Employment Opportunities

The City of Monroe is a thriving community with a population of approximately 13,500 located between Dayton and Cincinnati along I-75.  Monroe has a land area of approximately 17 square miles and continues to experience well-rounded growth in retail, residential, and industrial enterprises.

The City of Monroe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications to whom conditional offers of employment are made shall be required to undergo drug testing.

Employment Application


The City of Monroe is accepting applications for the fulltime position of Firefighter/Paramedic/EMT.  Applications may be obtained Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the City Building located at 233 South Main Street, Monroe, Ohio or from the link above. 

Completed application, including a copy of Driver' License, must be returned no later than Friday, August 17, 2018, at 5 p.m. EST.  All applications must be accompanied by a nonreturnable $10.00 testing fee.  Checks are to be made payable to the "City of Monroe." 

Applicants must be 18 years of age on or before the date of the written examination and no person may apply for or receive an orginal appointment if that person has attained the age of 35.  All applicant must have a valid Ohio driver's license, possess a high school diploma or equivalency (GED), 240 or equivalent Professional Firefighter Certification, and current Ohio EMT or Paramedic Certification.  Documentation must be submitted with the application.

A written examination will be held at the Monroe Elementary School cafeteria located at 220 Yankee Road, Monroe, Ohio, on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at 9 a.m.  Park and enter on the back side of the buildng near the football field and enter through the F-6 doors.  Testing will begin promptly at 9 a.m. and photo identification will be required prior to entry for the written exam.  Late arrivals or candidates without valid identification will not be admitted.

Applicants upon passing (minimum 70%) the written test will receive:  Military credit of 10% with DD214 showing an honorable discharge.  Training credit of 10% for valid Ohio Paramedic Certification.  Training credit of 5% for Ohio EMTI Certification. Copied of extra credit certification MUST be submitted with application in order to receive credit.

If you have any questions, contact Deana L. England at 513-539-7374 extension 1006 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..