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


Director of Public Service

Full-Time  – $92,000 – $110,000 Annually
Department: Service Department

This position works under the direction of the City Manager and is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all aspects of the Public Service Department. This position is responsible for maintaining approximately 6 square miles of City roads; several miles of pedestrian and bike paths; 9 parks with athletic fields, nature preserves, playgrounds and a splash pad; and two municipal buildings. Our residents and businesses support high quality public improvements, and the Director is responsible for ensuring City roads, parks, cemeteries, and other public facilities meet the community’s standards.

Job Description – Director of Public Service


Public Service Worker

Full-Time –  $20.25 Hourly
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am to 3:30 pm with occasional weekend hours and availability to work special events. 
Department: Service Department
This position is an union position that requires semi-skilled to skilled maintenance, repair and construction work in a variety of areas including parks maintenance, public works, facilities, and equipment.

Job Description: Public Service Worker

To be considered for these positions, please submit both an application form and a resume to: Jason Nahvi, HR Business Partner by email at jnahvi@cityofpowell.us

Employment Application

Visit here for an employment application.

Current Board & Commission Openings

The City currently has the following opportunities available for individuals who have an interest in serving our community:

Planning and Zoning Commission – Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m.

Board of Zoning Appeals – Meets the first Thursday of the month on an as-needed basis

Historic Downtown Advisory Commission – Meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.

Development Committee – Meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.

Finance Committee – Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.

Operations Committee – Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.

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 Employ



Jason Navhi
Human Resources Business Partner
614.885.5380 ext. 1050