Troy, City of
124 EAST MAIN STREET
TROY, OHIO 45373
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Updated: April 19, 2021
Job Classification: Entry Level Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter-Paramedic
The City of Troy is an equal opportunity employer.
The City of Troy is currently building an ongoing eligibility list for Entry Level Firefighter/EMT and Firefighter/Paramedic. A completed employment application must be submitted to the City of Troy Human Resources Department, City Hall, 100 South Market Street, Troy OH 45373 to be considered for this position.
The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. The PHQ should be completed as soon as possible to be considered further in the process.
Salary: $49,971.11 for entry level Firefighter/EMT and $55,523.45 for entry level Firefighter-Paramedic and after three years of service as a Firefighter-Paramedic salary will increase to $76,867.23
Residency: To ensure adequate response times to emergencies and disasters, firefighter/EMT or firefighter-paramedics, as a condition of employment, must reside in Miami, Darke, Shelby, Champaign, Clark or Montgomery counties.
Area Information: Troy, Ohio is a unique, charming community of 25,000 residents with a reputation for friendliness and hospitality and a great pride in its history. It is located along I-75, 10 miles north of the I-75 / I-70 interchange. Dayton International Airport is just moments away. Population growth in the Troy area grew an estimated 15.8 percent from 2000 to 2012. Come explore Trojan hospitality!
Age: At least 18 years old and less than 41 years old before the date of appointment
US Citizen: Yes or have valid permanent resident cards
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OHIO State Driver's License: Yes and an acceptable driving record
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Academy Certification: State of Ohio Certified Firefighter II/EMT and/or Firefighter II-Paramedic Certification card
Written Examination: Applicants must receive a passing grade of 70% or better on the firefighter/EMT or firefighter-paramedic written examination. An applicant who receives a grade below 70% is not eligible for hire.
National Testing Networks administers the written examination. To register for the written examination, go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com. The closest testing location to Troy is Edison Community College, 1973 Edison Drive East Hall, Room 456, Piqua, Ohio 45356.
A complete list of locations and examination dates and times are also available through www.nationaltestingnetwork.com. Virtual tests are available through National Testing Network and candidates can obtain instructions and schedule a time at www.nationaltestingnetwork.com Applicants are responsible for paying the written examination fee, including any fees associated with sending the test results to the City of Troy.
Veteran’s Credit: An applicant who is a veteran of U.S. military service (as defined by Ohio law) and who receives a passing grade on the written examination (70% or above) is eligible for an additional credit of 20% of the applicant’s total grade, provided the applicant timely files a DD 214 certificate showing that the applicant was honorably discharged or separated under honorable conditions. Applicants who receive a veteran’s credit have priority in ranking over non-veterans who obtain an identical grade.
Applicants claiming a veteran’s credit must file a copy of their DD214 with the Human Resources Department, City Hall, 100 South Market Street, Troy OH 45373. Applicants who fail for any reason to timely file their DD214 will not receive a veteran’s credit.
Disqualifying Criteria: The following is a non-exhaustive list of offenses which may disqualify an applicant from employment.
Additional Information: The City of Troy is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants requiring an accommodation during the hiring process, including during the written examination, must notify the Secretary of the Civil Service Commission at 937-339-7639.
Applicants must notify the Civil Service Commission at 937-339-7639 of any change in their contact information.