The Grand Rapids Fire Department is currently hiring and applications are due on Monday the 11th so they will be holding a recruitment event to get people prepared.

The event will be at the Salvation Army Kroc Center, on Division, on Thursday, the 7th from 4p-7p. Officials from the department will be on hand to help recruits get prepared for their civil service tests, agility test and the oral interview.

According to GRFD website, once your application is submitted you will go through the following steps:

  1. Written Exam: first week of March
  2. Oral Exam: week of March 25
  3. Agility Exam: May
  4. Interview: May/June

If hired you will get an offer sometime in July and then begin training academy in August.

Attendance is not required to the event... this is just to help you be prepared! You can apply here.