Job Openings

Click on the links below for application packets, including full job descriptions.

Civil Service Eligibility Lists

Full-Time Patrol Officer


Assistant Fire Chief


General Instructions

When applying for a position, please review the job description, complete an employment application and Equal Employment Opportunity Survey, and return them to the City of Oberlin Human Resources Department.  If a closing date is listed, applications received or postmarked after the deadline will not be considered.

Please note we only accept applications for open positions.

If submitting an application via e-mail, please send it to  Please include the job title in the subject line of your email.

If submitting an application via U.S. mail, please send it to:

City of Oberlin
Human Resources Department
85 South Main Street
Oberlin, OH 44074

If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department.

The City of Oberlin is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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