Village Job Openings

Thank you for considering the Village of Covington as a future employer. When any positions are available they will be posted below.  All applications for employment must include the following:

Completed materials can be mailed to the address below at the attention of the Village Administrator or scanned and emailed to the Village Administrator directly at  


Covington Government Center
1 S. High Street,
Covington, OH 45318

Police Officer

Pay: Up to $29.11
Full Time

The Village of Covington, Ohio (pop. 2,548), is accepting applications for either entry level or lateral full-time positions of Police Officer. The Village has a department of seven sworn officers and one administrative assistant. The Village will have multiple retirements in 2023 and is looking for the future of its department. Officers within the department have worked for Covington for an average of almost 17 years. Once you join our Village, you will understand why people stay.

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age; possess a valid Ohio driver’s license; have no felony record or convictions of a crime of violence; possess a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent; and be a commissioned Ohio Peace Officer. Prior to employment the successful candidate must successfully complete a background investigation, computerized voice stress examination, psychological examination, physical examination, oral interview, and pre-employment drug screening.

The Village of Covington has a generous benefits package which includes all Federal holidays, sick leave and three personal days off per year, health insurance and Village funded HSA, and consistent and scheduled working hours. Vacation is earned at two weeks after the first year until maxing out at five weeks after 19 years.

Qualified candidates should fill out an application and submit a cover letter and resume with their qualifications to Lee Harmon, Police Chief, Village of Covington, 1 South High Street, Covington, Ohio 45318. Position is open until filled.

The Village of Covington is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Village to consider all qualified candidates for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, disability as defined by the American with Disabilities Act, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008, genetic information or family history, or military status.