|Date Opened||1/4/2022 12:01:00 AM|
|Close Date||2/20/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$37,544.00 per year while in 6 month Fire Academy; $54,987-$73,330 upon graduation from Academy|
|Job Type||Promotional and Open Competitive|
A Firefighter Recruit in this classification, is regarded as one who is in training for achieving an appointment as a Firefighter for the City of Dayton. Incumbents are assigned to the Dayton Fire Training Center for the purpose of receiving on-the-job training under close supervision of a training officer and the staff of the Dayton Fire Department Training Center to become a Firefighter with an EMT certification.
Must be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D. at time of appointment.
Must be at least 16 years of age at time of examination. No person shall be eligible to receive an original appointment as a Firefighter unless the person has reached the age of 18.
Must possess a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.
Must successfully complete the state Level II Firefighter certification while assigned to Fire Training Center during the initial recruit training and maintain that certification as a condition of continued employment. In addition, must successfully complete Emergency Medical Technician training and certification while assigned to Fire Training Center during the initial recruit training and maintain that certification, at a minimum, as a condition of continued employment, until such time as required by the City of Dayton to obtain Paramedic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ALC) training and certification. Must be able to successfully perform all tasks required of this position.
Must pass a police background investigation. Convictions or admission under diversion programs for drug related offenses are potentially grounds for dismissal.
Final appointment is contingent upon passing, not more than 120 days before appointment, a job-related medical examination which includes a drug screen and cardiovascular and pulmonary fitness testing. Vision without correction must be a minimum of 20/100 in eye. Corrected, vision must be a minimum of 20/40 or better, in eye. . Failure to meet designated standards will result in elimination from appointment to the Fire service.
Must be a current full-time permanent or part-time permanent employee in pay grades: 124 (Wage) or below, 29 (Clerical) or below, P16 (Professional Technical) or below, S11 (Supervisor) or below, 317 (EMT), 302 and 302A (Paramedic), 220 (Aircraft Rescue Firefighter) and been employed for 6 consecutive months by the City of Dayton in a classified Civil Service position. Identical scores will be broken by (1) seniority and (2) random selection method.
Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity. Identical scores will be broken by a random selection method.
A candidate who achieves a passing grade on the Firefighter Recruit written examination is entitled to a maximum of 5 preference points as set forth below:
1. The candidate, prior to the date of written examination, has been honorably discharged from service with any branch of the United States military.
2. The candidate is employed by the City of Dayton but does not meet the qualifications outlined above for promotional status. Must have satisfactorily completed 6 months of full time employment as documented by City performance evaluations.
Applicants bring a pictured ID to the written examination for identification purposes. Failure to present a pictured ID will result in the applicant being admitted to the exam.
Candidates that meet the recommended scoring range will also be required to complete a Physical Ability Test successfully as part of the selection process for admittance to the Fire Academy.
In accordance with Civil Service Rule 6, Selection 7.B, examinees will not be permitted to review examination questions.
Examination dates and times are subject to change. Calculators will be provided for the Civil Service examination. Applicants appearing on the Promotional eligible list shall be considered for appointment prior to those on the Open Competitive list. .
A background investigation and evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity is required prior to employment. All candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position, including current city employees seeking transfer, promotion, demotion, etc. into a classified position.
Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination including drug screen and cardiovascular and pulmonary fitness testing. Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment. The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees.
Beginning November 1, 2021, City of Dayton employees must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be required to become fully vaccinated within 90 days of being hired.