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The City of Columbus is an Equal Opportunity Employer- Discrimination in employment because of race, religion, creed, color, natural origin, ancestry, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States is prohibited by City policy. In addition, the City employment policy requires compliance with national and state employment practices, laws and regulations.

Equipment Operator

Date of Request: November 12, 2019
Department: COLUMBUS CITY UTILITIES, Wastewater Collection
Position Classification: Equipment Operator
Position Title: Equipment Operator
Name of Supervisor: Collections System Supervisor
Salary Range: Starting Salary – Minimum $16.86 p/h; Midpoint $21.07 p/h; Maximum $25.29 p/h
Working Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-4:00 pm, Stand-by shifts, some overtime
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Type of Position: Full Time
Application Deadline: November 19, 2019

Position Summary: The Equipment Operator drives and operates heavy equipment including sewer Jet Truck, Vactor Truck and Sewer TV Truck in the cleaning and maintenance of sanitary sewer structures and pipes throughout the City of Columbus.

Essential (Primary) Duties:

  1. Drives and operates heavy Jet Truck, Vactor Truck and/or Sewer TV Truck in a safe and effective manner to clean and maintain sanitary sewer pipes throughout the city.



Jail Addiction Treatment Program Coordinator/Counselor


POSITION:   Jail Addiction Treatment Program Coordinator/Counselor
WORK SCHEDULE: As scheduled
JOB CATEGORY: PAT (Professional, Administrative, Technological)
STATUS: Full-time
SALARY RANGE: $60,000 to $70,000 ($105,000 to $115,000 including benefits)
DEADLINE: Immediate placement available.

CONTACT: All inquiries should be sent to Kim Rocker at (812) 565-5721 or email at

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed in this document are a representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Bartholomew County provides reasonable accommodations to qualified employees and applicants with known disabilities who require accommodations to complete the application process or perform essential function of the job, unless the accommodation would cause undue hardship. 

Incumbent serves as Jail Treatment Program Coordinator/Counselor for Bartholomew County Jail, responsible for implementing and maintaining an effective Jail Addiction Treatment Program (JATP) in collaboration with other professionals.


Develops and maintains appropriate policies and procedures for JATP.  Maintains strong professional ethics and knowledge, while understanding and complying with legal and ethical principles of the criminal justice system and social work/counseling ethics.


Columbus Police Department Patrol Officer

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, military veterans, and persons with law enforcement experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications can be completed online at Sworn Officer Application or picked up inside the Personnel Office in Columbus City Hall.

The 2019 salary range for a Patrol Officer is $51,428- $62,128. Officers are assigned a “take home” patrol car with usage in Bartholomew and adjoining counties and work 8.5 hour shifts with two weekends off per month. Officers also receive 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, clothing allowance of $900 per year, specialty unit pay up to $3000.00 per year. PERF retirement is available after 20 years of service.

Applications will be accepted until November 8, 2019.

Sworn Officer Application

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Current Part-time Job Openings