Department of Human Resources

Current Job Listings

Water Meter Reader

The City of Lakewood is currently seeking one part-time Water Meter Reader in its Division of Water Metering.  This position is part of the AFSCME Bargaining Unit with an hourly rate of $21.50 - $21.82. Normal work hours are 7:00am – 3:30pm.  This position is for approximately 18 months and works less than 29 hours per week.


Must have the ability to operate a remote reading, handheld computer; must have the ability to learn to input and output to a P.C.; must have the ability to work on various types of surfaces, including ice and snow, and to be able to read approximately 500 remote readers daily; must have the ability to meet and deal with the general public; must have the ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; must have the ability to open, enter, exit manholes and read meters; must have the ability to work in inclement weather; must be able to locate and test curb connections and must have a good working knowledge of general math and be able to legibly complete daily work reports, service orders and leak notices.


  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must possess a valid Ohio Driver’s License with less than eight (8) points.
  • Must be able to provide an automobile for transportation throughout the workday.
  • Must retain adequate automobile insurance.
  • Must satisfactorily complete a police background investigation and physical examination.
  • Must be able to walk for long periods of time in any type of weather.
  • Must have hearing ability capable of distinguishing between various tones associated with meter reading.


ONLY QUALIFIED interested applicants should submit an application either on-line  (at or to the City of Lakewood, Office of Human Resources, 12650 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, OH 44107. 

Application deadline is Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 4:00pm.

The City of Lakewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Community Resource Specialist
Human Services Department/Division of Youth

The City of Lakewood is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Community Resource Specialist in the Department of Human Services, Division of Youth.  This position serves as the resource and referral source for the Family to Family System of Care Program.  Hourly rate is $14.88.

Qualified applicants will possess the knowledge, experience and ability to perform the following essential job functions:

  • provides information, referral and short term case management to families who need supportive services and/or resources such as clothing, housing, utilities, food and other material goods;
  • documents and tracks referral sources, numbers, types of referrals;
  • maintains files required by the Collaborative Lead Agency and Children and Family Services;
  • coordinates and schedules family team meetings and visits, insures a homelike setting for family visits;
  • provides support to program staff in preparing emergency assistance and home visits;
  • participates in all required training, and team decision meetings;
  • assists families going through eviction  process;
  • supports the other grant funded staff in meeting all of the grant contract deliverables;
  • knows, gathers and assists in disseminating resource information to the community; and
  • assists in developing and maintaining an updated community resource guide.


  • High School Diploma (Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field preferred);
  • must have experience working with a diverse cultural population;
  • knowledge of child welfare systems and other child-serving systems;
  • knowledge of community resources;
  • must possess good computer skills;
  • must have the ability to work with a team approach;
  • knowledge of local community and Greater Cleveland community a plus

This position requires flexibility of scheduling. The selected candidate will be required to work some evenings and weekends and will work up to an average of 29 hours per week.

Interested applicants should submit a current resume and an application form (obtained from the Department of Human Resources or found on to the City of Lakewood, Office of Human Resources, 12650 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, OH 44107. 

Application will be accepted until the position is filled.

The City of Lakewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The City of Lakewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer