Ann Arbor Fire Department hiring for fire recruit position

A firefighter rolls a hose as part of AAFD training on Sept. 30, 2020. (Meredith Bruckner)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Ann Arbor Fire Department is looking to fill the open position of Fire Recruit.

For the first time in 15 years, AAFD is hiring untrained applications to become firefighters and EMTs, according to a Facebook post.

The Fire Recruit will attend fire academy and EMT classes; help with administrative and clerical duties; assist with safety education, community and recruitment events; and maintain departmental equipment, buildings and grounds, among other related duties.

The position pays $18 per hour and comes with additional benefits including paid vacation time, sick days, a city matched 401(a) plan, tuition reimbursement and healthcare plans.

Applicants must be at least 18-years-old, have a valid driver’s license and possess a high school diploma or GED along with one of the following:

  • Fifteen credit hours from an accredited college
  • DD214/active military guard/or reserve
  • An EMPCO score of 75% or more

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Applications are not being accepted through Facebook.

Learn more about Fire Recruit duties, benefits and requirements here.

FIRE RECRUIT - The Ann Arbor Fire Department is hiring the position of fire recruit. This is the first time in over...

Posted by City of Ann Arbor Fire Department - Government on Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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