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Job Openings2019-01-16T10:09:36-04:00

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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.

Floodplain Manager

Position: Floodplain Manager
2019 Salary Range: $42,925 to $60,760 (based on qualifications)
Department: Planning
Supervisor(s): Planning Director
Supervises: None
Employee Type: Salary / Exempt
Applications Due: July 22, 2019


The City of Columbus – Bartholomew County Planning Department is currently accepting applications for a full-time Floodplain Manager. The Planning Department is housed within the City of Columbus and provides development review and land use policy guidance for both the City of Columbus and Bartholomew County.

Thoughtful, pro-active floodplain management is essential for our growing community, which is located at the confluence of several major streams with almost 2,000 square miles of upstream watershed. Our floodplain management is guided by the innovative Columbus Flood Risk Management Plan, for which the City received the 2013 Indiana Association for Floodplain & Stormwater Management (INAFSM) Excellence in Floodplain Management Award. That Plan, the companion Flood Response & Evacuation Plan, and additional information about the City’s approach to floodplain management are available on the City’s website at

Columbus, population 47,000, is a regional center for financial services, health care, employment, entertainment, and shopping. The community is recognized nationally for its architectural design quality, vibrant downtown, quality parks and recreation amenities, and overall high quality of life.


Human Rights Administrative Assistant

Position Title: Administrative Assistant
Department: Human Rights
Reports to: Director and Deputy Director of Human Rights
Status: Full Time
Salary Range: $31,542 to $47,313
Application Deadline: July 8, 2019


General Description:

  • The Administrative Assistant provides administrative and investigative support to the staff and Commissioners of the Human Rights Commission.
  • The Administrative Assistant provides secretarial support for the Director and Deputy Director as needed and will plan events and manage projects on behalf of the Commission as assigned by the Director or the Deputy Director.
  • He or she will support the efforts of the Human Rights Commission to ensure the equal opportunity and treatment for all citizens of Columbus in accordance with the local Ordinance.

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