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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Firefighter/Paramedic Entrance Exam



By Order of the Twinsburg Civil Service Commission, Tom Cornhoff, Chairman

The starting annual compensation is $56,772

A competitive examination to establish an eligibility list will be held on

Saturday, April 27, 2019, at 9:00 AM

Twinsburg Senior Center, 10260 Ravenna Road, Twinsburg, Ohio 44087
(up behind the Middle School and the outdoor pool)

Applications can be downloaded at and must be submitted in person at the Twinsburg Government Center, 10075 Ravenna Road, Twinsburg, OH 44087

Monday, April 22, 2019 – Friday, April 26, 2019, during the following hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM; Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM).  If extenuating circumstances keep you from submitting documents or payment in person, please contact Sandy Panczyk (Civil Service Secretary) to discuss possible options.

 No early or late entries will be accepted.  There is a non-refundable application fee of $25.00.

(Exact change or money order only please).  Applications will be limited to the first 150 received.

Applicants must provide proof of the following at time of application:

  • Current driver’s license
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Current State of Ohio Firefighter II Certification
  • Current State of Ohio Paramedic Certification
  • IMPORTANT: Applicants do not need a Certification of Physical Agility to take the test, but MUST provide proof of such Certification at time of job offer as follows:
  • Certification of Physical Agility Test from Cuyahoga Community College - a passing time of five minutes or less.  (Certification must be less than 12 months old at time of offer)

Minimum requirements include:

  • Minimum of 21 years of age and a U.S. Citizen
  • Valid Ohio Drivers License and a good driving history
  • No Felony, Domestic Violence or Sex Crime Convictions
  • No Crimes against a person or Property Crimes within 5 years
  • No Minor Misdemeanor Crimes within 1 year (excluding traffic)
  • Must pass a Civil Service Entrance Examination followed by interviews, background check and medical exam including a drug screening
  • Must meet all medical and physical requirements required by the Twinsburg Civil Service Commission and the Twinsburg Fire Department

For more information on CCC’s physical agility test: visit: For more details, contact Marcey Virant: 216-987-5060; ( or Gwen Kovach (216) 987-5429.

A maximum of 15% additional credit is available to those achieving a passing score of 70%. This includes 10% credit for Military Service; 5% credit for Associates degree; 10% credit for Bachelors degree; 1% credit for Fire Safety Inspector Certification and a 1% credit for every full year of Part-Time employment with Twinsburg Fire Department as stated in Civil Service rules. This is a full-time, FLSA non-exempt, bargaining unit, classified position.

The City of Twinsburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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