Detroit Fire Department Looking For New Hires Amid Bankruptcy Crisis

DETROIT (WWJ) – The Detroit Fire Department has the “Help Wanted” sign out.

Since the City of Detroit has filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy and city pensions are up in the air, it may not be a job many would consider.

Even so, the Detroit Fire Department will begin recruiting August 19th reports WWJ Newsradio 950’s Beth Fisher.

Firefighters are paid from $29,352 dollars a year up to more than $47,000.

Requirements include:

  • High School diploma or GED,
  • Passing a written and physical test
  • An Eemergency Medical Technician (EMT) License is preferred.

Get more information – from the Detroit Firehouse Facebook page – HERE

And beginning August 19th you can check the City of Detroit site – HERE .  (Search the job openings on the Human Resources Department page)

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