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Current Employment Opportunities 

‚ÄčWe will be taking online applications for the Clerk I/Account Clerk I/Clerk IV/Receptionist exam. If you would like to apply online, please click the Apply Now button above. If you are not able to apply online, you can apply with a paper application. Applications will  be accepted beginning Monday, February 13th and the deadline to apply is Monday, February 27th. 


we are excited to announce that the city of fairfield is now accepting online applications!

To apply for one of our job openings, please click the button above. 


Fairfield City Schools will continue to use paper applications. Please see their postings below for how to apply.

For assistance with the online application site, NEOGOV, please review the NEOGOV Online Employment Application Guide

Job interest cards may be submitted for jobs that are not currently open for recruitment by submitting your information here.

Thank you for your continued interest with the City of Fairfield, Ohio.    


The City of Fairfield is now accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Zoning Inspector/Clerk - apps taken beginning 2/21/17 with deadline 3/6/17 @ 5 pm
  • Part-Time Cashier - Golf Pro Shop (Cart Attendant)
  • Part-Time Cashier - Concessions (Fairfield Greens)
  • Part-Time Lifeguard
  • Part-Time Recreation Leader (Summer Camp Leader)
  • Part-Time Laborer - Parks Maintenance
  • Part-Time Laborer - Golf Maintenance
  • Part-Time Firefighter/EMT
  • Part-Time Recreation Leader - Kidz Klub Instructor (2016 - 2017 School Year)
  • Part-Time Facility Attendant
  • Fitness Instructors & Spinning Instructors  


Current Openings: All currently open positions for Fairfield City Schools are listed below.

Clerk I/Account Clerk I/ Clerk IV/Receptionist

Clerk I/Account Clerk I/ Clerk IV/Receptionist
Job Type: Classified
Full / Part Time: Full Time
Date Posted: February 9, 2017
Start Date:

An open written exam and qualifying keyboard test for the entry-level positions of Clerk I and Account Clerk I for the City of Fairfield and Clerk IV and Receptionist for Fairfield City Schools will be conducted Tuesday, March 14th at 6:00 pm, in the Fairfield Intermediate School Cafeteria, 255 Donald Drive, Fairfield.

The scope of the written exam will be multiple-choice questions covering general clerical skills: grammar, punctuation, spelling, proofreading, analytical reasoning and math, standard business and accounting terminology, and Microsoft Word and Excel.  A passing score of 70% is required on written exam as well as a qualifying net 40 WPM keyboarding skill assessment. 

Attachment (PDF): Clerk I+IV+Act Clerk I+Rec. 2017 March 14.pdf
Primary Duties:

Full Job Ad is Attached.

Desired Qualifications:

Applicants Must Be: 18 years of age, for City employment, 21 years of age for School employment; possess a high school diploma or GED, and successfully complete a post-offer medical exam, drug screening, for City employment.  The School District requires FBI/BCII checks and offers veteran preference with proof of an honorable discharge, DD214.  Copy of DD214 must be turned in with application.  

Pay Range:

Salary Range:

Clerk I & Account Clerk I: $18.23 - $21.41   

Clerk IV: $13.38 - $14.44   

Receptionist: $13.89 -$15.00

Probationary Period:  6 Months-City; 9 Months-School

How To Apply:

Applications for this exam will be accepted beginning Monday, February 13th. You can apply online by clicking the "Apply Now" icon above. If you are not able to applying online, you can apply with a paper application  at the Fairfield Municipal Building, 5350 Pleasant Avenue, Fairfield, Ohio.  Deadline to apply is 5 pm Monday, February 27, 2017.  NO EXCEPTIONS.  In the event of a tie score, priority in ranking is determined by the date and time the application is received.


Deadline: February 27, 2017


Job Types

Some of our positions are considered "classified civil service" and require the successful completion of an examination process to be considered. Classified civil service positions include police officer, firefighter/paramedic, account clerk, clerk, meter reader, operator maintenance worker, mechanic and others. "Unclassified" jobs, such as part-time, temporary and seasonal positions, positions in the municipal court, administration, professional and management positions usually do not require an examination.

Employment applications are accepted only for announced civil service examinations or advertised job openings.

Questions concerning job opportunities with the City of Fairfield can be directed to the Human Resources Department at 513-867-5352 or via e-mail at

Questions concerning job opportunities with Fairfield City Schools can be directed to the Civil Service Commission at 513-867-5381 or via e-mail at




Human Resources
City of Fairfield
5350 Pleasant Ave.
Fairfield, OH 45014
(513) 867-5352 (phone)
(513) 867-5343 (fax)