Why work for the City of Riverside?

The City of Riverside offers a unique blend of “city life” experiences with the community engagement opportunities of a growing mid-sized municipality. Many of the employment positions offered by the City provide our people the chance to routinely interact with the various departments and grow in your professional skills as our City grows.

Be a part of the team that helps run our great city, working for the greater good by providing programs and services to Riverside’s people and businesses.

Current Employment Opportunities:

Director of Public Services

The City of Riverside is seeking an experienced Director of Public Services to lead its Service Department consisting of thirteen employees.  The Director of Public Services oversees the department budget and operations, manages infrastructure projects and ensures quality resident services. The Director is also responsible for the general supervision, custody, care and maintenance of the public buildings, grounds, streets, sewers, municipal utilities and other properties owned or operated by the City. The Director oversees the street lighting and traffic signalization programs, administers the municipal solid waste collection and disposal contract, attends City Council meetings and serves on various boards and committees. In addition, the Director oversees and implements aspects of the capital improvements and strategic plans.

Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree and 5-7 years of relevant experience. Supervisory experience is required. Knowledge and familiarity with municipal streets, parks, stormwater and building maintenance operations are required. Experience coordinating infrastructure projects utilizing local, state, and federal funding sources is a plus. Degree in an engineering field and Professional Engineer licensure are preferred.

The salary range for this position is DOQ and includes a competitive benefits package. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume to Chris Lohr, Assistant City Manager/HR Administrator, 5200 Springfield Street, Suite 100, Riverside, Ohio 45431 or Submittals will be reviewed immediately. The position is open until filled.

The City of Riverside is an equal opportunity employer.


The City of Riverside is accepting applications for Part-time Firefighter. Under general direction, performs specialized work with regard to protecting life and property through fire suppression, fire prevention and emergency medical services and may assist with fire inspection and code enforcement duties related to the position of Fire Inspector. Minimum qualifications include Ohio certificate for EMT-Basic and Firefighter I, Current Ohio Driver’s license, NIMS 100 and 700. Pay Range is $8.27  – $16.00 / hour.  Applicant must be agreeable to work 24 hours every 6th day. Continuing Education, Working with state of the art equipment, and a fast pace, exciting experience all included.  Apply Today!

The City of Riverside is an equal opportunity employer.

Options for submitting this form:
1. Fill in the form online, save to computer, email to: citymanager@riversideoh. gov
2. Download to computer, fill out, save, email to: citymanager@riversideoh. gov
3. Print form, fill out, bring in or mail to:
Chris Lohr, Assistant City Manager
5200 Springfield St., Suite 100
Riverside, Ohio 45431

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