Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:
1. U.S. Citizen
2. Age 18-69 at time of written test
3. High school graduate or GED
4. Vision correctable to 20/20
5. Valid Driver’s license
6. Must successfully pass all of the following tests:
A. Written aptitude/knowledge
B. Physical agility
C. Physical condition
D. Background check
7. The applicant shall also participate in an unassembled test evaluating his/her successful completion of specific training. The score of this test shall combine with the written aptitude/knowledge test as follows:
A. The written aptitude/knowledge test shall have a passing score of 70% and shall have a weighted value of 80% towards the final score. The unassembled test will be scored only after a successful completion of the aptitude/knowledge test and shall have a weighted value of 20% towards the final score. The unassembled test will have no minimum passing score.
B. All certifications must be active on or before the date of the exam in order to count towards the final score. The unassembled test will be scored as follows: • 40% Firefighter certification (Ohio Level II) • 60% Paramedic certification (State of Ohio) • 20% EMT or Advanced EMT State of Ohio certification (when not claiming Paramedic points)
Qualified veterans with a passing written score may receive up to five points added to their final score. Persons hired will be required to obtain certification as an Ohio Level II Firefighter, Ohio Paramedic and Ohio Certified Fire Safety Inspector and maintain those certifications as a condition of employment.
The written aptitude/knowledge test will be given at 9:00 A.M. on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at the Champaign County Community Center located at 1512 S US Hwy 68, Urbana, Ohio. Applications must be returned to the City of Urbana Human Resources Office by 4:00 P.M. Tuesday, January 3, 2023. Late or incomplete applications will be rejected. Mail completed applications to:
City of Urbana Human Resources
PO Box 747
Urbana OH 43078-0747
Hand delivered applications can be dropped off at the City’s Business Office Drive Thru located at 225 S. Main Street, Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. or via the drop box until the deadline.
The City of Urbana is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The City of Urbana operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, national origin sex, age, disability, or low-income status in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and its related statutes.
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