Veteran's Office Receptionist


The Bartholomew County Veterans Office has an opening for a part time without benefits receptionist. This position is for 24 hours a week, pay is $13.10 an hour.


This position doesn’t have to be filled by a veteran.



  • Computer skills, working knowledge of excel spreadsheets and word documents.
  • Good communication in person and over the phone.
  • Setting office appointments and scheduling transportation rides for veterans to medical appointments.
  • Internet research

Individuals interested in applying for this position can get an application on line or from the Veterans Office. Applications will be taken now thru March 23, 2018


Located at:

440 Third Street

Government Building Suite 205

Columbus, IN 47201


Click here for a General Application for Employment.


Emergency 911 Dispatcher

The Bartholomew County 911 Emergency Operations Center has a current opening for a Full-Time Emergency 911 Dispatcher.
Emergency 911 Dispatchers are Public Safety Professionals with the primary assignment of performing work in the protection of life and property through emergency communications.
Emergency 911 Dispatchers are required to:
     • Answer incoming emergency telephone communication lines and acquire pertinent information for dispatching emergency response groups.
     • Dispatch appropriate police, fire, rescue and emergency medical response agencies to emergency situations.
     • Provide medical instructions (as needed) prior to the arrival of medical personnel.
     • Manage radio communications.
     • Operate a Computer Aided Dispatch System (CAD).
     • Maintain the status of all police units, emergency response agencies and command personnel during emergency situations.
     • Maintain appropriate certifications.
Emergency 911 Dispatchers must:
     • Be calm and even-tempered
     • Be decisive
     • Be able to process incomplete information, quickly assess the situation and provide an appropriate response of emergency agencies
     • Be able to remain emotionally unattached during emergency situations
     • Be able to work independently and as part of a team
     • Be assertive, professional, self-confident and mature
     • Have exceptional speaking and listening skills
     • Be able to show empathy
     • Be Dependable and reliable
Emergency 911 Dispatchers pay scale:
     • Emergency 911 Dispatcher Tier 1: $33,337.64 (starting)
Interested Applicants must:

     • Complete a Bartholomew County Application for Employment
     • Submit a resume along with the job application
       To: Bartholomew County 911 Center
       131 S. Cherry St.
       Columbus, IN 47201
     • Submit to a written typing test, basic skills CAD test, personality test, and a basic listening skills test
     • Pass a criminal history check
     • Pass a background investigation
     • Pass a polygraph test and drug screen


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The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office is accepting pre-applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff and Corrections Officer.  The purpose of this process is to establish an employment eligibility list from which the department will draw candidates for employment.  Interested applicants should review the minimum requirements and complete the form below.  Upon review, you will be notified of upcoming process dates.


If you are interested in volunteering as a Reserve Deputy, please email Reserve

Commander Andy Riddle,

Minimum Qualifications


  • Shall possess a valid Indiana driver’s license (or obtain one within 60 days of becoming an Indiana resident)
  • Shall be a U.S. citizen
  • Shall be at least 18 years of age (Corrections) or 21 years of age (Merit Deputy) by the date of appointment
  • Shall be drug-free and have no felony convictions
  • Shall not have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic battery, stalking, or violations of Protective Order
  • Shall not have any OWI convictions within the past 5 years prior to the time of application
  • Shall not have been dishonorably discharged from the military
  • Shall be a high school graduate or possess a GED certificate


PHYSICAL FITNESS (Merit Deputy Only)