Career Opportunities

Internship Opportunities
City Internships are offered in the Spring and Summer of every academic year. In exchange for a commitment of time and professional effort, interns are rewarded with experiences that enhance their potential to compete locally, regionally, nationally, and globally. City of Cleveland interns have the opportunity to work with a very diverse and highly skilled workforce whose focus is on providing the highest level of public service.

Eligibility and Application

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited college or university at the time of application
  • The City encourages all majors to apply
  • Interested parties are asked to email a resume, cover letter detailing experience and skills and completed application to using the word "internship" in the subject line

Recruiting Manager
601 Lakeside Avenue, Room 121 (map)
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Career Center
Additional (local and statewide) career information may be accessed through the Community Career Center page.

Related Legislation

Applications are now being accepted for the following positions:

PR# Job Title Open Date Close Date
12270 Asst. Mgr. Application Development Tech Support June 24, 2016 Until Filled
N/A Code Enforcement Attorney August 18, 2016 Until Filled
N/A Commissioner of Environment August 8, 2016 Until Filled
N/A Commissioner of Health August 9, 2016 Until Filled
N/A Consulting Engineer (3 positions) June 6, 2016 Until Filled
N/A Electrical Consulting Engineer August 17, 2016 Until Filled
N/A IT Program Manager – Public Safety IT Business Owner August 17, 2016 Until Filled
N/A Labor Relations Officer August 22, 2016 Until Filled
N/A Project Manager II January 21, 2016 Until Filled
N/A Public Health Sanitarian II April 21, 2016 Until Filled
12406 Snow Removal Vehicle Operator (53 positions) June 15, 2016 Until Filled
N/A Systems Analyst I May 10, 2016 Until Filled
N/A WPC Communications Lead July 6, 2016 Until Filled

City Job Application Instructions

Unless otherwise indicated in the position's description, interested applicants may email a letter of interest with a completed application and resume, fax to 216.664.3489, or hand deliver or mail to:

City of Cleveland
Department of Personnel and Human Resources
601 Lakeside Avenue, Room 121
Cleveland, OH 44114

City of Cleveland Employment Requirements

According to the Charter of the City of Cleveland, positions are subject to Civil Service testing. In order to be appointed as a regular employee,  a Civil Service examination must be passed.

Those who have not taken a Civil Service test prior to employment may have to compete against others for their classification, and will have to score high enough to retain their positions. Employees who do not obtain a high enough rank may be subject to demotion or termination. The City of Cleveland Civil Service (216.664.2467) answers questions regarding Civil Service testing.

Drug testing and physical examinations are required prior to employment.

The City of Cleveland is an equal opportunity employer.

Other Career Opportunities

Additional (local and statewide) career information can be accessed through the Community Career Center page.