Careers

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:

Deputy Director of Public Service
Secretary, Zoning Division
Part-Time Receptionist
Seasonal Winter Jobs

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SERVICE
Recruitment Profile

Pay Range:  $64,584-$90,418

The City of Green is seeking a highly motivated professional for the position of Deputy Director of Public Service. Green has a growing commercial and residential development base and is known for its quality of life, first-class municipal services, with a key focus on sound fiscal management.  The successful candidate will provide leadership, direction, and guidance to a high performing staff of Public Service professionals engaged in all functional areas of Public Service management including Highway, Stormwater, and Parks. Application deadline is 4:00 P.M., Friday, December 5, 2014.

Job responsibilities: Under general administrative direction of the Director of Public Service, assist with and administerexecutive and administrative functions within the Public Service Department, with specific responsibility for leadership and guidance of staff in Highway, Stormwater and Parks & Recreation Divisions.  Develop program concepts, implement programs, standards, policies and procedures; measure performance. Considerable coordination with other departments and divisions is required. Manage the activity of division personnel; assist with the development and implementation of policies and procedures; receive and respond to complaints and inquires; and public services projects and programs.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in public administration, public policy and management, civil engineering, or other related field with a minimum of five (5) years of extensive management-level experience in a public works position preferably in a local government environment.  Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Must possess the combination of a team-oriented, participatory leadership/management style; a comprehensive understanding of the public policy aspects of local government; and exceptional communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.

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

  • Plan, organize, prioritize, and direct the activities and operations of the division for effective, high quality,  cost efficient service delivery (functional areas of responsibility include: street maintenance; storm water maintenance; recycling facility; safety; support to special events including logistics/materials management).  
  • Ensure compliance with state, federal, and local laws, policies, and procedures; city ordinances, city charter, and administrative orders. 
  • Evaluate public service needs and formulates short and long range plans to meet needs in all areas of responsibility, such as transportation, streets, traffic lights, park maintenance, vehicle maintenance and building maintenance.
  • Perform other related duties as directed or assigned by the Director of Public Service and determined to be necessary in order to promote, further, or ensure the effective operation of the department. 
  • Manage the procurement of goods and inventory for program activities. 
  • Ensure safe conditions for employees and the public.  Emphasize employee safety through training, discipline, organized and clean work areas, and the development, implementation and administration of safety policies.  Ensure the proper documentation of safety practices in accordance with administrative orders, standard operating guidelines, and state and federal laws. 
  • Formulate and write plans, policies, procedures, objectives, necessary to achieve effective operations, quality of service delivery and accountability transparency.
  • Develop and implement public information regarding divisional programs in cooperation with and within guidelines established by the City.
  • Participate in various public meetings, provide liaison to boards, commissions, committees, and task forces; deliver presentations and speeches at meetings and other community events.
  • Oversee the preparation of bidding, competency of contractors and vendors, and the selection criteria for public contracts.
  • Monitor and inspect work including construction, repair and replacement of various City infrastructure to ensure compliance with Department policies and procedures, established construction standards, safety regulations and other relevant performance standards. 
  • Analyze data and formulate recommendations for improvements and equipment.
  • Prioritize and address multiple tasks in a dynamic environment.
  • Attend City Council and Council Committee meetings on behalf of the Director of Public Service, prepare and make presentations at the meetings when necessary.
  • Assist in the development of department/division budgets.
  • Monitor expenditures to ensure expenses remain within appropriation.
  • Develop, present and coordinate department/divisional training; establishe and maintain records of all required training.
  • Assume an active role in the supervision of one or more divisions within the Department of Public Service, providing assistance to supervisory staff as needed.
  • Network via professional associations related to functional areas of responsibility as well as with other division directors/administrators responsible for similar functions in other jurisdictions.
  • Maintain harmony among employees and resolve grievances.
  • Assist Director in interviewing candidates and make hiring recommendations.
  • Assist Director in developing, reviewing and preparing collective bargaining negotiations.
  • Maintain current awareness of public service issues, trends and practices.

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

Knowledge of: Department policies and procedures;* public administration principles and practices; construction methods and materials; inspection and safety evaluation techniques; requirements for sewer system construction; road construction and repair methods and materials; traffic control principles and practices; budgetary practices; personnel management and supervisory practices; local, state and federal laws including all relevant safety regulations related to service and parks operations including OSHA.

