Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our practice to provide an equal employment opportunity to all individuals. We are committed to a diverse workforce. We value all employees’ talents and support an environment that is inclusive and respectful. We are committed to this practice and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.

Our Commitment

We are committed to assuring that:

  • All recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, and other employment-related programs are provided fairly to all persons on an equal opportunity basis;
  • Employment decisions are based on the principles for equal opportunity. All personnel actions such as compensation, benefits, transfers, training, and participation in social and recreational programs are administered without regard to any characteristic protected by state, federal or local law;
  • Employees and applicants will not be subjected to harassment, intimidation, threats, retaliations, coercion or discrimination because they have exercised any right protected by law;
  • Reasonable accommodations will be made for disabilities and religious beliefs;
  • We believe in and practice equal opportunity. All employees are responsible for supporting the concept of diversity and assisting our City in meeting its objectives.

Applicant Commitment

Thank you for considering a career in public service. Before applying for a position, we encourage you to consider the City of Wooster's Mission Statement and Core Values to better understand what drives the City's expectations of employees. We can only accomplish our mission and deliver the best service to our citizens by selecting employees who are committed to good governance and demonstrate a desire to serve the public and follow the City of Wooster's Core Values.


Mission Statement


The mission of the City of Wooster is to partner with our community to deliver services, conserve resources, protect quality of life, and plan for the future. We will endeavor to accomplish this mission in the most efficient and fiscally responsible manner possible, and in accordance to the City of Wooster’s Core Values.


City of Wooster - Core Values


Accountability – We accept responsibility for our personal and organizational decisions and actions. We will deliver cost effective and efficient services with the objective of doing our work right the first time.  We are concerned about our natural, historic, economic and aesthetic resources and endeavor to enhance their sustainability for future generations.


Continuous Improvement – We provide the highest quality service with the resources available by promoting innovation and flexibility to meet the changing needs in the community.


Leadership & Management – We value the importance of serving as a role model and mentor within the organization and community. We make decisions that show responsible management of all our resources.


Respect & Communication – We are honest and treat our coworkers and the public with courtesy and dignity. We promote professional and friendly communication while providing excellent customer service at all times.


Honesty & Integrity – We set high standards for our personal, professional, and organizational conduct and act with integrity as we strive to attain our mission.


Stewardship & Trust – We understand our responsibility to use public funds wisely. We will faithfully deliver services and make decisions that will meet the citizen’s needs. We commit to our core values and will openly communication with the public and solicit feedback in order to achieve our goals.


Safety – We use education, prevention, and enforcement methods to protect life and property in our business and residential neighborhoods. Our safety awareness will maintain our infrastructure and facilities to provide a safe environment in which to live and work.


By clicking below to complete an application, you are committing to upholding our Mission and Core Values if you become an employee of the City of Wooster.
Please ensure you allow enough time to complete this application in one sitting, as there is not an option to save your progress. 

Your application will be kept on file for 1 year. If your application has been submitted and a new position is posted that may interest you, please contact Human Resources at 330-263-5254 to have your application considered for the new position.