These eight graduates completed six months of extensive Basic EMT training including lead mitigation techniques and recognizing the physical signs of lead poisoning.
After passing the certification exam, these city of Flint, Michigan residents and graduates will be hired as full-time EMT lead mitigation specialists by Universal EMS to help the families in Flint that have been hit hard by the water crisis.
Michigan Talent Investment Agency Director Wanda Stokes (pictured second from the right) congratulated and encouraged the graduates during this special recognition.
Jobs in Michigan
- Pure Michigan Talent Connect Pure Michigan Talent Connect is your launch pad for new jobs, careers and talent. It is an online marketplace connecting Michigan's job seekers and employers, and serves as a central hub linking all public and private stakeholders who support Michigan's workforce. Pure Michigan Talent Connect serves as the state's labor exchange system.
- Workforce Development Agency The Workforce Development Agency (WDA) promotes a flexible, innovative, and effective workforce system within the State of Michigan. To accomplish this, the WDA supports a demand driven workforce system, assists the structurally unemployed with financial independence, advocates for the integration of workforce development into the K-12 school system, and supports the alignment of workforce development with economic development efforts.
- Unemployment Insurance Agency UIA The Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) operates Michigan's unemployment insurance program which collects unemployment taxes from employers and provides temporary income for workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own. UIA offers online services to customers through the Michigan Web Account Manager (MiWAM).