Skill in: Organizing, prioritizing and coordinating multiple tasks without direct supervision; maintaining accurate records; communicating effectively in written and oral form; using tact when dealing with others; interpreting plans and specifications; reading blueprints/construction plans.

Ability to: Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, co-workers, employees, other City departments and public officials, representatives of community, and representatives of various public and private entities to create a positive public image of the Service department; to provide effective supervision; resolve grievances or conflicts;* conduct or direct investigations of public inquiries and complaints; resolve complaints and conflicts as needed; identify and define training needs of subordinate personnel; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, government officials, civic organizations, community agencies, and the general public; plan, direct, supervise, and evaluate programs; assess overall division effectiveness in carrying out its missions and recommend improvements.

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

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

APPLICATIONS AND RESUMES:  Return application and resume to Human Resources at 1755 Town Park Boulevard, PO Box 278, Green, OH  44232-0278 no later than 4:00 P.M., Friday, December 5, 2014.

EOE

 SECRETARY

 Hourly Rate:  $15.30

 The City of Green is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic administrative professional to work in the Zoning Division.

The City of Green Civil Service Commission will conduct an examination for this full-time position Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.  Application deadline is 4:00 p.m., Friday, December 12, 2014.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  Under general supervision, performs various secretarial and clerical tasks in order to assist with the efficient operation of assigned department or division.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Completion of secondary education (high school or GED), supplemented by general business and secretarial science courses, plus two (2) years secretarial experience.  The City will also consider applicants who possess an equivalent combination of training and/ or experience.

Any combination of training and work experience indicating possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities listed may be considered.

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

  • Perform a variety of secretarial and clerical tasks in order to assist with the efficient operation of the Division: Schedule meetings or other appointments; greet and provide assistance or information to visitors; receive and screen or answer calls. 
  •  Type reports, agendas, meeting minutes, correspondence, memos, forms, advertisements and other documentation; record and transcribe minutes of meetings. 
  •  Set up and maintain record-keeping system; etc.  
  • May perform secretarial and clerical tasks to assist members of a City Commission.  
  • Receive applications and initiate the processing of permits.  
  • Copy documents; prepare informational packets; file and locate documents, etc.  
  • Receive fees, deposits or other forms of payment and issue receipts; balance payments received with receipts issued; prepare money received for bank deposit or delivery to Finance Department; prepare periodic summaries of money received.  
  • Perform other related duties as directed or assigned and determined by a supervisor to be necessary in order to promote, further, or ensure the effective and efficient operation of the Division.  

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

Knowledge ofDivision policies, procedures*; modern business office practices and procedures; basic math principles; business math principles; business English, spelling, and grammar, basic bookkeeping practices. 

Ability to:  Communicate effectively; follow detailed instructions; prepare and maintain accurate documentation; work independently or with others; effectively interact with others; calculate fractions, decimals, and percentages.              

Skill in:  Typing, operation of modern business office equipment, Microsoft operating system (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook).

Physical and strength rating:  In accordance with the U.S. Department of labor physical demands strength ratings, this is considered light work.

COMPENSATION:      $15.30

APPLICATION:  Applications can be obtained from the City of Green Central Administration Building, 1755 Town Park Blvd, Green, Ohio 44232; downloaded at www.cityofgreen.org/job-opportunities; 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., Friday, December 12, 2014.

*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 your 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.

EOE 

PART-TIME RECEPTIONIST

 Hourly Rate:  $15.01

 The City of Green is looking for a self motivated, friendly professional to greet the public and provide administrative support to various city departments as needed.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  Serve as the primary point of contact and customer service representative by receiving visitors to the administration building for the City and Green Local Schools.  Perform receptionist duties to include answering incoming calls, directing calls to the appropriate department, screening visitors, answering general inquiries, assisting various departments on special projects and perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Completion of secondary education (high school or GED), supplemented by general business and secretarial courses.  Must be able to exercise independent judgement and assist the general public with various issues in a professional manner.

