Granville Community Calendar

Employment Opportunities

Position:    Seasonal Service Department Employees

Description:    The Village of Granville is now accepting applications for seasonal service department workers. This position is a great opportunity to gain relevant municipal public works experience and a very good job for those seeking short-term employment. These positions work a 40-hours work week from May through September.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  perform a wide variety of street and right-of-way maintenance functions using hand, power and motorized equipment in a manner to ensure safe, economical, effective and timely results.

Compensation:   8.55 per hour

Minimum Requirements:   valid driver’s license with a good driving record. Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position in varying weather conditions.

Deadline for Application:   Until positions are filled

Other Information:  The Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Village of Granville Employment Application


Position:   Part-Time Police Dispatcher

Description:   The dispatcher is often the unsung professional of the emergency response team. These professionals, who gather essential information from callers and dispatch the appropriate first responders to the scene, must be able to take control of situations that may chaotic, heart-wrenching, stressful, confusing, and frenzied.

They must be organized, adept at multi-tasking, level-headed, and trustworthy. Their work within emergency response services often places them in the middle of life or death situations, so requirements and training for these positions are often stringent, rigorous and unwavering.

  • Safety and Security: Candidates must have knowledge of rules, regulations, and procedures, including safety procedures, such as CPR and first aid. Policies and procedures may refer to department policies and procedures related to emergency communications and disaster and special response plans.

  • Customer Service: Candidates must have knowledge of providing excellent customer service.

  • Telecommunications: Candidates must have knowledge of telecommunications systems, which may include transmission, broadcasting, and switching systems, and computerized databases, including teletype operations and procedures. Further, they must understand basic dispatch codes, as well as standard abbreviations and industry terminology commonly used by emergency medical services and law enforcement agencies.

  • Geography: Candidates must understand jurisdictional boundaries, as well as thoroughfares, landmarks, public buildings and waterways within the jurisdiction.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  Essential job functions within a dispatcher’s job description will likely detail the daily duties associated with the position, which may include the following:

  • Operate a multi-line telephone console system, alerting system

  • Translate information to the appropriate codes

  • Determine and assign the level of priority of the call and enter the data into a computer-aided dispatch system for radio dispatch purposes

  • Ask vital questions and provide pre-arrival instructions for police officers

  • Monitor and operate a radio console and compute equipment

  • Receive and respond to a variety of emergency and non-emergency services and complaints

  • Ask questions to interpret, analyze and anticipate the caller’s situation as to resolve problems, provide information, dispatch emergency services, or refer callers to other agencies

  • Dispatch and coordinate the responses of public safety agencies

  • Identify appropriate number and type of equipment or apparatus to dispatch

  • Enters and modifies information into local, state and national computer databases

Monitor and respond to a variety of technical systems and alarms

Compensation:    Pay rate is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Minimum Requirements:  Required skills in a dispatcher job description usually refer to both acquired skills and individual traits.

  • The ability to develop and maintain cooperative and professional relationships with fellow employees, representatives from other departments, and supervisors

  • The ability to use logic and reasoning to reach conclusions and approaches to problems

  • The ability to use judgment and decision-making skills to evaluate situations, establish priorities, and resolve matters

  • The ability to think quickly

  • The ability to work under stressful situations

  • The ability actively listen and communicate effectively through clear speech and hearing

  • The ability to follow instructions

  • The ability to write clearly and spell correctly

The ability to establish priorities and pass on information as needed

Deadline for Application:  Friday, May 3, 2019 Send a cover letter and resume to Chief Bill Caskey, Village of Granville, PO Box 514, Granville, OH 43023

Other Information:  The Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description

Village of Granville Employment Application


Description:  Work involves responsibility for providing administrative assistant services to the Village Manager and Village Planner performing office management and delegated administrative tasks. Serves as clerk to the Mayor and Council and back up clerk to Planning Commission and Board of Zoning and Building Appeals. Work requires the exercise of initiative, independent judgment, and advanced administrative skills in a wide range of work situations often involving highly sensitive and confidential information. Work is further distinguished by the frequency and level of contact with department heads, council members, and the general public. Assignments are generally received in the form of desired objectives, although more specific instructions may accompany new or unusual assignments. The incumbent is expected to complete assignments independently and without detailed review. Employee may provide work direction to clerical staff with the authorization of the department head.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • In the absence of the Village Planner or Village Manager, answers basic questions about zoning code provisions or matters pending before the Village Council, Planning Commission, or BZBA.

