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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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