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To submit an application for one of the available positions below, please click the link below. If you have questions related to submitting an application, please call (614) 471-4494.

Mifflin Township Division of Fire


These positions are responsible for the performance of specialized duties primarily in emergency response and mitigation efforts to save lives and protect property. Duties will include, but are not limited to, firefighting, rescue, and paramedic work, operating ambulance and other vehicles and equipment/property maintenance during an assigned shift.

**Due to a typo on the original application for the age group between 31 and 33 years old with 2 years of current full-time service, the application process is open until Aug 5, 2020 4 p.m. for those applicants who fall into this age group. 

1. Complete the online application

2. Upload resume and cover letter at end of application indicating intent to participate in the process.

3. Schedule and complete the NTN written test before the application deadline.

4. Review the Firefighter Hiring Packet.

Due to COVID-19 we will be conducting the Firefighter Combat Challenge in place of the CPAT or FF Mile. If you successfully completed the CPAT or FF Mile and have a certificate that is not beyond 1 year old from July 17, 2020 we will accept the certificate and you will not be required to complete the FF Combat Challenge. See hiring packet for details

Please review the Mifflin Township Division of Fire Applicant Packet which includes details on the selection process and hiring standards for Firefighters. You are encouraged to review this information carefully. You will be contacted via email after the Application close date of April 17, 2020 4:00pm. This document is a .PDF which can be reviewed with free Adobe software. You may also want to save this document for future reference.

Applicants must possess the ability to work with a substantial element of personal risk; the ability to work in hazardous conditions; the ability to perform paramedic work; and the ability to exercise sound judgment. These career positions will work 24 hour shifts, every third day.

Applicants must possess a Firefighter II certification and a EMT-Basic certification at the deadline of application and possess a State of Ohio EMT-Paramedic certification and State of Ohio Firefighter II by July 17, 2020. Please contact Human Resources at (614) 471-4494 for more information. Mifflin Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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.

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

    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.

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

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.

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 Service

Service Specialist I - Seasonal

The Mifflin Township Division of Service seeks individual to serve as a Service Specialist I for the spring/summer season.

In this position, the indiviual will provide manual labor for construction repair and maintenance of Township services and facilities. Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of maintenance equipment. Individual must:

• Maintain regular and predictable attendance
• Maintain roadways
• Conduct preventative vehicle maintenance
• Maintain and repair Township facilities including cemeteries, Township Hall, all other Township buildings, parking lots, etc.
• Operate various types of light and heavy motorized and construction equipment
• Perform other duties as assigned

The position of Service Specialist I is under the direct supervision of the Division of Service Foreman. The individual assuming this position will be knowledgeable of and skilled at:

• Road maintenance, repairs, and construction techniques including an understanding of procedures, materials, and equipment
• Roadway drainage issues
• Safety standards and hazard preventions
• Safe operation of equipment and the provisions of the Ohio Motor Vehicle Code relating to the operation of motorized equipment
• Township Personnel Policy Manual Updated 5/2020 SKILLS
• Safe and effective use of hand and power tools
• Safe and effective use of motorized equipment and heavy vehicles.

For a complete job description, download here