(a)    All new applicants and prospective fire fighters shall be a minimum of eighteen (18) years of age, be a high school graduate, possess a valid Ohio driver’s license, pass a criminal background check, pass a medical evaluation, pass a drug screen test, possess a valid Ohio Fire Certification for Level 11 and provide proof of passing the Fire Fighters Physical Agility test, in four (4) minutes and thirty (30) seconds or less, before the end of any probationary period. Such qualified applicants shall become members of the Fire Department only after a one (1) year probationary period. (Ord. 12-2023. Passed 5-9-23.)