Kettering Firefighter/Paramedic

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Invites lateral applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic

The City of Kettering’s Fire Department is recruiting candidates for upcoming openings for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. Eligibility lists are certified for a period of 12 months with the possibility of two separate six-month extensions. This position performs fire suppression, emergency medical technician, paramedic, hazardous materials, technical rescue, dispatch, fire prevention, and station and equipment maintenance activities; and does related work as required.

Qualifications Include but are not limited to:
Candidates should have the ability to learn a variety of complex paramedic and firefighting duties, methods, and fire science information, including fire codes and the operation of firefighting apparatus as specified by management; understand and follow oral and written instructions; work cooperatively with other City employees and part-time firefighters and deal courteously with the general public; perform prolonged physical work under adverse conditions; work at heights and in confined spaces; demonstrate conscientiousness, good judgment and dependability in the performance of duties; demonstrate mechanical aptitude, skill and dexterity in the performance of duties; maintain a level of good health and excellent physical fitness to perform duties; perform the related duties of the position of Firefighter/Paramedic (fight fires, rescue victims, treat injured and ill patients, apply lifesaving techniques, transport patients).

The current pay for this position ranges from $68,702/yr. up to $92,914/yr. Entry rate is contingent upon the candidate’s related experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. Excellent Benefits.

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Candidates interested in this employment opportunity, should submit an Application, Resume, Cover Letter,  Essay and Questionnaire which shall include a brief overview of relevant work experience and education, by 5:00 PM on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, to: Director of Human Resources, Kettering Government Center, 3600 Shroyer Rd, Kettering, OH 45429-2799 or to: Please visit for additional information.