Employment Opportunities

Employment Applications
Job applications may be obtained from the Human Resources Administrative Assistant on the 3rd floor of City Hall or by downloading the application from the City’s website. 

A City of Marion job application must be completed in full.  Incomplete applications, applications without an original signature (faxes not accepted), or late applications (postmarks not accepted) will not be processed.  A resume will not be accepted in lieu of filing a city application, but one may be attached as additional information.  

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Applications must be received in the Human Resources Office by the deadline listed in the highlighted link for each job posting.  Highlights of open job postings listed below are for informational purposes only.  A complete job description, as well as application opening and closing dates are included in the highlighted link for each posting.

The City of Marion only accepts applications for current vacancies.  If you wish to apply for more than one position, please complete an application for each position.  

Applications can be submitted in person or by mail to:

City of Marion
Human Resources
233 W. Center St.
Marion, OH  43302

The City of Marion is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The City’s employment actions will be based upon merit, fitness, and other  occupational qualifications and not on an individual’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or other non-job related criteria.

 

Applications Currently being Accepted

Full-time Positions

Clerk - Secretary  (Click link to left for full job description)
     Application for Clerk - Secretary  (Click link to left for job application)

Application Opens - Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 8:00 a.m.
Application Closes – UNTIL FILLED
Submit Application to:  Human Resources Office, 233 W. Center St., Marion, OH 43302

Position Location:  Wastewater Treatment Plant, 1810 Marion Agosta Rd., Marion, OH

This is a full-time non-exempt position with a starting pay rate of $16.15/hour, with an increase after 90 days and upon the successful completion of a 15-month probationary period.

Individual will be responsible to the WPC Superintendent for work involving a number of varied clerical tasks that include serving as administrative assistant to the Plant Superintendent; answering phones and general questions; processing invoices; preparing time sheets for payroll; other duties as assigned.

Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products, have excellent customer service skills, and some general accounting experience is preferred.  

Full job description and requirements are available in job description attached above. 

Successful completion of a pre-employment background check, physical examination and drug screen are required prior to employment with the City of Marion.

 

WWTP Operator II, WWTP Operator I  - OR -  Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Trainee  (Click link to left for full job description)
     Application for WWTP Operator  (Click link to left for job application)

Application Opens – Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 8:00 a.m.
Application Closes – UNTIL FILLED

Application to:  Human Resources Office, 233 W. Center St., Marion, OH 43302

Position Location:  Wastewater Treatment Plant, 1810 Marion Agosta Rd., Marion, OH

This will be a full-time, non-exempt position in which the pay rate will be dependent upon the position filled – WWTP Operator II position starting pay rate is $20.73/hour; WWTP Operator I starting pay rate is $19.99/hour; and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Trainee starting pay rate is $17.87/hour.

The individual in this position will work night shift and operate or learn to operate the equipment in the Wastewater Treatment Plant.  An Operator II or Operator I must have appropriate Wastewater Operator Certificate from the Ohio EPA; while the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Trainee is a learning or apprenticeship position both assisting and learning from a Plant Operator in which the individual will have two years from date of hire to obtain a Class I Wastewater Works Operator’s Certificate.  Individual must have good math skills, ability to work alone, and willingness to learn wastewater processes. 

Individual is required to have a valid Ohio Driver’s License without restrictions of any privilege to drive at any time and must be free from any requirement for High-Risk Liability Insurance.  Must be willing to obtain a Class B CDL.

Full job description and requirements are available in job description attached above.

Successful completion of a pre-employment background check, physical examination and drug screen are required prior to employment with the City of Marion.

 

Labor II (Sanitation Department)  (Click link to left for full job description)
     Application for Labor II  (Click link to left for job application)

Application Opens - Monday, March 14, 2022 at 8:00 a.m.
Application Closes - Until filled
Submit Application to:  Human Resources Office, 233 W. Center St., Marion, OH 43302

Position Location:  Marion City Garage, 981 W. Center St., Marion, OH

This is a full-time non-exempt position with a  starting pay rate of $17.87/hour.

The individual in this position performs manual labor operating equipment on a daily basis; with routine work involving the use of skills acquired by experience or on-the-job instruction.  The work requires heavy manual labor.  The Labor II normally works under direction of a supervisor who issues orders and inspects work frequently and may also receive on-the-job direction by Motor Equipment Operator.  The duties of this job require an individual to regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move over 100 pounds and mainly include:  gathering and carrying trash containers from individual yards or locations along routes and dumping refuse from containers into the truck; starting hoisting device that raises refuse bin attached to rear of truck; dumping contents into opening of enclosed truck body; assisting in unloading and cleaning garbage truck at dump site.  Individual is required to follow all City of Marion Safety Rules.

Individual is required to hold a valid Ohio Driver’s License minimum of Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with any endorsements required by law; a Class A CDL preferred.  Driver’s License must be without restrictions of any privilege to drive at any time and must be free from any requirement of High Risk Liability Insurance.  

Full job description and requirements are available in job description attached above.

Successful completion of a pre-employment background check, physical examination and drug screen are required prior to employment with the City of Marion.

 

Zoning/Compliance Inspector  (Click link to left for full job description)
     Application for Zoning/Compliance Inspector  (Click link to left for job application)

Application Opens – Monday, November 15, 2021 at 8:00 am
Application Closes – UNTIL FILLED
Submit Application to:  Human Resources Office, 233 W. Center St., Marion, OH 43302

Position Location:  Marion City Hall, 233 W. Center St, Marion, OH

This is a full-time, non-exempt position with starting hourly rate of $18.66/hour and tops out at $24.89/hr. upon successful work performance after 15 months

The individual in this position is under the supervision of the Law Director and responsible for the accurate, timely administration and enforcement of the City Zoning Code, including, but not limited to: accepting applications for and issuing permits, ensuring compliance with all Zoning/Compliance/ Obligations contained within the City Code.  These responsibilities are in addition to all other duties assigned by supervisor related to Codes, Regulations or Obligations.  The Inspector shall also ensure that all observations made in the field, which may be violations of the City Health Code, Premises Regulations or other Codified Ordinances or other obligations are addressed by him/her or referred to the appropriate proper enforcement authority for action.

Employee must have Associates Degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school in a related field of work with 6-months or 1-year experience in Construction and Code Law Enforcement preferred, or any combination of education and experience may be considered.  A valid Ohio Driver’s License without restrictions that is free from any requirement of High-Risk Liability Insurance is required. 

Full job description and requirements available in job description attached above. 

Successful completion of a pre-employment background check, physical examination and drug screen are required prior to employment with the City of Marion.

 


 

Part-time Positions

Contingent Van Driver  (Click link to left for full job description)
     Application for Contingent Van Driver  (Click link to left for job application)

Application Opens – Monday, March 15, 2021 at 8:00 a.m.
Application Closes - Until Filled
Submit Application to:  Human Resources Office, 233 W. Center St., Marion, OH 43302

Position Location:  Marion Senior Center, 2375 Harding Highway E., Marion, OH

Part-Time - $11.56/hour

Responsible for providing safe, timely transportation for elderly clients to and from homes to predetermined destinations, via Senior Center's minibus or van, for the purpose of helping the client to remain independent in their homes.  This is a part-time non-exempt position in which there is no guarantee of a set number of working hours per week. 

Full job description and requirements available in job description attached above. 

Successful completion of a pre-employment background check, physical examination and drug screen are required prior to employment with the City of Marion.

 

Public Safety Applications and Testing Information

Civil Service applications for the City of Marion's Public Safety Departments are not being accepted at the current time.  When the need for new Civil Service Applications and testing arises, the City will post information on this page.​