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City of Fairfield Human Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to frequently asked Human Resources questions:

How can I learn more about becoming a City of Fairfield police officer?

Click here to read a brochure about the Police Department that gives standards for consideration and employee benefits. Also, feel free to contact the Human Resources Office at 513-867-5352 or via email at with any questions.

Do I have to apply online?

It is preferred that you apply online at our Current Job Openings page; however, if you are unable for some reason, please call the Human Resources Office at (513) 867-5352.

Applications will only be accepted when there is an announced exam or job opening at the City.

Generally, specific applications and /or resumes will be considered only for the specific opening for which they were submitted. In the case of tested Civil Service positions, the applications will be processed through the Civil Service testing procedure. All other applications will be processed through the Human Resources Office and forwarded to the hiring manager for consideration.

Please visit the "How Do I Apply?" page for detailed information on application procedures and our current job postings.

What benefits does the City provide to its employees?

The City works to provide interesting and challenging jobs and work assignments, as well as pay that is fair and competitive. In addition, City of Fairfield employees participate in medical, dental, life and disability insurance. Other benefits include paid vacation and holidays, personal and sick days, attendance incentive and longevity bonus programs and participation in the Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio. There is also an employee assistance program available to employees, tuition reimbursement and training for advancements.

See a more complete explanation of employee benefits.

How will I be contacted for an interview with the City?

When an opening occurs,  online applications for that specific position are reviewed and candidates who meet established qualifications are contacted.

If you applied for a Civil Service classified position, you will be notified by mail or e-mail of date, time and place of the examination.

Generally, within two weeks after the examination, you will receive a notice of your test score. Once approved by the Civil Service Commission, the certified list of applicants is given to the hiring manager who contacts the applicants directly in order of placement on the certified eligibility list. 


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