FRANKLIN, CITY OF, DIVISION OF FIRE & EMS
45 EAST 4TH ST.
FRANKLIN, OHIO 45005
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Updated: February 18, 2020
Job Classification: Career Firefighter/EMT/Paramedic
Thank you for your interest in becoming a career member of the City of Franklin, Division of Fire & EMS. We are looking to fill up to eight(8) career Firefighter/EMTs with preference given to Certified Paramedics or those who are about to complete Paramedic training. Lateral entry will be considered.
Please review all of the following information carefully.
REQUIRED STEP 1: Application & Written Test
*Passing Written NTN scores must be submitted by February 15, 2020 to be considered for this eligibility list.
REQUIRED STEP 2: Physical Ability Test
Mark your calendar now! All practice and training sessions will occur at the Franklin Division of Fire & EMS, 45 East 4th Street, Franklin, Ohio 45005.
Note: If you possess a valid CPAT or Firefighter Mile certificate issued no earlier than February 15, 2019 from a licensed CPAT or NTN provider, that certificate will be accepted in lieu of completing the Physical Ability Test.
Franklin Civil Service OFFERS BOTH the, 1) Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) AND the 2) Firefighter Mile Exam. Applicants may take either test. HOWEVER, applicants will ONLY be considered eligible if they successfully complete the CPAT or Firefighter Mile no later than February 15, 2020.
SUMMARY: Applicants SHALL complete an on-line application as described in Step 1, and either 1) submit passing test scores, or achieve passing test scores by February 15, 2020; AND: either submit a valid CPAT or Firefighter Mile certificate or successfully pass either CPAT or the Firefighter Mile by February 15, 2020. Additional information is available below:
Information for both CPAT and Firefighter Mile:
CPAT: Applicants who desire to take the CPAT will have two opportunities to attend a mandatory orientation meeting. Two tracks will be offered (see the table below).
ALL FIREFIGHTER MILE TESTING WILL BE OFFERED ON THE SAME DATES REFLECTED ON THE CPAT SCHEDULE ABOVE. All practice and training sessions will occur at the Franklin Division of Fire & EMS, 45 East 4th Street, Franklin, Ohio 45005, promptly at 7 pm on the dates referenced above, with the exception of the February 15th date, in which the session will begin promptly at 10 am.
Applicants successfully completing the Written Exam AND the Physical Ability Test will be placed on the eligibility list in accordance with their scores, to establish a current full-time Firefighter/EMT AND Firefighter/Paramedic eligibility list for the City of Franklin.
EMPLOYMENT BEGINS AS EARLY AS MARCH 11, 2020
Based on 53 Hour/Week (Rate x 2753) in addition to other benefits, the city picks-up 10% of the employee’s pension costs.
EOE: Position descriptions are available at the Franklin City Building, 1 Benjamin Franklin Way, Franklin, Ohio or the city website www.franklinohio.org. PLEASE DIRECT QUESTIONS TO ROSS COULTON RCoulton@FranklinOhio.org.
Age: Must be between the ages of 18 and 40 at the time of appointment.
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Required
Academy Certification: Applicant must possess a certificate under ORC 4765.55 evidencing satisfactory completion of a firefighter training program and a valid certificate issued under ORC 4765.30 to practice as and EMT-basic or an EMT-Paramedic. Preference in hiring will be given to those persons who are certified as paramedics.
Physical Examination Requirement: Must meet physical requirements for Firefighter/Paramedic as stipulated by the Ohio Police and Fire Pension Board.
Psychological Examination Requirement: May be required to complete an assessment and evaluation