Full Time Firefighter/Paramedic

1787 N. DIXIE HWY.
LIMA, OHIO 45801
(419) 221-0550




Full Time Firefighter/Paramedic 

Bath Township Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time Firefighter/Paramedic. 


Located in Northwest Ohio, Bath Township has a population of 9,650 and an annual run volume of approximately 1700 calls for service. We are a progressive department with a focus on safety, training, professional development, and customer service. Our core values are: Service, Integrity, Professionalism, and Compassion. 


Minimum qualifications include: 18 years of age, high school diploma or GED, Ohio Firefighter Level II certification, valid Ohio driver’s license, & State of Ohio Paramedic, Advanced EMT, or Basic EMT certificate with requirement to obtain Paramedic certification according to terms set forth by the fire department. 


Desired qualifications include: Hazmat Technician level certification, ACLS, & PALS, but not required. 


Excellent teamwork and communication skills will be required for the successful candidate. Employment is dependent on successful completion of CPAT or Firefighter Mile physical fitness evaluation/assessment, drug screening, thorough driving/criminal background check, and OP&FPF physical. 


Bath Township employees are required to reside in Allen or an adjacent county. 

  • Year one starting pay for certified employees: $54,960.96* 
  • Lateral transfer program for eligible applicants 
  • Medical, dental, and vison insurance available 
  • Life insurance policy provided 
  • Personal time off 
  • Trade time policy 
  • 12 paid holidays 
  • Vacation accrual 
  • Paid training/continuing education program 
  • Nice facilities including a fitness center and newer apparatus and equipment 
  • Excellent union/management relationship 
  • Mix of commercial, residential, and rural service area 
  • Incentive pay for Fire/EMS instructors 
  • Longevity pay after 5 years. 

Job descriptions and application packets may be picked up at the Bath Township Fire Department, 1787 N. Dixie Hwy., Lima, Ohio 45801, from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday-Friday or by completing the National Testing Network online hiring process. 


Applicants shall also submit a current resume with their completed application.

Bath Township Fire Department is an equal opportunity employer and is a drug-free workplace.

*Does not include applicants who are hired through a lateral transfer as they may be eligible to start at higher step on our wage scale. Also, does not include holiday overtime.

The Bath Township Fire Department is committed to the preservation and protection of life and property through professional service, education, and prevention.

Have Questions About Our Career Opportunities? Contact Us and we will contact you as soon as possible.

1787 N. DIXIE HWY.
LIMA, OHIO 45801