Firefighter/Paramedic – Washington Township

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Lateral Entry Accepted ● Recruitment Open Until Filled


Washington Township, Montgomery County, Ohio, is seeking 7 driven and energetic firefighter/paramedics. Under the direction of a Fire Lieutenant or Battalion Chief, performs all functions associated with fire suppression, EMS, fire prevention and station and equipment maintenance activities.


In addition to the online application, you must attach the following materials in order for it to be considered a complete application: cover letter, resume, certifications, high school diploma or equivalent, college degree and if applicable, a full copy of any military discharge paperwork.

Required certifications listed below must be attached to your online application by the application deadline.

Applicant must possess and attach current copies of the following:

● Ohio Firefighter II

● Ohio Paramedic

● Fire Safety Inspector (within one year of hire date)

● Hazardous Materials Operations

● Advanced Cardiac Life Support

● American Heart CPR or equivalent

● NIMS ICS-100

● NIMS ICS-700

● Greater Miami Valley EMS Council protocol testing (within one month of hire date)

● Washington Township Squad Leader (or within three months of hire date)

● CPAT certificate or passed the Washington Township physical agility test from Kettering Sports Medicine. Valid certificates must be dated one year or newer

at the time of the second interview.

Must possess and maintain a valid driver license and remain insurable under the Township vehicle insurance plan. Must become a driver/operator for fire apparatus.

Preferred qualifications would include an Associate degree in Fire Science or related field, one year or more of experience in firefighting and/or paramedic work environment and Fire or EMS Instructor certification.


Salary range is $60,504 to $79,619, plus education and paramedic incentive and is a non-exempt, union position. Entry rate is contingent upon candidate’s experience, qualifications, and related skills, knowledge, and ability. Excellent benefits.


The selection process will include a review of all submitted materials. The appointment procedure may include written/video tests, assessment centers, interviews, physical, and polygraphs. Candidate will be required to complete a criminal and personal background check and a driver license review. The Fire Chief may waive certain requirements to ensure an adequate candidate pool.

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