Full-time Firefighter/Paramedic

Jefferson Township Fire Department

Jefferson Township, Franklin County, Ohio is currently building an eligibility list for the position of full-time firefighter/paramedic - entry level or lateral transfer. Currently, two (2) full-time firefighter/paramedic vacancies exist. Lateral Transfers - Firefighters with prior service working as a full-time certified paramedic for other public entities may be given a pay step credit for every two years of full-time service.

Candidates must complete the National Testing Network’s FireTEAM exam and the Personal History Questions (PHQ) by 30 September, 2020. Candidates that possess a valid and recent (within 12 months) Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) or Firefighter Mile certificate will be exempted from the internal physical abilities test.

Full description of other requirements and a downloadable application for employment may be found online at: Completed applications must be submitted certified mail to: Jefferson Township Fire Department Attn: Human Resources 6767 Havens Corners Road Blacklick, Ohio 43004 Applications are due by 28 September, 2020 at 4pm.

Link for National Testing Network: Contact Information: Rebecca Swingle, Fire Administrative Assistant,

Department Overview:
The Jefferson Township Fire Department operates one fire station and serves a population in excess of 12,000. The Jefferson Township Fire Department provides the community with advanced life support – emergency medical services, all-hazards emergency response and fire prevention services. The Jefferson Township Fire Department responds to more than 2,500 emergency calls annually. Jefferson Township is classified by the Insurance Services Office with a Class 3 ISO rating. Our staff is highly trained, with the department logging more than 4,000 hours of training annually.

Entity Information:
Jefferson Township is located in Northeastern Franklin County, Ohio. The community is suburban in nature. Our service area is approximately 16 square miles, which includes Jefferson Township and portions of Reynoldsburg, Gahanna, and the City of Columbus. Population: 12,000+ Classification: Full-time Firefighter/Paramedic Salary Information: $55,249.11 - $75,560.50 (2020 Rate) Benefits Information: Comprehensive benefits package offered to full-time firefighters.

Jefferson Township is an equal opportunity employer, tobacco, and drug-free workplace.

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