Welcome to Rossford Ohio

Rossford is a city located in Northwest Ohio, along the Maumee River and is an ideal destination for discovery as you explore its quaint downtown, beautiful marina, its Crossroads Shopping mecca (intersections of Interstate 75 and the Ohio Turnpike) and its historic surroundings. Take in an afternoon at the marina, spend the day at one of the many events at the local Bass Pro Shops, take a tour back in time at the Edward Ford Memorial, visit our neighbor The Hollywood Casino, or enjoy a day of retail therapy. Pick your favorite recreational activity time inside or outdoors. Dock at our Marina and picnic in our park. Bowl at either of our two bowling alleys, play soccer, or host a party at the local indoor soccer facility. Bowling, soccer, volleyball, boating and fishing are just a few recreational activities that you can enjoy in Rossford, Ohio!

The Rossford Civil Service Commission Announces An Open Competitive Examination To Be Given At 9:00 am On May 24, 2014

07 Apr

TO BE GIVEN AT 9:00 AM ON MAY 24, 2014

Title of Examination 
Public Works Maintenance Worker

Duties of the Position
To perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties in the maintenance, repair and construction of streets and surface water facilities, including streets, sidewalks, alleys, rights-of-way, traffic control devices, roadside vegetation, planting beds, snow and ice control, bridge maintenance, and minor storm drainage work, to assure the safety of vehicle and pedestrian traffic; operate a variety of heavy and light vehicles, specialized equipment, hand and power tools.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Applicant must possess a valid high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate.  Two years previous public works experience is desirable.

Proof of a valid State of Ohio Driver’s License must be submitted to the Commission along with the application for examination.  Must obtain a valid State of Ohio Commercial Driver’s License, Class B, with tanker endorsement and no airbrake restriction at employee’s expense six (6) months from hire date.

Age Requirements
Must be 18 years of age on or before April 25, 2014.  Applicants must show proof of age with a valid birth certificate, naturalization papers, or Ohio driver’s license at the time of filing the application with the Civil Service Commission.

Fitness and Medical
Upon conditional employment, must be able to pass a medical examination given by the city designated physician, who will certify that the applicant meets the requirements, set forth by the City of Rossford, necessary to perform the duties of a Rossford Public Works Maintenance Worker.

Salary Base
$17.09 per hour.
Upon completion of a 12-month probationary period, the rate of pay increases to $18.57 per hour as determined by the collective bargaining agreement between the City of Rossford and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees.  Top rate is achieved after two years.

Must reside within Wood County or Lucas County within twelve (12) months of completion of the probationary period.

Entrance Fee
$25.00 per individual (non-refundable), payable upon filing of application.  Cash, money order (payable to the City of Rossford) or credit cards (MasterCard and Visa).  No personal checks will be accepted.

Applications will be accepted beginning April 10, 2014, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and must be filed before 3:00 p.m., Friday, April 25, 2014.
All applications must be obtained and filed in person at the office of the Rossford Civil Service Commission, 133 Osborn Street, Rossford, Ohio 43460.  Office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Veteran’s Credit
Request for Uniformed Service Credit must be submitted to the Commission along with the application for examination and must at that time be accompanied by a copy of the applicant’s certificate of service or discharge papers.

City of Rossford
Civil Service Commission
Betty Woods, Chairperson
Nancy Rust
Ray Miller

Open Burning Information, Rules & Regulations

09 Sep

Before You Light It… Know Ohio’s Open Burning Regulations. Several sources of information are available to help our residents understand the rules and regulations regarding open burning within the city limits. Click here view a PDF on Ohio’s Open Burning Regulations. Click here to view a PDF of the relevant sections of the Ohio Revised Code on open burning. More information is available on the Ohio EPA’s web site at: http://epa.ohio.gov/dapc/general/openburning.aspx.