Greenville job opportunity – Police Department Secretary


Notice is hereby given that the Civil Service Commission of the City of Greenville, Darke County, Ohio, will hold a written examination for the position of Police Department Secretary for the City of Greenville, Ohio, on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at 6:00 PM at the Greenville Municipal Building Basement Classroom, 100 Public Square, Greenville, Ohio 45331. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED as of February 7, 2024. They must be citizens of the United States of America or have legally declared their intentions of becoming United States citizens. A minimum score of 70% is required to pass the written exam. The salary ranges from $13.78 to $23.21 hourly, plus benefits. 

Job description: Under general supervision, performs clerical and secretarial activities to assist in the operation of the department; maintains and updates records and reports; types routine, technical, and/or confidential material; types, copies, and distributes departmental documents; schedules and prepares training information; responds to routine inquiries from the general public and other City personnel.

Qualifications: Completion of secondary education and any combination of training and/or experience which evidences an advanced knowledge of office practices and procedures; basic knowledge of public relations and research techniques; demonstrable ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form; demonstrable skill in typing; ability to fulfill all duties with ethical conduct, individual initiative, creative problem solving and demonstrate professional work habits including reliability, dependability, punctuality, and enthusiasm for the job; possess a can-do attitude and work style that supports teamwork, collaboration, and positive relationships that will support and compliment the work environment and customer service goals of the department and City of Greenville. Exceptional oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Addition of credits: In order to be considered for a Uniformed Service credit of 20%, the applicant must be a resident of the State of Ohio and submit a copy of their certificate of service or honorable discharge from active duty. To be considered for a reserve component of the armed forces (including the Ohio National Guard) credit of 15%, must submit proof of completion of initial entry-level training with completed application. Applicant must pass the written exam before credits are added.

Any interested person can obtain an application online at or from the Office of the Mayor, City of Greenville Municipal Building, 100 Public Square, Greenville, Ohio 45331, from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Thursday and from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Fridays. The application must be completed and returned to the Office of the Mayor no later than Friday, February 2, 2024, at 1:00 PM to be eligible to take the examination. A government photo I.D. must be presented to the examining officer to gain admission to the exam.