Employment Opportunities


FULL-TIME POLICE OFFICER:  The City of Columbia, Illinois is currently seeking applicants for a Police Officer position.  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 City Hall, 208 South Rapp, Columbia IL 62236 or you may email kendraske@columbiaillinois.com to request an application packet be emailed to you directly.  Applications must be received by December 9, 2019 at 4:30PM.  The City of Columbia application that is offered on this page is not the necessary application 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 is scheduled for December 21, 2019.

PART-TIME PARAMEDIC / EMT: The City of Columbia, Illinois is seeking applications for the position of Part-time Paramedic/EMT.  Applications must be licensed through the State of Illinois as a Paramedic/EMT and approved to practice in Belleville Memorial EMS Region 4 at the time of application.  The City of Columbia is a 24-hour per day, seven day a week service; therefore, work often involves12-24 shifts, weekends and holidays.   Click here to view job description. Mail to Columbia City Hall, EMS Department, 208 South Rapp Ave., Columbia, Illinois 62236 or they may be emailed to EMS Chief at klamprecht@columbiaillinois.com   Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. EOE.

2020 CENSUS TAKERS: Join the 2020 Census Team.  Census jobs provide flexible hours, weekly pay and paid training.  (Census Takers - $14.00/hour and Census Field Supervisors - $15.50/hour).  Apply online at.2020census.gov/jobs.  Click here for more details.



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