HTFD Employment

Mission Statement: Be fair, be safe, be honest, treat people like family-with honor and integrity!


Job Classification: Part-Time Firefighter/Paramedic or Firefighter/EMT

Deadline to apply: Until spots are filled.

Positions: 6th day, 9th day, contingent (required to work 48 hours per month)


Salary Information: 

$20/hour Firefighter Paramedic, $20/hour Firefighter EMT Basic (must be in Paramedic school)


Certifications required:

  • State of Ohio Certified Paramedic (or EMT Basic)

  • State of Ohio Firefighter II (240 hours)

  • CPR/AED/First Aid for BLS Provider

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) (Paramedic applicants)

  • Either ITLS/PHTLS and either PALS/PEPP. (Paramedic applicants)


Process of applying:


• Application completed, which can be downloaded here

• Application, resume with copies of any related certifications, Ohio BCI and Driver’s Abstract submitted to  or dropped off at Station 171 (1460 Obetz Rd, Columbus OH, 43207) 

• Selected Candidates will be contacted to schedule the physical agility and basic written knowledge test.

• Panel Interview with a selection of the Fire Chief, Fire Officers and Full-time Employees.

• Completion of pre-employment health testing, i.e., Drug screening, physical exam (Department paid).

• Final review of all required items received and/or completed for employment with the Department’s Part-Time Firefighter Liaison.

• Selection and notification to Candidate of their Offer of Employment.