Welcome to NOSDA

The Northern Ohio Service Directors Association’s main goal is to promote cooperation and build productive working relationships between municipalities. We strive to continually enhance member knowledge of Public Works by providing related training and keeping up with new technologies.

Join us to start networking with service directors throughout Northeastern Ohio!

Job Openings

When your municipality is looking for qualified applicants, NOSDA can help.

We are happy to post your job openings on our website, and include the notice in our monthly newsletters.

Send your information to Bob Girardi, Secretary/Treasurer.  Please notify NOSDA when the position has been filled so we can remove the post.

Director of Public Service

The City of Green, OH is seeking a highly motivated professional for the position of Director of Public Service.  Green has a growing commercial and residential development base and is known for its quality of life, first-class municipal services, with key focus on sound fiscal management.  The successful candidate will provide leadership, direction, and guidance to a high performing staff of Public Service professionals engaged in all functional areas of Public Service management including Highway, Storm Waters, Parks and Recreation and City Cemeteries.  Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Engineering, Civil Engineering, Public Administration or Business Administration is strongly preferred; with a minimum of five (5) years of extensive management-level experience.  The successful candidate will possess a participatory leadership style with excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills.  Our City offers:  A supportive community with a rich heritage, an engaged and collaborative team of professionals, beautiful parks and facilities, excellent schools, a highly competitive benefits package, a positive 10-year income tax trend and a Salary Range of $71,870-$100,575.  Please send resume and salary history to:; or, mail to Human Resources, City of Green, PO Box 278, 1755 Town Park Blvd, Green, OH  44232-0278.  Exp. (2/28)


Membership in NOSDA is open to:

  • The chief service representative of each city and village in the Northern part of Ohio, and surrounding territory.
  • Associate Members (Non-Municipal)
  • Retirees

Members must renew their membership and pay dues each year on January 1st. For your convenience, we provide a printable forms for:

* Please click here to read the By-Laws  for complete information on membership eligibility and dues.

Municipal Membership
Retiree Membership
Associate Membership

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March 2017

March 2017 Newsletter Happy St. Patrick's Day! March Meeting The March meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 8th at 11:30 am at Embassy Suites Hotel, 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd. (off Rockside Road), Independence. The [...]

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February, 2017

February Meeting The February meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 8th at 11:30 am at Embassy Suites Hotel, 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd. (off Rockside Road), Independence. The meeting will be sponsored by Specialized Construction. [...]

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January 2017

January Meeting The January meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 11:30 am at Embassy Suites Hotel, 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd. (off Rockside Road), Independence. We will be kicking off 2017 with [...]

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N.O.S.D.A. is building its own library of educational videos about Public Works. The following instructional videos and books are now available to members. Please contact Bob Girardi, City of Pepper, at (216) 896-6149, or  to request materials.

Small Fleet
Management in Public Works – VideoMotivating
Public Works Employees – VideoPrivatizing
Public Works Services – Video

Everything You Need to Know to Be a Public Works Director – Guidebook

Demonstrating the Value of Your Fleet Management Program Guidebook, CD-ROM included

Countering Disaster “Before It Strikes” – CD-ROM

Knowing Your Costs: Maintaining a Competitive Edge in Fleet Management – Video / CD-ROM

Top Ten Performance Measures for Fleet Managers – Guidebook

Managing Public Equipment – Manual

Vehicle Replacement Guide – Guidebook

One Hundred Years of Public Works Equipment: An Illustrated History – Booklet w/ Video

Public Works Management Practices – Manual

SUPERVISION: Conflict Solving for the New Supervisor – CD-ROM

Leadership in the New Age of Public Works with John Luthy – CD-ROM

Snow Removal Techniques: Plowing Tips from the Pros – Video

Snow Removal In Safety – Video

Salt Management Guide – CD-ROM

The Basics of Snow and Ice Control – Manual

Developing and Effective Snow and Ice Program – CD-ROM

Salt Brine: Breaking Snow and Ice Bonds on Your Pavement – CD-ROM