Dearborn, MI

Dearborn, MI, US
Dearborn, MI

Cleveland-Cliffs Steel has an opening for a Firefighter with an EMT license at our Dearborn Works facility.   We are seeking qualified candidates who are able and willing to respond promptly in emergency situations and are knowledgeable in fire rescue, confined space rescue, and medical emergencies.

Starting Rate of Pay: $16.77/hr

Job Requirements

  • Performs emergency firefighting responses.
  • Member of the company's first response for fires, assist with confined space rescue, and medical emergencies.
  • Performs medical emergency response, first aid, basic life support and CPR as needed.
  • Administers the company’s fire prevention programs, procedures and initiatives.
  • Maintains fire system inspection documentation consistent with current MIOSHA and NFPA requirements.
  • Assists in the planning and development of new fire safety plans and programs and the adoption of new fire safety equipment to be employed within the plant.
  • Maintains standard operating procedures and training records.
  • Inspects plant facilities, in conjunction with plant management to discover and correct fire hazard conditions and assists in the development of engineered and administrative systems to prevent injury or illness.
  • Works closely with security, safety, environmental and UAW personnel to coordinate emergency response activities.
  • Works closely with insurance providers and city officials on inspection recommendations and audits.
  • Participates in fire system inspections and fire prevention equipment maintenance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • 2 years of firefighting experience
  • Completion of Firefighter I and II certification courses required.
  • Valid EMT license required.
  • Valid Driver’s License required
  • Completed Hazmat 40 hour certification.
  • Extensive knowledge of fire suppression systems, detection systems and fire prevention requirements.
  • Knowledge of MIOSHA and NFPA Standards.
  • Must be willing to work all shifts, any day of the week and overtime as needed.

Selection Process Includes:

  • Online Application
  • Online Aptitude Assessment
  • Interview
  • Background Check
  • Physical
  • Drug Screen - urine analysis and a hair follicle drug screen that traces back 90-120 days

Applicants for this position must be currently legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Cleveland-Cliffs will not sponsor applicants for this position for work visas.

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to

or call 1-(312) 899-3097 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Do not email your application materials to this email address. Application materials sent to this email address will not be considered.

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. The following links provide information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement.  We are a drug-free workplace and conduct pre-employment screening as a condition of employment. 

About the Company


Cleveland-Cliffs is the largest flat-rolled steel producer in North America. Founded in 1847 as a mine operator, we are also the largest supplier of iron ore pellets in North America. In 2020, we acquired two major steelmakers, AK Steel and ArcelorMittal USA, vertically integrating our legacy iron ore business with quality-focused steel production and emphasis on the automotive end market. Our fully integrated portfolio includes custom-made pellets and HBI; flat-rolled carbon steel, stainless, electrical, plate, tinplate and long steel products; as well as carbon and stainless steel tubing, hot and cold stamping and tooling. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, we employ approximately 25,000 people across our mining, steel and downstream manufacturing operations in the United States and Canada.

10,000 employees or more
Metals and Minerals
401K, Donation-Matching Program, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Maternity/Paternity Paid Leave, Medical, Dental and Vision, Military Leave, Paid Holidays, Parking , Prescription Drug Coverage, Professional Development, Retirement / Pension Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Vacation/paid time off