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Summer job maintaining gardens. Two positions near campus, both requiring prior experience in gardening or farming. The jobs involve some planting, plus maintenance of the compost and a lot of watering and weeding. Each position is for 3 hours a week, and the pay is $7.50/hour, plus a bonus at the end of the summer of $2.50 for each hour worked, if you’ve always come on time and haven’t missed an assigned session. The two people can take each others’ hours if one wants to travel briefly, but basically, the jobs are for the whole summer. OC students only, please.


Looking for someone unique...

We are looking for a person with different skill sets and time to work.*

Acoustik Musik, Ltd. is looking for a someone to replace our current Ebay intern who is graduating. We need someone who can work 10+ hours a week this summer. The work schedule is somewhat flexible and we offer a relaxed working environment. We are located 1 mile west from Route 58 on West College Street. It would be helpful if you had your own vehicle for trips to the post office and UPS. We pay mileage for use of your vehicle.

We are looking for someone to do eBay work. A working knowledge of eBay would be to your advantage. You must have good Mac computer skills, know how to use a digital camera and be very dependable and detailed oriented. You should also be self-motivated and be able to multitask. Some knowledge of image manipulation would also be a plus.

Salary is $10.00 per hour.

This job requires consistency and initiative. We try very hard to work around schedule conflicts but showing up daily is important. We are NOT interested in hiring someone full time and this is a 1099 Independent contract job so no benefits.

Interviews start soon so send us an email with a resume/qualifications. We will look forward to talking to you within the next week.

If interested contact tbethel(at)oberlin.net Applications are now open.

*I know we are looking for someone who is unique but this is, after all, Oberlin.

Farmwork Help Wanted

Help wanted on organic blueberry farm 10 miles north of Oberlin. Tasks include weeding, fertilizing, hauling branches, picking berries and pulling poison ivy. Pay rate varies with tasks & ranges from $9-12/hr. Preference for individuals who have used string trimmers, lawn tractors or other farm equipment. Hours flexible, work available now up through mid July. Send cover letter explaining previous work experience and suitability for tasks.

Store my stuff for the summer? Easy $$$

Hi. I'm an Oberlin student searching for an empty garage or space to store my luggage for the summer. I have a lot of stuff so I'll need a fairly large amount of space, I have a TV, a bike, two shelving units, a lamp, 3 large suitcases, and 8 medium size boxes. I need storage from Monday, May 23rd until Tuesday, August 23rd. I can pay cash up front, amount is negotiable, but am willing to pay $100-$150 for the whole three months. Please let me know!



The City of Oberlin Police Department is accepting applications for a Full-Time Police Dispatcher. The Police Dispatcher is responsible for the operation of the Police Department radio, answering all incoming telephone calls, operate and control panel, and other related equipment to dispatch officers and run various checks.

Minimum Qualifications: Must be able to work rotating shifts and hours will vary. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Must type at least 40 wpm and possess good grammar and writing skills. Should be even-tempered and have a pleasant personality for dealing with the public. High ethical standards and a high level of integrity are mandatory. Applicants also must possess the ability to concentrate and communicate under stressful situations when time is of the essence and the life/safety of an officer or citizen may be involved. Must have the ability to use critical thinking in prioritizing and assigning calls. Must have the familiarity with computers and word processing, as well as possess the ability to become familiar with the City/County agencies as well as criminal and civil law.

All candidates will be required to pass a background investigation, drug screen, psychological test and basic assessment tests on Microsoft Word, police call dictation and language/spelling.

Starting Hourly Rate: $19.82/Hour

Applications are available at www.cityofoberlin.com and at Oberlin City Hall (85 S. Main Street, Oberlin, Ohio 44074). Applications should be returned via email to hr@cityofoberlin.com or mailed to: City of Oberlin Human Resources Department, Oberlin City Hall, 85 S. Main Street, Oberlin, Ohio 44074.

Closing Date: Monday, May 16, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.

The City of Oberlin is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.