Recruitment Information

Firefighting is a challenging, yet also a highly rewarding endeavor. If you are motivated by the opportunity and believe you can meet the challenges, we encourage you to apply. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact Stacey Bird, Human Resources Manager, via telephone (231) 947-3000 ext 1221 or email HR@gtmetrofire.org

Medical Evaluation

The medical evaluation will be performed by the GTMESA’s physician at the Munson Occupational Medicine. This evaluation will be in accordance with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1582: Standard on Comprehensive Occupational Medical Program for Fire Departments. At the same time as the evaluation, the GTMESA physician will determine if the member is medically fit to wear a respirator in accordance with the Respiratory Protection Plan. Pass/Fail results will be submitted to GTMESA and results from the comprehensive physical will be shared with GTMESA Wellness Coordinator. The exam may include and is not limited to:

  • Pre-employment drug screen
  • Lab work (i.e. Cholesterol, Triglycerides, etc.)
  • OSHA Respirator Medical Evaluation
  • Physical Exam
  • X-Ray (i.e. chest/back)
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • EKG