Posted: October 12, 2020

The Village of Bradner is seeking applications for a qualified full-time electrical line utility worker; responsible for operation and routine maintenance of the village electrical distribution system.

Must possess a high school diploma or GED and a valid class B, CDL license with air brake or obtain six months after hire date. Knowledge of overhead distribution lines and underground primary distribution lines required. Water and waste water experience helpful. May require pole climbing and operation and use of bucket truck.

Position requires response within 30-minute time period to call-out emergencies, and 24/7 carry of village-issued cell phone for troubleshooting and emergencies, including holidays and weekends.

Position requires various duties to include but not limited to: water distribution repairs, assist in wastewater treatment plant, tree trimming power lines, road maintenance and snow removal, park and pool maintenance, lawn care and other general maintenance as required. Above duties will require working in all weather conditions. Twice monthly Board Meeting attendance is also required.

Applications may be obtained at the Town Hall (located at 130 N. Main St. Bradner, OH) on weekdays from 8:30am to 5:00pm or at Candidates should return applications with resume and supporting documentation that would be helpful for consideration of employment to the attention of Greg Warden, Board of Public Affairs President. They can be mailed to PO Box 599 Bradner, OH 43406 or emailed to

Posted: October 12, 2020

POSITION:                   Part time Zoning Officer

CLASSIFICATION:         Part time, hourly, $12.00/hour + $.555/mile

WORK SCHEDULE:      Hours vary, must report to Town Hall twice per week. 10 hours per week available during the winter months and 15 hours per week available during the summer months.

REPORTS TO:               Chief of Police and Zoning Board

WORK LOCATION:       Village of Bradner

QUALIFICATIONS:       Must possess a valid Driver’s License, no criminal history; Any combination of education, training and work experience that indicates the skills, knowledge and abilities necessary to complete the duties listed on the job description.  Good writing, organizational skills, and the ability to use a computer.  Must have a positive attitude and the willingness to work with peers and the public.  Must have the ability to communicate effectively with the public, Zoning Board, Chief of Police, and the village prosecutor when necessary.


Applications are available on the Village website,, or at Town Hall 130 N. Main St. Bradner, OH 43406. They can be mailed to PO Box 599 Bradner, OH 43406, dropped into the yellow utility box on the North side of the building or emailed to Applications due Monday, October 19, 2020 by 4:30pm.


Department:   Zoning Department

Reports To:     Chief of Police and Zoning Committee



Responsible for ensuring that new development and on-going land occupancy conforms to applicable village regulations regarding land use and zoning, ensures all properties are in compliance with zoning ordinances and nuisance abatement.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assists the Zoning Committee in reviewing residential Zoning Use Permit Applications for compliance to applicable village regulations.

Reviews and approves or disapproves all Zoning Use Permits and Special Use Permits.

Responsible for receiving and acting on zoning and nuisance complaints including any required investigations, a written notice and for maintaining a log with status of each complaint. Collecting evidence in a uniform manner for possible legal action.

Makes interpretations of ordinance provisions under the zoning manual.

Responsible for permit application intake procedures; supervises permit intake by the Village Clerks Office.

Performs field inspections for issuance of Compliance Certificates and as otherwise required.

Works with other governmental agencies to aid citizens in obtaining permit approvals from these agencies in conjunction with Zoning Committee and Zoning Department. (Examples: Wood County Auditor’s Office, Wood County Health Department, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.)

Responsible for coordination of permitting and certain land use cases with the Zoning Committee.

Responds to citizen complaints and undertakes enforcement actions.  Consults police chief or village attorney if necessary.

Responsible to provide assistance to village attorney in whatever was necessary to prosecute an enforcement action, including but not limited to field inspections, research, providing witness testimony in Village of Bradner court cases, and working with outside agencies to get dangerous or nuisance properties and buildings cleaned up.

Attend Village of Bradner Mayor’s Court or Bowling Green Municipal Court when open active court cases exist.

Supervise the design and maintenance of permit records and database, and other periodic reports and handouts.

Responsible for responding to zoning inquiries by phone and in writing.

Other related duties assigned.

This position description in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the position.

The Village of Bradner is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: September 23, 2020

The Village of Bradner is currently accepting applications for a Mayor’s Court Clerk. The individual must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Experience is preferred but not required. Submit resume and application to the Village of Bradner PO Box 599 Bradner, OH 43406.

Applications are available at or 130 N. Main St., M-F, 8:30-5 and will be accepted with resume until October 7th, 2020 at 4pm.


Worksite:                           Village of Bradner

Work Schedule:                Part Time, hours vary, court proceedings held in the evening

Reports To:                        Mayor

Current Salary:


Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:

Completion of secondary education or equivalent (high school or GED) or any combination of training, education and work experience, which provides the skills; knowledge and abilities necessary to complete the described duties.  Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.


Licensure or Certification Requirements:

Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record.  Must have a clean criminal history no felonies or serious misdemeanors.  Must be able to pass a NORIS/LEADS background check.  Must be able to pass a NORIS/LEADS certification test.


Equipment Operated:

The following are examples only and are not intended to be all inclusive.  Computer, calculator; telephone, office copier, and other office equipment, computer software (e.g., data collection software, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, inventory and facility management software, internet web browser, electronic mail software, etc.).


Job Duties Include but are not limited to:

Performs clerical tasks of a general nature (e.g., files reports and records, sorts and distributes mail; composes routine correspondence for signature; receives telephone calls and directs to proper authority; maintains records in accordance with records retention schedule; etc.); maintains and cleans the office.  Uses computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to set up court schedules, enter data, and/or process information (e.g., uses electronic mail software to send and receive electronic mail as necessary; uses Microsoft Excel to develop and maintain spreadsheets as necessary; uses Microsoft Word to create and revise documents as necessary; etc.)  Professionally communicates with the public, other agencies, employees, vendors.  Maintain confidentiality regarding all court cases.  Communicate effectively with Court Magistrate and Prosecutor.  Be able to take money and give correct change.

Posted: April 18, 2018

The Bradner Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Part Time Police Officer.  Academy cadets are welcome to apply, and upon successful completion of the OPOTA Police Academy, will be able to be employed.

For more information, click here to view the Bradner Police Department’s Recruitment website.

Posted: May 1, 2016

The Bradner Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Auxiliary Police Officer.  Academy cadets are welcome to apply, and upon successful completion of the OPOTA Police Academy, will be able to be employed.  Auxiliary Officers are hired to work with current officers in patrol operations, special event details, and other department-related activities.  Auxiliary Officers have the chance to accept part-time paid employment when positions open up.  For more information, click here to view the Bradner Police Department’s Recruitment website.