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Custodian – FFY

Columbus Parks and Recreation Department

Job Posting

 Position Title:  Custodian – FFY

Application Deadline: October 20, 2017

Status: Hourly Non-Exempt

2017 Salary Range:  $11.21-$16.00/hour

Department: Parks and Recreation

Reports to:  Head Custodian/Assistant Head Custodian – FFY

Supervises:  0 employees  

Summary of Functional Responsibilities:

  • Works to maintain building and grounds for quality service to customers.

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Police Officer

Columbus Police Department Now Accepting Applications

The Columbus Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of police officer. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and less than 36 years of age when hired.  Prospective applicants must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent and complete all aspects of the hiring process and training program.  College graduates and military veterans are encouraged to apply.  Applications can be downloaded online or picked up in the Personnel Office inside Columbus City Hall.   Applications will also be available in the Columbus Human Rights Office.

The 2017 starting salary for a Patrol Officer is $48,458.00. Benefits include: assigned “take home” patrol car, 8.5 hour shift with two weekends off per month, vacation time and paid holidays, shift differential pay (5% for 2nd shift and 10% for 3rd shift), college credit allowance up to $2,850.00, military incentive pay up to $1424.00, longevity pay up to $6,250.00, clothing allowance of $900 per year, and specialty unit pay up to $3000.00 per year.  PERF retirement is available after 20 years of service.

Additional details can be found at Applications will be accepted until October 31, 2017.  The first step of the testing process, a written test, will be offered on Saturday, November 11, 2017.

For additional information contact:

Lt. D. Matthew Harris – Public Relations Officer

Phone: 812.376.2605




Part Time Kennel Assistant

POSITION:        Part-time Kennel Assistant

FLSA:                 Non-Exempt

Status:                 Part-time

Supervised By: Animal Care Services General Manager, Animal Care Enforcement Manager

Supervises:       None

Wage:               $7.25 to $10.00 per hour

Position Summary:

  • A Kennel Assistant provides humane care and treatment to animals housed at the Columbus Animal Care Services Center; is responsible for operating and maintaining the facility on a daily basis including cleaning, proper feeding of animals, minor maintenance, intake of fines and fees, preparation of paperwork, and entering of data. In addition, the part-time Kennel Assistant serves as a receptionist for the Columbus Animal Care Services Center, greeting visitors and accepting payments; as an initial contact to the Center, the Kennel Assistant must be able to respond to complaints and requests for information.  This is a part-time position and this employee is not provided with any benefits (such as health insurance, paid time off, etc.). This employee shall work no more than 1559 hours per year.  A part-time Kennel Assistant will work, on average, 20-29 hours a week, but may work as many as 40 hours a week, as scheduling is flexible.

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