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Medical First Responder / Firefighter Positions Open

Morton Township Announcement Regarding Fire / Rescue Department

At a Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees on December 19, 2017 the Board approved adoption of a proposed draft policy to create a new type of position within the Fire / Rescue department. This policy will be established to create the position of Medical First Responder / Firefighter with the intent to fill two positions.

The positions will initially be offered to current members of the department who are licensed as Medical First Responder or higher. It is intended to appeal to individuals interested in being available for a minimum of 24 to 30 hours per week at a fixed hourly rate. The ideal candidate must be capable of performing the duties identified in the draft policy dated 12/20/17.

The policy "Medical First Responder / Firefighter" can be found on the Morton Township website under the FORMS tab. Individuals applying for the position must complete the PRE-EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION found in the same list.

Forms are also available from the office of Township Clerk Stephanie McNeal at 290 Main Street, Mecosta, MI. Normal weekday working hours are 8:00 am ­12:00 pm and 1:00 pm — 5:00 pm.

The PRE-EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION may be accompanied by a resume or other material an applicant may wish to provide. The Application must be received at the Clerk's Office no later than 4:00 P.M., Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

Questions regarding this process should be directed to Chief Allen Sutherby.