Niles Civil Service Commission
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
|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|