Recruitment and Selection
Applications / Resumes are only accepted for current job openings that are posted.
Individuals interested in employment with the City of Ketteirng may subscribe to receive notification emails when new positions are posted online.
How to Apply
Application requirements vary by position. Instructions are outlined in the job posting. Separate application materials must be submitted for each position in which you apply. All materials must be submitted to the Human Resource Department no later than 5:00 pm on the posted closing date. If no closing date is posted, apply immediately since closing may occur without notice.
Applications are available online or from the Human Resource Department, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (except City Holidays).
Due to the volume of applications received by the City, contact with every applicant is not possible. You may request information on a selection process by calling 1-937-296-2446 or by viewing the status of any open recruitment online.
Applicants are screened based upon relevant knowledge, abilities, skills, experience and training. The selection process varies according to the position and can include things such as written or skill civil service tests; ability or fitness tests; background investigations; criminal and/or driving record checks; pre-employment psychological assessments, medical examinations, and/or drug tests.
Part-Time Firefighter Employment
Entry-level part-time firefighters (Paramedic/EMT) serve at the discretion of the Fire Chief to provide emergency response, mitigation, and support services. The position works under supervision to provide a variety of functions including: firefighting, rescue, emergency medical response and patient care, fire safety inspections, and public education.
Please visit the Kettering Fire Department website for full details on the position, compensation, qualifications, and selection process.
Temporary (Seasonal) Employment
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department hires many temporary employees to support summertime recreation activities and parks maintenance.
Applications may be downloaded at the City’s Employment Opportunities page and emailed to KetteringPRCA@Ketteringoh.org or submitted by mailed to: Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Administrative Office at 3600 Shroyer Rd. Kettering, OH 45429.
The Streets Division hires temporary employees to support leaf pick up operations in the fall. Please visit the Employment Opportunities page if you are interested in a temporary Streets Department position.