CITY OF EUCLID
CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
EXAMINATION FOR ENTRY LEVEL
FIREFIGHTER
Date of Written Examination:
Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. Site or Written Examination:
Shore Cultural Centre - Community Room
291 East 222nd Street, Euclid, OH 44123
Date of Physical Agility Examination: Sunday, November 11, 2007, by appointment made with Cuyahoga Community College
Site of Agility Examination:
Cuyahoga Community College Western Campus, 11000
Pleasant Valley Rd., Parma, OH 44130
QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates must hold a current emergency medical technician-paramedic certification (State of Ohio Certified) or must be currently enrolled in a paramedic training program. Only a certified paramedic shall be eligble for original appointment to the Euclid Fire Department. Applicants must be citizens of the United States, High School graduates or holders of GED certification, possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license and be at least 21 years of age, but no over 31, on or before the effective date of appointment. Applicants over the age of 31 may exceed this requirement, on a year for year basis, up to a maximum of 5 years, if they possess time service credit in the Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund. Documemtation from OP&F Pension Fund of time in service must be included in the candidates' application.
APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE
Beginning Tuesday, October 9, 2007 through Friday, October 26, 2007 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Euclid Municipal Center lobby. Applications will also be available on line twenty-four (24) hours a day at www.cityofeuclid.com from 9:00 a.m. Friday, October 5, 2007 until Friday, October 26, 2007 at 5:00 p.m. The number of applications distributed will not be limited, however, the receipt of applications will be limited to the first 200 filed.
FILING APPLICATIONS
Completed applications will be accepted at the Euclid Municipal Center, 585 E. 222nd Street, Euclid, Ohio 44123, on Saturday, November 3, 2007 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. or until 200 applications have been accepted, whichever comes first. A processing fee of ($20.00) twenty dollars, money order only made out to The City of Euclid, will be due at the time of filing your application.
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED
The following documents shall be presented at the time of filing exam application: Birth Certificate; Proof of Citizenship, if foreign born; A High School Diploma or an official high school transcript certified by the school or GED Certification; A valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License; State of Ohio Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic Certification or an official letter from an accredited paramedic training program; and documentation of time service if over the age of 31, but not to exceed the age of 36.
ADDITIONAL CREDIT
The following documents shall also be presented at the time of filing exam application for extra credit, if applicable to the applicant: Department of Defense Form DD214 (Minimum 1-year active service and showing an honorable discharge); Bachelor Degree in Fire Science from an accredited college in the United States of America; an Associate's Degree in Fire Science from an accredited college in the United States of America; or 240 hours State of Ohio Firefighter Certification.
EUCLID IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The City of Euclid does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employmet or the provision of services. By Order of Euclid Civil Service Commission