Lieutenant Position Available

Lieutenant Position
The Central Ohio Joint Fire District will be accepting applications for the rank of a Lieutenant. We will be conducting a written exam, physical agility and officer level assessment.


Minimum qualifications are:

1. Must have minimum 1-3 years experience as a full-time firefighter that rides out of class or has fireground supervisory experience.

2. Must be at least 18 years of age.

3. Possess a High school diploma or equivalent.

4. Possess a valid Ohio driver’s license with good driving record.

5. Possess State of Ohio Firefighter II Certification and Emergency Medical Paramedic certification.

Preferred qualifications are OFE, Fire Inspector or Instructor, Officer 1 and Associate Degree in Fire Administration or equivalent.
Applicants are required to pass a background check, drug screen and a physical examination prior to employment. Central Ohio Joint Fire District offers a competitive pay and compensation package.

The Fire District proudly serves the residential communities of the Village of Centerburg, Hilliar, Milford, South Bloomfield Townships and is located 35 miles northeast of Columbus, Ohio. The area is known for its high quality of life, quiet and rural atmosphere and exemplary school systems. The Central Ohio Joint Fire District is a combination department with 13 career and 7 part-time personnel. The department is a well-respected, full-service agency that provides emergency response services and community outreach to approximately 8,000 residents in an area spanning 78 square miles. Central Ohio Joint Fire District is an equal opportunity employer.

Step 1 – Written exam.
Step 2 – Physical agility.
Step 3 – Officer Level Assessment.
Step 4 – Interview panel including the Chief.


All interested candidates may pick-up an application from Central Ohio Joint Fire District Station 420, 5138 Columbus Road, Centerburg Ohio 43011 or print and complete an application from (go to “FILES”). Application deadline December 20, 2019.
Applications can be dropped off at Station 420 or email to