Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic

The Jackson Township Board of Trustees is accepting applications for the position of full-time Firefighter/Paramedic in the Fire Department. The Jackson Township Fire Department’s mission is to provide both fire protection and emergency medical service in a professional, unbiased manner and to provide courteous service to the township residents and visitors.
The Jackson Township Fire Department includes suppression activities, fire code enforcement, numerous public educational courses, origin & cause of fire investigations, along with involvement on numerous specialized county and state based teams such as hazmat, technical rescue, incident management (IMAT), state-wide emergency response (ERP), SWAT, and PEER support functions.

Qualifications & Requirements:
• Applicants must be a United States citizen;
• Be twenty one (21) years of age;
• Possess a high school diploma or equivalent;
• Possess a valid Ohio driver’s license;
• Current State of Ohio certifications in both Firefighter II (FFII) and Paramedic;
• Physical Agility Testing (PAT) certification from either Stark State College or Tri-C completed within the past 12 months.

How to Apply:
Employment applications may be found on our website at: JacksonTwp.com under “Employment Opportunities” or you may obtain one in person at the Jackson Township Administration Building.

A completed application with the following documentation must be attached:
• Resume with cover letter
• Copy of Ohio FFII & Paramedic certifications
• Copy of PAT certification

Submit documentation by email to SKapper@JacksonTwp.com with the subject line stating: Firefighter/Paramedic. Alternatively, in person at:

Jackson Township Administration Building
5735 Wales Avenue N.W.
Massillon, OH 44646

Benefits & Salary:
The Jackson Township Fire Department offers competitive wages and benefits as well as opportunities for growth all while serving a community that supports their fire department.

This position is eligible for a full range of Township benefits including:
• Medical, prescription, dental and vision insurance;
• Ohio Police & Fire Retirement System (OP&F);
• Paid time off;
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP);
• Flexible Spending Account;
• College degree reimbursement and differential offered;
• Lateral Transfer Opportunities Available.

The Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between Jackson Township and IAFF Local 2280 determines the salary for this position.

Applications will be accepted through Friday, October 27, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.

Applications, resumes and cover letters are subject to public disclosure in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code. Jackson Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity for all employees and applicants. Jackson Township does not discriminate in employment or the provision of services on the basis of race, color, national origin and ancestry, gender (sex), religion, age, disability, sex (wages), military status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by Federal or State law.

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2023

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