WILLARD FIRE AND RESCUE DEPARTMENT
425 FORT BALL RD
WILLARD, OHIO 44890
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Updated: October 14, 2020
Job Classification: Firefighter/Paramedic
Willard Fire and Rescue Department is seeking to establish an eligibility list for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic! All candidates must take the FireTEAM exam as well as the Firefighter Mile exam through National Testing Network to be considered further in the process.
The department requires the Work Attitudes Questionnaire (WAQ) and the candidate PHQ. You can access these questionnaires through your candidate account. NTN suggests completing the WAQ and PHQ as soon as possible so there is not a delay in your process.
Salary Information: $41,240 – $50,210
Benefit Information: Very nice benefit package based on Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Candidate Contact: Joe ReidermanFire Chief419-935-8297 Ext. firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Overview: The department is in the process of moving to more fulltime staffing and advancement opportunities will be available in the future. The department is currently a combination department staffed by 7 fulltime members and 33 part-time members. The Willard Fire and Rescue Department is located in the southwest corner of Huron County and is 30 miles to the south of Lake Erie. The Willard Fire and Rescue Department covers the City of Willard, Greenfield Township, New Haven Township, Norwich Township, and Richmond Township for a total of 100 square miles for E.M.S./Rescue and 80 square miles for fire services.
The area served by Willard Fire and Rescue Department has a population of 12,000 and increases by 3,000 during the spring, summer, and fall months due to the migrant workers and a private lake area. The response area has a large amount of vehicle traffic due to several major roadways. There is also a high volume of truck traffic (especially wide and oversized loads) on U.S. Route 224, as it is a major alternate east-west route to the turnpike. The department handles a variety of types of calls do to the Rural, Industrial, Railroad, Private Lake, and Highway activity.
Area Information: Coverage Area – City of Willard, Greenfield Twp., New Haven Twp., Norwich Twp., and Richmond Twp.
Population: 12,000 for coverage area / 15,000 during the summer
Age: 18 or older
US Citizen: Required
High School Grad/GED: Required
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Required
Ability to Read/Speak English: Required
Vision: Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Necessary Certifications: Firefighter II , Paramedic. Applicants will be considered if still finishing programs.
Additional Requirements: Fire Inspector, Fire/E.M.S. Instructor, Hazardous Material Technician, and S.C.U.B.A. are desired certifications, but not required at hire.
Hiring Process: The selection process may consist of, but is not limited to the following criteria when evaluating candidates:
Equal Opportunity Employer: It is the policy of the City of Willard to provide equal opportunity with regard to all terms and conditions of employment. The City complies with federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, or any other protected characteristic.