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 by the deadline.  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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