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The Personnel Department provides a variety of human resource services for the Village of Yellow Springs' diverse workforce. We do this so that employees are managed fairly, are well-trained, supported, and assigned job duties to accomplish Village business goals in a cost-effective, efficient and safe manner. Along with human resource services, we also provide human resource tools, expert assistance and information.

People are the Village of Yellow Springs' greatest asset. The Personnel Department for the Village is responsible for centrally setting the pace for human resources services: identifying, hiring, and retaining our dynamic, diverse workforce as well as developing and administering our compensation and benefits program to create a quality employee experience.

The Village of Yellow Springs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Records Retention Clerk

The Village of Yellow Springs, Ohio is seeking candidates for the temporary position of Records Retention Clerk. This person will be organizing and categorizing documents. The successful candidate will have some familiarity with Records Retention, be able to lift boxes weighing up to 40 lbs, be competent with Microsoft Excel, and be generally an organized, reliable individual. The job is estimated to be about 300 hours, and should be completed in less than four months. The rate of pay is $15/hour, and the schedule is flexible within an 8-5, M-F week.

Persons interested in this position may complete an application (available online at www.yso.com or at the Village Offices at 100 Dayton Street, Yellow Springs) and bring it to the Clerk of Council’s Office at the same address by Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 4 p.m. Candidates must be willing to consent to a complete background check. If you have questions, call Judy Kintner at 937-767-1279.

The Village of Yellow Springs is an Equal Opportunity Employer. www.eeoc.gov.

Utility Service Worker

The Village of Yellow Springs seeks a full-time Utility Service Worker.  Primary responsibilities will include performing a variety of semi-skilled and skilled labor tasks in maintaining public streets, storm, sanitary, parks and Village properties; operate light to heavy equipment in performing assigned duties. Training and/or experience that evidences basic knowledge of general maintenance and repair work.  A HS diploma or GED is required. Must possess a valid driver’s license.  A Class B CDL is preferred, but not required.  Must possess or obtain an OEPA Wastewater Collection I License within first year of employment. 

Application forms are available at 100 Dayton Street, Yellow Springs, OH 45387 or online at www.yso.com.  Deadline to return applications to the Village at 100 Dayton Street, Yellow Springs, Ohio 45387 is Monday, September 8, 2014 at 3:00 pm to the attention of Jason Hamby.  EOE

Assistant Village Manager

The Village of Yellow Springs is seeking a full-time Assistant Village Manager to coordinate the Village’s Economic Development, Planning, and Community Development efforts to generate new job creation and improve the quality of life for all citizens.  Under the general direction of the Village Manager, the Assistant Village Manager will manage the activities and operations of the Village’s economic development efforts; provide primary staff support to the Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals; administer the Zoning Code and other Village Codes related to nuisance abatement; work on special projects as assigned by the Village Manager; and act as the Village Manager in the Manager’s absence.  Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, or related field, Master’s degree preferred; and has a minimum of five years experience in a supervisory position that includes community and economic development activities, preferably in municipal government.

The Assistant Village Manager is a full-time, salaried position.  The salary range for the position is $55,000-$70,000 per year depending upon the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate.  In addition, there is an excellent fringe benefit package. 

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references by close of business on Friday, October 3, 2014 to:  Patti Bates, Village Manager, 100 Dayton Street, Yellow Springs, OH  45387.  Electronic submittal of materials to pbates@vil.yellowsprings.oh.us , please put “AVM Application” in the subject line.  To learn more about Yellow Springs and see a position profile, please visit their web site at www.yso.com.

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