Paid On Call Personnel

Cascade Township Fire Department is looking for people to join the department.  You must live within six miles of Station 1 or Station 2. Some of the job requirements are as follows:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must possess a valid Michigan Drivers License with less than four points
  • Must be in good physical condition
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must submit to a physical exam, including a drug screen and a physical agility test
  • Background check and Drivers record check
Essential functions of the job:
  • Perform specialized duties under emergency conditions
  • Perform routine work on equipment and buildings
  • Drive and operate all fire apparatus and rescue equipment

Basic functions:

  • "Team Player" attitude
  • Able to lift equipment weighing 50 pounds or more above waist level
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to deal with other fire fighters and the public 
  • Good physical condition

If interested in more information or for an application stop in at Station 1, 2865 Thornhills Avenue, SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546-7192, call (616) 949-1320, or fill out the below application and send it to

Cascade Employment Application
Paid-on-Call Position Description