Recruitment #19-3125-001


Functions at the level of a Paramedic according to the Ohio EMS Board  Scope of Practice and within the constraints approved by the Dayton Fire Department Medical Director.  Determines the nature and extent of illness or injury of the patient upon arrival at the scene and administers basic and advanced emergency health care to victims until victims are delivered to a hospital emergency room.  Maintains medical supplies on the ambulance and makes sure the ambulance is in operating condition ready to treat and transport patients.  Performs station maintenance and house watch duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or (G.E.D.).  Must be certified as a State of Ohio Paramedic at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.  All certifications must be maintained to the standards of the Ohio Department of Public Safety's EMS Division, as a condition of employment.

License Requirements

Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.

Special Requirements

Must be able to successfully perform all tasks required of this position.  Vision without correction must be a minimum of 20/100 in each eye.  Corrected, vision must be a minimum of 20/40 in each eye.


Applicants can apply as a Certified Emergency Medical Technician, in the State of Ohio.  You must show proof of enrollment in a certified Paramedic education program at time of application and must be a State of Ohio Certified Emergency Medical Technician.  Proof of current enrollment or recent completion of program must be received by the Civil Service office no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, 2019.

Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.

Appointment to positions in this classification will require applicants to pass a police background investigation.

Final permanent appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination, including drug screen, and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity required by the Immigration and Nationality Act.

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer