The Maple Heights Fire Department is accepting applications for Lateral Transfer Firefighters. Candidates for Lateral Transfer Selection as a Firefighter must possess an active Ohio Firefighter I & II Certification, an active Ohio Paramedic License, have worked as a Firefighter and/or Paramedic within the past two (2) years, and have at least one (1) year full time experience or 2080 hours of part time work as a Firefighter and/or Paramedic.
Applications can be downloaded by clicking this link. Once completed and notarized, please submit to the Maple Heights Law Department, 5353 Lee Road, Maple Heights, Ohio, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Include a cover letter, resume, and copies of certifications with the application. Applications will be retained for six (6) months. If you have any questions, call the Maple Heights Fire Department at 216-662-6035.
About our Department
The Maple Heights Fire Department provides 24/7 fire protection and emergency medical service to the City. The Maple Heights Fire Department is currently staffed with 34 full time sworn members. Each member of the department is a certified Firefighter and Paramedic. The Fire Department operates out of two fire stations. Fire Station #1 is located at 5520 Warrensville Center Road and Fire Station #2 is located at 5720 Dunham Road. Each station operates a fire engine and a rescue squad. The two rescue squads in the city are staffed by trained firefighter/paramedics. Fire Department personnel are also part of the Chagrin Southeast Regional Hazardous Materials Team and Confined Space Rescue Team, serving eastern Cuyahoga County. The Fire Department responds to over 6,000 incidents each year.
Fire Prevention Bureau
The Maple Heights Fire Prevention Bureau is located at Fire Station 1 and is responsible for fire prevention education and inspection of commercial buildings in the City. The Fire Prevention Bureau can be contacted at 216-662-6035.
Residential Lock Boxes are available free to qualifying residents. These secure boxes allow entry into your home by the Fire Department if you are unable to open the door. For more information contact the Fire Prevention Bureau at 216-662-6035.