The Municipal Civil Service Commission of the City of Mount Vernon is accepting applications for a Firefighter/Paramedic test scheduled 10/11/23 at 6:30pm at the KCCC Café. (This is to create a hiring list for current & expected open positions in the near future.)

Please go to: and click on “civil service” (under departments) for complete job/exam posting information and job description/application.

Completed applications (with $25 fee & any materials requested/required in the posting—including a DD-214 showing an honorable discharge for veterans =20% bonus) FF 240; EMT; and Paramedic certification(s) also receive bonus percentages and can be sent or brought into: Rm. 203, 40 Public Square, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

Deadline is 9/29 at Noon. No exceptions.

Pay range (training): $21.26 per hr. ($21.97 in 2024.); (6 months): $22.06 ($22.75 in 2024); (1 yr.) $22.97;($23.68 in 2024) (48-hour week) Great benefits package.

Please e-mail: with any questions.