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    FIREFIGHTER

    CIVIL SERVICE
    COMMISSION
    City of Steubenville Fire Department
    On February 5, 2011 at 10:00 a.m., at Steubenville City Hall, 115 S. 3rd St., Steubenville OH, the Civil Service Commission of the City of Steubenville will hold an open and written competitive examination for the position of Firefighter for the City of Steubenville Fire Department.
    Applicants must meet the following requirements:
    Must be between 21 and 31 years of age at time of appointment; U.S. citizen and resident; no
    felony convictions; high
    school graduate or equivalent; and one of the following three (3)
    requirements:
    A.TWO (2) Year Associate Degree in Firefighting or Fire Control;
    B.30 Semester or 45 Quarter Degree Approved Credit Hours from an Accredited College or University;
    C.Shall hold a Diploma from an Accredited Firefighting Academy or a Certificate for the completion of Fire Training Program and meet one (1) of the following three (3) experience and/or educational qualifications:
    1.TWO (2) years experience as a Full-Time Firefighter;
    2.TWO (2) years experience as a Part-Time Firefighter and 30 Semester or 45 Quarter Credit Hours from an Accredited College or University;
    3.FOUR (4) years experience as a Volunteer and 30 Semester or 45 Quarter Credit Hours from an Accredited College or University.
    All above requirements must be verified before exam.
    Must pass medical exam/drug screening, psychological test, physical/agility test and background/security review before appointment.
    Salary: $23,650.94 to $40,578.86 annually.
    Veterans present copy of honorable discharge for added bonus on passing grade at time of application.
    Applications and further information at Civil Service Commission, Steubenville City Hall, 115 S. 3rd St., Suite 111, Steubenville OH, 43952 or on the City Steubenville's web site:
    www.cityofsteubenville.us
    E.O.E. M/F.

    Applications must be received by January 28, 2011 no later than
    4:00 p.m.
    Male/Female
    Equal Opportunity
    Employer

  • #2
    They just received a SAFER grant and had laid off three (3) firefighter before the grant. They received just over $300,000. I would say preference will be given to those three firefighters. And with that total, that would only equal approx 3 salaries for 3 years. Any information on they are only hiring the firefighters back or if they plan to staff more would be appreciated.

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    • #3
      Actually I read this information soon after they were awarded the grant.

      STEUBENVILLE - The city fire department was awarded a $308,901 S.A.F.E.R. grant Friday that will mean the recall of two laid-off firefighters and the hiring of a third firefighter.

      Unfortunately you have to be 21 to sit for the exam so I'm out. Good luck everyone.

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      • #4
        Testing for one position? That will probably discourage a lot of folks

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        • #5
          Smaller department. They have to do what is financially possible. They plan to re-apply for the safer grant to keep those jobs. Someone has to get the 1 spot, I suppose anyone has a chance if you qualify to take it.

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          • #6
            Steubenville laid-off three but rehired one because of a termination that occured in the department. They applied for a SAFER grant for 3 and only have two to rehire so they are giving a test to hire another. Talk of retirements coming up in the next couple of years so possibly a good list to be on.

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            • #7
              anyone else take the steubenville fd test this am? if so how are you thinking it went?

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              • #8
                wow that is a crappy salary scale...might as well work retail

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by berg2904 View Post
                  anyone else take the steubenville fd test this am? if so how are you thinking it went?
                  i took it! Got my results today!

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