Firefighter; Toledo Fire and Rescue, OH
Posted on: January 11, 2022
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Toledo Fire and Rescue is currently hiring for Firefighter. All
testing, including the FFM must be completed by September 30, 2021.
Please be advised that the City of Toledo does REQUIRE a candidate
to complete the FFM during this exam period.
Candidates must also fill out the City application at
Applicants who are residents of the City of Toledo may be eligible
to receive a voucher to cover the cost of the entry level exam.
Vouchers are limited to the first 1000 applicants who can prove
they are City of Toledo residents. Examples of proof of residency
include: a current, valid Ohio drivers license or identification
card; voter registration card; or a current University of Toledo
student identification card. All requests for vouchers are subject
to verification and approval by the Department of Human Resources.
The Department of Human Resources reserves the right to change
these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.
Only applicants who received a voucher for the entry level exam and
who have also passed the entry level exam may be eligible to
receive a voucher to cover the cost of one attempt for the FFM. You
must have passed the entry level exam prior to requesting a voucher
for the FFM. You will have until September 30, 2021 to complete the
Firefighter Mile. You have two attempts to complete and pass the
FFM; however, only one (1) voucher is available per candidate. If
you fail the FFM two times and take it a third time, the City of
Toledo will not accept the third score. Your final score will be
from your second attempt. If the City of Toledo has not received
your score by September 30, 2021 you will not be allowed to
continue in the hiring process. Please note you will only be
eligible for one (1) voucher for the FFM.
To obtain a testing voucher for City of Toledo residents, please
The City of Toledo provides excellent health and retirement
benefits for its employees.
The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 92,
with funding from the City of Toledo, provides a self-funded
medical plan that offers a broad network of healthcare services
options for member firefighters. For information about the Local 92
Health and Welfare Fund, please call: 419-244-8129.
Group Life Insurance
City of Toledo employees are covered by a group life insurance
Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund
The City of Toledo is a member of the Ohio Police & Fire Pension
Fund (OP& F or Fund). City of Toledo police officers and
firefighters contribute 12.25% of their base annual salary to the
Fund and the City contributes 24.00% of their base annual
For more information about OP&F, please visit:
Deferred Compensation & 401(K)
The City of Toledo offers a voluntary governmental 457(b) deferred
compensation plan, which is a retirement savings plan that allows
eligible employees to supplement any existing retirement/pension
benefits by saving and investing pre-tax dollars through salary
Contributions and any earnings are tax-deferred (both federal and
state income taxes) until money is withdrawn. Withdrawals are taxed
at ordinary income levels.
For more information about the Ohio Deferred Compensation click on
this link: https://www.ohio457.org/iApp/tcm/ohio457/index.jsp
The City of Toledo offers a voluntary pre-tax savings contributions
retirement plan. The plan is commonly referred to as a 401(k).
Under the 401(k) plan, employees retirement savings contributions
are deducted from an employees paycheck before taxation. The City
does not make contributions on the employees behalf. (Contributions
are tax-deferred until withdrawn during retirement). Annual
contributions to the 401(k) plan are limited to a maximum pre-tax
annual contribution, as established by Internal Revenue Service
The City of Toledo also offers a voluntary post-tax savings
contributions retirement plan. This plan is commonly referred to as
a Roth 401(k) Plan.
Under a Roth 401(k) Plan, employees retirement savings
contributions are deducted from an employees paycheck on a post-tax
basis. Annual contributions to the Roth 401(k) plan are limited to
a maximum post-tax annual contribution, as established by the
Internal Revenue Service.
Selection and Evaluation Manager
Department Information: The mission of the Toledo Fire & Rescue
Department (TFRD) is the protection of the community from fire and
other emergencies through education, fire prevention code
enforcement, emergency disaster planning, and the response of
highly-trained personnel. Strategic Priorities of TFRD include, but
are not limited to reducing citizen risks from fire to the lowest
possible level, developing and retaining professional, prepared,
and trained members to protect the community, embracing diversity
and strengthening and reinforcing a positive perception of the TFRD
within the community.
City Information: Toledo is located in northwest Ohio just minutes
from Lake Erie. The city is home to one of the top-rated zoos in
the country, the beautiful Toledo Museum of Art and Glass Pavilion,
and the Imagination Station, a multi-sensory fun and educational
family experience. For sports fans, Toledo offers the Toledo Mud
Hens (the AAA affiliate to the Detroit Tigers), the Toledo Walleye
(an affiliation of the Detroit Red Wings) and the Toledo Speedway.
Toledo is also within driving distance of Cedar Point Amusement
Park and the professional and college sports teams in Ann Arbor and
Population: City of Toledo population is about 287,000
Age : No person shall be eligible to receive original appointment
as a Fire Fighter unless the person has reached the age of eighteen
(18). No person age forty (40) or older at the final closing date
for the Civil Service examination shall be eligible to receive an
original appointment to the position of Fire Fighter.
US Citizen : Must be eligible to work in the United States of
High School Grad/GED : Graduation from high school or G.E.D.
