When they serve as a volunteer firefighter with the Washington Township Fire Department, of course! Volunteers are paid for each call they work, as well as for many other special projects, details and training events. To discover how you can serve the community of Centerville-Washington Township, call Fire Headquarters at 937-433-3083 or Dawn Barnett at 937-432-2758.
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Volunteers actually get paid to make a difference in the community!
Here are some requirements for firefighter that you might like to know about.
Definition: Under direction, performs fire suppression, fire prevention and station and equipment maintenance activities; does related work as required; reports to Lieutenant or Captain as per standard operating procedure.
Typical Tasks: (illustrative only)
Job Requirements: Geographical knowledge of the township and the location of important buildings or the ability to rapidly acquire this knowledge; ability to learn the principles and practices of firefighting; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; strong customer service skills; good judgement; mechanical aptitude. Must be able to respond to calls a few nights a week.
Required Certificates and Licenses: Must be willing to pursue firefighter certification, with certification process completed by no later than one year from date of hire. Must obtain Hazardous Materials - Operations Level certification. Must have an Ohio Driver's License and a vehicle that is certifiable by the Ohio Fire Marshal's Office as a public safety vehicle.
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Washington Township is An Equal Opportunity Employer.
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