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Legislative Advocate Job Summary: The Ohio Municipal League is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Legislative Advocate for the statewide association, representing the interests of over 750 Ohio cities and villages. The position available is an entry-level opportunity for candidates who possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in political science, communications or other related fields; has at least three (3) years of experience working with legislators and the Ohio General Assembly; has a strong working knowledge of how local governments operate and are funded including taxation issues; possess strong writing skills; and is comfortable communicating detailed information to local and state elected officials.

Essential duties include, but are not limited to:

  • lobbying state legislators on issues important to municipal officials;
  • staffing legislative committee hearings;
  • speaking to state and local groups through presentations;
  • organizing member activities;
  • responding to member requests and issues;
  • updating and monitoring legislative activity;
  • working with the league’s cooperating associations;
  • developing and complimenting advocacy strategies and techniques;
  • responsibilities assigned by the Executive Director

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: Zoe Wade, Office Manager, Ohio Municipal League, 175 S. Third Street, #510, Columbus, Ohio 43215 or via email at Submissions should be received by June 10th.


Water Plant Operator The City of Piqua is accepting applications for the position of Water Plant Operator. Primary duties include controlling the processes of and operating the Water Treatment Plant facility to meet EPA and other relevant standards. The operator ensures that the water is safe and of highest quality for the citizens of the City of Piqua. Other duties include but not limited to, inspecting and servicing equipment, monitoring chemical feeders, operating and washing filters, taking samples and performing chemical tests. Candidates must obtain and maintain Ohio EPA certification within two years of employment. Shift Open : Wed – Sun 3PM -11PM; and Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday 11PM-7AM. Starting pay is $19.32 per hour. Application deadline is June 17, 2016. Apply at: City of Piqua, Human Resources Dept., 201 W. Water Street, Piqua Ohio 45356. Visit our website at to download an application. EOE

Village Fiscal Officer Probationary Rate: $14.00/Hour (1 Year) **Consideration for Lateral Compensation Will Be Given for Prior Municipal Experience Scheduled Hours: 24-28 hours a week Job Responsibilities: Keeps the financial records of the village, attends meetings of the legislative authority. Performs the duties of the Clerk of Council and receives and deposits funds. Develop operating and Capital Budgets. Additional duties as assigned by the Mayor consistent with the nature of the office. Any and all duties and functions as provided by the laws of the State of Ohio with respect to the positions of clerk and treasurer or fiscal officer, as well as any and all ordinances or resolutions lawfully enacted by the Council for the Village of Maineville. Please Visit Www.Mainevilleoh.Com For Detailed Job Description, Desired Education And Skills And To Obtain An Application. Questions Should Be Directed To Email Employment@Mainevilleoh.Com Or The Village Of Maineville At 513-583-8202. Applications Must Be Received By 4:30 Pm, May 31, 2016

Part-time Patrolman The Village of Swanton, Ohio is seeking qualified individuals for part-time patrolman. Complete job description, including qualifications, and application may be obtained online at Please send an application and resume with cover letter to Mrs. Rosanna Hoelzle, Swanton Village Administrator, 219 Chestnut Street, Swanton, Ohio 43558 by Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. EEO.

Village Administrator The Village of Mantua is seeking a Village Administrator. Position requires: supervisory experience, municipal maintenance background or equivalent, a minimum class B CDL, heavy equipment operation, OSHA compliance, proficient in computer skills, calculating a budget and tracking appropriations, as well as other duties consistent with Ohio Revised Code 735.273. Applicant must be able to obtain Water and WWTP licensing if necessary. This position may be full or part-time by agreement between employer and successful applicant; however, position requires on-call responsibilities. Salary commensurate with experience. Direct resume and cover letter to Mayor Linda Clark, Village of Mantua, P.O. Box 775, Mantua, Ohio 44255 or emailed to Exp. (6/23)

