Civil Service Commission

The Parma Heights Civil Service Commission has been established by provision of our city charter, in accordance with the constitution of the State of Ohio. 

The Commission:

Civil Service Examinations

The Civil Service Commission conducts examinations for the positions of Patrol Officer and Firefighter/Paramedic. 


POLICE DEPARTMENT APPLICANTS

Applicants for examinations for original appointment to the police department as an officer must:

 Click here for information on the 2016 Parma Heights Police Application Packet Candidate Requirements

FIRE DEPARTMENT APPLICANTS

Applicants for examinations for original appointment to the fire department as a firefighter/paramedic must:

Such appointment shall be in accordance with other requirements as set forth in Section 124.42 of the Revised Code. No prospective appointee for the position of firefighter/paramedic will be certified to any appointing authority unless he/she has State of Ohio Department of Public Safety Certification as a Paramedic and Firefighter Level I and II. 

Click here for information on the Entry Level Firefighter/Paramedic Exam Candidate Requirements.

  • PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

    Police candidates must present a current Police Physical Agility Test Certification from Tri-C

    Firefighter/Paramedic candidates must present a current Physical Agility Test Certification from Tri-C Fire Academy with a validated passing time of 4 minutes and 30 seconds, or less.

    All prospective appointees must pass a comprehensive medical examination prior to a permanent appointment. Failure to submit to any of the above tests will be grounds for immediate disqualification.

    For additional information please contact Parma Heights City Hall, 440-884-9600 ext 5668.

    The City of Parma Heights is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  


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