Employment Opportunities


FULL-TIME PARAMEDIC The City of Columbia, Illinois, is seeking applications for the position of full-time Paramedic. Applicants must be licensed through the State of Illinois as a Paramedic and approved to practice in Belleville Memorial EMS Region 4 at time of application.   A job description is available upon request.  Salary $14.87-$22.30 per hour.  Apply in person or send applications to: City of Columbia (Attn: EMS), 208 S. Rapp Ave., Columbia, IL 62236. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - SPECIAL CENSUS
The City of Columbia is accepting applications for temporary workers for the Special Census that will be conducted in January and February. Prospective applicants:
  • Should be at least 18 years old.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle available for their use.
  • Should have the ability to hear responses and read questionnaires.
  • Should be able to work several hours a day (minimum 20 hours per week), which often includes walking outdoors for an extended period of time.
  • Should be available for day, evening, and weekend work, as needed.
  • Should be available to attend a four-day training session.
All applicants are required to take a written examination that will assess basic skills. Pay range is $10.84-$15.34 per hour depending on job classification. Applications can be obtained from the City Clerk’s office at 208. S. Rapp Ave. or here. EOE/ADA.


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