Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working for the City of Xenia. The City operates under Civil Service rules and regulations and accepts employment applications and resumes only when positions are available. We do not accept unsolicited applications and/or resumes. Employment application packets can be picked up at City Hall at the Reception Desk or employment applications and applicable information can be downloaded.
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City of Xenia Position Announcements:  

PAY RANGE: $62,067.20 - $93,912.00, DOQ

The City of Xenia, Ohio is seeking qualified application for Deputy Fire Chief. Qualified candidates will have an associate's degree in Fire Science or related field and four (4) years experience of command and control of emergency operations; or any equivalent combination of experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Click HERE for the complete job description.

Candidates must hold the State of Ohio Level II Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic Certifications; and must possess a valid Ohio Motor Vehicle Driver's License and remain insurable under the City's vehicle insurance policy.

Preferred candidates will demonstrate effective skills in areas of leadership, public relations, policy development and innovation. 

Please send cover letter and resume to the City of Xenia, Human Resources Director, 107 E. Main Street, Xenia, Ohio 45385 or submit via email to by Friday, December 27, 2019.

PAY RANGE: $19.15 - $28.93, DOQ

The City of Xenia is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Victim Advocate. The successful applicant will be responsible for providing support and advocacy to crime victims through the criminal justice system and provide crisis response assistance to victims and law enforcement. 

Qualified applicants will demonstrate the following:
  • The ability to provide effective advocacy and counseling to victims;
  • The ability to actively listen to others;
  • The ability to display a strong sense of compassion and empathy for others; and 
  • The ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in social work, criminal justice or related field with two (2) years of related experience in crisis counseling and/or criminal justice; or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience. The successful candidate must be registered as an Advocate (RA) or higher with the Ohio Advocate Network, or apply for and receive RA certification within two (2) years of hire. 

Click HERE for the complete job description.

Please send cover letter and resume to the City of Xenia, Human Resources Director, 107 E. Main Street, Xenia, Ohio 45385 or submit via email to by Friday, January 3, 2020.

The City of Xenia is an equal opportunity employer. 
We encourage application from minorities, women, and disabled veterans.  

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Downloading & Printing an Employment Application
The Employment Application (PDF) available for download is a computer fill-in form that was created in Adobe Acrobat format, which is also known as a Portable Document File (PDF) format. To fill out, view, and/or print the application, you need an Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. The Adobe Acrobat Reader is a free program, which can be downloaded from the Adobe website.

Important Note: If you choose to fill out the application when it appears on your computer screen in the Adobe Acrobat Reader program, any data you enter onto the application form cannot be "saved", but it can be printed. When you close the application form, the data you entered will be deleted. Therefore, if you choose to fill out the employment application form on your computer, be sure to print a copy before closing the program. Further, be sure to sign and date the application and associated forms where applicable.

Completed Applications
Once completed, the employment application can be used to apply for employment opportunities during an application period for a specific position as advertised above by the City of Xenia. Where possible, please print the application as a two-sided copy. Please include other documentation as required for the specific position in which you are applying. Now you are ready to download, view, and/or print the application.

You may mail or hand-deliver your signed and completed application and applicable documentation to the Human Resources Director (must be received on or before the posted closing date).

Should you have any questions about the online Employment Application or the job opportunities posted above, please contact the Human Resources Department at 937-376-7273.

Again, thank you for your interest in working for the City of Xenia.