Engineering Dept Administrative Assistant The City of Groveport is seeking resumes for a full time Administrative Assistant to our City Engineer.  This position performs secretarial/clerical duties; composes routine correspondence for signature, arranges appointment and schedules, attends meetings and transcribes minutes, provides general information and construction notices to the public, record-plan inventory and engineering standards for the City, complies and/or edits proposal contract documents and specifications for City Capital Projects and prepares bid-advertisement notices under direction of the City Engineer.  Qualifications: Completion of secondary education or equivalent; course work in secretarial procedures and skills, personal computers (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, ESRI (ArcGIS), 3 years experience as an Administrative Assistant or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge. Salary is $14.03 - $18.29 per hour.  Applications are available online at, and at the Groveport Municipal Building, 655 Blacklick St., Groveport, OH 43125.  Submit application by 5:00 p.m. on June 10, 2016.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Village Administrator. The Village of Albany, Ohio, population 880 is seeking resumes for the position of Full Time Village Administrator. This position functions as a working supervisor/administrator. The person appointed will report to the Mayor and serves at the pleasure of Village Council. They will provide general administrative direction; supervise personnel; advise employees on proper procedures; and direct the operation for all utility, street, park, and zoning activities.  Knowledge of economic development and grant writing is a plus.  . Successful candidate should have experience in the operation of a backhoe, dump truck, mowing equipment, and snow removal. The candidate should have a high school diploma or GED, management experience, and some experience with municipal government and/or public utility operations. A valid driver’s license required and a commercial driver’s license is a plus.  The Village Administrator needs to possess and Ohio EPA Class 1 Water and/or Wastewater Operator’s license or must obtain one within the first twelve months of employment.  . Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please submit resume and cover letter to Mayor, Village of Albany, 5153 Alton Street, Albany OH 45710. Interested individuals are asked to submit by 4 p.m. on June 30, 2016. The Village of Albany is an Equal Opportunity Employer. A full description of duties can be found on the village website located at If you have any other questions feel free to contact me at 740-698-6127. Thanks you, Diana Warner Fiscal Officer Village of Albany Exp. (6/20)

Fire/EMS Chief The City of Eaton, Ohio, (population 8,407 and the county seat of Preble County) located in a pleasant rural setting is seeking an enthusiastic Fire/EMS Chief to fill an upcoming vacancy due to retirement of the current Chief. Completion of secondary education, or equivalent, supplemented by coursework in building fire inspections and post-fire investigation; extensive firefighting, rescue, emergency medical, and hazardous materials experience and progressively responsible supervisory experience including experience at the Shift Commander level, including fire safety inspections, post-fire investigation, and eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid Ohio driver's license; valid Ohio Firefighter II, Paramedic and Fire Safety Inspector I certifications. Knowledge and Abilities: Modern budgeting and planning practices; fiscal responsibility; Incident reporting technologies, common software applications; code enforcement procedures; geographic layout of jurisdiction (municipality); development and implementation of department policies, standards and procedures; municipal water distribution systems and components; public and employee relations; employee training and development; supervisory principles and practices; management techniques. Must demonstrate good communication skills with City officials and the community. The Chief must recognize the efforts and successes of the current fire and EMS department members and operations and build for future demands. The Chief must be a team player (Senior Staff and City Administration) and promote team building (Fire/EMS division employees). A professional ready to lead the Fire/EMS Division, is appreciative of other city service departments and adheres to fiscal responsibilities. The Chief will be a “working” Chief and be active and visible in the community. The salary range is $55,775.90 to $72,774.89 and is commensurate with experience. An excellent fringe benefit package is offered. Letter of interest and resume will be received until 3:00 p.m., June 20, 2016. Send resumes to: City Manager City of Eaton P.O. Box 27 Eaton, Ohio 45320

Part Time Fiscal Officer needed for the Village of Arcadia.  The Village of Arcadia is accepting resumes and a letter of interest for a part time Fiscal Officer.  Hours can be flexible.  The successful candidate will have experience in general accounting practices, accounts payable and receivables, bank reconciliations, payroll and withholdings, and meeting all financial and budgetary compliance and reporting for a government entity.  Uniform Accounting Network experience preferred.  Salary will be commensurate with experience.  This is an appointed position not requiring residency.  Please send youe resume to: Mayor Matthew Tesnow at PO Box 235, Arcadia, Ohio, 44804 or apply on line to: Exp. (6/11)

