Employment Opportunities


WELCOME to the City of Dayton Online Employment Center!


Doing Business With City During COVID-19 Poster 


In concert with Governor DeWine and the State of Ohio, City of Dayton buildings will close to the public beginning Thursday, March 19, until further notice as the coronavirus COVID-19 situation continues to escalate in the region. These buildings are: City Hall, One Stop, Dayton Convention Center, Water Administration and all Recreation Centers.   


  • Job Announcements & Applications: Applications for positions posted at jobs.daytonohio.gov will continue to be accepted. 


  • Civil Service Testing: No testing until further notice.


  • Board Meetings: The Civil Service Board will have a regular meeting on June 25, 2020. Due to COVID19 these meetings will be streamed live at daytonohio.gov/govtv and will not be open to the public. 


Questions: 937-333-2300 or jobs@daytonohio.gov.


Please take time to browse the application system for all City of Dayton job openings, as well as classified positions for the Dayton Public Schools. Pay close attention to the updated requirements, enhancements and opportunities as you navigate through the application process. There are several features that should make your experience more user-friendly including: 

  • Mobile compatibility on various devices (cell phone, laptop, tablet)
  • Easy-to-Use self-service menus with instructions and “How Do I” guides
  • One stop portal for all NEW job postings
  • Ability to upload your resume and cover letter
  • Receive messaging alerts for postings you are interested in pursuing
  • Personal Status Board to review application status and exam scores


Familiarize yourself with the site and populate your online Application Profile which will serve as your template for future applications.

If you are a returning applicant, you should have received an email informing you of how to access your account and change your password. If you are a new user, please follow the setup process outlined below.


New User?

  1.   Click on the New User Registration link in the menu above
  2.   Select the Apply Online link to create your Username, Password and Application Profile


Returning User? (persons who submitted an application from January 2017 through March 2019) 

  1.   Click on the My Application Profile link in the menu bar at the top of this page
  2.   Enter the User ID you received via email from the Civil Service Office
  3.   Create a new Password


Need Help? 

If you need help navigating this site, please select the appropriate topic from the How do I... menu below for more information.




Employment Profile

Sample application.
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