UNION TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENT
860 CLOUGH PIKE
CINCINNATI, OHIO 45245
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Updated: October 21, 2021
The Union Township Fire Department is seeking to establish an eligibility list for the position of Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic! All candidates must take the FireTEAM exam through National Testing Network to be considered further in the hiring process.
The department requires the candidate's PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. NTN suggests completing the PHQ as soon as possible so there is not a delay in your process.
The department requires the candidate Public Safety Self Assessment (PSSA) Parts 1 & 2. You can access these through your candidate account. NTN suggests completing the PSSA as soon as possible so there is no delay in your process.
Position: Full-Time Firefighter/ParamedicSalary Information: Starting Base Pay Range $64,302.85 - $74,880.07 (2022 Rate)Benefit Information: Full-Time employees are provided a comprehensive benefit package that includes excellent health insurance
The Union Township Fire Department was established in 1990. As the township has grown to nearly 50,000 residents and hundreds of thriving businesses, the department has grown to six fire stations staffed with full-time cross- trained firefighting and emergency medical service personnel 24 hours per day, seven days a week.
Carved from the rolling hills of west-central Clermont County in 1811, and located at the convergence of the Ohio State Route 32 Corridor and Interstate 275, Union Township retains is place as the center for population and commerce growth in Clermont County and the eastern half of the Greater Cincinnati Metropolitan area. With a population of nearly 50,000, Union Township is one of the largest townships in the state. With a mean (average) household income of $76,382, an aggregate taxable valuation of $1,016,292,540, and the largest school district in the county, Union Township continues to be one of the most livable communities in the Midwest. In addition to a continued pattern of strong, consistent and diverse residential growth and development, Union Township has emerged as a major employment center on the eastern edge of Cincinnati with the continued development and success of the Ivy Pointe Commerce Park, and the Eastgate Pavilion, Eastgate Crossing and Eastgate South shopping areas. Additionally, Union Township continues to serve as the economic engine for Clermont County, demonstrated by the continuing patterns of redevelopment and investment within the State Route 32 and State Route 125 retail corridors.
Boasting easy access to Downtown Cincinnati and the Greater Cincinnati/Northern KY International Airport through convenient, robust Interstate highway and regional transportation networks, Union Township continues to be among the leaders in the region with regard to job creation and new investment because of the welcoming, business-friendly environment fostered by the Board of Trustees. Fully accredited in Police, Fire, Emergency Communications, and Public Works, and home to a first-class park system and nationally recognized Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Union Township excels at providing outstanding service to the nearly 50,000 residents and thousands of employees and businesses that reside here today. Booming residential and commercial development require an infrastructure that is second to none. Through sound and conservative fiscal practice, the Union Township Board of Trustees and Fiscal Officer manage a general fund that shows steady growth each year.
Prospering in economic growth, residential development, and overall livability, Union Township continues to lead development on the east side of greater Cincinnati and in Clermont County, Ohio.
Population:Approximately 50,000 residents
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Necessary Certifications: Ohio Level II Firefighter Certification, Ohio Paramedic or EMT Basic enrolled in Paramedic School