Employment Opportunities

APPLICATION PROCESS

The City of Bowling Green is an equal opportunity employer. The City only accepts applications when a specific vacancy is to be filled or when a Civil Service examination has been scheduled. Application materials must be submitted in accordance with the methods established below for the specific job vacancy or Civil Service examination. For information about the Civil Service Commission and its meetings, click here. In order to be considered for a position, an individual must complete the appropriate application form, which is available below with the job postings. The application must be completed and returned to the Personnel Department by the deadline established in the advertisement. Résumés alone are not acceptable; however, a résumé may be returned with a completed application. You may also obtain an application packet by visiting the Personnel Department during regular business hours, which are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. It is acceptable to return a completed application via email to bgpersonnel@bgohio.org, by fax to (419) 352-1262, by mail, or by hand-delivery. Contact the Personnel Department at 419-354-6200, if additional assistance is required.

In accordance with the public records laws of Ohio, applicant identities and application materials cannot be considered confidential.

FULL-TIME AND NON-TEMPORARY PART-TIME POSITIONS

 

We are currently not accepting applications for any full-time or non-temporary part-time positions.

TEMPORARY, PART-TIME AND/OR SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

Summer Recreation Staff-Day Camps

The City of Bowling Green Parks & Recreation Department is seeking Programmers to conduct day camps, nature camps, and Safety Town for children aged 3 ½ to 12 years of age. Pay is $8.15 – $9.25 per hour depending on position. These are part-time, temporary positions without fringe benefits. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends through August with no vacations or long weekends. Employment will be through a temporary agency. Individuals hired will not be City of Bowling Green employees.

Interested persons must complete the temp agency application that is available online by clicking here. It is also available in the City’s Personnel Department. Applications must be completed and returned to the Personnel Department, City of Bowling Green, 304 N Church St, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Telephone: (419)354-6200; e-mail: BGPersonnel@bgohio.org Office hours: M – F 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. AA/EEO

 

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Part-Time Seasonal Park Laborer-Maintenance

Bowling Green Parks & Recreation

The City of Bowling Green’s Parks & Recreation Department is seeking qualified, dependable individuals for its summer part-time seasonal maintenance staff. Pay range $8.15 – $11.25 per hour, no fringe benefits.   Must be able to work flexible schedule up to 40 hours per week for the full term of the temporary employment including evening and weekends. Must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver’s license. Experience with building custodial, grounds, aquatic facility, small tractor and/or softball field maintenance beneficial. Employment will be through a temporary agency. Individuals hired will not be City of Bowling Green employees.

Interested persons must complete the temp agency application that is available by clicking here. It is also available in the City’s Personnel Department. Résumés may be included, but will not substitute for a completed application. Applications must be completed and returned to the Personnel Department, City of Bowling Green, 304 N Church St, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Telephone: (419) 354-6200; e-mail: BGPersonnel@bgohio.org Office hours: M – F 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. AA/EEO

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Programmers for Fitness and Kiwanis Kid’s Club

Rate of Pay : $8.15 per hour

The Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Dept is seeking motivated outgoing individuals to be a part of the Community Center Fitness and Kiwanis Kids Club team as Programmers working as Fitness Desk Representatives, Kiwanis Kids Club Staff and Special Programmers working as Certified Personal Trainers! The responsibilities of these positions include greeting patrons, assisting patrons with exercise, caring for children, cleaning fitness equipment, ensuring rules are being followed, and providing first class customer service. These positions are part-time temporary positions staffed through a temporary agency with no fringe benefits. Individuals hired are not city employees. Applications are available by clicking here or by visiting the City’s Personnel Department. Completed applications must be submitted to the City’s Personnel Dept, 304 N Church St, Bowling Green, OH 43402. Résumés alone are unacceptable. Please note that while the application may be completed online, it must be printed for your signature. You may return the application in person or by US Mail to the address above, by email to BGPersonnel@bgohio.org, or by fax to (419) 352-1262. Please call the Personnel Department at (419)354-6200 if you need additional information. Office hours: M – F 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. AA/EEO

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INFORMATION REGARDING HIRING ENTRY-LEVEL POLICE OFFICER & FIREFIGHTER/EMT/EMT-I/PARAMEDIC

The City is not accepting applications for Police Officer at this time.  Please see job posting above for Firefighter/Paramedic testing.

  • Police Officer –  Age Requirement for Police Officer  shall be in accordance with Section 124.41 of the Ohio Revised Code. Credit for Military Service shall be in accordance with Section 124.23 of the Ohio Revised Code.
  • Firefighter/EMT/EMT-I/Paramedic –  Age Requirement for Firefighter/EMT/EMT-I/Paramedic shall be in accordance with Section 124.42 of the Ohio Revised Code.   Credit for Military Service shall be in accordance with Section 124.23 of the Ohio Revised Code.

Video of Firefighter Agility Test: This video link shows Firefighters undertaking the various portions of the physical agility test. Click here for a written description of the physical agility test.

MILITARY/VETERAN’S CREDIT

Military/Veteran’s Credit – Click here for the link to Section 124.23(C) of the Ohio Revised Code, which defines the awarding of military/veteran’s credit.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION