21st February 2017

Vandalia Accepting Applications for Public Works Technician


The City of Vandalia is seeking a skilled, energetic professional to join its multi-skilled Public Works team. Committed to exemplary service, technicians are responsible for all aspects of public works construction and maintenance–streets, curbs, sidewalks; water, sewer and storm infrastructure.  They drive trucks, mow, plow snow and operate equipment; perform guardrail work, grave opening and closing, leaf and large trash collection, painting and installation of traffic markings and devices, etc.

            Applicants must be 18, hold high school diploma or GED and demonstrate 1-2 recent years’ experience in outdoor work, vehicle and equipment operation and/or heavy labor for extended periods.  They must be available for periodic overtime–nights, weekends, holidays. Those with prior public works experience may be considered first.

            Candidates must obtain Class A CDL with tanker endorsement within six months of appointment.  Those with a current, valid Class A CDL with tanker endorsement will receive preference.  Due to occasional emergency call-out, selected candidate must reside in Montgomery County or adjacent county upon appointment. 

            Candidates will undergo interviews, extensive background investigation; DOT physical/drug screen.

            Starting rate is $17 per hour; outstanding fringe benefits.

            IMPORTANT qualification instructions and applications available at the receptionist’s desk, 333 James Bohanan Memorial Drive, on the City of Vandalia website, www.vandaliaohio.org or by CLICKING HERE.

Deadline is 5 p.m., Monday, March 6. Vandalia is EOE; ADA compliant.


16th February 2017

Vandalia Accepting Police Officer Applications


With a tradition of service excellence, the nationally-accredited Vandalia Police Division is accepting applications from energetic and skilled professionals who would like to serve our community and citizens as Police Officer.

            Applicants must be 21 by March 6, 2017.  They must possess or obtain, upon appointment, a valid Ohio driver’s license, Ohio Peace Officer and Ohio Emergency Medical Responder certifications. Chosen candidates must reside within Montgomery County or in an adjacent county to include Butler, Warren, Greene, Clark, Miami, Darke or Preble.

            Current Vandalia Police Officer starting salary is $56,811 with generous benefits.

Review and obtain IMPORTANT QUALIFICATION INSTRUCTIONS and applications on our website www.vandaliaohio.org, or at the Municipal Building, 333 James Bohanan Memorial Drive.

For a complete list of qualifications and application instructions, CLICK HERE.

All application materials– including a personally composed, handwritten letter of interest— must be submitted in person or by U. S. Mail no later than Monday, March 6 at noon.  Applications will NOT be accepted electronically. 

First round interviews will be held in early-mid March.  Final candidates must pass an extensive background investigation, truth verification, psychological and physical/drug screening.

Vandalia is an EOE; ADA compliant.  Women/minorities encouraged to apply.

2nd February 2017

Art Park “Kidstagram” project to focus on photos of children

The Vandalia Cultural Arts Committee is seeking photos for its 2017 Images Exhibit:

A collection of photos featuring children in action….

Learning, Creating, Playing, Walking, Talking, Interacting, Helping, Guiding, Teaching…..

Entry Deadline:  March 15, 2017


For complete details, click HERE.

18th January 2017

Heavy Metal Remix featured on Think TV’s The Art Show

The metal sculpture symposium that took place at the Vandalia Art Park in September of last year has been featured on a recent episode of Think TV’s “The Art Show.” 

The Heavy Metal remix symposium gave Vandalians the opportunity to watch a sculpture being created before their very eyes over a two-week period.

To watch the program, CLICK HERE



6th January 2017

Division of Police now accepting Citizen Police Academy applications

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s really like to be a police officer, the Vandalia Division of Police has an offer for you. The division is offering Vandalia citizens the opportunity to participate in a Citizens Police Academy.

The academy is a ten-week program that gives students a behind-the-scenes look at policing in the City of Vandalia, and teaches crime prevention techniques. While the curriculum is still being fine-tuned, students will get instruction on topics ranging from criminal investigation, traffic enforcement, personal self-defense and the law and legal process. Students will also have the opportunity to ride along with a Vandalia police officer to gain an understanding of the job duties of police officers.

“One thing this course does not do is train you to become a police officer,” said Vandalia Crime Prevention Officer Holly Estepp. “We are gearing the program towards ordinary citizens who want a better understanding of what we do.”

The classes will run on Wednesday evenings, beginning on March 8 and ending May 10. Each session runs from 6 – 8 p.m. Classroom space for the academy beginning is limited, so interested persons are encouraged to apply early.

Applications can be obtained by contacting visiting the City of Vandalia Website, www.vandaliaohio.org, or by contacting Officer Holly Estepp, 415-2272.

