Human Resources - FAQs

What benefits does the City offer to its employees?

City workers receive the following benefits:

  • Paid vacation
  • Nine paid holidays
  • Two paid personal holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Paid sick leave
  • Pension plan
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Personnel and Human Resources
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Employment

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q940
How do I apply for seasonal employment?

The City has two seasonal programs. In the Spring, applications are made available for Park Maintenance, and in the Fall the City hires drivers (must have valid CDL) and laborors. If interested in either program, call 216.664.2493 for details

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Personnel and Human Resources
Category:
Employment

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

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Are applications for jobs with the City available on line?

Yes, applications can be downloaded (here).

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Personnel and Human Resources
Category:
Employment

Last updated: 04/08/2015 - 6:36pm

Q1068
Do you have Summer Youth employment opportunities?

Yes, the Department of Recreation accepts applications from youth 15 or older in early March for recreation and playground summer employment. Applications can be picked up in City Hall Room 8, weekdays 8am-4 pm.

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Personnel and Human Resources
Category:
Employment

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

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Does the City of Cleveland offer internships?

Yes, there are paid and non-paid internship opportunities available for college students. Please call 216.664.6296 for further information.

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Personnel and Human Resources
Category:
Employment

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

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How do I apply for a position with the City of Cleveland?

Non-skilled positions: Applications (here) are accepted weekdays from 8am to 4:30pm. Some non-skilled positions will only require an application. Other positions require a Civil Service Exam. Applicants must meet all minimum requirements listed for entrance to the exam.

Exams are in one or more of the following forms: written, performance based, physical, medical, experimental or oral. There is a $10 application fee for each exam. Applications are currently available for these positions. This list is frequently updated, or you may call call 216.664.2420 for the list. Exam applications can only be picked up at the Civil Service Commission in City Hall's Room 119.

Those who score 70%, are put on an eligibility list which expires after two years.

Skilled positions: Information on open positions can be obtained at 216.664.2420 or here. You must meet all of the minimum qualifications listed for the position to be considered for employment.

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Personnel and Human Resources
Category:
Employment

Last updated: 04/08/2015 - 6:42pm

Q1071
What is the status of my application for a City job?

We do not give out application status information, but all applications are kept on file for six months.

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Personnel and Human Resources
Category:
Employment

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1101
I have moved and need to change my address and phone number on my job application on file with the City. How do I do that?

Call 216.664.2493 weekdays from 8am to 4:30 pm.

From:
Personnel and Human Resources
Category:
Employment

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

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