Whitley County has a diverse economy including the manufacturing, orthopedic and technological sectors. For more information on job opportunities in the Columbia City/Whitley County area, check out the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation local career posting and the Whitley County Chamber of Commerce Help Wanted page.

Whitley County Economic Development Center Local Career Opportunities

Whitley County Chamber of Commerce Help-Wanted

The City of Columbia City offers a wide range of challenging career options, career advancement opportunities, and a dynamic work environment. We are looking for great individuals who are willing to give their talents and skills for the betterment of the community. Not only will you be an employee of the City, but you will also represent the City and their services to its citizens.

Columbia City Police Department is accepting applications for full time police officers.

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and not older than 39 years of age.
Applicants must also possess a High School Diploma or equivalent, a valid Indiana Driver’s License, must pass a criminal background check, and pass a physical agility test and written test.
Application packets may be picked up at the Columbia City Police Communications Department, 112 S. Chauncey St, or obtained on the department website Applications and Forms page at columbiacitypolice.us.
Applications may be dropped off or mailed in to the Columbia City Police Department 112 S. Chauncey St. Columbia City, IN 46725 Att: Gina Conroy
Any questions should be directed to Administrative Assistant Gina Conroy at gconroy@columbiacity.net 

Physical Agility Standards
Each applicant will be required to perform, at a minimum, the following standards:
Vertical Jump – 16 Inches
One Minute Sit-ups – 29
300 Meter Run – 71 Seconds
Maximum Push-ups – 25
1.5 Mile Run – 16 Minutes 28 Seconds
Each applicant will be required to perform an obstacle course including by not limited to a dummy drag and vehicle push.

Please click here for Police Department application.

Click below for City application.

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Please mail your application to:
City of Columbia City
112 S Chauncey St.
Columbia City, IN 46725

Questions: Please contact our office:
Phone: 260-248-5109
Fax: 260-248-5105
E-mail: bigney@columbiacity.net

For further employment opportunities in the Columbia City area click here.

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