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 work independently and as part of a team
     • Be assertive, professional, self-confident and mature
     • Have exceptional speaking and listening skills
     • Be dependable and reliable

Emergency 911 Dispatchers Tier 1 beginning pay (5 Tiers):
     • Tier 1: (2017) $32,075 - $36,075

     • Vacation Days/Personal Days/Comp. Days/Sick Days/Holidays
     • Premium Shift Pay for 2nd & 3rd Shifts (Additional $1.25/hour)
     • Insurance
     • Job Security

Interested Applicants must:
     • Must submit to a written typing test, basic skills computer test, and a basic listening skills test
     • Pass a criminal history check, background investigation, polygraph examination and drug screen
     • Be available to work 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts
     • Work every other weekend


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County of Bartholomew, Indiana


Position:                   Part-Time Custodian (Daytime hours)


Department:              Maintenance


Date Posted:             February 3, 2021


If interested, please submit an employment application to:


           Maintenance Department office

           440 Third St. Ste. 452

           Columbus, Indiana



Must have valid driver’s license and pass criminal background check.



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.



County Surveyor


Bartholomew County, Indiana has a position open for a Department Head of Surveys.

This position is full-time, 40 hours/week, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, with benefits.

Salary $46,805-$48,805, dependent upon experience.

Duties include:

  • Assures proper maintenance, repair, and/or replacement of County section corners and monuments, including identifying and reviewing outdated files, determining and prioritizing section corner projects, making field assignments and maintaining related databases and maps.
  • Prepares subdivision plats and plats of surveys along with writing Surveyor reports.
  • Enters and analyzes field data into the computer.
  • Directs and coordinates field survey crew projects to maintain County section corners and collect section information for coordinate data system; determines survey priorities, collects and researches corresponding property records, creates work files, and assigns projects to Crew Chiefs accordingly.
  • Monitors Field Crew, including reviewing field notes and progress, resolving problems and discrepancies in survey data, and determining additional field work needs; reviews projects with County surveyor and visits projects sites as needed.
  • Processes field notes and records, including entering data into computer system, reviewing and comparing final results to other files, and preparing maps, drawings, and other records; updates reference files and completes related reports and documentation as required.
  • Resolves discrepancies in field notes, survey data, including contacting property owners and working with personnel from Recorder and Auditor’s Office to research records and verify legal descriptions and property records.
  • Coordinates Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) surveys as budgets allow, including setting up survey projects, preparing contract bids, working with vendors/contractors, and preparing final reports and records; assures proper maintenance of GPS data.
  • Coordinates surveys for County properties, County roads/rights of way, legal drains, and other construction projects; reviews design plans and coordinates projects with applicable County Departments and contractors, directs survey crew, compiles field notes, resolves discrepancies, and prepares maps. drawings, and/or legal descriptions as required.
  • Answers telephone and receives office visitors; provides survey information and assistance, researches and copies Department records, and/or refers callers to co-workers or more appropriate person or agency.
  • Assures proper maintenance and development of section corner files and other Department records systems; coordinates data and information transfers with other County Departments and members of the public, as needed.
  • Represents Department at Subdivision Review Committee meetings, Columbus Area Utility Coordination Group and other cooperative ventures as assigned; coordinates survey operations, reviews new developments, and maintains current knowledge of survey-related projects in other Departments.
  • Conducts meetings with field crew to review project operations, determine equipment and supply needs, and resolve problems with projects, as needed.
  • Prepares annual reports and assists Surveyor with annual budget development, as required.
  • Travels to survey project sites and attends training sessions, educational seminars, and conferences as appropriate.
  • Reviews survey data on Subdivision Plats filed with the Planning Department.


  • Minimum ten years’ experience in the land surveying profession or a closely related profession or possession of Surveyor’s License, B.S. or A.S. Degree in Land Surveying recommended.
  • Thorough knowledge of standard survey principles and practices, with ability to effectively prepare survey projects, direct and coordinate field crew operations, review and process survey data, and prepare maps, drawings, and legal descriptions accordingly.
  • Working knowledge of Global Positioning System (G.P.S.) Surveys, including setting up survey projects, preparing contract bids, working with vendors, preparing final reports and records, and assuring proper maintenance of G. P. S. data.
  • Thorough knowledge of standard policies and legal requirements governing the repair, maintenance, and establishment of County section corner monuments, with ability to determine and prioritize maintenance needs and assure accurate and proper completion of projects.
  • Thorough knowledge of survey maps, plats, deeds, legal descriptions, and other property records, with ability to research and prepare records, identify and communicate discrepancies and direct Survey Crew operations accordingly.
  • Knowledge of drafting, geometry, trigonometry, and related practices and procedures, with ability to accurately review and process survey data, identify and resolve discrepancies, and prepare maps and drawings accordingly.
  • Must have a working knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Working knowledge of plats, deeds, surveys, legal descriptions, highway plans, and other property records, with ability to research records, recognize discrepancies, and prepares plat maps accordingly.