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Full-Time Police Officer:

The Columbia Police Department is currently seeking applicants for a Police Officer eligibility list. Applicants must be 21-35 years of age (some exceptions per state law) with a minimum of 64 hours of college credit.  Residency is required within six months of hire.  Applications can be obtained in person at the Police Department which is located at 1020 North Main, Columbia, IL 62236.  Applications must be received by May 1, 2014 at midnight.  Please note that the City of Columbia application that is offered on this page is NOT the application packet required by the Police Department - please do not submit that form or your application will be considered incomplete.  The physical agility test and written examination will take place on May 17th.

Job Description for Police Officer

Part-Time Summer Help:

The City of Columbia, IL is currently accepting applications for part-time summer help for mowing and general park and street maintenance work, May through August 2014.  Applicants must be 16 years of age and have a valid driver's license.  Salary is $9.77 per hour.  Applications may be obtained at the office of the City Clerk, 208 South Rapp Avenue, Columbia, Illinois, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM or online at  Application deadline is April 23, 2014, at 4:30 PM.  The City of Columbia is an EOE/ADA.


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