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Job Opportunities

Don’t see a position posted on our Careers page which fits your skill set and/or interest? We welcome your interest and resume submittal for future consideration. Submit your resume to: and check back periodically for specific career opportunities.

Paid Internships

OKI offers paid internships throughout the year with meaningful work assignments and projects. Opportunities exist on our Regional Planning team that focus on Environmental Planning, Land Use, and Water Quality. We seek students in Urban or Regional Planning, Environmental Science, or related degrees. Prior related work experience is helpful, but not required. Internships are available throughout the year, both full and part time. For consideration, please submit your resume to:

Current Openings

Job Summary:

Position requires a significant background and understanding of community planning principles and self-motivation.   Experience in statistical analysis and using GIS is preferred.  Individual will work on regional planning and land use issues.  Specifically, the individual will assist OKI staff with activities related to the implementation of the OKI How Do We Grow from Here, Strategic Regional Policy Plan (SRPP)  The Land Use Planning Intern will be involved in assisting with many aspects of plan implementation. The Intern will also provide assistance in activities related to the maintenance, improvement and operation of the OKI Fiscal Impact Analysis Model.

Examples of Duties:

  • Research, collect, organize and evaluate information of importance to OKI planning efforts, for example, topics related to comprehensive planning, land use planning, sustainability principles, green infrastructure, fiscal impacts.
  • Assist with field work
  • Assist in writing reports and grants
  • Assist staff in preparing materials for OKI meetings
  • Create and update EXCEL and/or GIS databases
  • Write technical and non-technical reports, summaries and presentations
  • Participate in meetings by setting up and tearing down displays and equipment, and by assisting in presentations
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Job Qualifications:

  • Graduate or Undergraduate Student or recent graduate of Community Planning, Urban and Regional Planning, or related degree program
  • Creativity, self-motivation, and ability to organize tasks and materials
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • GIS, Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills


Start Date:                ASAP
Hours:                       Part-time and Flexible Hours (approximately 20 hours/week) $13.50/hour
Available May 2023 through June 30, 2024 (can be extended)
Pay:                            $13.50 Hour
Parking:                    Free parking or free bus pass provided
To Apply:                  Open until filled. E-mail resume and cover letter:

Jessica Ondrovic, HR Manager



Professional level position under the administrative direction and general guidance of the Director of Finance and Finance Department. This position requires a high degree of accuracy, diplomacy and confidentiality. Member of the Finance & Accounting Team.  The Finance Specialist position is responsible for completing a wide-range of Accounting and Finance functions under moderate supervision.



  1. Leads the tasks included for Accounts Payable and serves as back-up resource to Accounts Receivable functions
    1. AP Data Entry & Check Writing
    2. Assists in check approvals and signatures
    3. Mails AP checks
    4. Monthly vendor reconciliations
    5. Copies, tracks, and mails/emails Accounts Receivable invoices
    6. Makes bank deposits
    7. Records cash transfers, bank fees and interest
  2. Leads tasks related to Payroll and Time & Attendance
    1. Flex time/ Time Tracking
    2. Labor distribution, leave administration, fringe/indirect allocations
    3. Download payroll reports and process benefit transfers
  3. Provides administrative support to the Finance team and maintains necessary processes for invoicing:
    1. Maintains electronic purchase order file, ensuring accurate completion
    2. Provides appropriate payment options to staff for approved purchases
    3. Processes and submits all employee reimbursements via ACH for approved purchases
    4. Maintains electronic miscellaneous invoices file
    5. Drafts contracts and invoices for county funding and Raven 911
  4. Performs accurate and timely finance reports, which include necessary daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports
    1. Updates cash sheet daily
    2. Sets-up cash flow sheet quarterly
    3. Reconcile, analyze and post entries for postage, mileage, copiers and meeting expenses
    4. Reviewing and recording of contributed services
  5. Serves as administrative support to Finance Department to include performing a variety of general administrative functions
    1. Serves as back-up/secondary support to opening, stamping, delivering, and logging agency mail; including invoices & received checks
    2. Leads the electronic and paper filing work for Finance & Human Resource documents to include: AP, AR, Cash Receipts, Contracts, employee files, etc.
    3. Serves as back-up resource to contact vendors related to office equipment problems and/or maintenance needs
    4. Prints and saves D&E’s to Manager G Drive
    5. Setup and maintenance of general ledger accounts
    6. Manage petty cash
    7. Support and preparation work for budget, UPWP, audits, system implementation, labor graphs, and various report creation.
    8. Organizes, stores, and maintains history for Finance related board resolutions

