FIREFIGHTER/EMT – Covert Township Fire Department is accepting applications for immediate openings for the position of Part Time Firefighter/EMT. Minimum qualifications include:

Michigan FF I & II,
Haz-Mat Ops
Valid Michigan Driver’s License
Michigan licensed EMT or higher
Valid CPR Card
Paramedic preferred 

Applications may be mailed to Covert Township Fire Department, P.O. Box 5 Covert MI 49043, or dropped off at the fire station located at 33805 M-140 Highway in Covert, no later than 6pm March 27, 2020. Any mailings post marked after March 27, 2020 will not be considered. For more information, please visit, or like us on Facebook.

Applications can be found here.  

Please keep the following dates open for this process:

Please keep the following dates open for this process:

Monday March 9 – Friday March 27 @ 1800            Application Period

Saturday April 4 @ 1000                                            Physical Agility Test

Thursday  April 23 @ 1800                                          Written test-opportunity 1

Friday April 24 @ 1800                                         Written test-opportunity 2

Interviews TBD

Anticipated start date of May 2020.

Questions can be emailed to: Captain J. Wild at




If you would like to print the Application and Background forms for a Paid On-Call Fire Fighter click here

The Covert Township Fire Department is seeking dedicated Men and Woman for the position of Paid On-Call Fire Fighter.



Must be 18 years of age or older.


The applicant must live within a reasonable distance to Covert Township.


Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid State driver's license without record of suspension or revocation in any State. The applicants drivers license must remain valid throughout employment. The applicant must also maintain a good driving record while employed.


Background checks examine the character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and overall ethical patterns of applicants. Checks can include a criminal history search, review of credit reports and driving records, verification of employment history, education, professional references, professional licenses held, drug testing and possibly fingerprint records. These examinations of applicants' past behavior assist in eliminating from the employee ranks people who could possibly be risks, and harm personnel or the public. Beyond protecting our equipment and facilities, background checks of potential employees help us maintain our stature as a community trusted and respected by the public. Applicants must have no felony convictions or disqualifying criminal histories within the past ten (10) years.


This is an entry level position and does not require previous experience. Any previous experience or education, including full time, on call, or volunteer firefighting or emergency medical work may be weighed in favor of the applicant.

Must be of good moral character and of temperate and industrious habits.

Must be able to read and write the English language.

Applicants hired without previous training or experience will be sent to a fire academy for certification.


There are several steps involved in the hiring of applicants for the Covert Township Fire Department.

  • Complete Covert Township Fire Department application and background check forms
  • Review of completed forms
  • Interview
  • Physical Agility Test
  • Background check

The Covert Township Fire Department is a Equal Opportunity employer which complies with Federal and State standards pertaining to equal employment opportunity for all citizens It is the policy of the Covert Township Fire Department to employ equal opportunity on an affirmative basis to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, creed, sex, age, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, national origin or disability. Michigan law requires that a handicapper/individual with a disability needing accommodation for employment notify the employer in writing, within 182 days after the need is known.