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.

The City of Columbia City (Indiana) has an opening for a full-time FIREFIGHTER.   Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at time of application and have not reached age 36 by the date of appointment,   must have a high school diploma or equivalent, and must be of high moral character and not have been convicted of a felony.  Applicants must be certified NFPA FFI/II and a state certified 1st responder or Emergency Medical Responder..   EMT Basic Certified preferred; however, must become certified within 1 year of employment.   Applications and a complete job description can be obtained at the Clerk-Treasurers office 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM Mon.-Friday or Communications (24 hours) both located at City Hall 112 S. Chauncey Street, Columbia City, IN  46725 or on line at http://columbiacity.net/community/career-opportunities/.  Applications with a copy of a driver’s license attached will be accepted until 3:00 PM Tuesday, November 30, 2021.  Applications must be completed in their entirety to be considered.  EOE

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The City of Columbia City has an opening for a full-time  STREET/SEWER LABORER for the Street Department.  Applications and a job description can be obtained at the Clerk-Treasurers office 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM Mon.-Friday or Communications (24 hours) both located at City Hall 112 S. Chauncey Street or on line at http://columbiacity.net/community/career-opportunities/        Applications will be accepted until 3:00 PM on Monday, November 15, 2021.  EOE

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The City of Columbia City has an opening for a full-time Telecommunicator for the Communications Department/Dispatch.  ($55,000 a year after completion of probation).

Applicants must be able to work any shift, weekends, and holidays. Applications and job descriptions can be obtained at the Communications Department (24 hours) located at City Hall 112 S. Chauncey St or online at https://columbiacitypolice.us/communications.html.  Applications will be accepted until 3:00 pm Monday November 29th, 2021.  Completed applications can be hand delivered to the Communications Department or emailed to scaudill@columbiacity.net

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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.

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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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