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Fire Department LogoThe Charter Township of Ypsilanti will be accepting Entry Level Firefighter applications packets Monday, June 5, 2023 – Friday, July 28, 2023. This process will be used to establish an eligibility list to fill current openings. Duties of a firefighter include work in the protection of life and property; operate and assist in maintaining equipment, apparatus and facilities; and to participate in rescue and fire prevention activities.


Requirements to Apply

  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • U.S. citizen
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver license with good record - no more than 6 points in the last 5 years (applicants with out of state driver license must provide a copy of their driving record from the Secretary of State office that issued the license)
  • Michigan Firefighter Training Council Firefighter I & II Certification
  • State of Michigan or Equivalent “Emergency Medical Technician—Basic License”
  • Written exam through Conference of Western Wayne or EMPCO with a 70% or above
    • Questions regarding the written exam should be directed to Conference of Western Wayne Testing Center at (734) 462-4806 or at EMPCO.net
  • Valid nationally recognized CPAT test
  • Copy of Photo Identification
  • Copies of certificates should be submitted with the application packet


Applications are available online or through the Human Resource Department, Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 4:30pm (closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm daily).

Contact the Human Resource Department at (734) 544-4000 (ext 5).


Application packets will be received Monday, June 5, 2023 – Friday, July 28, 2023 at 4:00pm. Packets will not be accepted outside of this time frame.

Completed 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

The Charter Township of Ypsilanti is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Charter Township of Ypsilanti  •  7200 S. Huron River Dr. Ypsilanti, Mi 48197  •  (734) 544 - 4000

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