  • Prepares agenda outlines for Council and other committees, as needed, distributes agenda packets and other materials, responds to concerns and needs of Council; Council orientation; designee for Council trainings.

  • Prepares legislation, legislative memos, monthly manager report, annual reports, codification process and correspondence, as necessary.

  • Posts agendas and provides required public notices for Village Council, Planning Commission, Board of Zoning and Building Appeals and all other Village commission and boards.

  • Records Council (Planning Commission, and BZBA and other committees as needed) meetings and prepares minutes for those meetings; also attends and prepares minutes for Council committee meetings.

  • Posts and maintains records and permanent files of ordinances, resolutions, and meeting minutes of the Village Council, Planning Commission, BZBA and all other commissions and boards.

  • Records annexations and easements with county and state officials.  

  • Maintains and revises filing system.

  • Processes permit approvals and sends related notices to affected parties.

  • Assigns property addresses and corresponds same to various county agencies and notifies the Board of Elections of all changes in Village boundaries; handles census data and procedures.

  • Handles the design, production and distribution of various Village marketing materials including newsletters, annual report, commercial marketing ads, Resident Packet, What Happens at a Meeting brochure, mediation process, Water Quality Report, Village forms, event materials, public service announcements, etc.

  • Village media contact including the handling of the Village social media (website, Facebook, Twitter).

  • Prepares correspondence, reports, manuals, proclamations and other materials often containing sensitive or confidential information composes and prepares, letters, notices, and other materials.

  • Drafts legislation; ensures that department heads are advised of relevant legislative changes; signs, posts and certifies legislation passed by Council.

  • Prepares bid documents, advertisements, and mail documents on projects and equipment; handles bid bonds; prepares requisitions.

  • Refers and assists citizens and callers; answers various inquiries and provides information about services and functions.

  • Serves as record retention chairperson; prepares schedule for records retention and reports of documents destroyed; destroys old files and documents; scans and adds historical documents to website; auction of Village used equipment.

  • Maintains and updates calendar of events, maintains and updates three subscriber lists; responds to e-mail.

  • Maintains emergency notification system; serves as public and emergency communications contact.

  • Serves as office manager handling the purchase and maintenance of equipment, janitorial services, supply orders,

  • Serves as Village IT specialist and liaison with IT service provider.

  • Project Manager working with Village Manager on projects as assigned including

  1.  Community electrical aggregation

  2. Single trash hauler

  3. Energy audit survey

  4. Internal electric energy, gas, copier and phone system contracts

  5. Volunteer recognition program

  6. Mediation program

  7. Mosquito district program coordinator for the Village

  8. Employee employment process

  9. Deer management program

  10. Historical document scanning and preservation

  11. First Impressions

  12. Event coordinator

  13. Rotary clock maintenance

  14. Village Hall maintenance (asbestos removal, painting, carpeting, HVAC replacement, window replacement, basement clean out and other building improvements.

  •  Performs other related duties as assigned.

Compensation:  The Village of Granville offers a strong benefit package with a salary range of $34,008 - $53,040, based on experience and qualifications.

Minimum Requirements:   Graduation from high school, including or supplemented by courses in secretarial science, with Associate Degree in related field preferred; and three to five years experience as a secretary to a senior official; municipal experience desirable; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills:

  •  Thorough knowledge of secretarial practices and procedures.

  • Thorough knowledge of business English, spelling, and arithmetic.

  • Thorough knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, and equipment.

  • Ability to use computer and Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook proficiently.

  • Considerable knowledge of general municipal agency operations and organization.

  • Ability to make responsible decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures.

  • Ability to maintain administrative, fiscal, and general records and to prepare reports and answer questions from records.

  • Ability to compose correspondence on complex matters and to perform complex office management details without assistance.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, officials, and the public, and to deal with public relations problems courteously and tactfully.

  • Ability to use computer keyboard at a prescribed rate of speed and to operate other data processing equipment with proficiency.

  • Ability to take and transcribe dictation.

  • Ability to operate copy, fax, and other office machines.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Deadline for Application:   All resumes must be submitted by October 14, 2019

Other Information:  The Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description

Village of Granville Employment Application



Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  


Minimum Requirements:

Deadline for Application: 

Other Information:  The Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Village of Granville Employment Application

For additional information, please inquire at:
Granville Village Offices
141 East Broadway
Granville, OH 43023
(740) 587-07Mon

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