Employment Opportunities

The City of Monroe is a thriving community with a population of approximately 13,500 located between Dayton and Cincinnati along I-75.  Monroe has a land area of approximately 17 square miles and continues to experience well-rounded growth in retail, residential, and industrial enterprises.

The City of Monroe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications to whom conditional offers of employment are made shall be required to undergo drug testing.

Employment Application

Seasonal Laborer

The City of Monroe has an immediate need for seasonal laborer in the Public Works Department working in parks, streets, and cemeteries.  Duties include mowing, weed control, landscaping, flagging for traffic and other road and park maintenance activities.  Time of employment will occur April/May through September/October.

Applicants must be at least 16 years or older and have a valid Ohio Driver License to apply.  Employees will be expected to work 40 hours per week and preference will be given to applicants who are able to work longer than traditional summer breaks.  The pay range for the position is $9.13 to $12.83 per hour based on experience.

Applicants are available at the top of this page or at the City Building.  Completed applications may be sent to the attention of Deana England at 233 South Main Street, Monroe, Ohio 45050 or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Positions are open until filled.


Lateral Entry Patrol Officers.  

Lateral applicants with one year full-time experience with a law enforcement agency are exempt from the written test and will move to the structured panel interview and should submit an application packet along with a cover letter expressing their interest directly to the City of Monroe to the attention of Deana England or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Applications and information on the hiring process may be obtained Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Monroe City Building, 233 South Main Street.  Applicants that have had disciplinary action in the past 12 months that resulted in suspension or pay loss will not be considered.  To be eligible for a lateral service credit, applicants must have or have held a full-time position conducting uniformed police patrol or other comparable duties with arresting powers while employed by the State of Ohio or one of its political subdivisions located within the State of Ohio, including county, township, municipality, university police department, or hospital police department.  Lateral entry officer applicants must also possess a current State of Ohio OPOTA Peace Officer Certificate.  Full-time experience is a minimum of 32 hours worked per week for 8 of the previous 12 months prior to submission of an application or appointment with the City of Monroe

Under the current collective bargaining agreement, starting salary for a police officer in field training will be $45,567 annually as of June 1, 2018, moving to $49,964 annually at the completion of the field-training program.  Officer pay tops out in three years.  Currently, the top out rate for police officer is $65,976 annually with a 3% increase scheduled for June of 2019.  Officers receive generous vacation and leave benefits, sick time accrual, in addition to working a 4 on/2 off schedule.  The City also offers an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision.

Lateral Entry Patrol Officer Applicant Packet


Operator/Laborer II

Applications are being accepted for Operator/Laborer II in the Public Works Department.  Applications may be obtained Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the City Building, 233 South Main Street, Monroe, Ohio.  A link to the application is also listed at the top of this page.  A non-returnable $10 fee is required for all applications.  Checks payable to "The City of Monroe."  Applicants must possess a valid Ohio Driver License and a high school diploma or equivalency (GED).  A copy of your Ohio Driver License must be submitted with your application.  It is required that a Commercial Driver's License be obtained within the first six months of employment.  The starting rate for this position is $18.98.

Completed applications must be returned to the Office of the City Manager located at 233 South Main Street, Monroe, Ohio, no later than Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at 5 p.m.  Applications submitted after this date and time will not be accepted.

The written examination will be held on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 9 a.m.  It will be held at the Monroe Elementary school cafeteria located at 220 Yankee Road, Monroe, Ohio.  Park and enter on the back side of the building near the footbal field and enter through the F-6 doors.  Testing will begin promptly at 9 a.m and photo identification will be required prior to entry for the written exam.  Late arrivals or candidate without valid identification will not be admited.

If you have any questions contact Deana L. England at 513-539-7374 extension 1006 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..