Electrician (DPS)

Promotional and Open Competitive

Recruitment #19-0019b-001


Nature of Work

Installs, maintains, repairs, and upgrades electrical systems and equipment including wiring, fuse boxes, switch panels, receptacles, electrical fixtures and controls, generators and motors. Leads and coordinate electrical projects; estimates cost of repair projects regarding labor, material and overhead. Reviews and determines method of installation from wiring diagrams and schematics.

Minimum Experience

Must have 4 years of verifiable experience as an apprentice or Journeyworker Electrician, or equivalent in experience and training.

License Requirements

Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.

General Requirements

Must be able to work from plans, specifications and blueprints, and lift or carry items weighing 50 pounds.


Must be a U.S. citizen or have the legal right to work in the United States at time of application.

Military Credit

Open Competitive applicants who have had military service will receive an additional credit of 20% if a passing grade is attained.  To obtain credit, a NON-RETURNABLE copy of the DD214 OR Certificate of Service (INDICATING Honorable Discharge) must be PRESENTED at time of examination.

Promotional Qualifications

Current full-time permanent employment with Dayton Public Schools must be indicated on your application in order to receive promotional credit. Current employment will be verified by Dayton Public Schools’ Human Resources Department. Identical scores will be broken by (1) seniority and (2) random selection method.

Open Competitive Applicants

In the event of identical exam scores, the tie will be broken in favor of the candidate who received military credit.  If a tie score still exists, the tie will be broken by a random selection method.


Examination dates and times are subject to change. Calculators will be provided for the Civil Service examination. Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination, drug screen and/or police background investigation and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity.  Applicants are responsible for providing all necessary employment dates, experience, training, or any other requirements as stated in the Exam Announcement, in order for their application to be considered for certification and admittance to the examination process.

Examination Date

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - Time to be Announced
Civil Service Board Office
371 West Second Street, Lower Level
Dayton, Ohio 45402

*Certified candidates will be sent a link to self-schedule their examination time at a later date.