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Employment Opportunity – Service Worker I

November 9, 2018

BUTLER TOWNSHIP (Montgomery County, OH) is seeking an energetic candidate who is willing to learn the trade of Service Worker I (SWI) in the Service Department. A Service Worker I will perform various types of physical manual labor associated with public works and streets: operating light to medium types of motor equipment and hand tools, cleaning catch basins and ditch lines, road maintenance, concrete and asphalt repair, building maintenance, mowing grass, cutting/trimming of trees, cemetery maintenance and burials, building and repairing drainage structures, sign fabrication, vehicle maintenance and snow removal.

Candidate must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent or completion of trade or technical school in a related field. Work experience in the construction field and/or public works industry a plus. Must have the ability to obtain a CDL. Apply by Monday,November 26, 2018 to Jeff Barnett, Service Director. Please email Employment Application and letter of interest to or deliver to 3510 Sudachi Dr., Dayton, OH 45414.  

The starting hourly rate is $14.23 to $16.49 DOQ per the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Benefits include medical, dental and life insurance; paid vacation, holidays, and sick time; and enrollment in Ohio Public Employees Retirement System.


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Police Department Hiring Police Officer / Lateral Entry

November 8, 2018

The Police Department currently has an open full-time police officer / lateral entry position available. Employees in this class are responsible for protection of life and property, prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals, and general enforcement of laws and ordinances. Work is performed in accordance with Department rules and regulation, and normally consists of duties and routine patrol and both initial and follow-up investigations. Work involves an element of personal danger. Employees must be able to act without direct supervision and to exercise independent discetion in meeting emergencies; however, advice and consulation from a superior officer is usually available. Salary Range $27.57 – $32.24 per hour

The minimum qualifications for the position are:

  • Current Police Officer Certification by the Ohio Peace Officers Training Commission
  • At least 1 year of Full Time Service as a Police Officer or
  • At least 2 years Part-Time Service as a Police Officer or
  • At least 3 years Auxiliary or Reserve Service as a Police Officer
  • US Citizen & at least 21 years old
  • HS Graduate or GED
  • Valid Ohio Driver’s License; good driving record
  • Eye sight correctable to 20/30
  • Possess the physical ability to perform the tasks associated with the position
  • No previous felony convictions

The application process begins with submission of a current resume along with completion of an Employment Application . Application packets may be picked up at the Butler Township Offices located at 3510 Sudachi Drive, Dayton, Ohio 45414 or obtained online. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be emailed a Background Investigation Questionnaire. Questions or inquires may be addressed to

Application deadline is 4:00 p.m. Monday, November 26, 2018.

Butler Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Administrative Offices Closed for Veterans Day

he Butler Township Administrative Office will be closed on Monday, November 12, 2018 in observance of Veterans Day.

The office will re-open on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 8 AM.

 REMNDER:    Rumpke observes the following holidays: News Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. If your pick up day falls on or after one of these holidays, collections will be delayed one day. If a holiday falls on Saturday or Sunday, there will be NO delays.

**Please Note:  Service will be as scheduled. No Delay.

 If you have any questions regarding your pick up please contact Rumpke at 1-800-223-3960.

Have a safe and happy holiday!

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Free Carbon Monoxide Detectors

October 17, 2018

Every year,senseless deaths occur due to carbon monoxide filling a home with noxious gas. But there is a way to prevent such tragedy.

The Dayton Firefighters Federal Credit Union has generously donated 50 carbon monoxide detectors to the Butler Township Fire Department. The department is offering these carbon monoxide detectors free on a first-come, first-served basis.

If youhousehold doesn’t have a carbon monoxide detector, please contact the Fire Department at 937-890-2491.


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Development Trend Continues

October 10, 2018

Business development in Butler Township has continued at a brisk pace over the past several years. Here’s a summary of recent activity:

  • A new Tire Discounter’s store opened August 29th. Tire Discounter’s at 7976 N. Dixie Dr., is located behind Walmart, situated between Fifth Third Bank and McDonald’s in the York Commons Business District.
  • Walmart and McDonald’s have both submitted plans to update their stores.
  • American Legion Post 588 has received approval for a conditional use from the Board of Zoning Appeals to locate in the former Moritz Florist at 8220 N. Dixie Dr. The group has been diligently working to clean up a vacant property that was becoming a nuisance in the business district.
  • First Light Church of Vandalia has opened a new satellite campus in Butler Township, at the Smith Middle School, located at 3625 Little York Rd.
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