Job Openings

The Links at Groveport is currently seeking applicants to fill several Seasonal Ground Maintenance Workers positions. 

We are looking for hard working and dependable individuals. These positions require the following:

  • Work day begins at 6 am
  • Work four (4) weekends mornings a month
  • Work week will consist of 30 hrs. a week
  • Specific schedules will be determined during the application process

Duties involve routine maintenance of a golf course, including but not limited to; walk mowing, string trimming and raking bunkers.  Applicants will be required to work outdoors (possibly during inclement weather), walk five (5) miles and lift up to 50 pounds.

All applicants are required to pass a background check and a pre-employment drug test. The position will start immediately and last through November, a shorter season is also available for students.  The starting wage for this position is $8.80-$9.06.

If interested please complete an application at the golf course (1005 Richardson Rd. Groveport, Ohio 43125) or the Municipal Building (655 Blacklick St.  Groveport, Ohio 43125).

The City of Groveport is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a Drug Free Work Environment.

Groveport Town Hall’s Camp Sunshine is seeking a Camp Counselor.  Camp Sunshine is a summer day camp that will operate from June 5th through July 14th Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Downtown Groveport.  Counselors work hours will be 8:30 am to 3:30 p.m. with paid lunch time will be taken with the campers.

Counselors will be required to attend training the week of May 30th through June 2nd. .   Camp will not take place on Tuesday, July 4th in celebration of Independence Day. 

The Ideal candidate will be an energetic, personable, responsible, reliable person that is on time, can be depended on and looked up to. Someone who loves working with children.

Individuals are required to have previous experience working with children in a group setting environment, strong conflict resolution skills, ability to accept constructive feedback, knowledge of appropriate behavior-management techniques, possess outstanding organization skills, be a role model and be a team leader. 

This is a short term independent contract positionAll applicants are required to pass a background check and a pre-employment drug test. Pay will be $8.80 per hour.

If interested please apply at Groveport Town Hall, 648 Main Street, Groveport OH 43125 to the attention of Community Affairs Director, Patty Storts.  For more information please call 614-836-3333.

The City of Groveport is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a Drug Free Work Environment.

POSITION:                           Aquatics Manager, City of Groveport – Recreation Department

SALARY RANGE:               $44,200 - $71,032 (not to exceed $57,636.80 at hire)

HR CONTACT:                    Sue Wadley,


Full-time/exempt position reporting to Recreation Director. Oversees the day-to-day operation of award winning outdoor water park and indoor pool, along with aquatic programming.

QUALIFICATIONS: An example of acceptable qualifications:

Completion of secondary education or equivalent; bachelor's degree in park and recreation management or other related field; three (3) to five (5) years of relevant work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/BBP and Oxygen Administration certification; Certified Pool Operator or Aquatic Facility Operator Certification preferred; Current Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard Trainer certification preferred; must possess a valid Ohio driver's license and maintain insurability under the Municipality's vehicle insurance policy.

EQUIPMENT OPERATED: The following are examples only and are not intended to be all inclusive:

Automobile, cellular phone, filtration pumps, power washer, chemical pumps, personal computer, computer software, printer, copy machine, fax machine, and other standard business office equipment.


The employee has exposure to chemical compounds found in an office environment (e.g., toner, correction fluid, etc.); ascends and/or descends ladders, stairs, or scaffolds; works in a confined space; works in an area in which the means of egress can be obstructed; is exposed to environmental conditions which may result in injury from fumes odors, dust, mists, gases, and/or poorly ventilated work areas; is exposed to possible injury from hazardous gases, chemicals, flammables, air contaminants, or electrical shock; is exposed to possible injury as a result of working with moving mechanical parts of equipment or machines; is exposed to possible injury from explosions; works in or around crowds; is exposed to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy weather conditions; occasionally lifts objects 20 lbs or less; occasionally carries objects 20 lbs or less; occasionally pushes objects 20 lbs or less; occasionally pulls objects 20 lbs or less. The employee has exposure to chemical compounds found in a commercial aquatic environment (e.g., chlorine, muriatic acid, stabilizer, etc.); works in both indoor and outdoor pool environments; works around persons of all ages; exposed to possible injury from bodily fluids, hazardous waste; may have contact with potentially violent or emotionally distraught persons; routinely lifts objects 20 lbs. or less; occasionally pushes objects 100 lbs. or less; occasionally pulls objects 100 lbs. or less. Note: In accordance with the U.S. Department of Labor physical demands strength ratings, this is considered light to medium work.


