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·         Full Time Tab

o   The city Civil Service Commission conducts competitive Civil Service exams for full time firefighter/paramedic positions.  Applicants are required to meet the following criteria to take the test:

§  Citizen of the United States

§  At least 18 years old and not older than 35 at the time of the test

§  High School graduate

§  Ohio Driver license

§  Valid Ohio Paramedic Card

§  Valid Ohio Firefighter II Certification

§  Current firefighter physical agility certificate from Tri-C

o   Testing is done every 1 - 2 years for new candidates with administration approval.  Exam information and dates will be updated for each test.

·         Part Time Tab

o   Applications are accepted at any time for part time Firefighter/Paramedics.  Interviews and hiring are typically conducted once or twice per year.  Part time applicants are required to meet the following criteria for consideration for employment:

§  Citizen of the United States

§  At least 18 years old

§  High School graduate

§  Ohio Driver license

§  Valid Ohio Paramedic Card

§  Valid Ohio Firefighter II Certification

o   Applications may be picked up at City Hall, the Fire Station, or online.

·         Summer Help Tab

o   Applications are accepted in the spring for summer help at the fire department.  Currently, applications are being accepted for the following:

§  Records retention scanning and filing (indoors computer work)

§  Hydrant painting (outdoors painting work)

o   Applications can be picked up and returned to the fire station during business hours.