Firefighter/EMT/Paramedic - Full Time

Perkins Township Fire Department

The Perkins Township Fire Department will be conducting a competitive exam for the position of Firefighter/EMT/Paramedic on June 30th, 2018. 

Applications and instructions are available at or may be picked up at Ohio Means Jobs, 221 W. Parish Street, Sandusky, Ohio 44870 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM June 11, 2018 thru June 20, 2018.   A $25.00 fee will be required for testing due when application is turned in.

High School Graduate (or equivalent)
Possess a valid Ohio Driver’s License
Must be a minimum 18 years of age
State of Ohio Certified EMT – Basic. (EMT – Paramedic preferred)
State of Ohio Certified Firefighter II.
Applicant must be tobacco-free.  Perkins Township is a tobacco-free employer.
Upon appointment employee must reside in Erie County or any county which borders Erie County.

Written Exam – June 30th, 2018

A Fire Service entrance test will be given at Perkins High School (Cafeteria), 3714 Campbell St. Sandusky, Ohio, on Saturday June 30th at 10:00 AM.  (Entrance at South Parking Lot)

Physical Agility Test

Candidates must provide a certificate of completion for the Cuyahoga Community College’s (Tri-C) Firefighter Physical Agility Test.  Passing time for the Perkins Township Fire Department will be 4 minutes and 30.00 seconds.  The passing score must have been obtained after June 1, 2017 thru July 8, 2018.  Information regarding registration for the physical agility can be obtained by calling 1-216-987-5429 or on-line at  Certificate of completion with a passing time must be submitted to the Perkins Township Fire Department, 3003 Campbell St. Sandusky, OH 44870 by July 10, 2018.  Tri-C is conducting an Agility Exam on July 8, 2018. (Candidate is responsible for the agility exam fee)

Any questions regarding the examination or application process may be directed to Interim Fire Chief David Murphy at 419-626-1334 or

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