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213 South Main Street, Fostoria, Ohio

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​213 South Main Street Fostoria, Ohio 44830


The City of Fostoria strives to employ and retain the best possible candidates in order to provide quality services to the residents and visitors of our community. If you are interested in joining our team, please download the Employment Application and submit by mail to the address provided.
Our Police and Fire Departments operate under Civil Service Board rules and all qualified applicants must pass both the relevant civil service exam as well as any physical fitness/agility test.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City does not discriminate in its employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability, or on the basis of any other characteristics which are prohibited by law.


​​​Code Enforcement
Part-time Position – Not eligible for insurance or benefits
20-25 hours per week – Monday – Friday TBD
Hourly Wage - $12/hour

  • Investigates alleged violations of ordinances and advises
    landowners/applicants of necessary corrective measures.
  • ​Keeps an inventory of said violations including dated photographs and/or other evidence.
  • Presents case facts and explains decisions of the zoning administrator to the City of Fostoria Zoning Appeals Board.
  • Attends meetings if necessary and follows the directives of the planning commission and zoning appeals board.
  • May propose solutions to any problem encountered in administering ordinances.
  • Coordinates the enforcement of all ordinances with the enforcement of related land use statues and codes by active cooperation with other agencies.
  • Testifies, if necessary, at public and judicial hearings.

Desired Minimum Qualifications:

  • Exceptionally strong organizational and computer skills
  • Self-driven and able to manage multiple and changing priorities with little direction and supervision
  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills with the ability to develop multiple solutions to an issue and make valid recommendations for resolution
  • Able to organize and present data/information in creative and concise ways to make complex ideas understandable across all levels of the organization
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English proficiently.