Defiance County Engineer’s Office






POSITION TITLE:   County Highway and Maintenance Person I (CHAMP I)


CIVIL SERVICE STATUS:  Classified (Bargaining Unit)


FLSA Status: Non-exempt                                   


Pay Range:  $14.39 to start, $17.59 after 3 years, up to $23.99 possible with merit

                               (Effective 3/01/2017) per Union Agreement


JOB OBJECTIVES:   Under the general supervision of the Operations Deputy or Assistant, perform labor tasks for the maintenance, construction and repair of county roads, bridges and culverts using hand tools to heavy equipment.



High school diploma or equivalent

Valid State of Ohio Class A CDL with an acceptable driving record is required.  

Relevant experience in general roadway maintenance and/or experience in the operation of medium to heavy duty trucks is a plus.  

Overtime may be required and is a condition of continued employment.

A telephone for call out is required. 

Defiance County residency preferred.

Pre-Employment drug screen required.



Applications available at the Engineer’s Office or at the link below:


Defiance County Engineer’s Office

510 Court Street, Suite 201

Defiance, OH 43512

Monday – Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm




Applications will be accepted at least until 4:30pm on Friday, April 28, 2017.

Applications or resumes may be emailed to

No telephone inquiries please


An Equal Opportunity Employer