Employment Opportunities

Announced:  3/7/2016

On-Call Firefighter (Paid) Part-time

The City of Portage is seeking qualified candidates to fill the part-time position of On-Call Firefighter.  Training rate of pay is $12.00 per hour, entry rate of pay is $16.00 per hour.

Individuals who presently hold State of Michigan certifications of Firefighter I & II, Hazardous Materials (Operations Level) and EMT Basic are encouraged to apply.  Candidates must be 18 years old, possess a High School Diploma or equivalent, have a valid MI Driver License with a good record and meet residency requirements.  

Successful candidates will also pass a written test, physical agility test, interview, background investigation and employment physical examination.


Qualified candidates must submit a completed application to Human Resources Department, City of Portage, 7900 South Westnedge Avenue, Portage, MI  49002 OR apply online by following the link below.


Additional questions about the Portage On-Call Firefighter hiring process should be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (269) 329-4533.


The City of Portage is an Equal Opportunity Employer.