Human Resources

HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE:

Municipal Building
631 Perry Street
Defiance, Ohio 43512

419.782.3199

email

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

Application Forms

Employment Forms

CITY OF DEFIANCE
Seasonal Life Guard

The City of Defiance is accepting applications for the position of Life Guard for the Parks Division.  Under general supervision the Lifeguard will be responsible for observing the activities of swimmers in and around the public pool to assure policies, rules and regulations are followed, and hazards are eliminated or minimized.  Maintain discipline, rescue persons in danger and provide first aid as necessary, and other duties as needed.  This is a seasonal position and the starting pay for this job is $12.00 per hour, and increases yearly for every year returning.  Selected applicants will work from June until August.  Qualifications for this position are age 16, a valid lifeguard, CPR and First Aid Certification, and also possession of a valid State of Ohio Driver’s license.

A City Lifeguard Application should be sent to: Human Resources, City of Defiance, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512. A City lifeguard application can be obtained at City Hall or by contacting the Parks department at 419-782-2240. Deadline for accepting application or resume is: Friday, April 9.  The City of Defiance is an Equal Opportunity Employer

CITY OF DEFIANCE
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

CITY OF DEFIANCE
Grounds Maintenance Worker
This position is Permanent Part-time – MAX 25 hours per week

The City of Defiance is accepting resumes or applications for the position of Part Time Grounds Maintenance Worker. Under general supervision the Grounds Maintenance Worker performs semi skilled labor for the purpose of maintaining City parks, recreational facilities, City buildings and equipment. Applicants must have the ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods of time under possible adverse weather conditions, and the ability to operate maintenance equipment. May perform various duties unrelated to the function of the position, and will perform other duties as needed.

Qualifications for this position are a high school diploma or equivalent, possession of a valid State of Ohio Driver’s license, and at least one-year of experience in building and grounds maintenance.
This position is a member of the AFSCME Union, and the starting pay is $19.35 an hour.

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 Resource Department, 631 Perry Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512. The City application is available 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 Friday, April 2, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. The City of Defiance is an Equal Opportunity Employer