Firefighter/Paramedic, City of Springfield

FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC, CITY OF SPRINGFIELD JOB IN SPRINGFIELD


Organization : City of Springfield
Job Category : Other
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : OH
City : Springfield
Salary and Benefits : $ 47,350 - $ 61,782

Plant Maintenance Mechanic II

City of Springfield

Salary:$ 47,350 - $ 61,782

Deadline to Apply: Friday, December 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Job Announcement PDF

Application Forms

APPLICATION DUE DATE:   12/07/2018  *By 5:00 PM

  • We do not accept faxed/emailed applications.
  • Mailed applications must be postmarked by due dated to be considered.

PLACE OF FILING APPLICATION:  City Hall, Personnel Dept. – 3rd Floor, 76 East High Street, Springfield, Ohio 45502

CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION INFORMATION:  Saturday, December 15, 2018

  • Clark State LRC Building, Community Rooms 207 & 209, 570 E Leffel Lane, Springfield OH 45505
  • All applicants will receive an email notifying them of their test time

EXAMINATION CUT-OFF SCORE:  70%

ANNUAL PAY RANGE:  $ 47,350 – $ 61,782 *Including excellent benefits

Position Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • AGE:  At least 18 years of age at time of appointment
  • EDUCATION:  High School Graduate or equivalent
  • PHYSICAL:  Eyesight – 20/20 corrected, Weight – in proportion to height
  • MUST possess the overall ability to sufficiently perform all of the essential functions of the position.

NATURE AND REQUIREMENTS OF WORK: This position is responsible for the performance of specialized duties in the saving of life and the fighting and prevention of fires. Work involves a variety of duties including firefighting, paramedic work, and property and equipment maintenance on an assigned shift.

APPLICANTS MUST POSSESS: The ability to work with a substantial element of personal risk; the ability to work in hazardous conditions of smoke, heat, cramped spaces, and heights; the ability to do paramedic work which includes the ability to withstand accident situations and maintain stability of performance; the ability to exercise sound judgment; and the ability to write complete and accurate reports.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

  • RESIDENCY:  Must reside in Clark County or any county directly adjacent to Clark County within 60 days of the completion of recruit training.
  • LICENSE:  Must hold a valid unrestricted Ohio Motor Vehicle Operator’s License
  • PARAMEDIC CERTIFICATION:  Must hold Paramedic Certification issued by the State of Ohio within three years of appointment.
  • FIRE APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM:  Must complete 42 months of apprenticeship training to become a Journeyman Firefighter/Paramedic

Additional Information

ELEMENTS OF THE SELECTION PROCESS:

  • Written Examination
  • Physical Agility Test  *For applicants that pass written exam
  • Polygraph
  • Extensive Background Investigation
  • Full Panel Oral Interview
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Drug Screening
  • *Complete Medical Exam – *Administered only with a conditional offer of employment.

MILITARY CREDIT: Military service credit may be granted to Ohio Residents who have been honorably discharged from military service. A copy of the Honorable Discharge or DD-214 specifying HONORABLE DISCHARGE must be submitted with the application. An additional percentage of a passing score will be credited to individuals who achieve the minimum cut-off score.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/DISABLED EMPLOYER

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