Employment Opportunities

Medina County Park District is a local and regional leader in conservation, education, and the protection of natural resources. Employees take pride in the parks, trails, programs, and community; ensure quality outdoor experiences; protect public investments; plan the forests and prairies of tomorrow; and develop the next generation of stewards. Employment with the park district is more than a job -- it's an opportunity to make lives better in a fun, fulfilling team environment.

Employee Benefits Include:

  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health and Life Insurance (full-time employees only)
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Participation in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
  • Annual Uniform Allowance
  • Annual Stipend for Job-related Certification/Licensure (full-time employees only)
  • Tuition & Exam Fee Reimbursement Program
  • Vacation Sell-back Policy
  • Remote-Working Policy (limited to select job descriptions)
  • Free Open-air Shelter Reservations
  • 50% Discount on Enclosed Facility Reservations (max. 2x/year)
  • 20% Discount on Medina Community Recreation Center Membership (with district's membership in the Greater Medina Chamber)

Current Job Opening: Police Officer

Job description: Under the direction of the police chief, the officer provides safety, protection, stewardship, education to the park visitor, law-enforcement services such as patrol of district properties, and other duties as assigned. This is a commissioned law- enforcement appointment with full arrest authority under Section 1545.13 of the Ohio Revised Code. Click HERE for the full job description.

Requirements:

  • A valid Ohio Peace Officer's Certificate
  • Three years of law-enforcement experience, preferably in a natural resources setting
  • Possession of a valid Ohio motor vehicle operator's license with a good driving record
  • Satisfactory fingerprint and criminal background check and drug screening

Starting Salary: $41,550

Download the law enforcement employment packet by clicking HERE. Please drop the packet off or mail it to the Medina County Park District Headquarters at 6364 Deerview Lane, Medina, OH 44256.


Current Job Opening: Park Planner (full-time)

Job Description: Under the supervision of the planning and operations manager, assists with the planning, design, and construction of park district facilities including, but not limited to, trails, parking lots, bridges, boardwalks, and enclosed and open-air shelters. Click HERE for the full job description.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in landscape architecture, civil engineering, or related field; ability to communicate effectively through writing, drawing, and speaking.

Salary Range: $44,000 - $66,000

Qualified applicants may send a cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line Park Planner. A general application is not necessary. Phone calls will not be accepted.


Current Job Opening: Park Laborer (full-time)

Job Description:
This is an entry-level position within the maintenance department. Under the direction of a supervisor, the park laborer works in all areas of park maintenance including groundskeeping, repairs, and other assignments necessary for the operations and upkeep of parks and facilities. Click HERE for the full job description.

Requirements: Experience in groundskeeping, landscaping, and/or maintenance of facilities and grounds; interest in the outdoors and the field of parks and recreation; ability to work effectively with others and take directions for performance of work

Any combination of training and experience that would indicate possession of the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform job duties

Possess and maintain a valid Ohio motor vehicle operator’s license with an insurable/acceptable driving record

Possess a minimum high school diploma or equivalent

Satisfactory fingerprint and criminal background check and drug screening

Salary: Starting at $31,450/year, commensurate with experience

Qualified applicants should fill out an application. Click HERE to download an application. Phone calls will not be accepted. Once you fill out the application, please drop it off or mail it to the Medina County Park District Headquarters at 6364 Deerview Lane, Medina, OH 44256. You can also email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line Park Laborer.


For NON-LAW ENFORCEMENT positions, download an employment application by clicking on the link below. Once you fill out the application, please drop it off or mail it to the Medina County Park District Headquarters at 6364 Deerview Lane, Medina, OH 44256. You can also email applications to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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