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Entry Level Firefighter Application

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Fire Department LogoThe Charter Township of Ypsilanti will be accepting Entry Level Firefighter applications packets beginning Thursday, July 30, 2020 - Monday, September 21, 2020. This process will be used to establish an eligibility list for a 2 year period. Duties of a firefighter include work in the protection of life and property; to operate and assist in maintaining equipment, apparatus and facilities; and to participate in rescue and fire prevention activities.


Requirements to Apply

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Must be an U.S. citizen
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a valid driver license with good record (no more than 6 pts in the last 5 years)
    (applicants with out of state driver license should provide a copy of their driving record from the Secretary of State office that issued the license)

The following copies must be submitted with the application packet:

  • Michigan Firefighter Training Council Firefighter I & II Certification
  • State of Michigan or Equivalent Emergency Medical Technician—Basic License
    Valid certificate of completion of Conference of Western Wayne written test and a national certified (CPAT) physical agility test. (all certifications must be valid at time of application and job offer)
  • Copy of Photo Identification

Schoolcraft College is offering in-person placement testing by appointment only at this time by contacting the Testing Center directly. The CPAT test is being offered on July 25, August 22, and September 19, 2020. Additional Information can be obtained by contacting Schoolcraft College Testing Center at 734-462-4806 or at www.schoolcraft.edu/testing.


The application is available below or in the Human Resource Department, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm.

Contact Human Resource Department: (734) 484 - 0065

Application packets can be mailed to:

Charter Township of Ypsilanti HR Department
7200 S. Huron River Dr.
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

or fax to (734) 484 - 5160.

Completed application packets will not be accepted outside the Thursday, July 30, 2020 - Monday, September 21, 2020 time frame. 

All application packets must be received by no later than 4:00pm Monday September 21, 2020.


Entry Level Firefighter Application

Charter Township of Ypsilanti  •  7200 S. Huron River Dr. Ypsilanti, Mi 48197  •  (734) 484 - 4700

Mon. - Fri., 8:30am - 4:30pm  •  Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm daily