Employment Opportunities

City of Bowling Green 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, 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 , 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. It is the City’s practice to accept employment applications only when specific job vacancies are available. The application file for a position will be considered active only until such time as the vacancy is filled. You would be required to submit another application should you decide to apply for another City position.


Full-Time and Non-Temporary Part-Time Positions

There are no full-time or non-temporary part-time positions available at this time.



Temporary Part-Time Seasonal Positions

Currently accepting applications for the following part-time seasonal positions:

  1. Pool and Waterpark

2. Seasonal Maintenance

Please see individual postings below for position and application information.

Part Time-Seasonal Positions for Bowling Green City Pool and Water Park

Bowling Green Parks & Recreation

In anticipation of the opening of the City’s Pool and Water Park for the 2021 summer season, the City is commencing the recruiting process.  We will keep candidates notified of any changes or requirements that occur during the coming months with regard to the opening of the aquatics facility. At this time the City is seeking applications for the following positions: a Swim Program Director, Aquatic Assistant Managers, Concession Managers, Concession/Pool Attendants, certified Lifeguards, certified Water Safety Instructors (WSI), and Swim Aides to join the staff.  Pay Range $8.80 – $11.25 per hour, depending on position. These are part-time, temporary positions without fringe benefits, contingent on the opening of the City Pool and Water Park.  Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends from mid-May to mid-September.

Interested persons must complete the application that is available by clicking here. The application is also available in the City’s Personnel Department located at 304 N Church St, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402.  All completed application materials must be returned to the Personnel Department by one of the following methods: via email to , via fax to (419) 352-1262 or via US Mail or hand-delivery to the address above.  Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. You may reach the Personnel Department by phone at (419) 354-6200. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.  AA/EEO


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 $8.80 – $11.50 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. Applicants must complete the temp agency application that is available online at https://careers.job1usa.com/#/jobs/2237. If you have any questions or need additional information, you can reach the Personnel Department at by phone at (419) 354-6200 or by email at .  The temp agency phone number is (419) 315-1999. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.  AA/EEO



Bowling Green Parks & Recreation Department

 $8.80 to $9.80 per hour

The Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department is seeking an individual to join the programming staff and work with youth girls and boys ages 3 ½ through 14. The position will require flexible availability both afternoons and evenings with mainly weekend assignments. The hours for this temporary position will average 6-25 per week.

RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, organizing and teaching/coaching multiple sport and recreational activities, sport camps; and scorekeeping and officiating. Background in basketball, baseball/softball and volleyball is helpful as well as a general knowledge of other youth sports; and a genuine interest in working with youth is needed.

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age with training or practical experience in working with youth, and must have the ability to relate to and motivate young children. Applicants must have a reliable source of transportation.

Employment will be through a temporary agency; individuals hired will not be City of Bowling Green employees. Applications are available by clicking here . This link will take you to the Job1USA Career Portal where you can apply for the City of Bowling Green positions. Resumes must be downloaded.  On your , it is important to specify the position you are applying for. Applications and résumés will be submitted electronically. For more information, please call (419) 354-6200, or email . Applications will be accepted until position is filled. AA/EEO





The City of Bowling Green is not accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic at this time.

The City is not accepting applications for Police Officer at this time.

  • 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 7.01 of the City’s Charter.
  • 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 7.01 of the City’s Charter.



Military/Veteran’s Credit – Credit for military service shall be in accordance with Section 7.01 of the City’s Charter.



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