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 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 Lateral and new applicants. We must receive your application by 4:00 pm on Monday December 26th. Salary is $61,000.

Benefits: Health, dental and eye insurance. Health savings account. City supplements $2000 towards your deductible of $3500 for family. Vacation/Personal/Sick time: You will receive 4 personal days a year. You will earn 1 sick day per month. Vacation is earned as follows: After 1 year of service – 5 days. After 2 years of service – 10 days (years 2 – 4). After 5 years of service – 15 days (years 5 – 9). After 10 years of service – 20 days (years 10 – 14). After 15 years of service – 25 days. We have a take home car program. Shift differential for 2nd and 3rd shift – .50/hour. Longevity Pay – $50.00 x years of service. Clothing allowance. Walk-in clinic (available to employee and immediate family). Paid Holidays (when holiday is worked). Schedule: 8-hour shifts 5/2 – 5/3 rotation

Qualifications:
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 www.columbiacitypolice.us.
Applications may be dropped off or mailed into the Columbia City Police Department 112 S. Chauncey St. Columbia City, IN 46725 Att: Gina Conroy

If you are unable to obtain all of the requested documents, please submit your application with a note indicating what you are missing and why. 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.

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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

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