Due to staffing issues, Kimble rubbish pick-ups could be delayed one day. Please put your rubbish out on your scheduled day and leave it out until picked-up. Late pick-ups will be done first. :: The City of Garfield Heights will begin a limited reopening and entry process to the Civic Center only, to include ONLY Council Members, Residents attending Council Meetings and other pertinent City meetings ONLY.



Clerk of Council
Garfield Heights City Council is seeking a Part-Time Clerk of Council.  Qualified candidates may mail or email resumes and cover letters by Friday, May 28, 2021 to City of Garfield Heights, Attention: Law Department, 5407 Turney Road, Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125 or email to rpuntel@garfieldhts.org.

Annual Salary:  $12,000

Hours of Work:10-15 hours per week with summer session hours during the months of June, July and August. Schedule can be flexible, hours may decrease or increase based on need.  Schedule requires attendance at evening meetings. 

Qualifications: High school diploma, post-high school coursework in secretarial studies or office administration. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Certified Municipal Clerk Certification Preferred. At least 3 years of work experience in the field. 

Essential Functions of the Position:

1) Serves as liaison between Council and the Mayor’s Office, other city staff, other governmental bodies, the media and the public; schedules and attends all regular, special and committee meetings, public hearings; responsible for processing legislation throughout entire process.

2) Prepares, publicizes and posts all notices regarding Council matters; coordinates with the law director and oversees the preparation of agenda and packets for all Council meetings, committee meetings, public hearings, etc.

3) Attends and records the proceedings of regular and special Council meetings and public hearings; transcribes audio recordings and prepares and submits minutes of Council meetings.

4) Maintains an accurate and complete record of Council proceedings and maintains custody of all laws, ordinances, resolutions and other official documents of Council in electronic and print form consistent with the Garfield Heights Records Retention Policy; assists codifier in maintenance of current codified ordinances in electronic and print form; affixes signature to ordinances and resolutions of Council in order to authenticate.

5) Ensure Council is lawfully trained for Ohio’s public records and open meetings laws.

6) Responsible for coordinating with the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections and submitting charter amendments and changes to be placed on the ballot before the electorate. 

7) Performs other clerical tasks in order to ensure efficient operation of Council (receives and responds to inquires; prepares and submits legal advertisements and notices; prepares letters, memoranda, reports, and other documentation; work with IT Department to maintain current Council information for the City’s website).

8) Maintain and increase knowledge, skills and abilities through attendance at meetings, municipal clerk’s trainings, etc. (obtain and/or maintain Certified Municipal Clerk status).

9) Demonstrate regular and predictable attendance.

10) Perform other duties as assigned by City Council. 

Basic Knowledge of: City goals and objectives; Council policies and procedures; City policies and procedures; municipal legislative process; records preparation and management; laws, ordinances and regulations governing the activities of City Council under the Ohio public records and open meetings (Sunshine) laws and Roberts Rules of Order; office practices and procedures; English grammar and spelling; Microsoft Office products. 

Skills: Computer operation; typing, transcription; word processing and use of spreadsheet computer programs; use of modern office equipment. 

Ability to: Maintain confidentiality with Council members and information; work on multiple tasks simultaneously; carry out instructions in written, oral or picture form; deal with many variables and determine specific action; comprehend books, manuals, ordinances, Ohio Revised Code, maps, etc.; prepare letters, memorandums, correspondence and other job related documents with proper formatting, punctuation, grammar, etc.; prepare accurate documentation; compile and prepare reports; communicate effectively; maintain records according to established procedures; handle sensitive inquires from and contacts with officials and general public; develop and maintain effective working relationships.

Garfield Heights Recreation Center
The recreation center is looking for lifeguards to become part of our "Team' for the upcoming 2021 summer season.

To become part of our team you must be 16 years old and be American Red Cross Certified. Those that are certified and have experience will have preference in the selection process. If you’re considering becoming a lifeguard, we can direct you into obtaining your certification.

Click here for an application or stop in at the Recreation Center, 5411 Turney Road, Garfield Heights and apply in person.

If you have any questions, please call 216-475-7272 and one of our Team members will assist you.

Garfield Heights Recreation Center
Part –Time Concession and Office
The recreation center is looking for seasonal part time help for our concession stand, and rec center office.  Applicant must be 16 years of age or older, have skills/experience with use of a calculator, cash registers,  paper work, outgoing personality with dealing with the public, and good telephone etiquette.  Download an application or stop & pick up an application at 5411 Turney Road.  No phone calls please.

City of Garfield Heights
Part-time, Seasonal School Guards

Garfield Heights is looking to hire part-time, seasonal school guards.  Hours are from 7:00 – 9:00 am & 2:00 – 3:00 pm Monday thru Friday.  Pay rate is $11.13 an hour. 

Applications can be picked up and dropped off at the Records Department at the Garfield Heights Police Department between the hours of 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday.

Garfield Heights Police Department
Accepting Lateral Transfers

For information, please click here.

Garfield Heights Fire Department
Accepting Lateral Transfers

The Garfield Heights Fire Department will be accepting lateral transfers of Ohio Certified Firefighter Level 2 / Ohio Certified Paramedics. You must have current State of Ohio certifications and at least one year of experience as a Firefighter/ Paramedic. Starting salary level and benefits will start at Third Class.

Applications can be downloaded from the link.  Once completed and notarized please submit to The Garfield Heights Fire Station #1, 5115 Turney Road, Garfield Heights, Ohio, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Please include a cover letter, resume and copies of certifications with the application.

For Other Jobs within the City
Applications are available at the Garfield Heights Civic Center, 5407 Turney Road or
click here to download an employment application.
The City of Garfield Heights is an equal opportunity employer.