Economic Development Director The City of Washington Court House is currently recruiting for the position of Economic Development Director. Under the direction of the City Manager and City Council, the position plans, organizes and implements economic development functions designed to encourage business retention, expansion and attraction. Further, the Economic Development Director will perform various administrative, professional and technical tasks related to economic development issues. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated person to make a difference in the life of an active community. This position offers the right candidate a chance to work with the community to achieve a local economy that grows in diversity and strength. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career opportunity, this is the right position for you. Located half-way between Cincinnati and Columbus and a short half-hour drive to Dayton, Washington Court House offers easy access to the big city, while providing residents the relaxes lifestyle of a small community. Quiet neighborhoods in town are surrounded by open farm fields and pastures. Community institutions like Washington City School, Carnegie Public Library, the Fayette County YMCA, the Fayette County Museum, civic organizations and churches play a strong role in local community life. A population of slightly more than 14,000 ensures a community with a small feel, but with the ability to support dynamic commercial and industrial sectors. Quality housing stock is supplemented with available residential building lots. Developed open commercial ground exists along with lease opportunities. An industrial park with shovel ready sites compliments a diverse group of existing light manufacturing and distribution employers. A competitive salary offered based on experience and qualifications, quality benefits package accompanies the competitive salary. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a resume outlining their professional qualifications. The position is open until filled. The first review of applicants will occur in early June. The job description for the position may be reviewed at Questions regarding the position should be e-mailed to or the City of Washington Court House, 105 North Main Street, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160. Exp. (6/10)

Assistant Director of Finance/Tax Commissioner The City of Montgomery is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director of Finance/Tax Commissioner. This position reports to the Director of Finance and responsibilities include assisting with administration of day-to-day operations of the Finance Department (e.g. preparation of financial statements; reconciliation of cash and investments; operating and capital budget preparation) and day-to-day operations of the Earnings Tax Division, including supervision of staff and attendance at Mayor’s Court for delinquent tax cases. The successful candidate must possess initiative, strong leadership, management and interpersonal skills, solid written and oral communications skills, and the ability to work well with the public and other staff. Experience in municipal finance administration, including budget preparation, and municipal tax collection operations preferred. Must possess a minimum of five years progressively responsible related experience and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Public Administration or related field. (Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Public Administration or a Certification in Public Accounting (CPA) may be substituted for one year of the required experience.) Salary range: $63,024 – $82,513. Job description and application form available online at . Send resume, application, and cover letter to: HR Manager, City of Montgomery, 10101 Montgomery Road, Montgomery OH 45242 by 5:00PM June 3, 2016. EOE/ADAAA

Utilities Maintenance Mechanic II City of Sidney Hrly rate: $20.25-26.04 The Sanitary Sewer & Storm Sewer is a division within the Utilities Department of the Public Works Group. This division is tasked with, but not limited to the maintenance, operation and repair of the sanitary & storm sewer systems, rehabilitation of the sanitary and storm sewer infrastructure, monitoring the work of contractors; performing operations and maintenance of the sanitary sewer infrastructure. High School Diploma or GED equivalent with proof of accomplishment; Three years’ experience in industrial electrical & machinery maintenance, preferable with an emphasis on pumps, three phase electrical and programmable controls; Must be able to read, interpret and work from electrical schematics, mechanical specifications and prints; Proven mechanical, electrical, and carpentry skills; locating and diagnosing mechanical/electrical malfunctions, mechanical/electrical repairs; the proper operation and maintenance of equipment used in a municipal sewage collection system, including pumps and motors; confined space entry, lock-out/tag-out and hazardous materials handling as related to specific work environments; procedures of sampling and sample testing; Skill in performing mechanical maintenance and repair to equipment; Skill in performing basic mathematical computation such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; Skill in reading and writing English sufficient to read and write logs and records; skill in observation and interpretation of changes in process control to sufficiently determine necessary adjustments; and Basic level skill in computer use and Windows; valid Commercial Driver's License, Class B; OEPA Class I Collections License within18 months of hire; Residency per City of Sidney policy during employment; Good driving record. Communicate with the public and contractors; Please go to our website at, Departments, Employment Opportunities to complete the job application at the bottom of the posting in order to apply or pick up an application from Lynn Shuster, Receptionist, City Hall 201 W. Poplar St. Sidney, OH 45365 or email her at by 5pm on Friday, June 3, 2016.

