Recycling Center Assistant


POSITION: Recycling Assistant


Incumbent serves as the Recycling Assistant, responsible for assisting in the daily operation of the Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center and related facilities. These duties will require 40 hours of service per week. Working hours include Saturdays and may vary Monday through Friday as workloads fluctuate.


Essential Responsibilities:
•    Responsible for the receipt of recyclables from private residents, businesses, and municipalities including unloading materials, screening for contaminants, and distributing accurate information to customers.
•    Responsible for assisting in the processing of all materials received at the Recycling Center. This may include but is not limited to bailing, weighing, loading, crushing, flattening, and separation. Pre-processing preparation (hand sorting, contaminant removal) is required.
•    Responsible for the proper storage and loading of unprocessed and processed recyclables of the Recycling Center.
•    Assists with maintaining a record of materials received, processed, and sent to market.
•    Assists with the proper housekeeping of the grounds and buildings of the Recycling Center and Warehouse as well as the general maintenance of equipment.
•    Assists in the routine operation of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Program to receive and process material from residents including the processing and shipping of material.
•    Assists in the routine operation of the Electronics Recycling Program and routine operation of other programs of activity (i.e. Teacher Reuse, Adopt-A-Road) and other facilities (Landfill, Commercial Cardboard Program, Yard Waste Site) as needed.


Minimum Qualifications: A high school diploma with experience in recyclables processing, warehouse operations, scheduling, and inventory is preferred. Ability to effectively work with the public is required. A mechanical aptitude and the ability to operate equipment (including but not limited to a baler and fork truck, etc.) is required; Must pass a routine drug screening test.


Personal Work Relations: Ability to deal tactfully and responsively with the general public and the ability to work in harmony with other employees and supervisors.


Working Conditions: Incumbent performs a wide variety of activities including unloading/sorting, processing, and loading of recyclables. Policy and guidance is provided by the Recycling Supervisor and Director as per the District Board of Directors.


This job posting is intended to be a general summary of job content. It should not be construed to be an exhaustive listing of the job duties or requirements.
Salary: $12.33/hr.- $12.83/hr.

Submit Applications to District Office, 720 South Mapleton Street, Columbus, IN 47201 by end of business on Wednesday, December 20th, 2017.



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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


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)