Loading…
Monday, July 28, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Monday, 7/7/2014 - Updated: 3 weeks ago

Sylvania Twp. to hire 7 part-time firefighters

BLADE STAFF

The Sylvania Township Fire Department plans to hire seven part-time firefighter-paramedics.

Although Fire Chief Jeff Kowalski said the new hires, now in training, will bring to 10 his department’‍s part-time firefighter-paramedic work force that serves the township and the city of Sylvania. They will be paid $13 per hour.

Chief Kowalski said hiring part-time employees allows the department to assess the new employees’‍ compatibility with the fire department. Part-timers fill in when full-time staff is on leave for sickness or vacations, and allow the department to avoid paying overtime.

The fire department has $96,000 budgeted this year for part-time employees.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories