2017 Employment Application




The Vandalia Division of Fire is accepting applications for the position of full time Fire Captain.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university and/or five to ten years related experience and/or training, including demonstrated, applicable experience as a Fire/EMS Officer/Supervisor.

The chosen candidate will also hold the following:

  • State of Ohio Professional Firefighter Certification (Level II Firefighter)
  • State of Ohio Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic Certification
  • State of Ohio Fire Safety Inspector Certification
  • State of Ohio Fire and/or EMS Instructor Certification must be obtained within two years of appointment.
  • Current CPR Certification
  • Current ACLS Certification
  • Successful completion of Montgomery County Paramedic Standing Orders
  • Valid Ohio Driver’s License

The qualification process will include oral interviews and job-related assessments as deemed necessary and appropriate.          

IMPORTANT qualification instructions and the City’s standard application form are available on the Vandalia website, www.vandaliaohio.org.  Interested candidates must complete the application and submit it, along with a signed, handwritten letter of interest and a brief resume articulating their education, related work experience, achievements, awards and other pertinent information, to the City Manager’s Office, 333 James E. Bohanan Memorial Dr., Vandalia, OH  45377.           

Application deadline is 5 p.m., Friday, March 31.

            Vandalia is an EOE and ADA Compliant.  Women and minorities encouraged to apply.

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Vandalia Division of Fire

Firefighter/Paramedic/Fire Inspector

With a tradition of service excellence, the City of Vandalia is accepting applications for Full Time Entry Level Firefighter/Paramedic/Fire Inspector. 

Applicants must meet the following:

  • 18 years old
  • S. Citizen
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license
  • Ohio Level II Firefighting certification
  • Ohio Paramedic certification
  • EVOC –Emergency Vehicle Operator Course

The following qualifications are preferred:

  • Associate’s Degree or 2 years’ college credit
  • At least one year of recent, successful service—full or part time—

as a Firefighter/Paramedic         

  • Ohio Fire Safety Inspector certification (MUST be obtained within one year if appointed)

Current base salary is $48,438; outstanding benefits package.

Applications and IMPORTANT qualification instructions available at www.vandaliaohio.org.  Application deadline is Friday, March 31, 5 p.m.

Vandalia is EOE and ADA compliant.  Women/minorities encouraged to apply.

For a print-friendly copy of this ad, CLICK HERE.

For a complete list of application instructions and qualifications, CLICK HERE.




Want to be considered for a part time seasonal position in 2017? Click HERE for the 2017 Profile Form

If you are dependable, hardworking and enjoy serving others, the City of Vandalia would like to hear from you!  Through February 17, 2017, Vandalia is recruiting part time and summer seasonal employees for the areas of Parks and Recreation, Facilities Maintenance, Public Works and Cassel Hills Golf Course and Swimming Pool.  Additionally, the Vandalia Fire Department welcomes part time applications year ‘round.

The City will NOT be holding an on-site Job Fair at the Rec Center in 2017

Part-time, 2017 SEASONAL (Summer/Early Fall only) positions that may be available in the Parks and Recreation and Public Works Departments and at Cassel Hills Golf Course include the following:

Ages 14 and older:  Youth Sport Official, Sports Complex Concessionaire

Ages 15 and older:  Cassel Hills Pool Lifeguard (requires certification), Swim Lesson Aide, CHP Front Desk Attendant 

Ages 16 and older: Swim Lesson Instructor, Pool Maintenance, Park/Facility Maintenance, Golf Maintenance, Golf Course Operations

Ages 18 and older: Summer Camp Counselor, Part Time Public Works Technician

Ages 19 and older: Golf Snack Bar Attendant (age 21 preferred) 

Part-time, year ‘round positions available periodically at the Vandalia Rec Center, in our Facilities Maintenance and Fire Divisions include jobs like the following:

Ages 15 and older:  Climbing Wall, Swim Lesson Aide, Lifeguard (requires certification) and Fitness Center Attendant,

Ages 16 and older: Birthday Party Attendant, Childcare Attendant, Buildings Custodial, Swim Lesson Instructor, Gymnasium Attendant

Ages 17 and older: VRC Front Desk Attendant     

Ages 18 and older: Aerobics & Fitness Instructor (requires certification), Facility Coordinator, VRC Custodial, and Fire and EMS staff (certification required).

Prospective candidates must complete our Candidate Profile, available on the Vandalia website, www.vandaliaohio.org, at the Vandalia Rec Center or at the Vandalia Municipal Building. Completed forms must be mailed or delivered to the City of Vandalia—attention City Manager’s Office, 333 James Bohanan Memorial Drive, Vandalia, OH  45377 or emailed to jtrick@vandaliaohio.org. Deadline for profile submission is February 17, 2017, 10 p.m. Candidates who apply by February 17 will be considered before any late applicants.  

The City of Vandalia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and ADA compliant.



The Vandalia Parks and Recreation Department is recruiting lifeguards with current American Red Cross certifications in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED
or equivalent Vacancies exist NOW!

Specific shifts needing filled are

Monday through Friday
5:45 a.m to 3:30 p.m.
As well as anytime on weekends

$8.75 – $9.00 depending upon experience

Interested applicants should contact Steve Trick at the Vandalia Recreation Center, 1111 Stonequarry Road, Vandalia Ohio or by calling or emailing
415-2338; strick@vandaliaohio.org

The City of Vandalia is an EOE and ADA compliant.