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Working for the City of Toledo

At the City of Toledo, people come first. We recognize the human story in every government decision, without losing sight of the bigger picture. We’re mindful stewards of time and resources and we follow through on our promises. Nearly two centuries before have brought us here, but it’s our modern outlook that pushes us forward.



The City of Toledo offers a broad network of health services options for its employees, including a multi-tiered prescription drug plan and dental and vision care services. Employees are required to pay a monthly premium depending on the employee’s selection of single, single plus one, or family coverage.

Retirement Savings

The City is a member of the Ohio Public Employees Retirement Plan (OPERS). OPERS is a pension plan providing fixed retirement benefits every month based on a formula that rewards years of service. The City contributes 14.00% of the employee’s annual base salary and employees contribute 10.00% of their annual base salary. The City also offers optional deferred compensation, 401K, and Roth 401K plans.

Seasonal and Temporary Employment Application

Currently, the City of Toledo contracts with employment agencies to manage seasonal and temporary jobs. The employment agency facilitates the interviews, testing and background checks for these positions.

Regular Employment Application

The City of Toledo uses an online application process. In order to apply for jobs with the City of Toledo, all applicants must have a valid email address and create a profile. Applicants are able to create, track and store multiple applications for employment with the City and register to receive automatic notifications for specific positions. Applicants are able to apply for a job from any computer with internet access. Paper applications are not accepted. For assistance with your profile, call at 1-855-524-5627.

Equal Opportunity

The City of Toledo is AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. The City of Toledo will not deny equal opportunity in hiring, tenure, terms, conditions or privilege of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, ancestry, age or sexual orientation.

Latest Employee Spotlight News

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Monday, March 18

Employee Spotlight: April Welch, Champion of Toledo's Economic Growth

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Tuesday, February 20

Employee Spotlight: Julie Gibbons Toledo's First Female Clerk of Council Since 1837

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Friday, February 16

City of Toledo Announces Retirement of Public Utilities Director Ed Moore

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A Diverse Workforce

We want our workforce to look like the city it serves. We pride ourselves on working to ensure people from all walks of life can find a place here.

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