MONROE TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENT
24 S. OREGON ST.
JOHNSTOWN, OHIO 43031
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Updated: July 30, 2019
Job Classification: Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic
The Monroe Township Fire Department is currently hiring for Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic!
All candidates must take the FireTEAM exam through National Testing Network, complete the candidate PHQ, as well as the department application, located here, to be considered further in the hiring process.
Salary Information: $54,227 starting pay
Benefit Information: Health, Vision, Dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and OPF retirement
Department Overview: Monroe Township is a mostly paid department that provides service to 68 square miles from two stations. Staffing is currently 8-9 firefighters per day, Emergency responses in 2018 are estimated to be approximately 2,500.
Area Information: Monroe Township’s service area includes the city of Johnstown and part of the city of New Albany and is located in northwest Licking County just outside of Columbus.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Corrected to at least 20/30
College: Not required, but there is an incentive up to 5% of hourly wage
Academy Certification: No
Prior Experience: No, but preferred
Necessary Certifications: Ohio Firefighter II and Ohio Paramedic
Hiring Process: After a complete application including copies of certifications is received, some
applicants will receive an interview when a vacancy exists. A conditional offer of
employment may be made after a background and reference check has been
completed. A contingent job offer may be made pending completion of a physical and
Certifications: Candidates enrolled in paramedic school may submit an application even if
certification as a paramedic has not yet been achieved.