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Are you passionate about serving your community? Do you have what it takes to be a firefighter? Join the Elm Valley Joint Fire District and become part of our dedicated team!

Minimum Requirements:

1. Age: At least 18 years old.
2. Driver's License: Possess a valid Ohio Driver's License without excessive violations.
3. Physical Condition: Maintain good physical fitness.
4. Education: High School Graduate or GED holder.
5. Character: Demonstrate good moral character.

Application Process:

1. Fill out an Application
2. Review and Processing: The Assistant Fire Chief will review your application, driving record, and references.
3. Interview: If you meet the qualifications, you'll be invited for an interview.
4. Background Check and Physical: Successful candidates undergo a background check and firefighter physical, including drug testing (all expenses covered by the Fire District).
5. Approval: Final approval to hire is granted by the Fire Board.

Training and Certification:

- No certifications? No problem! We offer free Fire and EMS training and certifications for Residents of the Fire District.


As a firefighter, your duties may include:

- Driving fire trucks and emergency vehicles.
- Extinguishing fires and rescuing victims.
- Providing medical assistance to the sick or injured.
- Documenting emergency incidents.
- Maintaining equipment and conducting drills.
- Educating the public on fire safety.

Firefighting School:

- We will assist you in finding a state-certified training facility in central Ohio.
- Various levels of certification offered:
  - Volunteer Firefighter Certification (36 hours)
  - Level I Certification (120 hours)
  - Level II Certification (240 hours)

Join us in making a difference!

Download the application and start your journey as a firefighter with Elm Valley Joint Fire District today.

We're here to support you every step of the way.

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Elm Valley Joint Fire District
9821 U.S. Highway 42
Ashley, OH 43003
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