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Employment Opportunities

Full-Time Lateral Firefighters

The Township is seeking a forward-thinking and experienced firefighter / paramedic professionals who are passionate about public service, first responder emergency medical care, and continuing education and training. Our firefighters are a part of a dynamic team who collaborate with internal and external customers to provide the best services to the community.

Our firefighters have professional experience with fire, rescue and emergency medical service equipment, apparatus and techniques to extinguish fires and rescues victims as well as experience with current emergency medical patient care practices and techniques, knowledge of emergency medical protocols, regulations, policies and procedures and has the ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships local healthcare providers.

Minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • At least age 18 years of age
  • Citizen of the United States
  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent; Associate’s Degree in Fire Science, EMS or related area preferred; Bachelor’s Degree in related area plus
  • 3 years of paid full-time firefighting experience
  • Valid State of Ohio driver’s license with good driving record
  • Ohio Firefighter Level II certification
  • Ohio Paramedic certification
  • ACLS certification
  • NIMS 100, 200, 700 and 800 certifications
  • Pass physical agility test annually
  • Pass background checks (BCI / FBI criminal history, reference and credit checks, credit report and driving history, education verification)
  • Pass psychological screening & polygraph
  • Pass pre-employment and annual physicals
  • Pass all drug screens

Who WE are:

  • Accredited fire departments by CFAI with an ISO-1 rated
  • Protect $5.6 billion in real estate assets in Dublin and unincorporated areas
  • Receives over 7,000 calls annually –75% are EMS calls
  • 4 fire stations plus a training& administration facility
  • Employ 112 full-time & 15-30 part-time firefighters

What WE offer:

  • Starting annual salary up to $85,355.12(based on experience)
  • Step increase after 1 successful year
  • Overtime opportunities
  • 1% base salary bonus for passing the annual physical abilities test
  • Paid medical, dental, vision, Life and AD&D insurance plans plus Long Term Disability
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan & Roth 457 Compensation Plan
  • Paid sick leave, earned time and vacation time


Submit resume & Township’s Personal History Questionnaire along with signed background consent forms & copies of certifications including Ohio Driver’s License in either Microsoft Word or Adobe pdf format to [email protected]. Open until positions are filled.

Part-Time Firefighters

We continuously accept applications for part time firefighters. To be considered for a part time firefighter position, when a position is available, follow these steps:

  1. Review the Part-time firefighter job description.
  2. Complete and submit the Township’s Personal History Questionnaire. Submit the application to Catherine Grossman at 6200 Eiterman Road, Dublin Ohio 43016 or email it in .pdf format to [email protected].
  3. Schedule and complete a test through the National Testing Network, Inc. You may take the test prior to earning your Ohio 240 Fire Card or EMT Basic card, but you will be required to have earned both prior to being appointed to a part time firefighter position. Before taking the test, review the information on this site about the testing process and take advantage of the practice tests. Tests are offered multiple times a week, including Saturdays. Once your test is completed, your scores will be automatically sent to Washington Township. Candidates who earn a passing score on the exam will be placed on the department’s eligibility list. Washington Township will invite those who are eligible to participate in other stages of the selection process.

Questions? Call HR Manager Catherine Grossman at (614) 652-3942.


In accordance with federal and state laws, Washington Township does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, handicap, disability, medical condition, marital status, sex or age. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Township will make all reasonable accommodations for the disabled to participate in employment, programs and facilities.

For more information, contact the Human Resources office at 6200 Eiterman Road, or call (614) 652-3942, Monday through Thursday between the hours of 7 a.m and 4 p.m., or email.

Personal History Questionnaire

Washington Township offers outstanding benefits to full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, sick days, vacation and holidays, and is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

If you are looking for a volunteer opportunity, the township welcomes volunteers to assist at their annual fire station open house. Take pride in your community and make new friends by taking an active role in the growth and service of the township.



Enjoy the rewards of volunteering at Washington Township. Make friends and share your expertise and talents. Assist with programs, special events, or clerical duties. Individuals, families, and special interest or service groups are welcome for one-time, periodic, or on-going experiences. Volunteering can be fun and rewarding!

Once you have reviewed the variety of volunteer opportunities, complete the volunteer application.
For more information about volunteer positions, call (614) 652-3947.

Update: 11/15/22