JOB QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • Associate degree or higher with emphasis in Accounting
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in administrative accounting or clerical – preferably in government
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) to effectively communicate with all levels of employees
  • Must possess strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently, pay attention to detail and dependable.  Proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of accounting principles

If interested send resume to

OKI has Fantastic Benefits

Health, HSA & Wellness
(including dental, vision, FSA, Life, and LTD)

Hybrid (in-office, remote) work schedules

Professional Development

Retirement Plans

Health Insurance

  • OKI offers an excellent, 100% employer paid, health plan for full time employees and their families.
  • No waiting period for health insurance coverage. Date of hire enrollment
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) and Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) for tax-free deposits with generous employer funded contributions
  • Wellness and Rewards program — Earn generous individual rewards for healthy activities

Dental Plan

OKI pays 90% of the Dental Insurance premium for regular full-time employees and their families.

Vision Plan

OKI pays 100% of the vision insurance premium for regular full-time employees and their families

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Employees may choose to use an FSA to set aside pre-tax dollars for dental and dependent care expenses.

Life Insurance

100% employer paid. Benefit pays two times the annual salary, up to $350,000

Long-term disability

100% employer paid. Coverage equal to 70% of your earnings up to $10,000 per month.

Hybrid (in-office/remote) work schedules

Set remote and in-office working days. Flexibility in work schedules. 37.5 hour work week.

Professional Development

  • Rich continuing education and career development opportunities.
  • Employees are encouraged to join and participate in professional organizations and attend annual meetings and seminars as a way of advancing their own professional status or realizing the goals of OKI
  • Tuition reimbursement eligibility for college credit courses, continuing education unit courses, seminars and certification

Retirement Savings

Employees participate in 401a retirement plan and the option to participate in a 403b retirement plan. With participation, OKI may match with double digit contributions, based on amount of employee contributions.

Other benefits:

  • Eleven (11) Paid Holidays
  • Free Bus Passes
  • Free Parking
  • Generous vacation and sick leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Other voluntary benefits — employee paid
    • Cancer, intensive care, disability insurance and sickness indemnity
    • 457 Deferred Comp Plan
    • College Advantage Plan

Our Purpose and Culture

Our purpose is a simple and sincere one: to make this region a better place to live for everyone. We began as a go-between to help the region get federal funds for highways. We still do this today. But we are also a forum for our members to share transportation, environmental, economic, and other challenges for which causes and solutions cross political boundaries.

View our annual report to find out more of who we are and what we do.


What Does Our Staff Enjoy Most About Their Jobs?

Gaining knowledge and learning new skills

Engaging in a variety of interesting initiatives

Stimulating work environment and talented colleagues

Collaborating with other OKI departments

Feeling that my work is making a difference

OKI and Partners Impact Our Region

OKI collaborates with its 120 board members, their jurisdictions, and many other partner organizations to improve the vitality of our region. Here are a few examples of how we and our valued partners are achieving this goal:

Our Region Is a Great Place to Live, Work and Play

About the Cincinnati region

Learn more about what our region has to offer, visit Cincinnati Experience.

The Cincinnati Experience’s YouTube Channel has several videos to help you explore different neighborhoods and about the people and happenings that make the Cincinnati region a great place to work, live and play

Music Hall

Music Hall

This architectural gem is home to the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestra, Cincinnati Ballet and Cincinnati Opera. Built in 1878, it features two tiers of balconies and an ornate ceiling with decorative panels that give it a particular charm.


Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is famed for its hippos, white Bengal tigers and gorillas. A visit to the zoo is a full-day experience, with rides, a 4D theater, animal encounters and magnificent gardens.

Findlay Market

Findlay Market

Findlay Market, which has been around since 1855, is a local landmark, where vendors gather to sell locally grown produce and artisan products. It is the central connection between Cincinnati’s Uptown and Downtown.

ArtWorks Mural James Brown

James Brown Mural

The mural pays homage to James Brown and his early recording years at King Records. This is one of hundreds of murals in Greater Cincinnati and the Northern Kentucky region. The murals are created by ArtWorks youth apprentices and local professional artists.

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