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

  • Greet visitors in a professional, friendly, hospitable manner; directing them to their intended destination, or notifies the appropriate person/office a guest has arrived.
  • Accurately, quickly and courteously receive general information calls; transfer calls to appropriate office.
  • Serve as an information resource to general public.
  • Answer calls for city departments/divisions as needed extracting the maximum amount of essential information in a minimum amount of time.
  • Maintains centralized office supplies.
  • Assists the Mayor’s office and other departments with projects as assigned by the Human Resources Manager.
  • Receive intra-city and US mail, sort by department/division and insert in mail slot.
  • Coordinate delivery and pick-up of express mail services, i.e. FedEx, UPS, etc.
  • Accept and sign for delivery of supplies and materials notifying the appropriate department/division of receipt.
  • Participate in job-related training sessions and seminars.
  • Attend required staff meetings.
  • Maintain prompt and regular attendance.
  • Have the capacity to multi-task.
  • Problem solving:  Identifies and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully;develop alternative solutions;work well in group problem solving situations;use reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Customer service:  Manage difficult or emotional situations; respond promptly to the public’s needs; respond to requests for service and assistance; meet commitments.
  • Oral communication:  Speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listen and get clarification.
  • Perform other related duties as directed or assigned and determined by their supervisor to be necessary in order to promote further, or ensure the effective and efficient operation of the City.

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

Knowledge of:  Relevant computer applications; city, department, division policies and procedures;* modern business office practices and procedures; business English, spelling and grammar.

Ability to:  Maintain a high degree of quality communication; understand, carry out and deliver verbal and written instructions; prepare and maintain accurate documentation; work independently or with others; effectively interact with others; work with and maintain confidential information; collect, analyze and interpret data; exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 to 23 of the time) in order to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

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

Skill in:  Typing, confidence in the operation of modern business office equipment, personal computer, multi-line telephone, etc.).

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

COMPENSATION:      $15.01

APPLICATION:  Applications can be obtained from the City of Green Central Administration Building, 1755 Town Park Blvd, Green, Ohio 44232; downloaded at www.cityofgreen.org/job-opportunities. Return completed application to the HR Department, 1755 Town Park Blvd., P.O. Box 278, Green, OH 44232 no later than 4:00 P.M., Friday, December 12, 2014.

EOE 

 

SEASONAL WINTER JOBS

  The City of Green is in need of CDL A or B drivers 

to assist with snow & ice removal. 

  • Limited term employment with various duties and responsibilities.
  • Snow and ice removal
  • Completion of secondary education (High School or GED) and 18 years old.
  • Must possess a valid State of Ohio driver’s license (Class A and/or B CDL) and remain insurable
  • Full-time hours; shifts may vary; possible nights and weekends; possible Overtime
  • Maximum term of employment – up to 180 days

Job Responsibilities: Under direction perform unskilled labor functions in the maintenance of city buildings and parks property:  landscape and tree nursery maintenance; assist with road paving; load and unload material; paint structures and equipment; flag traffic; monitor and maintain the City’s recycle facility; performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:  Completion of secondary (high school or GED) and 18 years old.  Must possess a valid State of Ohio driver’s license and qualify for and remain insurable under the City’s vehicle insurance policy.   

Illustrative Duties:   

  • Assist in snow and ice removal throughout the City.
  • Assist in construction and/or maintenance of sports fields (marking, rolling) in City parks 
  • Perform road and storm water maintenance duties:  moving materials and supplies, berm and road patching and repair, ditching, traffic control (flagging) duties at work sites, etc. 
  • Perform routine inspections and maintenance of division equipment and vehicles:  washing, checking fluid levels, sharpening tools. 
  • Maintain records of hours worked to be completed and submitted to the Finance Department as required and directed.  Maintain additional records as required. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 
  • Maintains records of users name and addresses and materials dropped off at the City’s facility.

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

Knowledge of:  safety, department/division policies and procedures*, traffic laws.  

Ability to:  follow routine instructions, work in adverse weather conditions, effectively interact with others, lift and move heavy objects, operate/utilize simple tools and equipment, operate light motorized equipment, prepare routine work related records; exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. 

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

How to apply:  Interested candidates MUST submit an employment application.  An online, printable version can be found on the city’s website at http://www.cityofgreen.org/job-opportunities or you can pick up an application in the Human Resources Office at the Administrative Building.  

Where to Apply:  The City of Green’s Central Administration Building’s address is 1755 Town Park Blvd, Uniontown, Ohio 44685.  Candidates can drop applications off or mail applications to P.O. Box 278, Green, OH 44232. 

 EOE