Niles Fire – Civil Service Commission

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Niles Civil Service Commission

NOTICE

 

The Niles Civil Service Commission will hold a written examination on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Niles Middle School, 411 Brown Street, Niles, Ohio.  This examination is for the purpose of creating an eligibility list for the following position:

Entry Level Firefighter

 

Applicants must be twenty-one (21) years of age.  Applicants should be aware that:

 

1.) Must have Firefighter II certification

2.) Must have EMT or above certification

3.) Due to Collective Bargaining Agreement restrictions, no person will be hired as a firefighter who is thirty-six (36) years of age or older on the date of hire.

4.) To be eligible to be placed on the Civil Service hiring eligibility list, an applicant must pass an agility examination in under 4 minutes and 30 seconds

5.)  The agility examination is given through the Cuyahoga Community College at the cost of the applicant on a date to be set by the applicant and the college within 60 days of successfully passing the written examination.  Certificates will be accepted if received within the past year. Agility certificates from the Ohio Fire Academy received in the past year will also be accepted.

 

                             CONTACT INFORMATION FOR AGILITY TEST DATES AND COST:      

CUYAHOGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT 216-987-5429 OR

OHIO FIRE ACADEMY AT 614-752-7196

 

Applications may be obtained at the office of the Mayor’s secretary, 34 W. State Street, Niles, Ohio beginning Monday, February 25, 2019 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Applications must be returned to the Mayor’s secretary no later than 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 7, 2019.   A non-refundable fee of $25.00 must be paid upon filing the application. 

Bonus points will be awarded for the following with a total of no greater than 20% being awarded:

  • 10% Military Credit
  • 10% Paramedic Certification
  • 10% Inspector Certification

     Copies of original discharge papers and certificates must be submitted with the application. The Commission  

     reserves the right to inspect the original discharge papers upon request. Discharge paper and certificates will

     not be accepted the night of the exam. You must attain a grade of 70% on the written examination to receive

     this credit.

All applicants must provide a driver’s license the night of the examination.  Applicants considered for employment will be required to comply with additional hiring policies of the City of Niles.

 

 

 

To be published Tuesday, February 19, 2019 and Tuesday, February 26, 2019.

Natural Gas Aggregate

The City of Niles, in conjunction with Trumbull County, has established a fixed rate on natural gas. The fixed rate of $3.09 / mcf (thousand cubic feet) will be effective starting March 2019 through February 2022.

Interested residents may contact Constellation directly at 844-809-6834. Questions or concerns may be directed to the Office of the Mayor.

Holiday Hours

The City of Niles Municipal Building will be closed Tuesday, December 25th 2018, in observance of the Christmas Holiday.

The City of Niles Municipal Building will be open from 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM Christmas Eve – December 24th and New Years Eve – December 31st, 2018

The Billing Office will close at 1:00 PM on both Christmas Eve and New Years Eve.

2017 Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership Demolition List

Attached is the list of homes that are slated for demolition or already demolished.  These are homes that have been foreclosed on for unpaid/back property taxes.  This is a direct result of the city’s housing initiative project completed in 2016.  This will be done at no cost to the city.  To demolish 13 homes the city would have spent in excess of $100,000.

Demolition List

Parcel Number Property Class Property Status Address City Postal Code HHF Target Area Project
25-101850 Residential Vacant Demo Completed 739 Belmont Niles 44446 Niles East HHF Round 18
25-465500 Residential Vacant Demo Completed 623 Reno Niles 44446 Niles East HHF Round 18
25-080069 Residential Vacant Demo Completed 213 West Park Avenue Niles 44446 Niles West HHF Round 18
25-167850 Residential Vacant Demo Completed 31 Russell Avenue Niles 44446 Niles East HHF Round 18
25-427200 Residential Vacant Demo Completed 313 Hyde Avenue Niles 44446 Niles West HHF Round 19
25-397000 Residential Vacant Demo Completed 129 Smith Street Niles 44446 Niles West HHF Round 19
25-304025 Residential Vacant Demo Completed 546 Ward Avenue Southeast Niles 44446 Niles West HHF Round 21
25-059910 Residential Vacant Demo Completed 163 Holford Avenue Niles 44446 Niles West HHF Round 21
25-559650 Residential Improved Ready for Bid 118 South Chestnut Avenue Niles 44446 Niles West HHF Round 24
25-381200 Residential Improved Ready for Bid 1024 Mason Street Niles 44446 Niles East HHF Round 24
25-118700 Residential Improved Ready for Bid 514 Ann Avenue Niles 44446 Niles East HHF Round 24
25-285481 Residential Improved Ready for Bid 110 North Cedar Avenue Niles 44446 Niles East HHF Round 25
25-531700 Residential Improved Ready for Bid 516 West 3rd Street Niles 44446 Niles East HHF Round 25
25-163600 Residential Improved Ready for Bid 190 Woodglen Avenue Niles 44446 Bolindale HHF Round 25
25-667800 Residential Improved Asbestos Survey 325 Prospect St Niles 44446 Niles West HHF Round 26
25-354300 Residential Improved Asbestos Survey 438 Belmont Ave Niles 44446 Niles East HHF Round 26
25-180825 Residential Improved Asbestos Survey 311 Sayers Avenue Niles 44446 Niles West HHF Round 27