WEST CHESTER TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENT
9119 CINCINNATI-DAYTON ROAD
WEST CHESTER, OHIO 45069
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Updated: June 30, 2021
Job Classification: Career Firefighter/Paramedic
The West Chester Township Fire Department is seeking to establish an eligibility list for the position of Career Firefighter/Paramedic! All candidates must take the FireTEAM exam as well as the Firefighter Mile exam through National Testing Network to be considered further in the hiring process. To be considered for this round of hiring, all testing must be completed by June 30, 2021.
The department requires the candidate Public Safety Self Assessment (PSSA) Part 1 and the Typing Test. You can access this through your candidate account. NTN suggests completing the PSSA and Typing Test as soon as possible so there is not a delay in your process.
Candidates must also complete a department application, found at https://westchestertownshipoh.applytojob.com/apply/MaNUAasSAR/Career-FirefighterParamedic?source=NTN. To be considered for this round of hiring, applications must be completed by June 30, 2021.
Salary Information: Step 1 - $61,188.31. Applicants with Full-time Firefighter/Paramedic service with a Village, City, County, Township, or other Public Agency, may start as high as Step 3 ($68,104.04). The applicant's career history will be utilized in determining their entry level.
Benefit Information: Full-time employees are eligible for a Benefits Package which includes, Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision and Life Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave, Holiday Pay, Longevity Compensation, Tuition Reimbursement, and Ohio Police & Fire retirement benefits.
Contact Information: Jackie LenardHuman Resources Specialist513firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Overview: West Chester Township Fire & EMS Department is a progressive suburban combination department with over 110 members providing service to a community of 64,000 residents and more than 3.600 businesses. WCTFD has 5 fully-staffed stations covering 35 square miles responding to over 7.000 Fire and EMS calls annually. IAFF Local #3518 represents our 63 full-time employees. WCTFD anticipates additional future hiring opportunities as many of our department members approach retirement.
Area Information: West Chester Township is located in Butler County, Ohio just north of the City of Cincinnati, Ohio.
The community's vibrancy and the heart of its residents have made West Chester "One of America's Best Places to Live." West Chester has been named to Money Magazine's prestigious national list recognizing the top 100 communities with populations between 50,000 and 300,000.
Nearly 37% of West Chester's residents are between the ages of 35 and 54. The median home value is $203,874 and of West Chester's more than 22,000 housing units, more than 70% are single family homes.
West Chester is served by the Lakota Local Schools with an enrollment of nearly 17,000 students in 22 buildings. Lakota Local Schools ranks among the State of Ohio's top school districts for academic excellence.
A blend of residential, professional and recreational development has made West Chester a place "Where Families Grow and Businesses Prosper."
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Academy Certification: Yes
Prior Experience: Preferred but not required