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Administrative Services Building
304 North Church Street
Bowling Green, OH  43402
(3rd Floor)

Telephone: 419-354-6200
Fax: 419-352-1262






The City of Bowling Green is an equal opportunity employer.  The City only accepts applications when a specific vacancy is to be filled or when a Civil Service examination has been scheduled.  Application materials must be submitted in accordance with the methods established below for the specific job vacancy or Civil Service examination.  For information about the Civil Service Commission and its meetings click here.


 In order to be considered for a position, an individual must complete the appropriate application form, which is available below with the job postings. The application must be completed and returned to the Personnel Department by the deadline established in the advertisement. Résumés alone are not acceptable; however, a résumé  may be returned with a completed application. You may also obtain an application packet by visiting the Personnel Department during regular business hours, which are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.  It is acceptable to return a completed application via email to, by fax to (419) 352-1262, by mail, or by hand-delivery.  Contact the Personnel Department at 419-354-6200, if additional assistance is required.








The City is not accepting applications for full-time or non-temporary, part-time positions at this time.







PROGRAMMER- Fall Programs

$8.10 per hour 


The Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department is seeking an individual to join the fall programming staff and work with boys and girls ages 3 ½ through 14.   The position will require flexible availability both mornings and afternoons with mainly weekend and some evening assignments.  The hours for this temporary position will average 6-8 per week.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, organizing and teaching/coaching multiple sport and recreational activities; and scorekeeping and officiating. Background in basketball and volleyball helpful; and a genuine interest in working with youth needed. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age with training or practical experience in working with youth, and must have the ability to relate to and motivate young children.


Employment will be through a temporary agency.  Individuals hired will not be City employees.  Applications for this position are available in the City’s Personnel Department at 304 North Church Street, Bowling Green, OH or by clicking here. (Résumés alone are unacceptable.) Completed applications should be returned to the Personnel Department. For more information please contact the Personnel Department by phone at (419) 354-6229, or by email at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  AA/EEO




Bowling Green Parks & Recreation

Special Programmer-Community Center Front Desk

Temporary Part-Time

Rate of Pay: $8.10 to $10.00 per hour

Seeking to staff part-time temporary attendant(s) to assist patrons of the BG Training & Community Center.  Previous customer service experience in a community center setting preferred.  Must have a valid driver’s license and obtain CPR/First Aid certification within three months. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.  Employment will be through a temporary staffing agency.  Individuals will not be employees of the City.  Applications are available by clicking here or by visiting the Personnel Department at 304 North Church Street, Bowling Green, Ohio (Résumés alone are unacceptable.) Completed applications must be submitted to the Personnel Department. Contact the Personnel Department by phone at (419) 354-6200, or by email at Applications will be accepted until position are filled.










The City is not accepting applications for either classification at this time.

  • Entry-Level Police Officer - Click here for information.   (Age Requirement for Police Officer:  Click here for the link to Section 124.41 of the Ohio Revised Code.) The City is not accepting applications at this time.

  • Entry-Level Firefighter/EMT - Click here for information. (Age Requirement for Firefighter/EMT: Click here for the link to Section 124.42 of the Ohio Revised Code.) The City is not accepting applications at this time.

    Video of Firefighter Agility Test: This video link shows Firefighters undertaking the various portions of the required physical agility test. Click here for a written description of the physical agility test.








Military/Veteran's Credit - Click Here for the link to Section 124.23(C) of the Ohio Revised Code, which defines the awarding of military/veteran's credit. 





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