Position Detail:

Port Huron Fire Department
100 Mcmorran Blvd, Room 426
Port Huron, MI 48060

St Clair County

810-982-7872 - fax

Hiring Information:

Position: Firefighter
Last Filing Date:  February 6, 2022

Special Instructions:  

open until filled


Description :



GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: To perform a variety of tasks when engaged in the combating, extinguishing and prevention of fires; answer medical calls, extricate and rescue individuals from fires and entrapment, respond to hazardous materials calls, and the operation and maintenance of fire department equipment, apparatus and quarters; and to perform related work as required.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Work is performed under the supervision of a superior officer.

TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK: An employee in this class may be called upon to do any or all of the following: (These examples do not include all of the tasks which the employee may be expected to perform.)

Respond to fire alarms with fire company, connect and control hose lines and nozzles, erect ladders, turn water on or off and use extinguishers, axes, hooks and lifelines.
Operate fire fighting apparatus, pumps and other auxiliary fire equipment.
Respond to emergency calls removing persons from danger and/or applying emergency medical techniques for life-threatening injuries.
Respond to rescue calls, operate auxiliary power equipment and/or deploy rescue boat and other gear during search and rescue work.
Perform general maintenance work in the upkeep of a fire station, clean and wash walls, care for grounds and make minor repairs.
Wash, hang and dry hose.
Wash, clean and polish fire apparatus.
Prepare meals.
Participate in fire prevention inspections.
Make periodic inspections, flow tests and maintenance of fire hydrants.
Post to daily station log, prepare accident and fire reports and other records.
Participate in overhaul and salvage operations.
Participate in drills and other departmental training functions.
Perform related work as required.

Knowledge of the geography, streets and principal locations in the city.
Knowledge of traffic rules and regulations.
Mechanical aptitude and mental alertness.
Physically sound and active and must meet height, weight and physical requirements as established by policy.
Willingness to perform any assigned task.
Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with other employees.
An employee in this class, upon application, should have the equivalent of the following training and experience:

Graduation from an accredited high school, plus some responsible work experience.
Must possess Michigan Fire Fighter Training Council (MFTTC) Fire Fighter II.
Must possess a valid State of Michigan EMT-Basic certification or higher.
Must possess Hazardous Materials Operations Level certification or higher.
Must possess and maintain a valid State of Michigan driver?s license.
Additional Requirements:

Must be 18 years of age.
A United States citizen.
No felony convictions.
A resume, cover letter and copies of the following certificates must accompany the completed job application at the time of application:
MFFTC Fire Fighter II
State of Michigan EMT-Basic certification or higher
Hazardous Materials Operations Level certification or higher
Proof of valid passing EMPCO (Fire Fighter) written test score
For information on taking the EMPCO test visit: https://www.empco.net/fts/
Proof of valid CPAT (Candidate Physical Agility Test)
For information on taking the CPAT visit: https://www.schoolcraft.edu/testingcenter/firefighter-testing
Working Hours: 24-hour shift rotation; Fire Department operates 24-hours per day / 365 days per year

Salary Range: $49,839 - $66,452 annually

Benefit Package, including:

Paid vacation and sick leave
Healthcare, dental, life and optical insurance
Qualified retirement plan
Deferred compensation plan (457)
Healthcare savings plan.
To view the current Collective Bargaining Agreement click HERE.

Date Posted: Monday, August 9, 2021
Application Deadline: Open until filled

Contact :

Job applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded from HERE.
If mailed, it must be postmarked by the deadline date listed above.
Original job applications will be accepted in-person or by mail at:

Starting Salary:  $47,466 - $63,288 annually
Top Salary:   N/A
Contact:   City of Port Huron
Human Resources
100 McMorran Blvd
Port Huron, MI 48060

Additional Department Details:

Annual Budget: N/A
Population Served: N/A
Number of Firefighters: N/A

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