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. .

The Powell Police Department offers an unrivaled sense of safety for its residents and businesses. It consists of 18 sworn officers and two civilian employees who respond to complaints, seek out long-term solutions to neighborhood challenges, and ensure the protection and security of area businesses.

The Powell Police Department has been an accredited police agency through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., since 2002. In 2016, the Police Department went through the Gold Standard assessment and was awarded Advanced Accreditation with Excellence.

Current Employment Opportunities

Police Officer | Full Time | Salary Range: $61,760-$91,964 | Deadline to Apply: 5 p.m. EST January 31, 2020

The Powell Police Department currently has one (1) vacancy for the police officer position.  This vacancy requires candidates have a current Ohio Peace Officer Certificate at the time of application in order to be eligible.  Please review the job advertisement for further details.   The deadline to test and apply for this vacancy is January 31, 2020 at 5:00 PM (EST).

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Questions? Contact the Powell Police Department Recruitment Team at recruitment@cityofpowell.us.



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