Employment Opportunities


WELCOME to the City of Dayton Online Employment Center!



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Board Meetings: The next meeting of the Civil Service Board will be April 22, 2021. Due to COVID-19, meeting are not open to the public, but will be streamed live at daytonohio.gov/govtv


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. Applications are accepted online only for currently posted positions. Pay close attention to the updated requirements, enhancements and opportunities as you navigate through the application process.


The system allows you to: 

  • Apply for a job on various devices (cell phone, laptop, tablet)
  • Create an Applicant Profile which will serve as a template for future applications
  • Apply for jobs without having to re-enter all application information after you create your Applicant profile
  • Ability to upload your resume and cover letter
  • Receive messaging alerts for postings you are interested in pursuing
  • Check your Personal Status Board to review the status of your application or exam scores

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?  

  1.   Click on the My Application Profile link in the menu bar at the top of this page
  2.   Enter the User ID and Password and click Retrieve Application

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.
Job Title Description
Application Profile
Keep updated for copying
You can update your Application Profile at any time to keep it up-to-date. You can use it to copy into any new application.

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Job opening listings that match the search filter.
Job Title DepartmentSalaryClose Date
Assistant Attorney I 21-3005-001 Law $57,366.40 - $77,604.80 per year (P19) Continuous
Paralegal 21-3020-001 Law $46,550.40 - $60,174.40 per year Continuous
Plans Examiner 20-1071-001 Economic Development $72,633.60 - $98,259.20/year Continuous
Senior Engineer I 21-1017-001 Water $69,763.20 - $94,411.20 per year Continuous

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Job opening listings that match the search filter.
Job Title DepartmentSalaryClose Date
Aquatics Specialist - PT 21-4057-001 Recreation & Parks $15.47 per hour Continuous

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Job opening listings that match the search filter.
Job Title DepartmentSalaryClose Date
Legislative Aide I 21-0010-001 City Commission Agencies $40,414.40 - $47,236.80 per year Continuous

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