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DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 3RD @ 4PM We are now taking applications to establish a hiring list for full time firefighter/paramedic. (SCROLL DOWN THIS PAGE TO SEE DETAILS).


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The Brownstown fire department has four fire stations located throughout the township. Two of which are staffed 24 hours a day 7 days a week with a minimum of four firefighter/paramedic personnel within each and one station part-time with a minimum of two firefighter/paramedics. This is done with a total of thirty (24 hour) career firefighter/paramedic personnel. The department provides a broad range of services to the public, some of which include: Fire Suppression, Fire Prevention & Fire Investigation, Advanced Life Support Emergency Medical Services, Hazardous Materials first response, Motor Vehicle Crash Response and Extrication and other special operations. The department utilizes the latest technological equipment available to the fire service which includes; computer aided dispatch computers within the apparatus, 12 lead EKG telemetry, video laryngoscope just to name a few. The department answers approximately 3000 emergency calls for service each year and covers an area of 23 sq. mi. with a population of 30,000.  The department currently carries a ISO classification of 6.  The Department has an Auto Aid response agreement with the neighboring city of Trenton.  The departments headquarters at Station No. 1 was opened in January 1997. The building houses all administrative offices and serves as the departments training center. The Fire chief, Fire inspector, and an administrative assistant, work from this office. All fire-related permits, plan reviews and other administrative duties are conducted out of this office.

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The Township of Brownstown is seeking qualified applicants for the creation of an eligibility list for the position of Full time Firefighter/Medic. Applicants must be 18 years or older, High School Graduate or equivalent, possess a valid Michigan Driver’s License with excellent driving record. Must present at time of application the following pieces of documentation: State of Michigan Firefighter 1 and 2 certification with Haz Mat Operations level, valid State of Michigan Paramedic license. Prior to oral interview, current certificate of passing from Conference of Western Wayne Firefighter testing program (physical agility & written).  Must pass Brownstown written exam, oral interview, drug screening, background investigation, psychological exam and post offer physical Salary start: $43,644, with full benefits, which includes the MERS retirement program.  Applications and job descriptions are available at the Township Clerks Office, 21313 Telegraph, Brownstown, MI 48183 or on the department web site www.brownstownfire-mi.org. DEADLINE EXTENDED Application packets must be returned by 4:00 p.m. Wednesday May 3, 2017 to the Township’s Clerk’s Office, email or fax copies will not be accepted.  The Charter Township of Brownstown does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, or the provision of services.




Brownstown Fire has partnered with BidNet as part of the MITN Purchasing Group to post bid opportunities to this site.  As a vendor, you can register with the MITN Purchasing Group and be sure that you see all available bids and opportunities. By selecting automatic bid notification, your company will receive emails once Brownstown Fire has a bid opportunity that matches your company's business. In addition, the site handles bid opportunities, RFPs, and RFQs for other member governmental agencies throughout Michigan.
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The Brownstown Fire Department is dedicated to protecting life and property by providing:

  • Community Fire and Safety Education
  • Fire Prevention
  • Mitigation of Fire, Medical and other Emergencies

With Professionally trained personnel using team work, and the resources provided by the community.