Current Job Openings

Mifflin Township Division of Police

Part-time Police Officer

The Mifflin Township Division of Police seeks individuals to serve as part-time Police Officers for the unincorporated portion of  Mifflin Township. 

The Mifflin Township Police Department provides police services to the unincorporated areas of Mifflin Township. With a population of more than 3,000 residents, the unincorporated portion of Mifflin Township includes a 3.9-square-mile area in northeast Franklin County, between the city of Columbus and the city of Gahanna. Mifflin Township is adjacent to Port Columbus International Airport and one of the largest suburbs of the City of Columbus Metropolitan region, and the Division of Police responded to more than 3,000 calls for assistance in 2017. 

The position of Police officer is under the direct supervision of the Chief of Police. The individual assuming this position will be responsible for providing a highly visible, professional police presence while conducting patrol, traffic enforcement, calls for service, in a specified geographical area. Answers calls when an emergency exists; takes such actions as necessary to prevent harm; to maintain safety and to assist citizens in a wide range of emergency and non-emergency situations. Takes proper action as necessary and required to maintain the order, safety and general welfare of Mifflin Township utilizing the United States Constitution, the Ohio Revised Code, and Mifflin Township Resolutions, policies, and procedures.

Prerequisites
1. Completed Application Packet
2. Resume and cover letter indicating intent to participate in the process
3. Annex A: Physical Fitness Test
4. Annex C: Health Provider Certificate
5. Annex D: Waiver of Liability

Mifflin Township Division of Fire

Contingent Dispatchers

The Mifflin Township Division of Fire seeks energetic and dependable individuals to serve as Contingent (Part-time) Dispatchers for the Metropolitan Emergency Consortium Communications (MECC) 911 Center in Gahanna, Ohio. MECC’s Public Safety Dispatchers / Tele-Communicators work in a dynamic and exciting environment and are the primary link between the public and the fire and emergency medical services for six regional fire departments. The Dispatchers perform a variety of specialized technical and clerical duties involved with the operation of the MECC’s communication center. The ideal candidate must be able to work in a fast paced work environment; receive, analyze, process, and disseminate emergency and non-emergency information provided by citizens and public.

Online Applications must be received by 4 p.m. on Friday, March 2, 2018. Other forms of applications, resumes, or supporting documents faxed, emailed, incomplete, and /or completed packets received after the application deadline will not be considered. 

Prerequisites
1. Completed Application
2. Resume and cover letter indicating intent to participate in the process.
3. Documentation showing completion of the following training / certifications:
    a. Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Provider Certification – American Red Cross or American Heart Association
    b. IS-100.b - Introduction to Incident Command System*
    c. IS-700.a - National Incident Management System (NIMS) - An Introduction*
    d. IS-800.b - National Response Framework - An Introduction*

*NOTE: IS-100, IS-700, & IS-800. All courses are available via the FEMA EMI Independent-Study website at http://training.fema.gov/IS/crslist.asp

    e. Desired Training – not prerequisites; however credit will be given for consideration
        i. Basic Tele-Communicator 40-hour course or equivalent
        ii. Priority Dispatch Emergency Medical/Fire Dispatcher certifications or APCO Emergency Medical Dispatcher Certification

Applicants are required to submit proof of prerequisite training with their application. Applicants who do not have proof of prerequisite completion will not be able to continue in the hiring / selection process.

Expectations
A Contingent Dispatcher must be expected to work:
• 24 hours / month
• 1 major Holiday per calendar year
• Night shifts (7 pm – 7 am)

Contingent Dispatcher Job Description

Part-time Fire Prevention Officer

The Mifflin Township Division of Fire seeks energetic and dependable individuals to serve as Part Time Fire Prevention Officers.

Online Applications must be received by 4 p.m. on Friday, March 2, 2018. Other forms of applications, resumes, or supporting documents faxed, emailed, incomplete, and /or completed packets received after the application deadline will not be considered.

Prerequisites
1. Completed Application
2. Resume and cover letter indicating intent to participate in the process.
3. State of Ohio Certified Fire Safety Inspector certification

***Special consideration will be given to those candidates who possess a current Ohio FF II certification. Applicants are required to submit proof of prerequisite training with their application.
Applicants who do not have proof of prerequisite completion will not be able to continue in the hiring / selection process.

Part-time Fire Inspector Job Description

Firefighter/Paramedic

Applications are no longer being accepted for full-time firefighter/paramedics. For those who submitted an application packet by the Aug. 25 deadline, the following documents are being provided for download in support of the additional required testing.

2017 Firefighter Application Packet
Waiver of Liability
Physical Fitness Test
Health Provider Certificate

Employment Application Instructions

The employment application is a PDF with forms built into it. Must open in Internet Explorer. If you are having difficulties with the document, hard copies are available at the Mifflin Township office, 155 Olde Ridenour Rd., Gahanna, Ohio 43230 or by calling (614) 471-4494.