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Full-Time Police Officer 

Columbia Police Department is currently seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer.  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, however you may apply for a six month extension for a total of one year.   Applications can be obtained in person at Columbia Police Department, 1020 North Main, Columbia, IL 62236 starting April 1st.  Applications must be received by May 1, 2015 at noon. 
The City of Columbia application that is offered on this page is not the necessary application packet for the Board of Police Commissioners - 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 16, 2015.

Job Description for Full-Time Police Officer

Part-Time Summer Help

The City of Columbia is currently accepting applications for part-time summer help for mowing and general park and street maintenance work,  May through August 2015.  Applicants must be 17 years of age and have a valid driver's license.  Salary is $10.04 per hour.  Applications may be obtained at the office of the City Clerk, 208 South Rapp Avenue, Columbia, Illinois, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or online below.  Application deadline is April 24, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. 

Job Description for Part-Time Summer Help

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 as of May 1 is $14.47 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 May 15. EOE.

The City of Columbia is an EOE/ADA employer.

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