Full-time Fire Fighter/Paramedic (Lateral Transfer Program)

  • City of Taylor, MI
  • Taylor, Michigan
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Fire and EMS Other Public Health
  • Salary: $49,428.28 - $66,280.03 Salary/year USD

Job Description

Job Details

Level: Entry

Job Location: Taylor Fire Department - , MI

Position Type: Full Time

Education Level: High School

Salary Range: $49,428.28 - $66,280.03 Salary/year

The City of Taylor is accepting applications for qualified applicants for the Taylor Fire Department. These are budgeted positions and do not fall under a SAFER grant.

A pplicants need to meet the following criteria to be considered for employment:
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must possess Fire Fighter I and II certifications
  • Michigan licensed paramedic or currently enrolled in a state certified paramedic program with more than five (5) months completed
  • Possess CPAT certificate by the time of hire
  • Complete employment application and submission of certificates
  • Successfully pass physical examination, psychological examination, and background investigation

Attractive compensation and benefits package offered:
  • Paramedic bonus
  • ALS transport bonus
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Paid time off
  • 10% pay increase between 6/1/2022 through 6/1/2025 per the current collective bargaining agreement

Any paramedic who currently works full-time in another community who is good standing with that community, has all the required fire/paramedic certifications as well as passes the City of Taylor hiring requirements may be eligible for a lateral transfer up to five (5) years in pay only.

The Taylor Fire Department is a fast paced department with almost 10,000 runs per year. The department also handles emergency dispatching. We use the latest fire service innovations including power stretchers and battery operated extrication equipment. All front line vehicles are less than three years old. Each fire station has their own weight rooms. The department is part of specialized teams with Downriver and Western Wayne HazMat and USAR. Due to succession planning, there will be opportunity for promotion in the next five years.


Complete an online application at www.cityoftaylor.com/jobs . Your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted regarding the steps for the next application period.

The City of Taylor is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of such factors as race, color, age, sex, national origin, religion, citizenship, handicap, height, weight and marital status. Under the State Persons With Disabilities Act and the Federal Americans With Disabilities Act, an employer has a legal obligation to accommodate an employee’s or job applicant’s disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the employer. A person with a disability may allege a violation against an employer regarding a failure to accommodate his or her condition under Michigan law only if the person notifies the employer in writing of the need for accommodation within 182 days after the date the person knew or reasonably should have known that an accommodation was needed.

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