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Now Hiring!
The Orion Township Fire Department is currently accepting applications for Firefighter/Paramedics.  This is a 56-hour work week schedule. 

Come join a department in newly renovated stations that protects 36 square miles with a population of 40,000.  The fire department responds to approximately 3,200 calls for service responding from four fire stations.

For more information, please click here.

Applications can be found here.

Any questions can be directed to Deanna Calloway, HR Director or (248) 391-0304 ext. 1004. Qualified applicants will be notified of the interview date, time and location.

Application closing date:  Positions open until filled

Emergency: Dial 911

Non-Emergency: (248) 858-4911

Mailing address: 3365 Gregory Rd. Lake Orion, MI 48359

The Orion Township Fire Department is an all-hazards Fire Department that provides fire protection and emergency medical services (EMS) to the residents, businesses, and visitors of both Orion Township and Lake Orion Village. The department operates out of four (4) fire stations located throughout the community from which services are provided through a combination of career and paid-on-call firefighters.

Full-time personnel is assigned to one of three shifts that work 24 hours per shift, 7 days a week. Each shift is staffed with minimally eight (8) Firefighter/EMTs, some of whom are Paramedics. 

The Fire Department operates under the administrative leadership of the Fire Chief and is supported by an Assistant Chief, Fire Marshal, two (2) Fire Inspectors, & EMS Coordinator. Fire Extinguishment Division personnel are comprised of: (3) Captains - Command Officer, (3) Lieutenants, (12) Firefighter/Paramedics, and (12) Firefighter/EMTs. We also are supported by (6) part-time Firefighters.

In addition to emergency response, personnel conducts daily training sessions on the skills, knowledge, and abilities that are expected to be performed as firefighters. The department shares a strong belief that the best way to fight a fire is to prevent it from ever happening. Through a commitment to excellence and community risk reduction, the Fire Department emphasizes a strong fire prevention program to ensure the safety of the public. We also provide a variety of fire and life safety services including home and business inspections, fire cause and origin investigations, public education and outreach, child safety seat inspections, and community first aid and CPR.

As we continually strive to provide quality customer service and continual improvement, we would like to Thank You, the residents, and elected officials for the continued support of your Fire Department.


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