Public Notices

Public Notice of Municipal Civil Service Examination

Notice is hereby given by the Warren Municipal Civil Service Commission of the written Competitive Open Examination to be held on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at 6:00 pm at Packard Music Hall, 1703 Mahoning Avenue NE Warren, Ohio  44483, for the position of Firefighter in the Warren City Fire Department.

 

The examination will consist of two parts: Written and Physical Agility.  The physical agility portion of the examination shall not be applicable to an applicant unless the applicant passes the written portion of the examination.  As and for the physical agility portion of the examination, no person shall be eligible for appointment to the entrance-level position of Firefighter within the Fire Department of the City of Warren unless that person is then the holder of a current and valid certificate of successful completion of either the Firefighters Physical Agility Test issued by Cuyahoga Community College or the International Association of Fire Fighters endorsed Candidate Physical Agility Test.  There may be a fee to take such an agility for which the applicant will be responsible.  Detailed information on the physical portion of the examination and test dates with Cuyahoga Community College will accompany each application blank.  

 

THE FIRE AGILITY TEST MUST BE COMPLETED BY THE APPLICANT

IN NO LONGER THAN 4 MINUTES AND 30 SECONDS.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  (At the time of examination)

  1. Must be a citizen of the United States of America or have legally declared his/her intention of becoming so.
  2. Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age but no more than forty (40) years of age.

NOTE: Despite the aforementioned ages for examination, no person, regardless of his/her results on this examination shall be eligible to receive an original appointment to the position of Firefighter unless that person is at least eighteen (18) years of age and no more than forty (40) years of age. 

  1. Must be a High School Graduate or have a G.E.D.
  2. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

 

Passing grade for this written examination has been established at 70%.

 

Applications for this examination will be accepted electronically at

https://warren.org/application-for-examination

The application process will close on Monday, February 7, 2021, at 4:00 pm.

No application for the examination will be accepted thereafter.

Applications for the examination may only be completed online as noted above.

Please be advised that ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE NOTARIZED ON  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2021, BEFORE THE EXAMINATION.  ON FEBRUARY 16, 2021, YOU MUST BRING A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE.

Extra credit for the examination will be accepted on February 16, 2021.  DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SUBMIT THIS INFORMATION WITH YOUR ELECTRONIC APPLICATION.  

Any credits provided for must be applied for on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.  

 

ADDITIONAL CREDITS ALLOWED FOR THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION:

  1. Any veteran, resident of Ohio, who has served more than 180 days of consecutive duty in the Armed Forces and has received an honorable discharge, will receive an additional credit of twenty (20) percent of his/her total score on the written examination after receiving a passing grade on that examination.
  2. Anyone who is a holder of a valid certificate for the completion of the 240 hour Ohio Basic Fire School (or the equivalent thereof issued by a proper agency of another state) shall receive additional credit of twenty (20) percent of his/her total score given in the written examination in which he/she received a passing grade.
  3. Anyone who has completed at least 2,704 hours of employment as a Firefighter for a State(s) and/or any political subdivision(s) of a State shall receive an additional twenty (20) percent of his/her total score given in the written examination in which he/she received a passing grade.
  4. Anyone who has received from an accredited college or university an associate degree, or equivalent, including at least twenty (20) quarter units or thirteen (13) semester units of fire science courses, shall receive an additional credit of ten (10) percent of his/her total score on the written examination after receiving a passing grade on that examination.  TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE PROVIDED AT TIME OF APPLICATION FOR EXAMINATION.
  5. Anyone who has graduated from an accredited college or university with at least a baccalaureate degree, including at least forty-five (45) quarter units or thirty (30) semester units of fire science courses, shall receive an additional credit of twenty(20) percent of his/her total score on the written examination after receiving a passing grade on that examination.  A person receiving credit pursuant to this paragraph five (5) shall not also receive any additional credit pursuant to the preceding paragraph 4.  TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE PROVIDED AS NOTED IN PARAGRAPH 4.

 

NOTE:  Regardless of the credits provided for above, no person shall be entitled to, and no person shall receive, any additional credit totaling in excess of twenty  (20) percent of his/her total passing score on the written examination.   Twenty [20] percent of a passing score shall be the minimum combined bonus points or credits that one person may earn on this written examination).

 

Any credits provided for the above must be applied for on the day of the examination.

Copyright © 2021 City Of Warren, Ohio.