Human Resources

How to Navigate the City of Cleveland’s Hiring Process

The "How to Navigate the City of Cleveland’s Hiring Process” workshop was designed to help the public learn how to navigate the City’s hiring process and gain insight into the steps involved in becoming employed. Hundreds of attendees were provided with free resource handouts and instructions to assist with navigating the City’s hiring process. This informational session was held at the Cleveland Public Auditorium on Lakeside Avenue.

This department provides City employees with services regarding wage and salary administration, benefits, safety and rehabilitation, labor relations, education and research, affirmative action, and health.

It posts open positions and coordinates the hiring of new employees in partnership with the Civil Service Commission.

HR work rule pursuant to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

Internship Opportunities

City Internships are offered in the Spring and Summer of every academic year. In exchange for a commitment of time and professional effort, interns are rewarded with experiences that enhance their potential to compete locally, regionally, nationally, and globally. City of Cleveland interns have the opportunity to work with a very diverse and highly skilled workforce whose focus is on providing the highest level of public service.

Eligibility and Application

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited college or university at the time of application
  • The City encourages all majors to apply
  • Interested parties should apply online here, create a user profile and complete a job interest card indicating their desire to secure an internship position


Recruiting Manager
601 Lakeside Avenue, Room 121
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

City of Cleveland Department of Human Resources Ordinances

Equal Employment Opportunity Information

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. It is also illegal to discriminate against a person because the person complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit.

Employee Benefits

The City of Cleveland employee package includes, but is not limited to the following:

Medical Coverage 
Dental Coverage
Vision Coverage
Life Insurance 
Flexible Spending 
Ohio Deferred Comp
9 Paid Holidays

2 Paid Personal Days
Sick time
Service Credit
RTA Advantage
Pre-Tax Parking

Employee Benefits Details