Position: Custodian


Department: Maintenance


Job Category: Full-time - Non-Exempt


Date Posted: October 21, 2014


If interested, please submit resume and Bartholomew County employment application to the Maintenance Department office, Suite 307 located on the third floor of the Governmental Office Building at 440 Third St. Columbus, Indiana.


Working hours are Monday through Friday, from 5:00 PM until 1:00 AM.


Performs general cleaning duties, such as empting trash, dusting, polishing woodwork and medal fixtures, and mopping, vacuuming, waxing, buffing, and stripping floors; cleans elevators and stairs as needed.
Cleans bathrooms, water fountains, and kitchenette areas; wipes counter tops and tables and restock soap and paper supplies.
Completes basic maintenance duties as needed, including changing light bulbs, sweeping outside walks, cleaning window inside and outside, washing walls, and blinds.
Complete special spring and fall cleaning projects, as needed.
Complete work orders and daily time sheets.



Working knowledge of basic janitorial, custodial, and sanitation requirements for assigned areas of responsibility, with ability to effectively complete assigned duties and apply appropriate procedures accordingly.
Knowledge of applicable safety practices and produces, with ability to take proper precautions and assure personal safety of self, co-workers, and County personnel and visitors.


Deputy Director of Emergency Management


A vacancy exists for the Deputy Director of Emergency Management. Selected individual must be dedicated and capable of managing day-to-day operations in the absence of the Director. This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, position with full county benefits.


The successful candidate will have thorough knowledge and ability to comply with the local, state, and federal emergency management laws, regulations, and procedures during varied situations and circumstances, with education and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree.


The individual must have the ability to complete all initial and ongoing training, certification, and exercises for Emergency Management. Training in hazardous materials is helpful. Formal emergency plan and grant writing experience is highly desirable.


The successful candidate must have the ability to effectively communicate with volunteers, other government agencies and officials, and members of the public during both routine and emergency situations. The position requires public speaking engagements.


The position requires working knowledge of fire, police, and medical services.


The duties include data entry on the SARA Title III chemical database. Duties also include working with local government agencies and community/business organizations to develop and coordinate emergency plans and capabilities.


The successful candidate must be able to respond to emergencies on a 24-hour basis.


The successful candidate performs duties in a standard office environment and in the field, exposed to inclement weather and health risks associated with various emergencies and natural disasters.


Salary range for this position is $33,555.08 to $35,555.00.


COMPLETE job requirements are posted at the above address or area available upon request. Qualified applicants should send a resume and completed application to the above address, c/o Shannan Hinton, Director or email to . The deadline for application submission is November 17, 2017.


Registered Nurse


The Bartholomew County Health Department – Nursing Division – is accepting applications for a part time in-house Registered Nurse. This position is 16hours/week – 8:00 am-5:00 pm, without benefits. Work requirements includes providing nursing services in a variety of health care settings, such as immunization clinics, STD/HIV clinics, TB clinics, in-house and outreach clinics and other areas where needed.


Applicants must have a current Indiana Registered Nursing (BSN preferred) and Driver’s license, be able to carry 30-40 lbs. and climb stairs.


Qualified individuals may pick up applications at:


Bartholomew County Health Department
2675 Foxpointe Drive Suite B
Columbus, IN 47203
(812) 379-1555 – Option 1


Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm on Friday, November 3, 2017.




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


Click here for Job Application


Deputy Sheriff


The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff.   Applications will be accepted from April 11 until May 31, 2016.   Applicants must be 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED and possess a valid driver’s license.  The preferred applicant will have a minimum of 60 college credit hours from an accredited college and/or equivalent work experience.     Applications may be obtained at the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office, 543 2nd Street, Columbus, Indiana 47201 or online below.  Please fill out and submit the application through the attached documentation below


pdf Sheriff Employment Application (68 KB)