• Emergency Response

    Madison Fire District provides fire and emergency medical service response for the communities of Madison Township and Madison Village, located in Lake County Ohio.

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  • Fire Prevention

    Madison Fire District is committed to progressively maintaining community safety through our Fire Prevention programs by completing plan reviews and fire inspections.

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  • Madison Fire District: Now Live Streaming!

    Madison Fire District is pleased to announce that all public sessions are now being Live Streamed on Youtube. Those interested in joining the meeting virtually can visit madisonfiredist.com and select the "Live Stream" link from our home page. Questions can be sent to info@madisonfiredist.com.

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    Part-Time Firefighter/Paramedic
    Part-Time Firefighter/Paramedic OVERVIEW The Part-time Firefighter is responsible to assist with or perform activities of the Fire District under the supervision of a Full-time Firefighter, Lieutenant, Captain, Assistant Chief and Fire Chief here-in referred to as the Chain of Command. RESPONSIBILITIES and ESSENTIAL DUTIES 1. Carries out duties in conformance with Federal, State, County, Township, Village, and District laws and resolutions 2. Follow District rules and regulations pertaining to station functions, and duties; report malfunctions of equipment or non-conformance of rules and regulations following the Chain of Command. 3. Assumes all duties and responsibilities for the safety and welfare of personnel in-house and onscene or until formally relieved by a higher ranking member. 4. In the absence of a more senior member conduct periodic inspections on the condition and maintenance of quarters, uniforms, and equipment of the Fire District; schedule daily work details for maintenance and cleaning of quarters and equipment. 5. Supervise subordinates 6. In the absence of a more senior member conducts morning briefing of on-coming shift personnel. 7. In the absence of a more senior member, provide appropriate briefing of higher ranking officers in reference to out of service equipment, injuries etc via Chain of Command 8. Participates in the daily District in-service training activities 9. Maintain adequate records for responsibilities and assignments 10. Participate in all firefighting and EMS functions as required or mandated and function at your level of certification for which you are compensated for 11. Responsible to maintain and provide copies of minimal certifications such as EMT, CPR, ACLS (as required) and any other Fire District mandated certifications 12. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 12. Very basic knowledge of Ohio’s Fire Code, property maintenance and building codes 1. Very basic knowledge of fire inspection and arson investigation procedures 2. Knowledge of incident command training, modern fire suppression and prevention training, and principles, procedures, techniques and equipment of Emergency Medical Services and protocols 3. Knowledgeable of applicable laws, resolutions, and Fire District Standard Operating Guidelines, Policies and Procedures 4. Required to take and pass an annual District physical 5. Submit to and pass drug and alcohol screening/testing when required 6. Complete and pass the Probationary Firefighter Testing process 7. Ability to follow verbal and written orders and directives 8. Shall have the ability to be at work and ready to work “on-time.” 9. Shall have the ability to learn basic report writing skills 10. Ability to be covered by the driving insurance provided to the District 11. Successfully complete all District required training per SOP’s and SOG’s 12. Ability to demonstrate all required Firefighting and EMS competencies 13. Knowledge and understanding of: Madison Fire District Mission Statement, Core Values, and the “Madison Fire District Way” REQUIRED EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 1. Valid State of Ohio Driver’s License 2. Shall have a minimum certification EMT-B at hire 3. Shall obtain and maintain an EMT-P certification within one (1) year of employment with Madison Fire District AND prior to completion of the probationary period whichever comes first. 4. Shall have and maintain certification as a Firefighter Level II a. Exempt: Current Part-time Firefighters at time of Job Description approval 5. Shall have and maintain certification as a Hazmat Operations 6. Shall have and maintain NIMS minimum requirements for the position

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  • Current Openings

    March 13, 2019

    OVERVIEW The Part-time Firefighter is responsible to assist with or perform activities of the Fire District under the supervision of a Full-time Firefighter, Lieutenant, Captain, Assistant Chief and Fire Chief here-in [...]

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  • Fire Board Meeting Info

    Upcoming (Virtual-See above for info)

    March 17, 2021 7 PM

    April 21, 2021 7 PM

    May 19, 2021 7 PM

  • Fire Station 2

    March 13, 2019
    Fire Station 2

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