[Comment: For dates and availability of material incorporated by reference in this rule, see paragraph (CC) in rule 4765-11-01 of the Administrative Code.]
(A) An applicant for a firefighter, fire safety inspector or instructor certificate shall submit a completed "Firefighter or Fire Safety Inspector Initial Application," or "Fire, Assistant Fire and/or Fire Safety Inspector Instructor Initial Application."
(B) An application that is not filled out in the manner as specified may be deemed incomplete.
(C) An applicant who has been convicted of any offense listed in rules 4765-20-02, 4765-20-03 and 4765-21-03 of the Administrative Code shall, at the applicant's expense, submit with the application a certified copy of the judgment entry from the court in which the conviction occurred, a civilian background check from the bureau of criminal identification and investigation (BCI&I), and a certified copy of the police report or law enforcement agency report, if applicable. Subject to the discretion of the executive director, failure to submit this documentation may render the application incomplete.
(D) Applications deemed incomplete shall not be considered. The division shall provide written notification to the applicant indicating the reason the application is incomplete.