To download the application for the 2017 Vandalia Citizens Police Academy, CLICK HERE.



16th December 2016

Part Time Seasonal Jobs in 2017

Want to be considered for a part time seasonal position in 2017? Click HERE for the 2017 Profile Form

If you are dependable, hardworking and enjoy serving others, the City of Vandalia would like to hear from you!  Through February 17, 2017, Vandalia is recruiting part time and summer seasonal employees for the areas of Parks and Recreation, Facilities Maintenance, Public Works and Cassel Hills Golf Course and Swimming Pool.  Additionally, the Vandalia Fire Department welcomes part time applications year ‘round.

The City will NOT be holding an on-site Job Fair at the Rec Center in 2017

Part-time, 2017 SEASONAL (Summer/Early Fall only) positions that may be available in the Parks and Recreation and Public Works Departments and at Cassel Hills Golf Course include the following:

Ages 14 and older:  Youth Sport Official, Sports Complex Concessionaire

Ages 15 and older:  Cassel Hills Pool Lifeguard (requires certification), Swim Lesson Aide, CHP Front Desk Attendant 

Ages 16 and older: Swim Lesson Instructor, Pool Maintenance, Park/Facility Maintenance, Golf Maintenance, Golf Course Operations

Ages 18 and older: Summer Camp Counselor, Part Time Public Works Technician

Ages 19 and older: Golf Snack Bar Attendant (age 21 preferred) 

Part-time, year ‘round positions available periodically at the Vandalia Rec Center, in our Facilities Maintenance and Fire Divisions include jobs like the following:


Ages 15 and older:  Climbing Wall, Swim Lesson Aide, Lifeguard (requires certification) and Fitness Center Attendant,

Ages 16 and older: Birthday Party Attendant, Childcare Attendant, Buildings Custodial, Swim Lesson Instructor, Gymnasium Attendant

Ages 17 and older: VRC Front Desk Attendant     

Ages 18 and older: Aerobics & Fitness Instructor (requires certification), Facility Coordinator, VRC Custodial, and Fire and EMS staff (certification required).

Prospective candidates must complete our Candidate Profile, available on the Vandalia website, www.vandaliaohio.org, at the Vandalia Rec Center or at the Vandalia Municipal Building. Completed forms must be mailed or delivered to the City of Vandalia—attention City Manager’s Office, 333 James Bohanan Memorial Drive, Vandalia, OH  45377 or emailed to jtrick@vandaliaohio.org. Deadline for profile submission is February 17, 2017, 10 p.m. Candidates who apply by February 17 will be considered before any late applicants.  


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26th April 2016

Vandalia’s Water Quality Report Released

The 2015 Vandalia Water Quality Report has been released, and will be included in the upcoming At The Crossroads community newsletter.

You can view a copy of the report by clicking HERE.

19th February 2016

Utility bills may now be viewed online

The City of Vandalia is making it easier for utility customers to access their monthly utility bills. Customers can now view their electronic utility bill online.  The link can be found on the City of Vandalia’s website, www.vandaliaohio.org, on the Department of Finance page under the utilities menu.  Simply select the “View utility bill” blue box, click Sign up, enter the account number and name as shown exactly on the utility bill, and complete the online application.  Once complete, the customer will receive an email verifying the account set up.  If the customer has multiple accounts, the online view account can be linked to all applicable utility accounts.

10th February 2016

Vandalia Water Quality

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With news of a water crisis taking place in Flint, Michigan, we have received a number of inquiries regarding the water quality in Vandalia.

The majority of Vandalia’s water supply comes from the Northern Area Water Authority (NAWA), with the remainder from Montgomery County.

The NAWA treatment process includes the use of orthophosphate, a corrosion inhibitor, for the distribution system.  NAWA performs weekly testing to determine if the water is corrosive or scale forming. The results are indicate the water is neither corrosive or scale forming. 

NAWA also performs lead and copper testing every three years. The testing takes place at 30 collection points at random representative points along the distribution system. The results show that 90% of the sites tested for lead were below detectable levels, meaning there was no lead detected in the water. In the remaining results, tests showed “trace” amounts of lead, which is below six parts per billion. For comparison purposes, the acceptable range is 15 parts per billion. In Flint, reports indicate 90% of the tests showed lead levels at 25 parts per billion.


NAWA and the City of Vandalia place a very high priority on maintaining a clean and safe water supply. The results from all of the testing indicate that the Vandalia water supply is extremely safe.


27th January 2016

Legislative Summaries posted online

Recent resolutions and ordinances that have been passed by the Vandalia City Council can be viewed in a summary view online. For instructions on locating legislative summaries, CLICK HERE.