What are the qualifications for entry-level firefighter/paramedic?

Applicants must be no less than 21 years of age nor have attained the 32nd birthday at the date of appointment and must be a citizen of the United States.  Must have documented evidence of current State of Ohio Paramedic Certification of National Paramedic Certification and State of Ohio FFI/II Certification.  Candidates that are currently enrolled in a Paramedic class or FFI/II class may apply with proof of enrollment (letter from Director of program).  However, the candidate may not be appointed to the Division until the course(s) are successfully completed. An applicant must be a bona fide resident of Cuyahoga County, or the adjacent counties of Lorain, Medina, Portage, Summit, Geauga or Lake.  

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1. What are the qualifications for entry-level firefighter/paramedic?
2. Is the Cleveland Heights fire Department required by law to maintain the privacy of certain confidential health information?
3. How often should I change the batteries in my smoke detectors?
4. Who inspects my home for foster care, home day care, respite care and adult foster care?
5. My daughter's Girl Scout Troop would like to tour one of the City's fire stations. Are tours available?
6. My street will be holding a block party and would like a fire truck to stop by. Would that be possible?
7. Who do I contact about a leaky or damaged fire hydrant on my street?
8. In case of a medical emergency, what hospital will the ambulance take me to?
9. Do you recommend that I install a CO (carbon monoxide) detector?
10. How do you apply for a position as a firefighter/paramedic?