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Employment Opportunities


Rhonda Lowe, Human Resources Director

Kathy Gamber, Benefits Specialist 

New Volunteer Opportunities:


The new Richmond Heights Community Mediation and Conflict Resolution Service is now available through our Cultural Commission.  This is a no cost program that is composed of Richmond Heights 'residents who have been trained to assist individuals of our city to resolve issues of conflict before the issue elevates to a more serious problem.  If you are in need of such a service or would like more information, please call 216-486-2474.


The City of Richmond Heights has established a Board of Ethics, consisting of three (3) members who are residents of the City and appointed by the Mayor, with approval of the Council. Such members shall serve... more

*If you would like to volunteer for either opportunity, please complete the application to the right.

For any questions call 216-486-2474 or e-mail 

Current Openings:



The City of Richmond Heights has an opening for it's 6 member Recreation Board.  Please contact Cameron Campbell, Recreation Director at 216-486-2978 for more information or to apply.



The City of Richmond Heights Civil Service Commission is continuing to invite qualified applicants to apply for a lateral transfer position of Police Officer

Application Packets are still available on the City of Richmond Heights website at or can be picked up at the City of Richmond Heights City Hall between 9a.m.-4p.m.

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be a United States Citizen, at least 21 years of age.
  • At least two (2) consecutive years beyond any probationary period, of full-time law enforcement experience in any Police Department established pursuant to Ohio Law.
  • Hold a valid law enforcement OPOTA certificate.
  • Possess a valid Ohio driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Pass the Police Fitness Agility Test conducted by Cuyahoga Community College.
  • All applicants must pass a background check, polygraph, psychological assessment, medical exam, and interview prior to hiring.

Additional qualifications and documentation requirements are described in the Lateral Transfer Application Packet.

A properly completed application with required supporting documentation must be sent by certified mail or returned in person to the City of Richmond Heights City Hall, Human Resources Manager, at 26789 Highland Road, Richmond Heights, Ohio 44143.

The salary range is:  $62,846-$82,168;

Benefits include health insurance, vacation, holidays, and sick leave.

The City of Richmond Heights is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.



The City is looking for a Planning Commission member.  The primary role of the Planning Commission is to make, amend, extend, and add to the master plan for the physical development of the Municipality.  Exercise control over platting or subdividing land within the Municipality. Interpretation of the City’s Codified Ordinances, balancing the skillsets of candidates is particularly important.  For example, current members past professional experiences include engineering, architecture and community planning is preferred.
This is a paid position that can bring great reward as you get to see, even enjoy first-hand the impacts of your efforts.   
The Planning Commission meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. and for formal meetings. All meetings shall be held in the Richmond Heights City Hall. 
The City of Richmond Heights is inviting problem solvers, with the proficiency to keep an open mind, to email their resume, and cover letter to: or call 216-383-6312 for additional information.


The city is seeking interested applicants on both the Zoning Board of Appeals or as a Planning Commission member... more


The Richmond Heights Division of Fire is currently seeking applications for part-time firefighters. All applicants must possess Firefighter II and Paramedic certifications. Interested candidates can pick up an employment application at Richmond Heights City Hall located at 26789 Highland Road during the business hours of 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday. Employment applications can also be downloaded above. Please contact Fire Chief Marc Neumann at (216) 383-6304 with any questions.

JobsOhio (also known as "Ohio Means Jobs")

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Richmond Heights is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Employment Application*

(Copies may also be obtained from the receptionist at City Hall.)

*This application may not be used for full-time police officer or fire fighter.  When a Civil Service exam is advertised, please follow directions carefully. 

Boards, Commissions and Volunteer Application
(Copies may also be obtained from the receptionist at City Hall.)