In the summers, the township hires 1 to 2 seasonal employees to assist the department with cutting grass, cemetery maintenance and other road maintenance. Click below to apply for a seasonal Service Department position.



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Administration Department

NEW EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Community Planner (Posted April 21, 2022)

Butler Township is seeking an energetic, creative, and passionate individual to fill a new position of Community Planner. The Community Planner is responsible for managing and carrying out the duties of the township’s planning, zoning, code enforcement, and economic development functions, under the direction of the Township Administrator.

Minimum qualifications include a Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or Public Administration with a minimum five (5) years of progressive experience in the field of planning, zoning, economic development, or public administration. Any combination of training, education or experience ,which provides necessary knowledge and skills, may be considered.

Salary: $73,000 to $89,990, depending on experience and qualifications. Position is an exempt, non-union position. Includes excellent benefits.

E-mail a fully completed application, cover letter, resume, certifications, and degrees to Erika Vogel, Township Administrator (evogel@butlertownship.com) by May 20, 2022 for first consideration. Selection process may include a series of interviews. Criminal and personal background check, CVSA, physical, and drug test is required prior to appointment.  Position will remain open until filled.

Click here for Community Planner Flyer

Click here for Community Planner Job Description

Fire Department

Now Hiring: Part-Time Firefighter / EMT's or Paramedics.

The fire department is currently accepting applications for certified Firefighter / EMT's or Firefighter Paramedics.

Police Department

Update 4/8/2022: Now Hiring!

Butler Township PD is now accepting applications for lateral entry and entry level police officer positions. We have one immediate full-time opening and anticipate up to three additional full-time openings this year.

Police Officer - Entry Level

Testing for entry level candidates will be conducted through the National Testing Network (NTN). The register with NTN, visit nationaltestingnetwork.com, select 'Find Jobs,' select Law Enforcement Jobs and sign up for Butler Township. When you visit the NTN website, you may:

  • Complete the NTN registration process and schedule your test
  • Review all information related to the position, including minimum requirements, salary, and benefits
  • Review detailed information about the testing process
  • Review the Frequently Asked Questions and take an online practice test, if desired

Upon completion of your scheduled exam, scores are forwarded to Butler Township PD. Candidates who attain a passing score on the entry level exam will be placed on Butler Township PD's eligibility list. Butler Township PD will contact eligible candidates on the list and invite them to participate in further stages of the selection process. In addition to the NTN test, candidates must complete a Butler Township Employment Application and drop it off at the Admin Building (3510 Sudachi Drive, Dayton, OH 45414) or email it to police@butlertownship.com.

To be included in the first round of hiring for the current opening, candidates must have completed the NTN test by Friday, April 29, 2022.


Police Officer - Lateral Entry

Lateral entry candidates must have at least two years full-time service as a police officer with another agency and possess a current Peace Officer certification from the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission.  Applications may be downloaded here or picked up at the Butler Township Admin Building, 3510 Sudachi Drive, Dayton, OH 45414, Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm. Job posting, benefit information, and selection process details can be found on the posting linked below. The deadline to apply is 4:00pm on Friday, April 29, 2022. Applications and resumes may be dropped off at the Admin building or emailed to police@butlertownship.com.


Service Department

Service Worker I

Butler Township (Montgomery County, OH) is seeking motivated individuals to perform various types of physical, manual labor associated with public works and roads: 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.

Candidates 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 is a plus. Applicants with a CDL may be considered first. Applications can be submitted to employment@butlertownship.com or April Lay at 3510 Sudachi Dr., Dayton, OH 45414. More information can be found at www.butlertownship.com.

The hourly pay range is $17.76 to $19.60, depending on qualifications. Full-time benefits include great insurance, paid vacation time, 11 holidays off, sick time accrual, as well as enrollment in Ohio Public Employees Retirement System.

Butler Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.