westlake ohio firefighter/medic: pick up apps by June 30 2011
WESTLAKE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION ANNOUNCES EXAMINATION FOR
ENTRY LEVEL FIREFIGHTER
DATE: July 16, 2011 at 9:00 a.m.
ABSOLUTELY NO ONE WILL BE ADMITTED AFTER 9:00 A.M.
EXAMINATION: Westlake High School Cafeteria, 27830 Hilliard Boulevard Westlake, Ohio 44145
SALARY RANGE: $57,522.00 annually for Third Grade Entry Level
REQUIREMENTS: Current certification as a State of Ohio Level II Firefighter and a State of Ohio EMT-Paramedic. Copies of current certification at time of application. High School diploma. Copy of valid driver's license MUST accompany application. CLERK WILL NOT MAKE COPIES FOR THE APPLICANTS. Upon permanent appointment, must maintain residence within the counties of Cuyahoga, Erie, Huron, Lorain, Medina, Summit, Lake, Geauga or Portage. To be eligible for appointment, an applicant must meet all qualifications and have successfully completed all exams (written, physical ability, polygraph and background investigation.)
ACCOMMODATIONS: Applicants needing an accommodation to take the written test due to a disability MUST directly notify the Clerk of Commissions in writing at the time of submittal of the application.
AGE RESTRICTIONS: Applicants must be nineteen (19) years of age by the date of the examination. No person shall be eligible for an original appointment as a firefighter unless he/she has attained the age of twenty-one (21) years. Applicants thirty-six (36) years of age or over as of the date of appointment may be considered if, in the opinion of the Fire Chief, he/she has commensurate firefighter experience in which case the maximum age limitation shall be increased in direct proportion to the commensurate experience, except that in no event shall anyone be eligible for an original appointment on or after their fortieth (40) birthday.
EMPLOYMENT: Must sign an agreement that you will not smoke on or off duty during employment with the City and sign a Code of Ethics.
AGILITY TEST: Passing of a physical agility test required prior to original appointment. Administered through the western campus of the Cuyahoga Community College (see Application for further details.)
APPLICATION: Applications may be secured at Westlake City Hall, 27700 Hilliard Boulevard, Westlake, Ohio between 8:00 am. to 12:00 and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning June 13, 2011 through June 30, 2011. Completed applications may be returned to Nicolette Sackman, Clerk of Commissions no sooner than July 5, 2011 and thereafter through July 8, 2011 between 8:00 am. to 12:00 and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RETURNED IN PERSON. ONLY THE FIRST 200 COMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR TESTING. NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER 5:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2011.
FILING FEE: $30.00 non-refundable filing fee MUST accompany application in the form of certified check or money order, payable to the City of Westlake. NO CASH OR PERSONAL CHECKS.
CREDIT: Credit given for military service (1% for each year up to 5% of your passing score). Attach Form DD214 to application.
BY ORDER OF
THE WESTLAKE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, STEVEN PRESLEY, CHAIRMAN
Equal Opportunity Employer