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 before the deadline listed on the job 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

Account Clerk II (Sanitation/Streets Department)
     Application for Account Clerk II

Application Opens - Friday, June 25, 2021 at 8:00 a.m.
Application Closes - Friday, July 9, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.
Submit Application to:  Human Resources Office, 233 W. Center St., Marion, OH 43302

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

Full-Time - $15.79/hour

This position is a floater position that will cover for other Account Clerk II vacancies in various city departments, as needed, due to sick leave or vacation. 

The individual in this position must be proficient with Microsoft Office products, be organized, and have excellent customer service skills. 

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)
     Application for Labor II

Application Opens - Tuesday, June 1, 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 City Garage, 981 W. Center St., Marion, OH

Full-Time - $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.

 

Seasonal Employee(s)
     Application for Seasonal Employee

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

Seasonal 

Individuals hired for Seasonal positions will be responsible for working in the City's Parks and/or on High Grass properties.  Parks duties include but are not limited to:  picking up litter and checking for vandalism; cleaning and maintaining restrooms, shelters, picnic tables, and buildings; and mowing.  High Grass duties include but are not limited to:  mowing; weeding and cleaning nuisance properties; and other duties assigned.  Experience operating a truck and trailer is a plus.  This is a very physical job and frequently requires stooping and picking up trash and tires.

Applicant must be 18 years of age or older and a high school diploma or GED is required.  A valid Ohio Driver’s License without restrictions and is free from any requirement of High-Risk Liability Insurance is required.

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.

 

Seasonal Lifeguard
     Application for Seasonal Lifeguard

Application Opens – Monday, March 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:  Lincoln Park Aquatics Center, 879 N. Prospect St., Marion, OH

Seasonal – Lifeguard - $12.00/hr. / Lifeguard w/WSI certificate - $12.30/hr. / Head Guard - $12.75/hr. / Head Guard/Assistant Aquatics Manager - $13.50/hr.

Individuals hired as seasonal lifeguards and head lifeguards must be 16 years of age or older and will be responsible for protecting swimming areas and observing swimmers to ensure safety; may perform rescue duties as needed, and perform related duties as assigned.

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

Successful completion of a pre-employment background check is required prior to employment with the City of Marion.

 

Contingent Van Driver
     Application for Contingent Van Driver

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 currently not being accepted.  When the need for new Civil Service Applications and testing arises, the City will post information on this page.​