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

Applications may be picked up at City Hall, the Fire Station, or apply online.

Summer Help 
Applications are accepted in the spring for summer help at the fire department.  Currently, applications are being accepted for the following:

  • Records retention scanning and filing (indoor computer work)
  • Hydrant painting (outdoor painting work)

Applications can be picked up and returned to the fire station during business hours.