Current Notices & Job Openings

The City of Barberton provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Current Job Openings:

Seasonal Employment

Parks Department:


Time Frame: May 30th, 2023 - September 4th, 2023

Pay: $14-$16– Pay rate will be determined based on job title and experience

Work Schedule:  Estimated 25-30 hours per week. Seasonal workers may seek up to 40 hours week pending department needs. Some evenings and weekends may be required.


The Seasonal Parks Employee will assist in the planning, implementation and execution of recreational programs in The Barberton Parks and Recreation Department. Seasonal employees will get the opportunity to work with programs including Water Programs, Youth programs, Summer Concert Series, Sports Complex, and Special Events. Employees will be expected to attend trainings associated with their job responsibilities, which may include paid travel.



  • Assist with the execution and implementation of youth, family and adult programs
  • Assist with fundraisers and special events
  • Assist with youth and adult sports 
  • Assist with execution and implementation of watercraft activities
  • Perform administrative duties associated with the Barberton Parks front office and senior center 
  • Attend and receive certification trainings/certificates which are required for safety and specialized programming


Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience with youth, paid or volunteer
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Able to work a flexible schedule which may include evenings/weekends
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Clear Background Check
  • May be required to lift and move equipment up to 30 pounds

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Experience or interest in boating/watercraft activities
  • Management or supervisor experience

Application Information

                Please submit your signed Employment Application and FCRA Authorization, along with a copy of your Driver's License to:

  Kate Walsh, Special Events Coordinator at

Current Exam Notices:

Firefighter/Paramedic Civil Service Entrance Examination

Examination will be Saturday, June 24, 2023. Please review the public noticed for examination details.

The following documents must be turned in with your application:

Firefighter/Paramedic Lateral Transfer Examination: BFD Flyer 

Police Officer Lateral Transfer Examination: BPD Flyer