Recruitment

The city's Fire and Rescue Department is looking for good people to join its ranks. When their neighbors need help, they are there. Whether it is fire, EMS, or rescue, they are there to answer the call. But they cannot do it alone. The division is always looking for new part-time members to join its team of professionals, providing they have the following qualifications: Firefighter Level 2, EMT-B, and /or EMT-P.

Application
To join the city's team, you can download Employment Packet (PDF); simply complete the application and mail it to the Human Resources Department.  Or, to complete an application in person, you may visit the Government Center at 3035 Olive Road, Human Resources Department, 2nd Floor, Trotwood, Ohio 45426. Please visit the Trotwood Job Opportunities for current openings and more details.

Pre-Employment Steps
Prospective applicants must go through a series of pre-employment steps, including:
  • Fire and EMS knowledge exams
  • Criminal background check
  • Driving record check
  • Peer and staff interviews
  • Physical ability assessment
  • Physical and drug screen upon job offer
The application process takes several weeks to complete.