Employment Opportunities

LATERAL TRANSFER PROGRAM FOR POLICE OFFICERS:  The City of Columbia, Illinois is seeking certified officers for three available Police Officer positions.  Applicants must be at least 21 years of age with a minimum of 64 hours of college credit or military service.  Police Officer applicants must have certification by ILETSB or out-of-state training board certification.  Requests for applications may be sent to kendraske@columbiaillinois.com or copies may be obtained in person at the Columbia Police Department, 1020 North Main Street, Columbia, IL 62236.  Applications must be received by April 17, 2020 at 4:30 PM.  Applicants may submit completed application packets by email, mail or hand-delivery in a sealed envelope.  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.

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 2020.    Applicants must be 17 years of age and have a valid driver’s license.  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 at www.columbiaillinois.com.  Application deadline is April 17, 2020, at 4:30 p.m.  The City of Columbia is an EOE/ADA.

FULL-TIME ACCOUNTING CLERK:  The City of Columbia, Illinois is accepting applications for a full-time Accounting Clerk.  Click here to view duties of and job description.  In order to be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and application (on the right) via e-mail to Nguile@columbiaillinois.com by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2020.  The City of Columbia is an EOE/ADA employer.

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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