*COVID-19 Updates* New COVID-19 CDC Guidelines will be effective on Monday, August 16, 2021 for the Civic Center and Rec Center as set forth in Mayor Matthew Burke's Announcement (which you can view on the News page as well as the Mayor's page).* We will continue to monitor recommendations from the CDC, Ohio Department of Health and Governor Mike Dewine during this public health crisis.

Employment - Volunteers



Economic Development - (Residents-Volunteers)


The Garfield Heights Land Reutilization Program (GHLRP) addresses non-productive land throughout the city. The goals of the GHLRP are guided with the input from a Neighborhood Advisory Committee (NAC).  The NAC includes 5-9 members of the community whose role is to furnish recommendations regarding the disposition of GHLRP properties.  

The city is seeking VOLUNTEERS to serve on the NAC and would like to have representation from each ward.  If you are interested in serving on the NAC, send a letter of interest that includes your reason for wanting to be a member and what experience you would bring to the group. 

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Cleaning Personnel I

Job Status:  Part time  4:00pm to 8:00pm

Locations:    Garfield Heights Civic Center

Work Schedule:   15-20 hours weekly (may vary)  Monday through Thursday

Hourly Pay Rate:  $8.35  


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

  • Background check

  • Driver's License 


  • Good attendance, on time, trustworthy and reliable

  • Greet and direct after-hours residents and visitors

  • Clean and sanitize phones and workstations

  • Clean surfaces, handles and doorknobs

  • Empty waste and recycling bins, cleaning and disinfecting where necessary

  • Clean and Sanitize Reception Areas



Applications are available at the Garfield Heights Civic Center, 5407 Turney Road or

click here to download an employment application.

Please contact the City's Human Resource Department for further inquiries. 




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.


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 Police Department

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. Contact Lt. Vargo

Accepting Lateral Transfers

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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.