We are hiring for the following positions. To apply, click on the job title you are interested in. For questions or to request a paper application, please contact Human Resources at 740-592-3367.

Seasonal Maintenance - Cemeteries


The City of Athens is seeking individuals who enjoy working outdoors to join our seasonal maintenance team in the Lands and Buildings department. Duties include (but are not limited to) the following:


  • General cemetery maintenance
  • Mowing, weeding, raking, landscaping, weed spraying
  • Lifting heavy materials
  • Working in adverse weather conditions
  • Maintaining a clean environment with litter pick up and disposal
  • Operation of equipment: cemetery vehicles, mowers, tractors, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned


This is a seasonal position expected to last about 120 days, and is covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act. The pay rate is $11.00 - $13.50 per hour depending on experience. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age by date of hire to apply. Applicants must be able to work weekends.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. General inquires may be sent to Human Resources via email: or by calling: 740-592-3367. 


This is general description intended to provide general duties and qualifications. Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all the duties that may be performed. It is not intended to cover all situations, or all necessary qualifications. Job descriptions are subject to change.

All new hires are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to employment with the City of Athens, OH. 

The City of Athens, OH is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


The City of Athens, OH understands the risk of exposure to COVID-19 and has taken many precautions to slow the spread of the virus. Facemasks and social distancing requirements are enforced. We must all do our part to minimize risk, but even with our best efforts, there is no guarantee that you can avoid exposure to COVID-19.


We prefer applicants apply online; however, paper applications are available upon request. Please call Human Resources at 740-592-3367 if you need to request a paper application.