4765-20-07 Renewal of a firefighter or fire safety inspector certificate.

[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) The executive director shall renew a firefighter certificate, issued under section 4765.55 of the Revised Code and this chapter, to an applicant who meets the following requirements:

(1) Submits a completed "Firefighter and/or Fire Safety Inspector Renewal Application" on or before the expiration date of the current certificate;

(2) Satisfies the requirements for a firefighter certificate as set forth in paragraphs (A)(5) to (A)(6) of rule 4765-20-02 of the Administrative Code;

(3) Satisfies the continuing education requirements for a firefighter certificate as set forth in Chapter 4765-20 of the Administrative Code.

(B) The executive director shall renew a fire safety inspector training certificate, issued under section 4765.55 of the Revised Code and this chapter, to an applicant who meets the following requirements:

(1) Submits a completed "Firefighter and/or Fire Safety Inspector Renewal Application" on or before the expiration date of the current certificate;

(2) Satisfies the requirements for a fire safety inspector certificate as set forth in paragraphs (A)(5) to (A)(6) of rule 4765-20-03 of the Administrative Code;

(3) Satisfies the continuing education requirements for a fire safety inspector certificate as set forth in Chapter 4765-20 of the Administrative Code.

(C) No later than sixty days prior to the applicant's expiration date, the division, as directed by the executive director, shall provide notification of the certificate's expiration date and the method of renewal to each person who has been issued a certificate of firefighter or fire safety inspector training.

(D) An applicant for renewal of a firefighter or fire safety inspector training certificate shall maintain records of the continuing education requirements for the current and previous certification cycles.

(E) There shall be no application fee required for renewal of a firefighter or fire safety inspector training certificate.

(F) A renewed firefighter or fire safety inspector training certificate does not become effective until the expiration date of the current certificate.

(G) If an applicant's certification cycle was less than thirty-six months, the applicant shall complete the pro-rated continuing education requirements as set forth in rule 4765-20-22 of the Administrative Code.

Replaces: 4765-20-07

Effective: 04/07/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/16/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4765.55
Rule Amplifies: 4765.55
Prior Effective Dates: 01/24/08