Firefighter/ Paramedic

Firefighter/EMT (Basic or Paramedic)
The City of Rocky River - Rocky River, Ohio

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Salary Information

58853 annual

Job Description

CITY OF ROCKY RIVER EXAMINATION FOR ENTRY-LEVEL FIRE FIGHTER/PARAMEDIC DATE: Monday, October 7th, 2019 TIME: 7 – 9 p.m. (Registration will start at 6:00 P.M.) LOCATION: Memorial Hall, Don Umerley Civic Center 21016 Hilliard Boulevard, Rocky River, OH 44116 PARKING: Public parking available adjacent to the Civic Center REQUIREMENTS Age: At least 18, but less than 36 on date of appointment Citizenship: U.S. citizen, have legally declared intent to become U.S. citizen, or permanent resident Education: High School diploma or equivalent Licenses: Must have valid Driver’s License Physical Agility Any Valid Physical Agility Test Certificate Valid for one year Can be acquired form Cuyahoga Community College if you need one. Next test is September 15th, must register by September 11th (see Physical Agility Test below) Standard: 4.5 minutes to complete all tasks APPLICATION PROCESS Application: Downloaded from OR may be obtained from the Receptionist Rocky River City Hall 21012 Hilliard Boulevard Rocky River, OH 44116 When: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday From Monday August 26, 2019, through Thursday Oct. 3rd, 2019 How: Must be typed or printed legibly in ink and signed Returned in person or by mail by Thursday Oct. 3rd, at 4:30 p.m. to Receptionist, Rocky River City Hall City of Rocky River 21012 Hilliard Boulevard Rocky River, OH 44116 Required Copy of Driver’s License Attachments: -Physical Agility Test certificate from Cuyahoga Community College -Documentation for extra credit (see Extra Credits) -Check or money order for $35 non-refundable processing fee payable to the City of Rocky River, Ohio (cash is not acceptable) -Completed Fire Division Entrance Exam Checklist Maximum: The first 200 fully completed applications submitted by October 3rd will be accepted. NEXT AVAILABLE PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST Where: Cuyahoga Community College When: Sunday, September 15th, 2019. YOU MUST REGISTER BY 9-11-2019 TO TAKE THIS AGILITY TEST. For Information And to Register: Contact Tri-C Fire Training Academy, (216) 987-5429 or (216) 987-5060 EXAM PROCESS  All candidates will be fingerprinted on the date of the exam.  Passing grade is 70%  Following the release of the initial written exam scores, the scores will be adjusted for extra credit, as summarized below. Extra credits: Maximum 20% of the written test score. Documentation required - must be current and valid on test date Credit % Documentation Required: Veteran (honorable discharge) 5% Copy of DD214 with honorable discharge College degree (4 yr/accredited) or 4% Copy of diploma or official transcript College degree (2 yr/accredited) 2% Copy of diploma or official transcript Ohio Paramedic Certification or 7% Copy of certificate EMT Certification 2% Copy of certificate Ohio Fire Fighter I & II Certification 4% Copy of certificate These percentages will be applied to the test score of candidates with a passing grade on the written exam to establish the final adjusted test score. The 15 candidates with the highest adjusted scores will proceed through additional further testing at the discretion of the Civil Service Commission and the Fire Chief. Additional further testing may include interview, polygraph test, background investigation, psychological exam, and physical exam including drug screen. Applicants must pass all examinations to be considered for appointment. The City of Rocky River is an equal opportunity employer. The discovery of any knowingly false statement will be regarded as good cause for excluding the applicant from the examination, or for removing his/her name from any eligibility list, and may result in referral of the incident to law enforcement authorities.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18 at appointment
  • Education: High school/ GED
  • Experience: none

Contact Informaton

Michael Greco

The City of Rocky River
221012 Hilliard Blvd.
Rocky River, Ohio 44116
phone: 4403310600 ext. 3371

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