Manages operation of indoor pool & outdoor water park; interviews, recommends hiring and pay assignments of job applicants; trains, schedules, supervises, disciplines & evaluates performance of all assigned staff; receives grievances or employee complaints; approves leave requests; prepares staff schedules and assigns tasks; attends or participates in meeting in which policy questions are reviewed or discussed; develops policy; recommends policy changes; prepares and submits payroll; completes required reports and documentation.

Supervises aquatic programming (e.g., swim meets, swim lessons, youth swim club, classes, special events, rentals, etc.).

Monitors and maintains proper chemical water balance; monitors and maintains numerous chlorinating systems, pumps, water filtration systems, water slides, diving boards, spray features, in-water playground equipment, etc.; maintains records as required by State of Ohio Public Health.

Prepares and proposes annual aquatics budget; monitors budget; requests purchase orders for supplies and equipment; provides ongoing financial activity and attendance information and reports as necessary; conducts safety audits and equipment inspections on a regular basis; develops and conducts in-service training programs designed to improve technical skills, communication skills & customer service.

Enforces facility rules and regulations and security policies; addresses patron complaints; provides outstanding customer service; promotes the services the Municipality has to offer.

Maintains contact with vendors, contractors, the general public, and various government agencies/officials in order to obtain or disseminate information related to the essential position functions; processes reservations and group outings.

Prepares promotional materials (e.g., newspaper ads, press releases, posters, flyers, etc.); prepares agendas for staff meetings/trainings.

Works Manager-On-Duty shifts; works a variety of shifts, including weekends and holidays.

Performs a wide variety of miscellaneous duties, such as answering phones, providing facility tours & equipment orientations, cleaning, making minor repairs, taking photos, picking up supplies & equipment, practicing continual learning through individual study classroom training seminars & conferences.

Inventories and maintains all department first aid kits/bags, AEDs and rescue equipment.

Maintains required licensure and certification.

Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions.

Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE CHARACTERISTICS: (*indicates developed after employment)

Knowledge of: budgeting; inventory control; purchasing; interviewing; *municipal goals and objectives; *municipal policies and procedures; government structure and process; workplace safety practices and procedures; recreation facility certification/licensure requirements; emergency medical care procedures; first aid and C.P.R. practice; grounds maintenance and repair; public relations; media relations; community resources and services; promotion and marketing; *office practices and procedures; English grammar and spelling; supervisory principles and practices; manpower planning; project management; local geographical area; program development and implementation; facility operations; equipment maintenance and repair; water exercise equipment; records management; employee training and development; two-way radio operations; proper water chemical balance; swimming pool mechanical and filtration operations; risk management; American Red Cross aquatics-related certifications; American Red Cross Learn To Swim Program; surveys and needs assessments; trends in the field; bid documents, requests for proposals and contracts; security, *personnel rules; fitness testing; *rules and regulations; *payroll.


Skill in: management, leadership & performance evaluation; conflict resolution; customer service; risk management; communication; data entry; computer operations; use of modern office equipment; motor vehicle operation; operation of hand tools; aquatics equipment operation.

Ability to: interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, picture, or schedule form; recognize unusual or threatening conditions and take appropriate action; apply management principles to solve agency problems; define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; exercise independent judgment and discretion; understand, interpret, and apply rules, or regulations to specific situations; determine material and equipment needs; add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers; complete routine forms; prepare routine correspondence; compile and prepare reports; write and/or edit documents for publication; respond to routine inquiries from public and/or officials; communicate effectively; train or instruct others; understand a variety of written and/or verbal communications; maintain records according to established procedures; cooperate with co-workers on group projects; answer routine telephone inquiries; handle sensitive inquiries from and contacts with officials and general public; develop and maintain effective working relationships; resolve complaints; work in both indoor and outdoor environments, and being exposed to varying and extreme weather conditions; provide outstanding customer service; conduct effective interviews; perform light labor for extended periods of time in often adverse conditions; respond to emergency situations; carry out instructions; to work under stressful conditions; travel to and gain access to work site; work all types of hours.


Aquatics Coordinator, Head Lifeguard, Lifeguards, Assistant Aquatics Managers, Facility Supervisors, Recreation Leader I, Recreation Leader II, and other part-time/seasonal staff when working as Manager-On-Duty.


Submit cover letter & resume to Sue Wadley, Personnel Director, City of Groveport, 655 Blacklick Street, Groveport, OH 43125, Applications must be received by April 7, 2017. The City of Groveport is an equal opportunity employer and offers a Drug Free Work Environment.