NOTICE OF EXAMINATION

ENTRY LEVEL FIREFIGHTER

LATERAL TRANSFER FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC


The City of Bucyrus, Ohio will conduct a Civil Service exam for the City of Bucyrus Division of Fire to establish an eligibility list for entry level firefighter.  Starting wage under the present labor agreement is $14.40 per hr. and increasing to $17.93 per hr. after two (2) years of service.  The city has a competitive benefits package.  The work schedule is a 53-hr. work week, working 24 hrs. on duty followed by 48 hrs. off duty.

Requirements for Entry Level Firefighter

  • Minimum of 18 years of age and no more than 41 years of age at time of original appointment.

  • Be a citizen of the United States of America

  • Possess, or obtain by the time of appointment, a valid Ohio driver’s license.

  • Be in good physical and medical condition and be mentally and emotionally stable.

  • Be able to pass an in-depth background investigation.

  • Pass all required medical examinations.

  • Must be willing to reside within a 20 mile radius of the City of Bucyrus, Washington Square.

Requirements for Lateral Transfer Firefighter/Paramedic

  • Must have one year of uninterrupted and continuous completed full-time service for a fire-fighting/paramedic position held immediately prior to accepting employment with the City of Bucyrus.

Applications are available Monday through Friday at the Mayor’s Office, Bucyrus City Hall, 500 S. Sandusky Ave., Bucyrus, Ohio, 44820, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and the Bucyrus City Fire Department, 223 E. Mansfield St., Bucyrus, Ohio, 44820 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. starting Monday, October 18, 2021, or by emailing the Bucyrus Fire Department at bfd@cityofbucyrusoh.us for an application.  All applications must be returned to the Mayor’s Office only in person by 4:00 p.m. Friday, November 19, 2021 with a non-refundable $15.00 testing fee paid by cash or money order only.  A photo ID must be shown when returning application.  Applicants claiming extra credit must submit at time of application: for military, a certificate of satisfactory military service or honorable discharge; for Paramedic, EMT-B or FF II an Ohio certification.  Appointees must maintain any certifications already established.      

A physical agility test will be held on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. at Bucyrus High School, 900 W. Perry St., Bucyrus, Ohio.  The Civil Service exam will be held on Sunday, December 5, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Bucyrus City Hall, 500 S. Sandusky Ave., Bucyrus, Ohio, 44820.  The Civil Service exam requires a passing score of 70%. 


BUCYRUS FIRE DEPARTMENT

BUCYRUS CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

THE CITY OF BUCYRUS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/ADA EMPLOYER

Duties:

The duties of the commission are listed in the "Civil Service Rules and Regulations" as per ORC 124.

The Bucyrus City Civil Service Commission consists of three members and the clerk:

  • G. Scott McBride, Chairman
  • Judy Estes
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  • Sharon Hildreth, Clerk

All members are appointed by the Mayor. Not more than two members of the commission shall be adherent to the same political party.

Commission meets the first Monday of each month at 5:30pm in the Civil Service Office at Bucyrus City Hall.

  • 8-08-2021 EXAM RESULTS - GENERAL SKILLED LABORER

    TEST # GRADE
    11 91
    09 89
    05 87
    15 87
    13 86
    02 84
    14 84
    07 83
    18 82
    01 80
    06 78
    17 78
    16 78
    06 75
    19 70

     

  • 8-08-2021 EXAM RESULTS - UTILITY MAINTENANCE I

    TEST # GRADE
    02 79
    03 76
    04 71
    01 70