City of Bowling Green

The City of Bowling Green is accepting applications from April 2 thru April 20, 2018 for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. This position is responsible for fire suppression, prevention, and emergency medical service for the protection of life and property.

Applicants must be certified by the State of Ohio as a Paramedic at the time of application and appointment. Copies of paramedic certification must be provided at the time of application. Within 12 months of appointment, those persons hired must become certified as an Ohio Firefighter II. Each candidate will be scheduled to take the physical agility test on April 24, 2018 beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Candidates who successfully pass the physical agility exam will be invited to sit for the written exam at 8:00 a.m. on May 5, 2018. Ohio Law (ORC 124.42) and City regulations provide that no person shall be eligible to receive an original appointment in the fire service unless the person has reached the age of eighteen (18) and has not reached his/her forty-first birthday. Credit for military service will be granted in accordance with the requirements established in ORC section 124.23(C).

Firefighter/Paramedics must serve a one-year probationary period. The current pay rate at hire will be $18.02 (based on 2704 hours per year). Candidates must complete an application packet that is available in the Personnel Department of the City of Bowling Green; 304 N. Church St.; Bowling Green, OH 43402-2399. A copy of the job description will be provided to candidates. Resumes alone are unacceptable. 

For more information contact the Personnel Department at (419) 354-6200. E-mail address: Use the following link for more information or to access the on-line application:

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