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The City of Cleveland regularly seeks qualified men and women to fill open positions. To view open positions, go to the City’s Personnel and Human Resources site.
City Job Application Instructions

Employment Application Form

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.


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