Napoleon Fire and Rescue is filling one full time vacancy.
NAPOLEON FIRE DEPARTMENT
265 W. RIVERVIEW AVE.
NAPOLEON, OHIO 43545
Updated: March 02, 2021
Job Classification: Entry-level or Lateral Firefighter/Paramedic
Candidates must have a State of Ohio EMT-Basic and enrolled in an accredited paramedic program with anticipated graduation within six months from date of appointment or be a State of Ohio Certified Paramedic prior to appointment.
The City of Napoleon Fire Department is currently hiring for an Entry Level or Lateral Firefighter/Paramedic. Please review the following process to be considered:
- Candidates must complete the City of Napoleon’s application and submit necessary documentation to the City of Napoleon. Applications are available online at napoleonohio.com under Human Resources or at the City of Napoleon Administration Building.
- Candidates are required to complete the Personal History Questionnaire (PHQ) on the National Testing Network’s website.
- Candidates must successfully pass the FireTeam written exam through National Testing Network. To pass, the candidate must receive a minimum average of 70%.
- Candidates must obtain a FireFighter Mile certification at time of application or appointment. Candidates that have a Firefighter Mile certification within two (2) years of the closing date will not be required to obtain a new certification.
All the above needs to be completed and/or submitted by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 to be considered. Attn: Human Resources, 255 W. Riverview Ave., P.O. Box 151, Napoleon, OH 43545
For candidates that obtain a passing score they may obtain 5% for each credit up to 10% if the candidate supplies proof at the time of application of the following Veteran, College Degree, Firefighter II certification, or (3) years of part-time employment with Napoleon Fire & Rescue.
Salary Information: $42,103.03 – $59,744.84. The firefighter/paramedic works a 24/48 schedule based on a 50-hour work week. Lateral candidates will be offered a pay step that commiserates with their previous employer years of service according to the following guidelines: A ($42,103.03), B ($45,206.61), C ($48,614.45), D ($52,204.85), E ($55,825.70) F ($59,744.84)
Benefits Information: Comprehensive medical coverage, life insurance, uniform allowance, 8 paid holidays, 11 Kelly Days, 4 personal days, 2 vacation days after 1 year, and 5 vacation days after 2 years. Pension benefits through Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund. Lateral candidates will receive 48 hours of vacation on date of hire and will accrue the vacation rate based on previous employer years of service during that first year of employment.
Candidate Contact: Joel Frey, Assistant Chief, [email protected]
Department Overview: Napoleon Fire & Rescue is a progressive combination fire department made up of 31 employees, 10 full-time and 21 part-time. Napoleon Fire & Rescue is an all-hazards fire department that provides fire suppression, advanced life support emergency and non-emergency medical services, technical rescue, high and low angle rope, confined space, vehicle/machinery, and hazardous materials response. In addition to the City of Napoleon, Napoleon Fire & Rescue provides coverage to surrounding townships with a total coverage area of 53 square miles. In 2019, Napoleon Fire & Rescue answered 1,646 calls for service.
Area Information: The City of Napoleon lies within Henry County in Northwest Ohio.
Population: 11,750 in coverage area
Age : 18
US Citizen : Yes
High School Grad/GED : Required
Valid OHIO State Driver’s License : Must possess valid Ohio State Driver’s License within thirty (30) days of hire and maintain.
Ability to Read/Speak English : Must be fluent in both written and spoken English
Vision : Must have good vision with or without corrective measures
Academy Certification : State of Ohio EMT-Basic and enrolled in an accredited paramedic program with anticipated graduation within six months from date of appointment or State of Ohio Certified Paramedic prior to appointment. Candidate will have 24 months to obtain a State of Ohio Fire Safety Inspector Certification within 24 months of start date.
Prior Experience : Not required, but preferred
Necessary Certifications : Must have and maintain, as a condition of employment, Ohio required certifications in Emergency Medical Services as required by job classification.
Hiring Process : Application, NTN PHQ, NTN written exam, Firefighter Mile, Panel interview, Chief interview, and Pension physical.
Drug Use Disqualifiers : Applicant must pass the City of Napoleon’s pre-employment drug screen.