Recruitment FAQs

How do I apply for a job with the city?

All available city jobs are posted online. A completed city application is required for all positions. However, additional forms may be required depending on the position.

Required information (application, resume, and any additional forms) may be submitted using the following methods:

  • Email to personnel@oakwood.oh.us.
  • Mail to the Personnel Department at City of Oakwood, 30 Park Ave, Oakwood, OH 45419.
  • Deliver in person to the Personnel Department  at the City Building located at 30 Park Ave, Oakwood, OH 45419.
  • Drop in the City’s Drop Box located just across the street from the City Building.

Applications will only be accepted for open positions.

How do I become an Oakwood Public Safety Officer?

Public Safety Officer positions are posted only upon availability of an opening; applications for Public Safety Officer are accepted only during that time.

In order to be considered, candidates must have current Ohio Certification and have successfully completed at least twelve (12) months of full-time service AND be currently employed as a police officer, Level II Firefighter and/or paramedic with a state, county or municipal agency. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and possess a high school diploma.  A college degree is preferred, but not required.

How often are positions posted?

Postings are updated during the year as positions become available.

Where is the Personnel Department located?

The Personnel Department is located in the City Building at 30 Park Avenue, and is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

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