LIBERTY TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENT
7761 LIBERTY ROAD
POWELL, OHIO 43065
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Updated: January 17, 2020
Classification: Full-time and Part-time Firefighter/EMT/Paramedic
The Liberty Township Fire Department 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.
All candidates are required to complete the department application, located here, and submit the application to Duane Price, firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates that do not submit an application may not be considered further in the hiring process.
The TOP 60 passing scores will be pulled in Spring of 2020.
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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 approximately 3,000 calls for service every year from two fire stations.
Mission: Protection through preparedness and response, delivered by the highest trained professionals.Township: Liberty Township is a family-oriented community that blends a traditional hometown atmosphere with a modern, independent spirit. Liberty Township is located in Southern Delaware County and includes the City of Powell (https://cityofpowell.us/), well-established neighborhoods, and cooperative governance provides a solid foundation for a career experience that fosters growth and creativity.
Compensation:Starting salary for full time Firefighter/ Paramedic: $60,886.47Part time Firefighter $13.50 per hour for Firefighter EMT, $14.00 per hour for Firefighter Paramedic
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: Required
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: Required
Academy Certification: Ohio Firefighter I and II certification and Ohio EMT-B (Paramedic for Full time) are required and must be in place (not in process) at the time of application with the Liberty Township Fire Department for employment.
Prior Experience: Preferred but not required
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: While the Liberty Township 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: