Firefighter/Paramedic Job Fostoria, Ohio Deadline May 9, 2015

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Firefighter/Paramedic

Final Filing Date: May 9, 2015

Salary: $35,298 per year

 Requirements: The City of Fostoria is currently hiring for Firefighter/Paramedic. All testing through National Testing Network (NTN) must be completed by May 8, 2015.

Salary Information: $35,298 starting, $51,233 after 3 years, top pay

Benefit Information: Comprehensive medical coverage, dental, vision, and life insurance. Earned leave benefits including vacation, personal, sick, and holiday. Pension benefits thru Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund.

Department Overview: The Fostoria Fire Division is staffed by 18 full time sworn firefighters that provide fire and specialized technical responses to the 7.7 square mile city (population 13,441) as well as Advanced Life Support EMS for the City of Fostoria and several surrounding townships totaling approximately 29 square mile coverage area. The department works a 24/48 schedule, averaging a 51 hour work week.

Area Information: The City of Fostoria is in Northwest Ohio, approximately 30 miles south of Toledo. The city is located at the corners of Hancock, Wood, and Seneca Counties. The community has a mix of Industrial, Commercial, and Residential properties, with the historic “Iron Triangle”, walking distance from downtown. The “Iron Triangle” one of the nation’s busiest rail junctions which allows rail enthusiast’s the opportunity to view any of the 175 trains that travel through town daily. The City of Fostoria was founded in 1854 and named after Charles Foster, the 35th Governor of Ohio and U.S. Secretary of Treasury under President Benjamin Harrison. Our city is rich with history and architectural design.

Job Requirements

Age: 18-41

US Citizen: Yes

High School Grad/GED: Yes

Valid OHIO State Driver’s License: Yes

Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes

Vision: Your visual acuity must be at least 20/30 with glasses or contacts, with 180 degree field and have normal color perception.

Academy Certification: Yes

Necessary Certifications:

  • State of Ohio Certified Paramedic or National Registry Paramedic (at time of appointment)
  • State of Ohio Certified Firefighter I & II or IFSAC Certified Firefighter I & II (at time of appointment) 

To Apply: The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate NTN account. The PHQ must be completed by the closing date or you may not be considered further in the process. Candidates must also fill out the department application. To request an application, please email firechief@fostoriaohio.gov. To schedule testing, go to http://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on FIREFIGHTER JOB. Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. For questions concerning the testing process, contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882. For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook. DEPT CONTACT: FOSTORIA, CITY OF, 233 WEST SOUTH STREET, FOSTORIA, OHIO 44830, Warren Digby Fostoria Fire Fighters – IAFF local 325 President, wdigby@forstoriaohio.gov

 

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