Employment “Firefighter”

Fire Dept

Online Application

The Harris- Elmore Fire Department/Fire Division announces job openings for the position of: Volunteer Firefighters.

Contact Fire Chief Jim Wilburn at 419-466-4412 for more information.

Harris- Elmore Fire Department announces job openings for the position of:
Volunteer Firefighter

Minimum Qualifications


  • Completion of high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, AND
  • 36-hour state of Ohio firefighting card*, AND
  • Current certification in American Heart Association CPR*, AND
  • Possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and an acceptable driving record as deemed by our townships insurance carrier
  • *required certifications must be obtained within one year of application


Work duties include but are not limited to: 

  1. Protect the life and safety of our citizens
  2. Perform fire suppression in a safe but aggressive manner
  3. Educate the public on hazards and fire safety
  4. Community outreach
  5. Participate in fundraisers and community events
  6. Attend trainings and maintain certifications
  7. Clean and maintain fire apparatus and station
  8. Follow the chain of command system
  9. Assist EMS with patient care and manpower when needed
  10. Be willing to LEARN


  • A state of Ohio Fire I or Fire II card preferred
  • EMS certification
  • Hazardous materials awareness
  • NIMS200, 800

Harris Township is an equal opportunity employer and selects the best matched individual for any job based upon job related qualifications, regardless of race, color, creed, sex, national origin, age, handicap or other protected groups under state, federal or local Equal Opportunity Laws.

harrisfiscal@harristownshipohio.com 4198623332

321 Rice St Elmore, OH 43416