Job Openings

The City of Groveport is seeking a Senior Transportation Driver to drive Senior Clients to and from medical and personal appointments, perform basic maintenance on and cleaning of vehicles, and complete required reports. 

This position requires the individual to be available to drive Senior Clients to their Monday and Tuesday appointments between the hours of 8:00 am and 2:30 pm and serve as an “on-call” driver Wednesdays through Fridays, as needed.

Qualitied candidates will possess a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum six months of related work experience.  Candidates also must possess a valid Ohio Driver’s license with a safe driving record, meet our drug free workplace policy requirements, and have the ability to obtain CPR/First Aid/BBP certification at the first available training session upon hire.  Candidates may call 614-834-7433 for more information about the positon. 

SALARY RANGE:  Starting wages will be $10.28/hr. to $13.40/hr.  

For consideration, candidates should submit a completed employment application via email to [email protected] or apply in person at the Groveport Municipal Building, 655 Blacklick Street, Groveport, OH.  Employment applications are available on our website at  All applications will be accepted through Friday, October 20, 2017.  

The City of Groveport is an equal opportunity employer and offers a Drug Free Work Environment.


                Sports and Fitness Manager, City of Groveport – Recreation Department

SALARY RANGE:     $44,200 - $71,032 (not to exceed $57,636.80 at hire)

HR CONTACT:         Sue Wadley, [email protected]



Full-time/exempt position reporting to Recreation Director. Oversees year-round instructional and competitive athletics, fitness and wellness programs with the purpose of improving leisure opportunities for residents and patrons.

QUALIFICATIONS: An example of acceptable qualifications:

Completion of secondary education or equivalent; bachelor's degree in park and recreation management, exercise science, sports management, kinesiology, or other related field; three (3) to five (5) years of relevant work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


First Aid/CPR and AED certification, Sports Safety Instructor certification no later than first available training session after hire; must have the ability to obtain a Personal Trainer certification and NYSCA Trainer certification; must have the ability to obtain necessary officiating certifications for basketball, softball, baseball, football, and soccer; must possess a valid Ohio driver's license and maintain insurability under the Municipality's vehicle insurance policy.

EQUIPMENT OPERATED: The following are examples only and are not intended to be all inclusive:

Fitness equipment, vehicles, cellular phone, personal computer, computer software, printer, copy machine, fax machine, and other standard business office equipment.


The employee has exposure to chemical compounds found in an office environment (e.g., toner, correction fluid, etc.); exposed to possible injury from bodily fluids, hazardous waste, unclean or unsanitary conditions; works in or around crowds; has contact with potentially violent or emotionally distraught persons; has exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy weather conditions; works rotating shifts; occasionally lifts objects 85 lbs or less; occasionally carries objects 85 lbs or less; occasionally pushes objects 40 lbs or less; occasionally pulls objects 40 lbs or less.

Supervises part-time, seasonal, instructional, and programming staff (e.g., schedules and assigns tasks, interviews job applicants, recommends the hiring of job applicants, recommends discipline, recommends and adjusts pay assignments, evaluates performance, receives grievances or employee complaints, approves and recommends the approval of leave requests, attends or participates in meetings in which policy questions are reviewed or discussed, develops policy, recommends policy changes, has access to other employees' personnel files, etc.); prepares and submits payroll.

Plans, coordinates, organizes, oversees, schedules, cancels, assigns, and implements instructional and competitive                    athletic programs (e.g., clinics, camps, leagues, tournaments, etc.); reserves facilities; plans and organizes fitness                      programs; oversees the gymnasium, fitness room, track, athletic fields and tennis courts; registers participants;                         evaluates and revises sports/fitness programs.

Hires and directs contractual staff (e.g., referees, timekeepers, instructors, personal trainers, etc.); negotiates                            contracts for contractual staff; monitors contract expenditures; processes invoices for contractual staff;                                      ensures services are delivered; inventories, inspects and maintains fitness equipment.

Prepares and proposes annual budget; monitors budget; provides ongoing financial activity, attendance information, and reports; prepares purchase orders and requisitions for all equipment, supplies, and facilities needs; accurately prepares budget-related documents as necessary for administration and council; develops and conducts in-service training programs  designed to improve technical skills, communication skills & customer service.

Enforces rules and regulations and security policies; addresses patron complaints; provides outstanding  customer service; promotes the services the Municipality has to offer.

Maintains contact with vendors, contractors, customers, the general public, and various government agencies/officials in order to obtain or disseminate information related to the essential position functions; processes athletic field and tennis court reservations.

