Now Hiring for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic—APPLY TODAY!

The Miami Valley Fire District is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

MVFD is focused on meeting the needs of our citizens while maintaining top notch customer service. Our mission is to protect life, property and serve the citizens of our fire district to the fullest. To the best of our efforts, we will meet our mission.

Now Accepting Lateral Entry Applications!!!

The Miami Valley Fire District, Montgomery County, Ohio (population 50,000) is accepting Lateral Entry applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic.

Minimum qualifications include high school diploma or equivalent, minimum one-year full-time experience, certified as a State of Ohio Level II firefighter, certified as a State of Ohio Paramedic and have a valid Ohio driver’s license. No CPAT or NTN testing required.

Base pay range is $56,930 to $81,070 annually with an excellent benefits package. Starting rate of pay is dependent upon experience and at the Fire Chief’s discretion.

Candidates must submit a completed application which can be mailed to the Office of the Fire Chief, 2710 Lyons Road, Miamisburg, Ohio, 45342 or emailed to [email protected].

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Firefighter/Paramedic shall perform the following duties pursuant to the direction of the Lieutenant or Battalion Chief:

Required Minimum Qualifications (*)

*Certifications must be maintained over the course of employment as a condition of employment within this classification.

Hiring Process

Process may include, buy not be limited to the following.

Download, complete, and submit the application attached to this page.

Candidate Physical Ability Testing (CPAT). CPAT was developed to create a fair method allowing fire departments to obtain a diverse pool of candidates who are physically capable of performing the tasks required. The CPAT test will be administered through the Miami Valley Ohio Fire/EMS Alliance.

Candidates will take a written test through the National Testing Network.

Candidates will interview with the Fire Chief or their designee. 

Candidates will go through a physical exam by a medical doctor.

Candidates will submit finger prints as part of a background check and verification process.

Candidates will take a polygraph test.

Candidates will go through a psychological evaluation.

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We are focused on customer service and meeting the needs of our citizens. Our mission is to protect life, property and serve the citizens of our fire district to the fullest. To the best of our efforts, we will meet our mission.

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