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Farmington Hills Now Taking Applications
Apr 11, 2024

Farmington Hills Fire Department is taking applications.  They are currently hiring 11 candidates, 8 of which are new positions for increased staffing levels. Apply by following the link or QR code on the flyer and come work for one the best contracts in The State of Michigan!

The City of Farmington Hills and the Farmington Hills Fire Department accepts employment applications for posted vacancies only. Resumes or other documents submitted to the City or Department without reference to a specific job vacancy will not be accepted or retained, and the submitting individual will not be considered as having applied for any position.

Unsolicited applications, resumes, letters of interest or other such paperwork submitted for positions which are not vacant will not be retained by the City.
The City of Farmington Hills is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants for positions will be considered without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Candidates for Career Fire Fighter positions must submit a City of Farmington Hills application when requested by the Administration of the Farmington Hills Fire Department after completing the Council of Western Wayne (CWW) written examination and candidate physical agility test (CPAT). Resumes or other supportive documents may be attached to a properly completed application.

Applications properly submitted to the City, consistent with this policy, will be considered until the open position applied for is filled or until the passing of the posted cutoff date.

  1. File a properly completed application, which is acceptable to the City of Farmington Hills, and provide satisfactory responses to requests for additional information.
  2. Not less than 18 years of age.
  3. Citizen of the United States.
  4. Possess a high school diploma.
  5. Possess a valid Michigan driver’s license.
  6. Have no more than two hazardous traffic violations in the preceding five years, or a total of no more than four points on or after the date of application. The accident history, regardless of fault, will be considered in the appraisal of the applicant’s overall driving skills and, therefore, eligibility.
  7. Have no prior felony convictions.
  8. Have no misdemeanor charges or convictions within five years of the date of application. All misdemeanor charges and convictions will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis to determine eligibility of the applicant.
  9. Be free from physical defects, diseases or conditions which may impair ability to perform job requirements.
  10. Be free from mental/emotional instabilities which may impair ability to perform job requirements.
  11. Be free from any impediment of the senses, physically sound and in possession of extremities.
  12. Pass a psychological examination administered at the direction of the department.
  13. Pass all phases of a physical-medical examination, conducted by a licensed health care professional of the department’s choosing.
  14. Pass a drug test, checking for the presence of illicit controlled substances.
  15. Pass the CWW written examination, attaining at least a minimal acceptable score, as determined by the department.
  16. Pass the department’s Oral Review Board. Possess good moral character, as determined by a background investigation.
  17. Pass a background investigation.
  18. Pass a fingerprint check.
  19. An interview with the Fire Chief and staff will be conducted, the results of which will be considered in the applicant’s overall suitability for employment.
  20. Pass a City Manager's interview.
  • CWW written examination & CPAT, completed by the City Manager Interview.
  • File a properly completed application, which is acceptable to the City of Farmington Hills, and provide satisfactory responses to requests for additional information.
  • Documentation of the following; FFI/II and Hazardous Materials Operations certification. Michigan or National Registry licensed Paramedic. Documents must accompany the completed application.
  • Oral Review Board.
  • Background investigation.
  • Interview with Fire Chief and staff.
  • City Manager interview.
  • Conditional offer of employment.
  • Psychological evaluation.
  • Medical-physical examination.
  • Appointment to position.

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Trenton, MI 48183

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