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: 

Recreation Programmer
Seasonal Laborers I and II
Parks Summer Intern



The City of Green is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic professional to plan and supervise a variety of recreation programs and activities.

The City of Green Civil Service Commission will conduct an examination for this full-time position Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.  Application deadline is 4:00 p.m., Monday, March 16, 2015.

COMPENSATION:  $17.12 per hour


Under administrative direction of the Parks & Recreation Superintendent, plan and supervise a variety of recreation programs and activities; youth and adult sports programming; and special event planning and implementation.  Perform other duties as required.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four (4) year college in recreation, education or related field.  One (1) year leadership experience in organized recreation programs.

A combination of relevant education, training and work experience may be considered in lieu of the bachelor’s degree.  (In general, 1 ½ years of experience will be considered equivalent to each year of college education.)

Must possess an Ohio driver’s 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.)

  • Plan, organize, evaluate, and supervise recreation programs, youth and adult wellness programs, senior adult programs, educational, cultural arts programs, programs for individuals with disabilities, and community/special events; manage and direct special event operations; direct and guide staff; track participation; account for program costs and revenue.
  • Lead and train recreation staff and volunteers as needed.  Plan, assign and direct work; establish and meet deadlines.
  • Work with other departments/divisions to coordinate programming.
  • Respond to requests for service, complaints and general recreation questions timely.
  • Assist with short term planning and needs assessment for program improvements; recommend changes as appropriate.
  •  Be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

  • Schedule use of athletic fields, structures, and buildings.

  • Ensure programs/events are advertised properly including preparing notices, ads, brochures and announcements.

  • Maintain records and prepare programming reports.

  • Assist in budget formulation; monitor expenditures; purchase necessary supplies and materials.

  • Ensure all policies, rules and regulations are followed.

  • Purchase materials and supplies for recreation programs, special events, and activities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES necessary to perform duties (* indicates developed after employment).

Knowledge of:  Methods involved in organizing, conducting, promoting and supervising programs or events; mathematics and accounting relating to creating and maintaining a program budget; industry standards regarding inclusive practices; city and division policies and processes*; city organization and procedures*.

Skill in:  Planning, organizing, assigning, directing, and guiding staff, volunteers and vendors; leading small and large groups; use of modern office equipment; operation of Microsoft operating system, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, Outlook), and job related software*.

Ability to:  Write and communicate effectively; understand and follow instructions and directives, prepare and maintain accurate documentation; work independently and work a flexible work schedule including holidays and weekends.  Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, city officials, program/event participants, vendors and public.  Exercise independent judgment as it relates to recreation programs and activities.


Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, speak and hear; climb stairs; push, pull and/or lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.  In accordance with the U.S. Department of Labor physical demands strength ratings this is considered light work.

Information submitted will be reviewed by the Commission to determine eligibility.  Those failing to meet minimum qualifications or who do not submit required documents and filing fee when applying will be disqualified and notified in writing.  Qualified candidates will be notified of examination location after the application review.  For a complete job description and application visit  Return information to 1755 Town Park Boulevard, PO Box 278, Green, OH  44232-0278 Attention Civil Service Commission.






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. $12.00-$15.00/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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