Human Resources

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HUMAN RESOURCES

Municipal Building
631 Perry Street
Defiance, Ohio 43512

419.782.3199

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Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Application Forms

Current Openings

SEASONAL COMPOST SITE EMPLOYEES:

The City of Defiance is accepting applications for a Seasonal Compost employee in the Streets Division. Under general supervision of the Water Pollution Control Assistant Superintendent will perform semi skilled labor at the Compost site which is located at the Water Pollution Control Plant. This is a seasonal position that will involve assisting customers with unloading of brush and leaves. Must also be able to operate a front-end loader for loading of compost and mulch into vehicles. Must have the ability to perform manual labor for short periods of time under possible adverse weather conditions, and the ability to operate maintenance equipment. The compost site is open March – December, Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from Noon to 6:00 pm and Saturday’s from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. The starting pay for this job is $12.00 an hour. Applicants must be at least age 18 and possess a valid State of Ohio Driver’s license. Applications are available at Defiance City Hall, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512 or the PRINT APPLICATION HERE. Deadline for returning applications to Human Resources is: May 26, 2022. The City of Defiance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR:

The City of Defiance is accepting resumes or applications for the position of Equipment Operator working in the Public Works or Wastewater divisions. Under close supervision operates heavy and light motorized equipment to assist in the construction or maintenance of waterlines, sewer lines, streets or other City property. Performs other related duties as required. Must have the ability to operate a variety of light and heavy equipment including dump truck, graders, bulldozers, street sweeper, backhoe and other heavy equipment. Must be able to perform heavy physical labor for extended periods of time under possible adverse weather conditions.

QUALIFICATIONS to apply for this position are a high school diploma or equivalent, Preferred POSSESSION of a valid State of Ohio CLASS B COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE, and at least ONE-YEAR experience working as an equipment operator. A tanker endorsement is required for positions in the Wastewater division. This position is in the AFSCME Union, and the hourly rate is not negotiable.

Resumes or a City Application along with a list of addresses and phone numbers for three professional references should be sent to: Human Resources, City of Defiance, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512. Applications can be found here: PRINT APPLICATION HERE. The City of Defiance Civil Service Rules, Section 50.11, provides for credit for Military Service. Applicants with Military Service must provide a copy of Form DD-214 at time of application for consideration. Eligibility for this benefit is determined by Ohio Revised Code Section 143.16. Deadline for accepting application or resume is: Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

SEASONAL MAINTENANCE and GROUNDS EMPLOYEES:

The City of Defiance is accepting applications for Seasonal Maintenance & Grounds employees in the Parks, Streets, Cemetery, and Nuisance areas. Under general supervision the seasonal employee will perform semi skilled labor for the purpose of maintaining City grounds, facilities and equipment. These positions will involve a lot of mowing of grounds, trimming, raking, etc. Applicants must have the ability to perform manual labor for extended periods of time under possible adverse weather conditions, and the ability to operate maintenance equipment. This is a seasonal position only, and selected applicants will work no more than 800 hours in the year. These positions can start in late March, April, May, and possibly June, and we are willing to work with school schedules. The starting pay for this position is $12.00 an hour.  Applicants must be at least age 17 and possess a valid State of Ohio Driver’s license. Applications are available at Defiance City Hall, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512 or the www.cityofdefiance.com under the division heading Human Resources/Seasonal application. The City of Defiance is an Equal Opportunity Employer

FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC:
CITY OF DEFIANCE, OHIO
ENTRANCE EXAMINATION ANNOUNCEMENT

The City of Defiance Civil Service Commission is testing to establish an eligibility list for the position of full-time Firefighter/Paramedic—Lateral Transfer Candidates are encouraged to apply. Visit www.cityofdefiance.com/civil-service-commission/ to view requirements of Lateral Transfer Candidates. To review details of the position, apply and schedule a test visit https://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com/publicsafetyjobsThe deadline to apply and complete all portions of testing is May 9, 2022.  The City of Defiance must receive all information by the application deadline.  The final eligibility list will be determined by test scores, successful completion of the Firefighter Mile and Veteran’s Credit, if eligible.  The City of Defiance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER:

The City of Defiance is accepting applications or resumes for the position of Human Resources Manager. Under administrative supervision of the Finance Director and in cooperation with the City Administrator, performs a variety of complex administrative, technical and professional work in managing all aspects of Human Resources for the City, including classification, compensation, benefits, workers comp, recruitment, selection, labor relations, and training. This position also acts as backup to the Finance Clerk for payroll related duties, as needed. Required Qualifications are: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a degree in Human Resources, Public Administration, Business Management or a closely related field. A PHR or SHRM-CP is preferred. At least three (3) years of progressive experience in Human Resources as a generalist or manager. Knowledge of federal, state, and local law and administrative regulations governing Human Resource practices and procedures, including some understanding of state and local civil service rules. A resume or a City application along with a list of addresses and phone numbers for three professional references should be sent to: City of Defiance, Human Resources Department, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512. An application can also be found at www.cityofdefiance.com under Human Resources/forms. The City of Defiance Civil Service Rules, Section 50.11, provides for credit for Military Service. Applicants with Military Service must provide a copy of Form DD-214 for consideration at time of application. Eligibility for this benefit is determined by Ohio Revised Code Section 143.16. The deadline for accepting applications or resumes is Wednesday, April 27 at 4:00 p.m. The City of Defiance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

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