City Of Oakwood, Ohio Police, Fire & EMS Lateral Entry Hiring Program
The City of Oakwood, Montgomery County, Ohio (Pop. 9,200) a predominantly residential suburban community immediately south of Dayton, Ohio, is currently accepting applications from experienced candidates actively working in a public safety capacity within the state of Ohio to create an eligibility list to fill current vacancies. Oakwood has a fully integrated public safety department in which employees, working a 24/48 schedule, perform police, fire & rescue duties. In order to be considered, candidates must have current Ohio Certification & have successfully completed at least twelve (12) months of full-time service & be currently employed as a police officer, Level II Firefighter and/or paramedic with a state, county or municipal agency. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age & possess a high school diploma. A college degree is preferred, but not required.
Top candidates will be required to participate in & successfully complete a series of oral interviews, a background check, polygraph exams, & a psychological assessment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo & successfully complete a comprehensive medical exam & drug screen.
The starting salary range for the position is $32.92 to $41.47 per hour, with the entry rate dependent upon experience & training. The current maximum salary for the classification is $45.35 per hour.
The city also provides a comprehensive fringe benefit package. In order to be considered, all application information must be completed and received by no later than 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.