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


 

 

BUCYRUS POLICE DEPARTMENT 500 SOUTH SANDUSKY AVE.

BUCYRUS, OHIO 44820

4195626767 https://www.cityofbucyrusoh.us


Updated: August, 10, 2021

The City of Bucyrus is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Job Classification: Police Officer

The Bucyrus Police Department is hiring for Police Officers. All Frontline National testing must be completed by the close date, October 1, 2021. CITY OF BUCYRUS APPLICATION

FOR EMPLOYMENT MUST BE COMPLETED AND TURNED IN TO THE POLICE

DEPARTMENT PRIOR TO THE TEST CLOSING DATE.  THE APPLICATION CAN BE PICKED UP AT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT OR DOWNLOADED HERE beginning August 23, 2021.

Salary Information: $48,089.60 starting to $52,707.20 through step increases.

Benefit Information: Health, Prescription, Dental and Vision. Longevity pay, Vacation, holidays and personal leave. Ohio Police and Fire retirement system.  Uniform allowance and training provided.


Candidate Contact:


Captain Greg Stevens

419-562-6767  x250

g.stevens@cityofbucyrusoh.us

Department Overview: The City of Bucyrus, Ohio will conduct examinations for the position of Police Officer for the Bucyrus Police Department to establish an eligibility list.

Bucyrus has a progressive and pro-active department working in a community oriented policing system. We are seeking candidates with a strong desire to enter into and excel in the law enforcement profession emphasizing courtesy and integrity. We have one school resource officer, a K9 unit, detective bureau, participate in county wide SRT and regional task forces and respond to approximately 12,000 calls for service per year. We collaborate with local organizations and projects such as Neighborhood Watch, National Night Out and Safety Town, among others.

Area Information: The Bucyrus Police Department serves the City of Bucyrus, the county seat of Crawford County, the home of the Bratwurst Festival, which has a population of approximately 11,500 people and an area of 12 square miles. The Bucyrus Police Department is in excellent standing with our community and has excellent community support. Bucyrus is located 60 miles north of Columbus. The Department has an authorized strength of 22 sworn officers, plus civilian employees.

Population: 11,500

Job Requirements

Age: Age 21 at time of appointment and not yet 41 by date of appointment.

US Citizen: Yes.

High School Grad/GED: Yes.

Valid Ohio Driver's License: Yes.

Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes.

Vision: Correctable to 20/20

College: Preferred but not required.

Academy Certification: Must possess a valid Ohio Peace Officers Basic Training certificate or be planning to enroll in a basic training academy with date of expected academy completion by date of hire. Applicants can also claim extra credit for military service. Copies of the Ohio Peace Officers Training certificate or a letter from an academy declaring your intent to enroll, and a certificate of satisfactory military service or honorable discharge must be submitted with the application.

Schooling Prior and Post Hiring: Must be able to maintain Continuing Professional Training annually as required by Ohio Law and the Bucyrus Police Department.

Hiring Process: Complete the application and turn in to the Bucyrus Police Department: The application can be DOWNLOADED HERE or pick up in person.

COMPLETE THE NATIONAL TESTING NETWORK EXAM WITH A MINIMUM PASSING SCORE OF 70%.

 https://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com/publicsafetyjobs/ select Law Enforcement and sign up for the Bucyrus Police Department.


Physical Fitness Testing: Physical Fitness test date will be Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 9:00 A.M. at Bucyrus High School 900 West Perry St., Bucyrus, Ohio 44820 The Bucyrus Police recruit physical fitness test battery is from the Cooper Institute. The four test areas are listed below;

  1. 300 Meter Run (Anaerobic Power, Sprinting Ability),

  2. 1 RM Bench Press (Muscular Strength, Upper Body),

  3. 1-minute Sit Ups (Muscular Endurance, Core Body),

  4. 1-minute Push Ups (Muscular Endurance, Upper Body)

The Scoring system used for the testing will be Age and Gender Norms. Prior to testing, participating recruits will submit to the city a signed Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire. A recruit answering yes to one or more questions on the Physical Activity Readiness

Questionnaire will need to submit a completed Physician's Statement form signed by physician or nurse practitioner. (Forms are in City application for employment) The following scores list the 50 percent mark for each test. All four test scores are based on age & gender. An average score of 50 percent from the four tests is required to pass the physical test.

Test

20 - 29

Male

20 - 29
Female

30 - 39

Male

30 - 39
Female

40 - 45

Male

40 - 45
Female

300 Meter

56

64

57

74

67.6

86

Bench

Press

1.06

.65

.93

.57

.84

.52

Sit Ups

40

35

36

27

31

22

Push Ups

33

18

27

14

21

11

To determine your bench press ratio, take what you benched using free weights and use the formulas below.

Males - (Free weight 1 rep max x 1.016) + 18.41= lRM lRM divided by your body weight equals Bench press ratio.

Females - (Free weight 1 rep max x .848) + 21.37 = lRM lRM divided by your body weight equals Bench press ratio.

Your final score on the Fitness test is based on each test, each test is worth a max of 5 points with a max of 20 points be awarded after completion of all test. Scoring 50 percent on each test would only award the recruit 4 points. Complete each test at the best of your ability to achieve the best score.

Must participate in oral and written interviews

Must be able to pass an in-depth background investigation, psychological examination, polygraph, physical and vision testing

Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors : Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers:

  1. Any fraudulent insurance claims or fraudulent claims for welfare, workers compensation, unemployment compensation or other public assistance programs.

  2. Any admission or conviction of an offense as an adult defined as a felony.

  3. Any admission or conviction of an offense as a juvenile of one or more violent felonies.

  4. Any admission or conviction relating to the carrying or use of a weapon.

  5. Any admission or conviction of a sex related offense, domestic violence or any charge that is reduced from domestic violence.

  6. For making false statements of material fact in the application, testing process or during any part of the hiring process and for use, threatened use or attempt in using political influence in securing employment.

Driving Disqualifiers: Must be insurable under the City of Bucyrus insurance carrier. 

Drug Use Disqualifiers:

Any use or purchase of illegal drugs (except marijuana) within 5 years before application or any after this application.

Any use or purchase of marijuana within 1 year before application or any after this application.

Any pattern of use of illegal drugs, including marijuana, with the past 5 years.

Any illegal sale of drugs of abuse, marijuana or prescription drugs in the past 5 years.

Abuse of alcohol, chemical agents or prescription drugs.

Addictions to gambling or sex or having received treatment for any of the above in the past 2 years.

Employment Disqualifiers: Outside employment is permitted with permission pending compliance to policies.


 

The City of Bucyrus is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.