The Department of Human Resources, or HR, provides a variety of services for current, retired, and prospective employees of the City of Cuyahoga Falls.

Staff members provide employment and recruitment services, training, safety, development of personnel policies, personnel records, workers’ compensation, and benefits design, development, and administration.

Work with the City of Cuyahoga Falls

Applications for open positions with the City of Cuyahoga Falls may be obtained and delivered in person to the Human Resources department located on the second floor of City Hall at 2310 Second Street, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Employment opportunities and employment applications are also available online. If specific accommodations are required in the application process, contact the Human Resources Department to address your specific needs.

Applications and resumes are only accepted for current job openings. For more information on career and internship opportunities, and job search resources, visit our employment page.

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Civil Service Commission

The Civil Service Commission works closely with the Human Resources Department to monitor and fulfill the hiring needs of the city. The commission is responsible for ensuring that individual fitness and merit serve as the basis for appointment and promotion within the classified service of the city.

Most full-time positions are filled through the Civil Service Commission’s open-competitive examination process, including Firefighter/Paramedic, Police Officer, and Apprentice Lineman, to name a few. All active Civil Service postings are located in the list of current employment opportunities. The specific application process for each position is outlined in these postings. Civil Service positions are also advertised in Record Publishing newspapers and the Akron Beacon Journal.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

ADA issues and concerns may be directed to the Human Resources Director who coordinates activities of the city’s Americans with Disabilities Act Advisory Committee.

Smoke, Tobacco & Nicotine Free Workplace & Employer Policy

Ohio law requires employers to provide a smoke-free workplace and environment.  The requirements of this policy are either mandated by, or consistent with, that law.  The City of Cuyahoga Falls shall not hire individuals who smoke or use tobacco or nicotine products.  Please read more details within our official Smoke, Tobacco, and Nicotine Free Workplace & Employer Policy document.