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The City of Vandalia is seeking energetic, dependable communicators to join its outstanding team of Public Safety Specialists (PSSs) within its nationally-accredited Police Division. This non-sworn post involves public safety dispatch communications and records/clerical work. Applicants demonstrating recent, successful public safety dispatch experience in a public agency may be considered first.

The chosen candidate will hold exemplary listening skills, maturity, ability to multi-task and prioritize.  Vandalia PSSs work various shifts including frequent weekends and holidays. Candidates must be at least 18 with a high school diploma or GED and reside within Montgomery County or in an adjacent county to include Butler, Warren, Greene, Clark, Miami, Darke or Preble. Advanced education at a two-year college or technical school is preferred. 

Demonstrated keyboarding, computer and clerical experience is required.  Candidates must obtain satisfactory scores on oral interviews, as well, and finalists will also be subject to an extensive background investigation; physical and psychological exams, truth verification and drug screening.

            The position's pay range is $20.40 to $26.35; an outstanding benefits package is included.

IMPORTANT:  Qualification instructions and applications are available at the Vandalia Municipal Building, 333 James E. Bohanan Memorial Drive or at www.vandaliaohio.org. Applicants should carefully review the qualification instructions prior to applying. 

Applications and a handwritten letter of interest must be submitted in person or by regular mail no later than 5 p.m. Friday, April 11.  Applications will NOT be accepted electronically. 

Vandalia is an EOE and ADA compliant. 

Click here to view/print Employment Ad for the Position of Public Safety Specialist

Click here to view/print Qualifications for Public Safety Specialist


Vandalia Division of Police

With a tradition of service excellence, the nationally-accredited Vandalia Police Division accepts applications year ‘round from energetic and skilled professionals who would like to serve our community and citizens as Volunteer Reserve Police Officers.

            Applicants must be 21 years old upon application.  They must possess or obtain, upon appointment, a valid Ohio driver's license and Ohio Peace Officer certification.  Chosen candidates must reside within Montgomery County or in an adjacent county to include Butler, Warren, Greene, Clark, Miami, Darke or Preble.

            Reserve Officers receive a non-accountable expense reimbursement of $450.  They are provided with uniforms; professional liability insurance; accidental death and dismemberment coverage; a family pass to the municipal swimming pool and individual recreation center and golf passes for their personal use.

QUALIFICATION INSTRUCTIONS and applications are available at the Vandalia Municipal Building, 333 James Bohanan Memorial Drive or on our website- www.vandaliaohio.org.  Applications, accompanied by supplemental materials-- including a handwritten letter of interest-- must be submitted in person or by mail.  Applications are not accepted electronically.  For additional information, contact the Vandalia City Manager’s Office, 898-5891.

           Click here to view/print Reserve Qualifications Instructions


The Vandalia Parks and Recreation Department is recruiting


with current American Red Cross certifications in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED

or equivalent

Vacancies exist NOW!


Specific shifts needing filled are

Monday through Friday

5:45 to 11 a.m.

3 to 6 p.m.

As well as anytime on weekends


Hourly pay rate is $7.90


Interested applicants should contact Steve Trick at the Vandalia Recreation Center, 1111 Stonequarry Road, Vandalia Ohio or by calling or emailing

415-2338; strick@vandaliaohio.org




The City of Vandalia is an EOE and ADA compliant.


City of Vandalia
333 J.E. Bohanan Drive
Vandalia, OH 45377


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