WAPAKONETA FIRE & EMS
103 WILLIPIE STREET
WAPAKONETA, OHIO 45895
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Updated: February 18, 2020
Job Classification: Full Time Firefighter II/Paramedic
The Wapakoneta Fire & EMS is hiring for the position of Full-Time Firefighter II/Paramedic. All testing must be completed by February 17, 2020.
The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. The PHQ must be completed by the closing date or you may not be considered further in the process.
A completed application for employement form must be completed and submitted to the City of Wapakoneta.
Salary Information: $47,253 starting, with 6 months satisfactory service increases to $54,078Benefit Information: Competitive Health Care Package with Optional Vision and DentalVacation, Sick Leave, Holiday, Birthday, Personal time accrued per IAFF contractCandidate Contact: Tony Stinebaugh, Chiefastinebaugh@wapakoneta.net419-738-2014Department Overview: Wapakoneta Fire & EMS is a single station operation with 24-hour staffing following a California swing rotation. We currently have 14 Career Firefighters supplemented by a Fire & EMS Auxiliary. All Full Time Personnel hold a Firefighter II Certification and EMT Certification ranging from EMT to Paramedic. Wapakoneta Fire & EMS provides all fire suppression and ALS ambulance services, fire prevention and education, confined space rescue, water and ice rescue, rope rescue, vehicle and machinery extrication and other emergency services as needed.Area Information: www.wapakoneta.netwww2.auglaizecounty.orgPopulation: 9,816 in the City, approximately 16,000 in our coverage area
US Citizen: Yes
Necessary Certifications: Will be required to possess or obtain Firefighter 2 and Paramedic Certifications. A high school diploma or GED is required. Prior experience is preferred. Also must have a valid Ohio drivers license that is insurable.
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: A felony conviction will disqualify the
Driving Disqualifiers: Must be able to maintain insurability
Drug Use Disqualifiers: Subject to entry level and random drug testing
Application Process: An applicant who meets all minimum requirements must submit a completed application for employment form, here, to the City of Wapakoneta 701 Parlette Court Wapakoneta, Ohio 45895. After reviewing the results of the written examination provided by National Testing Network, the Civil Service Commission will compile eligible applicant names into an eligibility list. The 4 tested categories will each comprise 25% of total score. The eligibility list will be in effect for a period of up to twelve months.
Additional Credit: The Wapakoneta Civil Service Commission offers the following credits to a 70% or higher test score.
Military Veteran, 20% (DD214 required)
Ohio State Certified Paramedic, 15% (Valid State of Ohio Certification Card)
Ohio State Certified Firefighter 2, 10% (Valid State of Ohio Certification Card)
Only one incentive will be added to a passing test score and proof of the credit being requested must be provided with the City of Wapakoneta Employment Application.