Prepares promotional materials (e.g., newspaper ads, press releases, posters, flyers, etc.); prepares agendas for staff meetings/trainings.

Works Manager-On-Duty shifts
; works a variety of shifts, including weekends and holidays.

Performs a wide variety of miscellaneous duties, such as answering phones, providing facility tours & equipment orientations, cleaning, making minor repairs, taking photos, picking up supplies & equipment, practicing continual learning through individual study, classroom training, seminars & conferences.

Maintains required licensure and certification.

Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions.

Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

(*indicates developed after employment)

Knowledge of:  bookkeeping; budgeting; inventory control; purchasing; interviewing; *municipal goals and objectives; *municipal policies and procedures; *government structure and process; workplace safety practices and procedures; recreation facility certification/licensure requirements; emergency medical care procedures; first aid and C.P.R. practice; public relations; media relations; *community resources and services; promotion and marketing; *office practices and procedures; English grammar and spelling; supervisory principles and practices; manpower planning; office management; project management; *local geographical area; program development and implementation; facility operations; equipment maintenance and repair; exercise equipment; records management; employee training and development; two-way radio operations; proper lifting techniques; athletic field maintenance; fitness center operations; risk management; gymnasium operations; surveys and needs assessments; trends in the field; bid documents, requests for proposals and contracts; security; personnel rules; athletic league and tournament scheduling; fitness testing; personal trainer certifications; *rules and regulations.

Skill in:  management, leadership & performance evaluation; conflict resolution; customer service; risk management; communication; data entry; computer operations; use of modern office equipment; operation of hand tools; fitness equipment operation.

Ability to:  interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, picture, or schedule form; recognize unusual or threatening conditions and take appropriate action; apply management principles to solve agency problems; define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; exercise independent judgment and discretion; understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, or regulations to specific situations; determine material and equipment needs; add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers; complete routine forms; prepare routine correspondence; compile and prepare reports; write and/or edit documents for publication; respond to routine inquiries from public and/or officials; communicate effectively; train or instruct others; understand a variety of written and/or verbal communications; maintain records according to established procedures; work alone on most tasks; cooperate with co-workers on group projects; answer routine telephone inquiries; handle sensitive inquiries from and contacts with officials and general public; develop and maintain effective working relationships; resolve complaints; work in both indoor and outdoor environments, and being exposed to varying and extreme weather conditions; provide outstanding customer service; conduct effective interviews; perform light labor for extended periods of time in often adverse conditions; respond to emergency situations; carry out instructions; to work under stressful conditions; travel to and gain access to work site; work all types of hours.


Recreation Leader I, Recreation Leader II, Facility Supervisors, Program Supervisors, Recreation Coordinator and other part-time/seasonal staff when working as Manager-On-Duty.


Submit an application, cover letter & resume to Sue Wadley, Personnel Director, City of Groveport, 655 Blacklick Street, Groveport, OH 43125, [email protected]. Applications must be received by OCTOBER 13, 2017. The City of Groveport is an equal opportunity employer and offers a Drug Free Work Environment.


The City of Groveport Recreation Center is currently seeking applicants to fill the following part-time positions.  Each position will average 10 to 12 hours per week.

Program Supervisor (Recreation Leader III) rate of pay $9.19/hr. to $14.78/hr.  One to year years of related work experience required.   Previous supervisory experience is preferred

Duties include but not limited to:

Organizing, promoting, teaching and conducting a variety of recreational activities catering to different age groups and varying degrees of skill levels. Such programs/activities may consist of athletics, outdoor recreation programs, games, special events, etc.; Completes reports, lesson plans and program evaluations as directed; Consults with management staff regarding specific program goals and objectives; Explains and demonstrates the uses of supplies, equipment and teaching techniques.

Recreation Activities Specialist (Recreation Leader I/II) rate of pay $8.80 hr. to $11.26/hr.    One-year of related work experience required.

Duties include but not limited to:

Assisting Management Staff and Program Supervisor with the organization and leading of a variety of recreational activities catering to different age groups and varying degrees of skill levels. Such programs/activities may consist of athletics, outdoor recreation programs, games, special events, etc.; Maintains general order, security and cleanliness at facilities; Completes reports, lesson plans and program evaluations as directed; Explains and demonstrates the uses of supplies, equipment and teaching techniques.; Assists patrons in the development of their skills in the program.

If interested, please complete an application at the front Desk of the Recreation Center (7370 Groveport Road, Groveport, OH  43125) or the Municipal Building (655 Blacklick St.  Groveport, Ohio 43125).

All applicants are required to pass a background check. 

The City of Groveport is an Equal Opportunity Employer

and offers a Drug Free Work Environment.