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 www.columbus.in.gov/planning/flood-hazard-information/

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.

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