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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.










Pay Band 4:   $47,590 -  $60,000



This salaried, exempt position is responsible for providing recreational leisure programming and opportunities. Creates/implements/evaluates/markets/supervises recreational programs and special events; trains, schedules, and supervises staff; solicits sponsorships and assists with writing grants and seeking private support; communicates with other City staff; attends meetings and serves on committees and boards.  Work is performed both indoors and outdoors, and typically involves contacts with the general public; activity schedules are often irregular involving night and/or weekend meetings. Four-year college degree in a recreation-related field required (education beyond undergraduate degree desired); must be licensed as a Certified Park and Recreation Professional; 3 – 5 years relevant experience; valid Ohio Driver’s License.  Applicants must complete an application packet that is available here or in the Personnel Department, 304 N Church St, Bowling Green, OH  43402.  Résumés alone are unacceptable. You may complete the application online but it must be printed for your signature.  Applications may be returned by email to, by fax to (419) 352-1262 or in person or by US Mail to the address above. A copy of the complete job description is available by clicking here.   Personnel Dept.: (419)354-6200.  E-mail:  Deadline for making application is 4:30 p.m. June 1, 2015.  AA/EEO






There are no part-time seasonal positions at this time.






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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