramedic only with conditional offer of passing a provided fire academy
  • All Hazard department providing Primary ALS transport and Suppression services
  • Respond to approximately 520 calls per year
  • 48/96 work schedule with no residency requirement
  • 2 fire stations with roster allowing for 9 full time personnel (3 per shift)
  • Full line of apparatus including ladder truck, echo unit, 21ft rescue boat, snowmobile, and even an EMS bike team
  • Firefighter/Paramedic base wage of $53,312-$70,504 after 5 years of full-time service
  • Firefighter/EMT base wage of $48,438-$54,508 after 4 years of full-time service
  • Lateral transfer of up to 3 years ($61,026) for prior experience (Determined by the hiring board)
  • Opportunity for 100% paid fire academy or Paramedic program
  • 8% of GROSS wage (Including overtime) contributed by the township to MERS defined contribution with optional 457b contribution by employee
  • Up to 96 hours of vacation/PTO on start date
  • 96 hours paternity/maternity leave
  • Yearly Paramedic bonus for years licensed ($500-$1000), yearly full-time service longevity bonus ($600-$1750), one time degree stipend ($500-$1500), and up to $2000 tuition reimbursement per year
  • 1-1/2 times wage for working holidays and 8 automatically paid holidays
  • 5% employee contribution towards BCBS medical/dental/vision insurance (Provided on start date)
  • Good working relationship between the union and administration/township board
  • Recently passed millage and supportive community

We want you to come work with us! Local 5120 contract is posted on the department website in the hiring link, and also on the MPFFU website in the contracts section.

For any questions, please feel free to reach out! Text or call

Russell Korson: 231-649-1741

Randy Rosselle: 248-921-9005

Apply here!

1651 Kingsway Ct., Suite E
Trenton, MI 48183

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