Detroit Fire Department seeking to hire 50 firefighters

DETROIT – The Detroit Fire Department is looking to hire up to 50 firefighters.

The fire department is looking to add to the 1,200 members in the ranks. Detroit firefighters like to refer to themselves as the best and bravest and the department currently has openings due to people retiring from the team.

The application window is currently open and after four years, the salary for these individuals will be around $70,000.

Click here to fill out an application.

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About the Author:

Megan Woods is thrilled to be back home and reporting at Local 4. She joined the team in September 2021. Before returning to Michigan, Megan reported at stations across the country including Northern Michigan, Southwest Louisiana and a sister station in Southwest Virginia.