Careers

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:

The City of Riverside, Ohio is accepting applications for entry level Police Officer.

This position is responsible for enforcing laws and ordinances set by the State of Ohio and City of Riverside. Work involves prevention, detection and investigation of accident and criminal activities, security and safety of prisoners, protection for the public and maintenance of law and order. Officers must be able to act without direct supervision in emergency situations.

Qualified applicants must be at least 21 years of age (at time of appointment), OPOTC certified and have no felony record.  Applicants must also demonstrate an excellent work history and a passion for community involvement. All applicants must undergo polygraph, drug screen, background investigation and physical fitness testing.

Interested applicants should submit a completed application (below on this careers page) and at the City of Riverside Administrative Offices), detailed resume with work assignments and a copy of their OPOTA certification to: Chris Lohr, Assistant City Manager, 5200 Springfield Street Suite 100, Riverside, Ohio 45431. A $25 fee to cover the cost of the written exam will be collected at the time of application submittal. Study materials are available here at OH Select Study Guide. Applications are due by October 23, 2020 at 4:00pm.  The written examination will take place on October 31, 2020 at 8:00am at Mad River Middle School.

The City of Riverside is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

The City of Riverside, Ohio is accepting applications for Lateral Entry Police Officer.

This position is responsible for enforcing laws and ordinances set by the State of Ohio and City of Riverside. Work involves prevention, detection and investigation of accident and criminal activities, security and safety of prisoners, protection for the public and maintaining law and order. Officers must be able to act without direct supervision in emergency situations.

Qualified applicants must be least 21 years of age (at time of appointment), OPOTC certified and have at least one year of service as a Police Officer.  She/he must also demonstrate excellent work history and a passion for community involvement. All applicants must undergo polygraph, drug screen, background investigation and physical fitness testing.  Minimum starting pay is $27.44 per hour and could increase based on work experience.

Interested applicants should submit a completed application (available below on this careers page), detailed resume with work assignments and a copy of their OPOTC certification to: Chris Lohr, Assistant City Manager, 5200 Harshman Road, Suite 100, Riverside, Ohio 45431 or email to citymanager@riversideoh.gov by October 30, 2020 at 4:00 PM. 

The City of Riverside is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

PART-TIME FIREFIGHTER

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

Comments are closed.