PERRYSBURG, CITY OF, FIRE DEPARTMENT
201 WEST INDIANA AVENUE
PERRYSBURG, OHIO 43551
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Updated: July 01, 2020
Classification: Part Time Entry Level Firefighter/Paramedic
The City of Perrysburg is hiring. Both the FireTEAM exam and Firefighter Mile physical exam are required for this position.
Online applications must also be completed. Applications may be found on the City's website: www.ci.perrysburg.oh.us
The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. The PHQ must be completed by the closing date or you may not be considered further in the process.
Salary Information: $14.00 - $18.00 per hour depending on qualifications
Benefit Information: no benefits are offered for these part time positions
Department Overview: The Perrysburg Fire Division consists of 24 full time sworn firefighter/paramedic and 11 part-paid firefighters serving nearly 21,000 residents covering an area of approximately 12 square miles. The Perrysburg Fire Division is primary 9-1-1 EMS provider, provides fire suppression, water rescue, and extrication. We are very involved in community events and participate in several regional automatic aid agreements.
Area Information: The City of Perrysburg is located in Wood County in Northwest Ohio. It is situated just off of I75 along the Maumee River, just minutes away from Lake Erie. Perrysburg has a beautiful historic downtown district, nationally ranked library and outstanding school system. Perrysburg also boasts an extensive park system, including 11 parks covering 238 acres. Perrysburg was voted as one of Ohio’s Best Home Towns by Ohio Magazine in 2009. Perrysburg is home to the largest reconstructed wooden walled fortification in North America that was designed to defend Ohio against British invasion in the war of 1812.
Population: 20,623 (2010 Census)
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Necessary Certifications: Must possess State of Ohio Firefighter II Certification and Basic EMT Certification or State of Ohio Firefighter I Certification and Paramedic EMT Certification.
Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers:: Applicant disqualifiers include any felony level conviction or currently being charged or under indictment for any felony level offense. Expunged and sealed criminal records are subject to review by the Fire Division for disqualifying criminal history.
Driving Disqualifiers:: A current driver’s license suspension or a current restriction of driving privileges based on pending traffic or criminal offense or a traffic or criminal conviction.
Veteran’s Points:: Honorably discharged veterans are entitled to receive an additional 5% added to their passing score. In order to receive this credit, candidates must submit a legible copy of their DD214s to the HR office. Please mail forms to Elaine Bishop, 201 W. Indiana Avenue, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551 or upload them with your online applicating.
Information regarding physical ability testing:: The City of Perrysburg utilizes the Firefighter Mile physical ability testing through National Testing Network. https://nationaltestingnetwork.com/publicsafetyjobs/faqs-ffm.cfm