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Updated: October 25, 2023

Position Title: Firefighter/Paramedic

Salary Information: $56,000.40 – $59,229.80 (DOQ)

Benefit Information:

  • Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund
  • Medical & Prescription Insurance (Employee to pay 10% of premium)
  • Dental and Optical Insurance
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • 72 Hours of Personal Leave Annually
  • 6 Kelly Days Annually
  • Sick Leave Accrual
  • Vacation Time
  • 48 Hours – Less than 1 Year of Full-Time Accumulated Service Credit
  • 96 Hours – 1 -2 Years of Full-Time Accumulated Service Credit
  • 144 Hours – 3-8 Years of Full-Time Accumulated Service Credit
  • 240 Hours – 9 or More Years of Full-Time Accumulated Service Credit

Village of Swanton will honor previous years of service in the Ohio Police &
Fire Pension Fund

The department application link is here.

Candidate Contact Person:

Department Overview:

Spanning two counties, the Village of Swanton honors its rich history and is committed to the future of this vibrant community, of more than 3,800 people, by providing a high level of service to its residents. Located within the Toledo metro area, the Village is the best of both worlds: close to the amenities of a bigger city while maintaining a small-town feel. The Village of Swanton is a general statutory village with an elected Mayor and Council as well as a full-time Village Administrator who carries out the day-to-day administrative operations.

City/County/Area Information
Swanton Ohio
Fulton & Lucas Counties

Population: 8,500

Job Requirements

Age: 18 yoa
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid State Driver’s License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
College: Not Required
Academy Certification: Firefighter II, State of Ohio EMT with Paramedic within 1 year
Prior Experience: Preferred but not required
Necessary Certifications:

State of Ohio, Emergency Medical Technician and be enrolled in an accredited Paramedic Program or currently certified as a State of Ohio Paramedic.
State of Ohio Firefighter I with the ability to obtain a Firefighter II
within one (1) year

Additional Requirements:

  • High school Diploma or GED
  • State of Ohio Drivers License
  • Hiring Process: Application, FireTEAM Test, PSSA, PHQ, Interview,
  • Contingent offer of employment (Background Check, OP&F Physical)


Performs skilled work in the control and suppression of fires. Respond to medical emergencies and provide pre-hospital Advanced Life Support care to victims of injury or illness and provide transportation to medical facilities.

A Firefighter/Paramedic is ordinarily the highest medical authority at an emergency medical scene and as such, makes medical decisions based on standing orders, protocols, and orders from the online and offline medical direction. Drives, operates, and performs routine maintenance, on various fire apparatus. Operates and maintains medical equipment. Performs daily inventory of medical supplies including controlled, non-controlled pharmaceuticals, apparatus, and fire/rescue equipment. Performs physically hazardous and mentally stressful tasks under adverse conditions. Participates in fire safety inspections; training, fire station and equipment maintenance, public education programs, and other public safety programs or projects as may be assigned. Other tasks, duties, and projects may be assigned.