City of Holland Michigan Official Website

We accept applications for employment at any time, Full and Part-Paid.  These are kept on file for 6 months, after that time you must resubmit. To be eligible for full time positions applicants must currently possess the following:

  • A minimum of an Associates Degree (Fire Science or related field is preferred)
  • Michigan Fire Fighter I & II Certification
  • Michigan Basic EMT License (NREMT)
  • Hazardous Materials Responder - Operations Level Certification

Paid on call or part-paid positions do not require certifications or experience however it is preferred.  Regardless of position all candidates must successfully complete a physical ability test, interview, comprehensive background exam and pre-employment physical to be considered for appointment.

 Please send your completed application to:-

Holland Department of Public Safety

Fire Services

279 Kollen Park Dr

Holland, MI 49423

If you would like to apply please follow the first link below to begin the process. Submit applications only.  You are welcome to attach a resume and cover letter however applicants should avoid sending copies of certifications, licenses or other credentials.  These will be requested at a later date should candidates be accepted to participate in a selection process.

If you are interested in a career in firefighting please visit the following website which provides all kinds of useful information.


Michigan Degree Program information - http://www.firescience.org/fire-science-degrees-and-programs/michigan/



PART-PAID FIREFIGHTER - http://www.cityofholland.com/humanresources/paid-call-volunteer-firefighter

FIRE MARSHALL -  http://www.cityofholland.com/humanresources/fire-marshal