Valid OHIO State Driver's License : Must possess a valid drivers
Vision : There shall be no color vision deficiency. Peripheral
vision shall be 70 degrees or greater. There shall be no amblyopia.
Results or radial keratotomy shall not be accepted unless the
surgery was performed more than one year from the date of the
medical examination. Minimum requirements with correction:
Binocular vision should be 20/20; each eye may be up to 20/40.
Academy Certification : All persons appointed as Fire Fighters must
demonstrate compliance with the programs of apprenticeship
established in accordance with the terms of Divisional standards as
registered with the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, U.S.
Department of Labor, 1-1-86 and with the standards established by
the Toledo Fire Division for the Fire Training Academy and the
Necessary Certifications : Newly appointed Fire Fighters are
required to become paramedics. Required paramedic coursework will
be provided and is completed on the Fire Fighters own time. Once
earned, paramedic certification must be maintained and the Fire
Fighter is required to function as a Fire Fighter/Paramedic for the
duration of his/her career with the Toledo Fire and Rescue
Hiring Process : Fire Fighter Selection Requirements: Candidates
for appointment to the Fire Fighter job classification must pass
the examination and qualify within appointment range on the Civil
Service eligible list and may be involved in the following
activities of the selection process:
Background Investigation and Appeals Process
The Toledo Police Department conducts background investigations for
candidates to the Fire Fighter job classification.
Background Appeals Process - All candidates may appeal background
points and automatic areas of rejection to the Toledo Civil Service
Commission. The Commission can modify or eliminate a negative point
assessment or area of rejection.
All candidates passing the background process will be scheduled for
an oral interview.
Candidates who are given a conditional offer of employment must
pass the medical standards as established by the City of Toledo. A
candidate failing the medical exam may appeal the
Medical Appeals Process - All candidates must pass the medical
standards as established. If an individual fails to pass the
pre-employment medical examination, he/she will be notified in
writing of such failure. The individual will receive the reason for
such failure. The individual will have ten (10) days from delivery
of such notice, at his/her option, to be reexamined by a physician
of his/her choice. After reexamination, the individual may provide
the reexamination results and findings, accompanied by supporting
documentation to the City of Toledos physician for a second review.
All reexamination documentation must be provided within the ten
(10) days. After conducting a second review of the submitted
information, the Citys physician shall make the final determination
as to whether the individual passes or fails the pre-employment
medical examination. The City physician will also have the option
to reexamine the individual or to send the individual to another
physician that the City has selected before making his/her final
Physical Ability Examination
Must pass the physical ability test. This examination is designed
to determine if a candidate has minimally acceptable level of
fitness to perform the job-related tasks of a Firefighter.
Fire Training Academy
All persons appointed as Fire Fighters must meet the standards
established by the Toledo Fire and Rescue Department Training
Academy during the probationary period.
Veterans Preference : Veterans preferences are provided under the
Rules of the Toledo Civil Service Commission.
YOU MUST ATTACH A COPY OF YOUR DD-214 at time of application. (Scan
and attach copy to your application profile before submitting your
application.) The copy of your DD-214 must include the type of
discharge and the dates of continuous service. See below for
information on Veterans Preference.
Rule 50.00, Section 50.11 (Veterans Preference Credit in
Examinations): A veteran, as defined in these rules, receiving a
passing grade on a competitive recruitment examination shall have
five (5) numerical points added to his/her passing score. A
disabled veteran, as defined in these rules, who satisfies any
physical requirements for the position, and receives a passing
grade on a competitive recruitment examination, shall have ten (10)
numerical points added to his/her passing score. Nothing contained
herein shall be construed as excepting any applicant from the
necessity of fulfilling all job-related requirements specified by
the Commission for positions in the competitive class.
Rule 10.00, Section 10.37 (Veteran): Shall mean a person who has
served in the United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Corps,
Air Forces, Coast Guard, and such other military service or
auxiliary corps as is designed by the Congress of the United
States, and has served on active duty for a period of more than one
hundred eighty (180) consecutive days of active duty, excluding
active duty for training (annual summer camp) and who received an
honorable discharge or release or was separated under honorable
A disabled veteran is one who has served on active duty in the
Armed Forces, has been separated there from under honorable
conditions, and has established the present existence of a service
connected disability rated ten percent (10%) or more.
EMT/Paramedic Preference :
Firefighter or Firefighter/Paramedic:
For purposes of ensuring appointment and employment based on merit,
efficiency, moral character and industry, an individual receiving a
passing grade on a competitive recruitment examination for
employment as a firefighter or firefighter/paramedic shall be
awarded preference points to their raw score for having obtained,
prior to the examination, certifications in accordance with the
EMT-B Certification three (3) numerical points;
EMT-A Certification four (4) numerical points;
EMT-P (Paramedic) Certification five (5) numerical points.
Nothing contained herein shall be construed as excepting any
applicant from the necessity of fulfilling all job-related
requirements specified by the Commission for positions in the
Please be advised that the City of Toledo does REQUIRE a candidate
to complete the FFM during this exam period.
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