Water Plant Operator Class III City of Sidney Hourly Pay (with Class III License): $22.95 to $29.21 Water Plant Operator III is responsible for the operations associated with the City’s Water Treatment Bacteria Lab. This includes the constant application of principles and practices associated with Ohio EPA Microbiological Laboratory certification. This position will also assist with repair/maintenance duties and perform some relief operations when shift operators are using accrued leave. As a public employee this position is responsible for the providing reliable delivery of utility services. This position requires consistent and prompt response to emergency repairs or the collection and analysis of samples that occur outside of normal work days and shifts. The Water Treatment Plant Operator III is responsible for the collection and analysis of approximately 3,000 water samples per year. These samples are collected from, but not limited to source water intakes, locations within the treatment process and also within the water distribution system. This position requires two (2) years of experience in laboratory work involving chemical and biological testing and analyses. At least one (1) year of MMO-Mug experience is preferred. A two (2) year degree in chemistry, biology or other water related fields is preferred. An Ohio Class III Water Supply License is preferred, but the ability to obtain a valid Ohio Class III, Water Supply certificate within twenty-four months after appointment will be considered. This position requires the incumbent’s ability to obtain a “Valid” Wet Chemistry (Operational) and Microbiological Laboratory Certification by the Ohio EPA within twelve (12) months of appointment. A valid Driver’s License and a good driving record are required. Both must be maintained throughout employment. Must be a resident of Shelby County or adjacent county or become a resident within one year from the date of hire. Maintain residency in Shelby County or adjacent county while employed with the City of Sidney is required. To apply: Submit an application and resume to the Receptionist in the Municipal Building on or before 5:00 pm, Tuesday, May 31, 2016. To review the application, job description and benefit summary sheet, please visit the City’s website at

Village Administrator The Village of Edgerton, Ohio, population 2000, is seeking resumes for the position of Village Administrator. The person appointed will report to the Mayor and will provide general administrative direction; supervise personnel; advise employees on proper procedures; direct the operation for all utility, street, park, zoning activities; and perform economic development and grant writing activities. A complete job description is available by contacting the Village of Edgerton, Fiscal Officer, at The candidate should have a high school diploma or (GED), college level course work in public or business administration; with a bachelor’s degree preferred, management experience, and some experience with municipal government and/or public utility operations. A valid driver’s license required. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please submit resume and cover letter to Mayor, Village of Edgerton, P O Box 609, 324 N Michigan Ave, Edgerton OH 43517. Interested individuals are asked to submit by 4 p.m. on May 31, 2016. The Village of Edgerton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Michigan City Manager Nicknamed “The City of Friendly People,” Muskegon Heights is located in southwestern Muskegon County, just 4 miles from the eastern shore of Lake Michigan and less than 40 miles from Grand Rapids. The City covers approximately 3.8 square miles and has a population of 10,861. Muskegon Heights operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The Mayor recommends, and City Council appoints, the City Manager, City Clerk, and Police Chief. The City Manager oversees 74 employees and a $13.7 million annual budget. Bachelor’s degree and 5 or more years of progressively responsible experience in local government, including 3 years of management experience, required. Master’s degree and experience as a city manager or assistant city manager preferred. The starting salary range is depending on experience and qualifications. An excellent benefits package is provided. View position profile and apply online: For more information: Ron Holifield, CEO Strategic Government Resources Ron@GovernmentResource.comExp. (6/6)

Administrator The Board of Madison Township Trustees in Lake County, Ohio, a community of over 15,500 residents is seeking resumes for the position of Township Administrator. The Township Administrator serves at the pleasure of the Board of Trustees. As the administrative head of the township, the Administrator works under the guidance and direction of the Board of Trustees. The Administrator implements the policies of the Board and supervises the various departments of the township. The Administrator’s responsibilities include the implementation of township policies, resolutions, and special projects. The Administrator oversees human resource functions, interaction with benefits providers, and other intergovernmental agencies and offices. Additionally, the Administrator works closely with the Board of Trustees, the Fiscal Office, and all department heads to assure Township government is responsive to the public and functioning efficiently and effectively. Good writing skills and verbal communication are essential. Experience in economic development, highway construction and employee benefits is a plus. At least five (5) years of governmental management experience is preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Resumes must be received by June 10, 2016, and mailed to the attention of: Kenneth R. Gauntner Jr. - Trustee, Madison Township Center, 2065 Hubbard Road, Madison, OH 44057. An Equal Opportunity Employer – M.F.V.H. Exp. (6/2)

Zoning Inspector The Board of Madison Township Trustees in Lake County seeks a full-time Zoning Inspector. Knowledge and experience in urban planning, township zoning, computers, GIS and public speaking/presentation skills a plus! Must have a valid Ohio Drivers License and be bondable. Please forward resume and wage requirements to the attention of: Kenneth R. Gauntner Jr., Trustee; Madison Township Center, 2065 Hubbard Road, Madison, OH 44057 no later than June 10, 2016. An Equal Opportunity Employer - M.F.V.H. Exp. (6/2)