|1/8/2024 09:00:00 AM
|3/17/2024 11:59:00 PM
|$42,681.60 per year while in 6 month Fire Academy; $61,760-$81,817 upon graduation from Academy
|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
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.
In accordance with the 2024-2026 I.A.F.F. contract, when the City hires new fire recruits, who were City or Dayton Fire Department employees, or who were sworn firefighters with another employer, the newly hired fire recruits will move to the step rate of pay that is closest to, but higher than, their current rate of pay. The employee will progress through the contractual wage steps in accordance with the time frames dictated in the wage addenda.
Candidates will be required to provide proof of employment and wage information at the time of offer of employment.
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
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:
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
In accordance with Civil
Service Rule 6, Selection 7.B, examinees will not be permitted to review
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. Applicants are responsible for providing all necessary employment dates, experience, training, or any other requirements as stated in the Exam Announcement, in order for their application to be considered for certification and admittance to the examination process.
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