Westlake Civil Service Commission Announces Examination For Entry Level
Date: September 28, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
Absolutely No One Will Be Admitted After 9:00 A,M. — bring photo ID
Site: Parkside Intermediate School 1 Westlake Board of Education Building
24525 Hilliard Blvd., Westlake, Ohio 44145
Salary Range: $69,737.27 annually for Third Grade Entry Level (2019)
Must be a U.S. citizen or have legally declared his/her intention of becoming a United States citizen. Current certification as a State of Ohio Level II Firefighter and a State of Ohio EMT-Paramedic. Copy of valid driver's license, high school diploma or GED equivalent, State of Ohio Level II Firefighter certification, and State of Ohio EMT-Paramedic certification Must accompany application. Clerk Will Not Make Copies For The Applicants. All applicants will be required to be fingerprinted prior to sitting for the examination. Upon permanent appointment, must maintain residence within the counties of Cuyahoga, Erie, Huron, Lorain, Medina, Summit, Lake, Geauga or Portage. Only applicants passing the written examination will qualify for further stages of the testing process. To be eligible for appointment, an applicant must meet all qualifications and have successfully completed all exams (written, physical, polygraph and background investigation.)
Physical Agility Test:
Passing of a physical agility test required prior to original appointment (is not needed to take the exam). Administered through the western campus of the Cuyahoga Community College.
Applicants needing an accommodation to take the written test due to a disability Must directly notify the Clerk of Commissions in writing at the time of submittal of the application. Request must include what accommodations are needed.
No person shall be eligible for an original appointment as a firefighter unless he/she has attained the age of twenty-one (21) years (must be 21 day of exam). Applicants thirty-six (36) years of age or over as of the date of appointment may be considered if, in the opinion of the Fire Chief, he/she has commensurate firefighter experience in which case the maximum age limitation shall be increased in direct proportion to the commensurate experience, except that in no event shall anyone be eligible for an original appointment on or after their fortieth (40) birthday,
Condition of Employment:
Must sign an agreement that you will not smoke on or off duty during employment with the City and sign a Code of Ethics.
Applications may be secured at Westlake City Hall, 27700 Hilliard Boulevard, Westlake, Ohio between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday, August 26, 2019 through Friday, September 13, 2019. Application and further instructions are available on the city's website at www.cityofwestlake. org/Civil-Service where you can fill out the application on-line, print it, and bring it in person to city hall during the open period for accepting application.
Open Period For Accepting Application:
Completed applications may be returned to Nicolette Sackman, Clerk of Commissions no sooner than Wednesday, September 4, 2019 and thereafter through Tuesday, September 17, 2019 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Westlake City Hall, All Applications Must Be Returned In Person. Only The First 125 Complete Applications Will Be Accepted For Testing. No Applications Will Be Accepted After 4:30 P.M. On Tuesday, September 17, 2019.
$35.00 non-refundable filing fee Must accompany application in the form of certified check or money order, payable to the City of Westlake. No Cash Or Personal Checks.
Given to applicants obtaining passing score (70%) on written examination. Credit given for military service (5% of your passing score). Form DD214 must accompany the application.
Questions can be directed to the Clerk of Commissions Nicolette Sackman at 440-617-4310.
By Order Of The Westlake Civil Service Commission D. Kucler, Chairman\Equal Opportunity Employer
Location/Region: Westlake, OH (44145)