Below are the current job opportunities with the City of Green. 

Regardless of the position an employment application must be submitted. The City of Green conducts background checks and drug tests for all new hires.

The City of Green is an equal opportunity employer.

Current Positions: 

Seasonal Laborers I and II
Parks Summer Intern


 Hourly Rate: $13.57

The City of Green is looking for a motivated laborer to contribute to the growth of this progressive, prosperous and promising City.

The Civil Service Commission will conduct an examination for this Full-Time position Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Application deadline is 4:00 p.m., Monday, April 27, 2015. 

Job Responsibilities: Under general supervision, perform unskilled and semi-skilled tasks in order to assist with efficient delivery of City services.

Qualifications: Completion of secondary education (high school or GED). Must be eighteen (18) years of age; possess a State of Ohio Motor vehicle operator license, and remain insurable under the City’s vehicle insurance policy.

Illustrative Duties:  (The duties listed below are intended to depict tasks performed by this classification.)

  • Perform a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled tasks in order to assist with the efficient delivery of City services: e.g., mow grass; cut trees and brush; rake and pick up leaves and litter; plow and shovel snow; shovel and rake dirt, asphalt, and other materials; break up concrete and asphalt; mix and pour cement; paint structures, recreational equipment, and other City property; assist with the landscaping of City property; flag traffic in and around work sites; clean buildings, move furniture; perform general building maintenance such as replacing light bulbs, opening drains, landscaping, washing windows, vacuuming, etc.; operate non CDL rated equipment, etc.  Prepare and maintain athletic fields and sport courts.

  • Provide assistance to skilled workers as necessary.
  • Prepare and submit records of work completed, time spent, materials used, etc.
  • Inspect equipment in order to ensure safe operation. Perform routine maintenance on equipment; check and replenish fluids, lubricate fittings, check tire pressures, wash equipment, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as directed or assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, ad Abilities necessary to perform duties (* indicates developed after employment).

Knowledge of:  Safety practices and procedures; division policies and procedures*; traffic laws.  Basic math principles: addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, fractions and decimals. Proper use of hand and small power tools.

Ability to:  Read and write; follow routine instructions; work under adverse weather conditions; effectively interact with others; travel to and gain access to work site; exert 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time), and/ or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently (from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time), and/ or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly (2/3 or more of the time) in order to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects; operate/ utilize simple tools and equipment; operate light motorized equipment; and prepare routine work related records.

In accordance with the U.S. Department of Labor physical demands strength ratings, this is considered heavy work.

Benefits:   Generous benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, vacation, paid sick leave and a pension fund.


Applications:  Applications can be obtained from the City of Green Central Administration Building, 1755 Town Park Blvd, Green, Ohio 44232; downloaded at; or by calling the Civil Service Commission at (330) 896-4138.  Completed applications, copies of required documents and $10 filing fee are to be returned to the Civil Service Commission, 1755 Town Park Blvd., P.O. Box 278, Green, OH 44232 no later than 4:00 P.M., Monday, April 27, 2015.

*A $10 non-refundable filing fee is required (checks made payable to the City of Green) and MUST accompany the signed application along with a copy of Driver’s License and High School Diploma or GED. 

All information submitted will be reviewed by the Civil Service Commission to determine eligibility to participate in the examination process.  Applicants failing to meet minimum qualifications or supply the required documentation will be disqualified from taking the examination and notified in writing.

Examination:  Qualified candidates will be notified of the examination location by letter after the review of applications.

Bonus Points: Applicants must receive a minimum passing grade of 70% to be eligible for bonus points.  Any applicant who has been a resident of the City of Green for two continuous years immediately prior to the date of the examination shall have two (2) bonus points added to their score.  Applicants may also receive bonus points for completed service with the City of Green, and being honorably discharged from the military service in accordance with Civil Service Rule 5.6.




Do you want to contribute to the growth of a progressive, prosperous and promising city?

The City of Green is looking for seasonal help in its Service Department.

• Limited term employment with various duties and responsibilities

• Maximum term of employment up to 180 days.

• Completion of secondary education (High School or GED) and 18 years old.

• Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

Seasonal Laborer I:

Park maintenance, mowing, trimming, picking up litter, preparing athletic fields, trail maintenance, general landscaping, painting, cleaning, shoveling and raking material, special events, cleaning restrooms and other related duties as assigned. $9.00/hour.

Seasonal Laborer II:

Hauling material; dirt, stone, asphalt; shoveling, raking; picking up roadside litter, tree & brush removal, mowing, flagging traffic, operate equipment and other related duties as assigned. Must possess a valid State of Ohio driver’s license (Class A or B CDL) and remain insurable. $13.00-$16.00/hour based on experience.

You may download an application from the city’s website at and mail to:

City of Green HR Department

1755 Town Park Boulevard

PO Box 278

Green, OH 44232-0278

Or apply in person at:

City of Green HR Department


Position Title: Intern
Department: Service; Division: Parks & Recreation
Employment Status: Seasonal

Job Description: Administrative and operations work in assisting with a variety of recreational activities, programs, and special events in the Parks & Recreation Division. Duties to include:

Park Planning & Development * Marketing & Technology * Budgeting * Project Management * Public Relations * Policy Development * Public Health & Safety * Multi Agency Programs * Parks and Recreation Board Meetings

Parks Maintenance & Operations
Facility / Ground Maintenance * Sport Field Preparation * Material Estimation * Turf Maintenance * Tree & Plant Identification * Pond / Water Management * Public Playground Safety

Program and Event Planning
Budget Development * Program Design and Evaluation * Fee Schedule Development * Participant Evaluation Development & Implementation * Sponsorship Development * Staffing

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Establish and maintain effective working relationships with city officials, fellow employees, and the general public. General knowledge of recreational programs and understands and follows oral and/or written instructions. Ability to work under the direction of the Parks & Recreation Superintendent, Recreation Manager, and Recreation Programmer(s).

Training and Experience: Must be enrolled at an accredited college or university working towards a degree in recreation administration or a related field during their employment with the City of Green.

Special Requirements: Must maintain a valid Ohio Driver’s License. Must have the ability to work flexible hours, weekdays, and weekends as necessary.
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