Full-Time Firefighter / Paramedic

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The City of West Carrollton is accepting applications to fill at least 4 Full-time Firefighter/Paramedic positions.

Position Description

Under the direction of Fire Captain, performs all functions associated with fire suppression, EMS, fire prevention, and station/equipment maintenance activities. The complete description can be downloaded below.


Must possess and provide copies of the following required current certifications:

  1. Firefighter Level II – State of Ohio,
  2. Paramedic – State of Ohio, or EMT – State of Ohio and ability to obtain Paramedic – State of Ohio within 12 months of hire date,
  3. NIMS ICS-100 and IS-700 training certificates,
  4. Ability to obtain Fire Safety Inspector – State of Ohio, within 12 months of hire date,
  5. Healthcare Provider CPR,
  6. Current Montgomery County, Ohio standing orders will be required within 60 days of hire date.
  7. Applicant must be a high school graduate or equivalent.
  8. Candidate must demonstrate the ability to legally and safely drive and operate all fire department and EMS vehicles. Must possess and maintain a valid Ohio driver’s license.

To Apply

Applications and required materials can be downloaded below, electronic applications are located at the bottom of this page or using the “Apply Now” button or can be picked up in person at the West Carrollton Civic Center, 300 E. Central Ave., Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Application, cover letter, and resume can be returned in person to the Human Resources Specialist at the Civic Center during normal business hours. Electronic applications will also be accepted with attachments in .pdf or Microsoft Word format. Input ‘Full-time Firefighter‘ into the subject line and e-mail to [email protected]

Download City of West Carrollton Employment Application

Download Division of Fire Application

Download Position Description & Testing Information

Completed application materials must include all requested certifications and documentation.

Position is open until filled.

Appointment Procedure

Selection process includes: a review of application, and may include a physical ability test, FireTEAM Testing, oral board, and a drug test. Candidate will be required to successfully complete a psychological assessment, background, polygraph, and driver’s license check. Appointment procedure will be based on the number of qualified candidates. Positions are opened until filled.

Lateral Entry Wage and Benefits

Candidates that meet entry level requirements and are presently working as a full-time firefighter/paramedic for another public agency may be considered for a lateral entry pay range, depending on experience and time in grade as determined by the Fire Chief on a case-by-case basis. Vacation accrual credit will be awarded with prior full-time government service. Accrued sick leave is transferrable with verification from previous local government employer.

The City of West Carrollton is an EOE and encourages female and minority candidates to apply.

To apply for this job, download or fill out the online application, for any questions or concerns contact [email protected]

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