City of Troy Michigan
  • 11-Jan-2023 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Troy, MI, USA
  • Other

Firefighter (Volunteer)

Fire Department


The mission of the Troy Fire Department is to provide the highest possible level of fire protection, rescue, and hazard mitigation services to the community. This is accomplished with a team of professionals, both volunteer and career, by providing community risk reduction services; firefighter training; emergency operations; and planning.

DUTIES (A firefighter shall perform the following duties including but not limited to)

  • Firefighting work extinguishing fires, lifting and pulling heavy equipment
  • Perform specialized duties under emergency conditions which frequently involve considerable personal risk with potential for increased physical and emotional stress.
  • Respond to incidents
  • Enter burning buildings with hose lines; operate nozzles; extinguish fires
  • Operate at emergencies wearing approved personal protective equipment which includes self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA)
  • Raise, lower and climb ladders; operate on roofs to ventilate buildings where required
  • Operate manual or power operated tools and equipment to assist in fire suppression, rescue or other incident and/or training related activities
  • Operate detection equipment to monitor for explosive, hazardous or radioactive materials
  • Remove persons from danger by individual or team methods
  • Operate extrication equipment
  • Take part in training sessions
  • Clean apparatus, hose, other equipment and stations
  • Perform other related work as required


  • Live or work within three (3) miles of a Troy Fire Station
  • Be at least 18 years of age and a high school graduate (or GED equivalent).
  • Must have at the time of application, and maintain, a valid Michigan driver license with a good driving record (based on City of Troy standards).
  • Submit to a background check
  • Submit to one or more interviews
  • Submit to a medical examination
  • Submit to a physical agility test:


  • Complete the Firefighter I & II training academy within the probationary time period.
  • Attend a minimumof 40 hours of training bi-annually to achieve 80 hours of training annually.
  • Respond to a minimumof 50% of incidents annually during predetermined hours of availability.
  • Abide by department policies at all times.

*Note: Firefighting is a physically demanding job. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and physical fitness is strongly encouraged. This is a VOLUNTEER opportunity.


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