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
ELEMENTS OF THE SELECTION PROCESS:
Physical Agility Test *For applicants that pass written exam
Extensive Background Investigation
Full Panel Oral Interview
*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.