Job Opportunities

Full Time
The City Civil Service Commission conducts competitive Civil Service exams for full time firefighter/paramedic positions.  Applicants are required to meet the following criteria to take the test:

  • Citizen of the United States
  • At least 18 years old and not older than 35 at the time of the test
  • High School graduate
  • Ohio Driver license
  • Valid Ohio Paramedic Card
  • Valid Ohio Firefighter II Certification
  • Current firefighter physical agility certificate from Cuyahoga Community College
  • Testing is done every 1 - 2 years for new candidates with administration approval.  Exam information and dates will be updated for each test.


Part Time
Applications are accepted at any time for part time Firefighter/Paramedics.  Interviews and hiring are typically conducted once or twice per year.  Part time applicants are required to meet the following criteria for consideration for employment:

  • Citizen of the United States
  • At least 18 years old
  • High School graduate
  • Ohio Driver license
  • Valid Ohio Paramedic Card
  • Valid Ohio Firefighter II Certification

Part time firefighter applications may be completed online.