HEROES WANTED




Interested in being an Oakland Township Fire Fighter and becoming a member of the Oakland Township Fire Department?

If you are 18 years of age or older, a High School Graduate or hold a GED, have a good driving record and no criminal history, and interested in helping protect our community, we maintain an "open" application process. Qualified persons residing with the Charter Township of Oakland or the border of surrounding cities or townships may apply. Applications may be obtained, Monday thru Friday from 8AM to 4:30 PM, at Township Hall located at 4393 Collins Rd. Applications filed are reviewed on an "as needed" basis. Criminal and Driving Record checks on applicants are conducted, followed by background reference checks. Those applicants successfully passing the record screening will be offered an opportunity to participate in a Standardized Physical Agility test, conducted on a scheduled basis, in cooperation with several area Fire Departments.

Upon successful completion of the Standardized Physical Agility test, applicants will be placed on an eligibility list to be given a Conditional Offer of Employment as additional members are needed.

Prior to final hiring, applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment Physical Exam, including Drug Screen, conducted at a medical facility of the Fire Department's choice.

We will provide all equipment and training to become Fire and EMS certified.