Employment Opportunities

The City of Powell recognizes its employees as one of its greatest assets and strives to maintain a safe, respectful and professional workplace. We have a dedicated staff that takes every opportunity to provide exceptional service to the community.

Current Employment Opportunities

Finance Clerk
Full-Time : $25/hour
Department: Finance Department
The  Finance Clerk will be responsible for providing financial, administrative and clerical services to the Finance Department. This includes processing and monitoring payments and expenditures and assisting with the preparation and monitoring of the payroll system.
Job Description – Finance Clerk

Economic Development Administrator
Full-Time : $85,000 – $95,000 (negotiable depending on experience)
Department: Administration
This new position for the City of Powell will lead efforts to build a cultural destination in downtown Powell through creative placemaking, public realm enhancements, technology and innovation, and brand/promotional expansion in the downtown. The position will also work with the Powell Development Corporation (PDC) to promote the economic development strategy for the City of Powell.
Job Description – Economic Development Administrator



Employment Application

Visit here for an employment application.

To be considered for any position, please submit both an application form and a resume to: Jason Nahvi, Human Resources Manager by email at jnahvi@cityofpowell.us


Current City Council, Board & Commission Openings

The City is always searching for individual who have an interest in serving our community. Please visit our Board & Commissions page to learn more about the many opportunities to volunteer. The City currently has the following opportunities:

Operations Committee – The Operations Committee meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. to review and discuss operations of the City that impact residents and businesses of the City of Powell.

Development Committee – The Development Committee meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. to review and discuss many development related issues before they are forwarded to the City Council.

Tax Incentive Review Council (TIRC)The Tax Incentive Review Council is established under the provisions of the Ohio Revised Code. Annually, the Council reviews all agreements granting exemptions from property taxation and any performance and/or audit reports required pursuant to those agreements. Members are appointed by City Council for three-year terms. The TIRC meets annually.

Community Reinvestment Area (CRA) Housing CouncilThe CRA Housing Council shall make an annual inspection of the properties within the district for which an exemption has been granted under Section 3735.67 of the ORC. The Housing Council shall also hear appeals under Section 3735.70 of the ORC. 

Anyone interested can complete a Board & Commission Application

Board & Commission Application

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers play an important role as a part of the City of Powell team. We enjoy pairing volunteers with enjoyable assignments that will provide them with not only a greater understanding of our community, but also a rewarding experience. We have a variety of programs and events that allow you to use your unique talents to positively impact others in the City.

Volunteer Opportunities with the City of Powell

Volunteer Application

The City of Powell is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer  


Jason Nahvi
Human Resources Manager
614.885.5380 ext. 1050


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