Battalion Chief

Full Time
Oregon, OH
Posted 2 weeks ago

Oregon Fire/Rescue Department, Lucas County, Ohio is accepting applications for the position of Battalion Chief in the Fire Department. Oregon Fire/Rescue Department is a combination fire department with 21 career full-time firefighter Paramedic/EMT-Basic and 60 part-time members operating from 3 fire stations and 1 training center. The department provides fire and EMS services (3500 + incidents per year) to a population of nearly 21,000 residents. The City of Oregon encompasses a total area of 38.04 square miles, of which 29.98 square miles is land and 8.06 square miles is water bordering Lake Erie.

The position will report directly to the Fire Chief in the “unclassified service” and be responsible for performing a variety of duties related to planning, directing, and evaluating Career and Part-time employees in all daily operations of the fire/rescue department. Applicants must possess the following Ohio certifications: Paramedic, Firefighter II; Fire Instructor; Live Fire Instructor; EMS CE Instructor Certification (required within one year) and Fire Safety Inspector (required within one year); minimum of ten (10)years of career firefighter/paramedic experience preferred with work history as a line supervisor, and valid driver’s license.

Detailed job description and application available at Pay range as of 7/1/23: $97,866 -$107,312 per year -5 steps. Applications along with resume will be accepted until June 16, 2023, and can be emailed to or sent to Oregon Civil Service Commission, City of Oregon, 5330 Seaman Rd, Oregon OH 43616

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