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Job Postings

Recreation Department Part-time and Seasonal Jobs

Applications are now being accepted for the following job openings in the Recreation Department:

Pool Manager
Assistant Pool Manager
Certified Lifeguards
Pool Cashier
Concession Clerks
Summer Laborers

Part-time and Seasonal Employment Application

Applications can be submitted by mail or in person to:
Parma Recreation Department
7335 Ridge Road
Parma, Ohio 44129

Service Department Full-time Jobs
Full-time Employment Application

All Other Jobs

Apply here for a list of other job opportunities with the City of Parma. No phone calls please.

The City of Parma will conduct a written exam for a Parma City School District administrative assistant position. To obtain the job description and application, see Civil Service Commission.

The City of Parma will conduct a written exam for a city clerk/typist position. To obtain the job description and application, see Civil Service Commission.

Requests for Proposals

The Human Resources and Purchasing Department is responsible for several important functions for the City of Parma. Purchasing includes general supervision over the purchases and contracts for all supplies and services for the City of Parma. The Purchasing employees maintain office supply storeroom inventory and ensure all employees have necessary office supplies on time. This department is responsible for general supervision over the purchases and contracts of all supplies and services for the city and ensures compliance with the informal and formal bid processes. In turn, this enables the city to obtain the best and lowest prices on all the materials, equipment and services used. The staff cultivates relationships with local businesses to support the local economy.

Current requests for proposals will be posted below in a pdf format that is downloadable.

Human Resources is responsible for recruitment, employment and retention of employees; administration of all employee benefits, including health insurance, life insurance, retirement benefits, deferred compensation, flexible spending plans and the Employee Assistance Program. Human Resources employees are responsible for administration of the Worker's Compensation program and proper retention of all employee records. The staff coordinates training and other HR programs.

This Human Resources and Purchasing departments sort, deliver and meter more than 300 pieces of mail delivered to and sent from City Hall each day.

Staff also oversee City Hall's main telephone line.

New Employee Packet

When completing paperwork, new employees should keep the following in mind:

Read the new employee packet carefully, and follow all instructions. Answer all questions. Use blue or black ink only. DO NOT use pencil.

Use your legal name as printed on your Social Security card. DO NOT use a nickname. A staff member from Payroll, Recreation or Human Resources must copy or view your Social Security card. If you do not have a Social Security card, please apply for one. Social Security Administration will provide you with a letter from your employer to verify that you have applied for a card. Bring this letter with you when turning in your application.

Also, bring all completed paperwork along with your Social Security card, license (if required) and forms of ID needed for the city to complete your I9 Form.

  1. IT 4 Ohio Department of Taxation Employee Withholding Exemption Certificate 
  2. IRS Form W-4 (2020) - If you want to exempt yourself from federal tax, when completing the W-4 (Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate) leave boxes 5 and 6 BLANK and write EXEMPT in box 7. This is the ONLY way to EXEMPT from paying federal taxes.
  3. Ohio Public Employees Retirement System Personal History Record
  4. Statement Concerning Your Employment in a Job Not Covered by Social Security 
  5. I-9 Form 
  6. I-9 Form Instructions
  7. Background Check Release 
  8. Direct Deposit Authorization - When completing the Direct Deposit Authorization Form, indicate Checking or Savings and attach a copy of a check or attach a form from your bank with your savings account number.
  9. Non-Harassment Policy 
  10. Employee Receipt Verification Form
  11. Employee Data Emergency Contact Form 
  12. Health Insurance Marketplace Coverage Options (Part A & Part B)  
  13. Initial COBRA Notice


Renee Guy
Contact Information
Office: 440-885-8167
Fax: 440-885-8172

Renee Guy became the director of Human Resources and Purchasing in December 2016. She has served the City of Parma since May 1999 -- first in the Auditor’s Office and then in Human Resources since April 2011.

Guy earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Baldwin Wallace University in 2007 and a master's degree in business administration (MBA) with a specialization in human resources management from Ashland University in 2012.


Parma City Hall
6611 Ridge Road
Phone: 440-885-8167
Fax: 440-885-8172


8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

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