DELAWARE, CITY OF
1 S. SANDUSKY STREET
DELAWARE, OHIO 43015
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Updated: May 04, 2020
Classification: Full-time and Part-time Firefighter/EMT/ParamedicThe City of Delaware is currently building an eligibility list to fill full-time and part-time Firefighter/EMT/Paramedic positions. The same hiring steps are required for both full and part-time.
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Department Overview: The Fire Department provides emergency and non-emergency services most noticeably as fire, medical treatment, and transport at the paramedic level, hazardous materials, and technical rescue response. Other services include training, public education, public relations, fire inspections, fire investigation, disaster response and preparedness, strategic planning and policy development. The Department responds to over 6,000 calls for service every year from three fire stations. A 4th fire station is being built this year.
Mission: Protection through preparedness and response, delivered by the highest trained professionals.City: The City of Delaware is a family-oriented community that blends a traditional hometown atmosphere with a modern, independent spirit. Delaware’s authentic downtown, well-established neighborhoods, and cooperative governance provides a solid foundation for a career experience that fosters growth and creativity. Delaware was rated one of Money Magazine’s 100 Best Places to Live in America in 2017. Find more Information at www.delawareohio.net. Population: 41,000
Compensation & Schedule:
Work Schedule*All shifts begin at 8:00 am
-12-hour shift (on assigned days)
Benefits: Full-time employees are eligible for an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, vacation and sick leave, holiday pay, longevity compensation and tuition reimbursement and Ohio Police & Fire retirement benefits.
Age: Minimum age of 18 at time of appointment; age limit of 40 at time of appointment.
US Citizen: Must be a United States citizen or hold a permanent resident card.
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Yes. Valid Ohio Driver's License or ability to obtain an Ohio Driver's License prior to hire date.
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Academy Certification: Ohio Firefighter I and II certification and Ohio EMT-B are required and must be in place (not in process) at the time of application with the City of Delaware for employment.
Prior Experience: Preferred but not required
Residency Requirement: Delaware County or adjacent county to Delaware
Minimum Scoring Requirements on National Testing Network (NTN) Firefighter Exam:
Disqualifiers: Candidates may be disqualified or removed from the recruitment process for, but not limited to the following, at any time:
Recruiting & Selection Process: N/AWhile the City of Delaware continually accepts NTN scores, the remaining recruitment process is done pursuant to department hiring needs. The top 60 scorers, who have met the minimum test scores on the NTN exam, will be notified via e-mail how and when to complete the following steps: