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  • SRT407
    started a topic Grand Rapids , Michigan 2019

    Grand Rapids , Michigan 2019


    Grand Rapids , Michigan 2019

    *Hiring Process Update*

    The application process will begin Monday, January 7, 2019 and remain open until Monday, February 11, 2019! We will share the link on Monday when it becomes available.

    Starting salary : $45,312
    Second year : $53,059
    Third year: $ 57,123
    Fourth year: $ 61,209
    Fifth year : $ 69,227 Top FF pay

    Last edited by SRT407; 01-04-2019, 03:41 PM.

  • SilenceAround
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    Anyone who is preparing for exams or planning to write a speech, I advise you to use check plagiarism free. Many people do not think about the importance of the uniqueness of the text, but it is very appreciated in schools and is one of the main requirements. Therefore, when writing the text do not forget to check for similarities in the text and then you will be guaranteed success.

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  • SRT407
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    Around 200 are moving on to the agility test. Some have taken it already that were in town for the oral boards from long distances and out of state. I know they had a few no shows, and a couple of candidates did not pass the course. If you pass the agility I have not heard how they will further reduce the candidate pool. Second interview and background checks always reduce the number. I know they are looking to hire 12 for this class. I do not know if they will use this list to hire a second class for 2020. Budget for 2020 is still preliminary and contract negotiations are set to be settled by 7/1/19.

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  • Bcfd051
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    SRT,

    Have you heard how many have made it to the agility or if they plan on doing a second academy like last process?

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  • SRT407
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    Yes. It matters. The test is not pass fail. It is used to rank you in the class if you are hired in order to determine your seniority number which is important throughout your career for vacation, travel between assignments, forced travel , special op team consideration, outside education, department offered classes, and station assignment.

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  • Fd1990
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    Does the written test score carry with you through the whole process to help you with the ranking or is it a pass/fail?

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  • SGGR
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    Did they have an official number for how many people took the test this year?

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  • SRT407
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    Firefighter

    Salary
    $45,312.00 - $69,227.00 Annually
    Location
    City Hall 300 Monroe NW GR MI, MI
    Job Type
    Permanent
    Department
    Fire
    Job Number
    201 - 0119
    Closing
    2/11/2019 11:59 PM Eastern Nature of Work This is general duty firefighting work in the protection of life and property by combating, extinguishing and preventing fires. Primary responsibility is for specialized firefighting duties under emergency conditions which may involve personal hazard. Specific orders and directions are given by superior officers, but work requires a thorough individual understanding of firefighting methods gained by training and experience. A large part of the time is spent in training and routine work in the maintenance of firefighting equipment, apparatus and quarters, inspection of premises for fire hazards, and the performance of varied details in and around the fire station. An employee may be assigned to operate and maintain a major piece of firefighting equipment or apparatus employing special skills learned on the job. Minimum Training and Experience
    • A valid State of Michigan driver's license
    • Must be 18 years old by June 3, 2019
    • Graduation from a standard high school or a GED by June 3, 2019
    • No felony convictions

    Other Necessary Qualifications Candidates for positions of this class must meet the physical requirements demanded of the position.
    Other Information

    TENTATIVE HIRING TIMELINE
    Candidates must pass each step to continue on in the process.

    Written Examination
    Will be offered on several dates, the first week of March 2019. Qualified applicants will receive an email with written exam details and instructions to register by February 15, 2019.

    Oral Exam - Week of March 25, 2019

    Physical Agility Exam - May 2019

    Interview - May/June 2019

    Employment Offer - July 2019

    Start Date - August 2019

    All communication regarding this position will be done via email.

    If you are submitting an application that was used for job openings in the past, please make sure your information is current before submittingfor this or other opportunities.

    ** SHOULD AN APPLICANT NEED ANY DISABILITY RELATED ACCOMMODATION OR OTHER CONSIDERATION IN THE APPLICATION OR SELECTION PROCESS, PLEASE NOTIFY THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION. *
    *
    THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC


    Salary Range (01B)

    THIS POSITION IS NOT COVERED BY SOCIAL SECURITY. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS, PLEASE CLICK HERE.

    Agency City of Grand Rapids Address 300 Monroe Ave, NW
    8th Floor, Room 880
    Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49503-2206 Phone (616) 456-3176 Website http://www.grandrapidsmi.gov/jobs/hu...ces-Department

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