• Firefighter

    Posted: 03/12/2020

    Notice of Civil Service Examination
    Firefighter
    City of Fremont, Ohio

    The City of Fremont will conduct a Civil Service Examination in order to establish an eligibility list for hiring Firefighters.
    Test Date:       April 19, 2020
    Time:               Physical agility testing begins at 7:00 am, registration begins at 6:30 am
    Test Site:         Fremont Recreation Center, 600 Saint Joseph St. Fremont, Ohio 43420
    An instructional video for the physical test can be viewed on the Internet at the following address: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9udqZ56Z5g

    The written examination will follow the conclusion of the physical agility testing and will take place at the Fremont Water Reclamation Center, 1019 Sand Rd. Fremont, Ohio 43420. The City of Fremont reserves the option to extend the written testing to another date if the number of applicants prohibits the ability to complete both testing procedures on the same date. Applicants will be notified if that is required.
    Minimum Qualifications
    - Citizen of the United State of America, have valid permanent resident card, or have intention to become a United States Citizen
    -Must be, or agree to become within a year of appointment, a resident of Sandusky County or adjacent county
    -Must be of a good character and have no record of convictions for a felony
    -Must have attained the age of eighteen (18) on or before the date of appointment and are not eligible for appointment on or after his or her forty-first (41st) birthday pursuant to ORC 124.42

    Application Information
    Applications are available by visiting the City of Fremont website at www.fremontohio.org and clicking on the job posting tab. Applications and all required documentation MUST be submitted before noon on Friday, April 10, 2020.
    Extra Credit
    Applicants who have successfully completed Ohio Firefighters Training for full-time firefighters may file at the time of filing the application, certification of said training, whereupon they shall receive an additional credit of ten percent (10%), provided they have achieved a passing score without regard to this credit.
    Applicants who qualify for military credit and have filed proof of said military qualification by the application deadline, shall receive an additional twenty percent (20%) credit of their composite test score, provided they have achieved a passing score without regard to this credit.
    Applicants who qualify for military reserve credit and have filed proof of said military qualification by the application deadline, shall receive an additional fifteen percent (15%) of their composite test score, provided they have achieved a passing score without regard to this credit.

    Applicants must pass the written test with a score of 70% or higher, pass all physical agility test events and receive a passing score on the interview to be eligible for the aforementioned credits.

    Required Documents *MUST be included with City of Fremont online application*
    - Physician’s Approval Form
    - Release Form
    - Copy of valid Driver’s License
    - Background Check Release Information

    For extra credit, please include with other required documentation at time of application:
     Ohio Firefighter II certification, proof of Military Credit (DD214 Member 4 copy)

    Questions
    Please direct all questions to the Safety Service Director’s Office by calling 419-334-2687 or e-mailing Administrative Secretary Amanda Sears, asears@fremontohio.org.