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: (2021) $31,024 - $38,658

     • 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


To apply, please send resume to Todd Noblitt

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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maintenance, repair, and/or replacement of County section corners and monuments, including identifying and reviewing outdated files, determining and prioritizing section corner projects, making field assignments and maintaining related databases and maps.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.


Highway Department

Seasonal Mower needed for Bartholomew County Highway,


Monday - Friday 7am - 3:30pm


Starting Pay from $10.00 - $13.39 depending on experience


Apply at Bartholomew County Highway

2452 State Street

Columbus, IN 47201



Karen Stoner




Prosecutors Office


POSITION: Adult Protective Services Part-Time Investigator 
DEPARTMENT: Prosecutor
WORK SCHEDULE: Part-Time 25 hours Weekly as Scheduled
JOB CATEGORY: PAT (Professional, Administrative, Technological)
DATE WRITTEN: June 1992 STATUS: Part-Time
DATE REVISED: June 2021 FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function of the position satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this document are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The County of Bartholomew provides reasonable accommodations to qualified employees and applicants with known disabilities who require accommodation to complete the application process or perform essential functions of the job, unless those accommodations would present an undue hardship.
Incumbent serves as Adult Protective Services Investigator for Bartholomew County Prosecutor's Office, responsible for the investigation of cases involving possible harm to endangered adults as a result of abuse, neglect or exploitation, as specified under J.C. 12-10-3-1. Investigation of complaints includes those from individuals, law enforcement, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, group homes, supported living homes and state institutions; and covers the counties of Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson and Jennings.
Investigates possible violations of state law to protect the lives and property of endangered adults; collects information through interviews, photos and physical evidence; prepares case files and reports.
Conducts visits to endangered adult's living situations, makes appropriate recommendations and seeks solution to problem through civil or criminal legal action.
Provides information and referrals to initiate appropriate in-home services; serves as advocate in some situations, arranging for and assisting endangered adults in applying for various services. Monitors cases to ensure services are provided.
Processes and files Emergency Protective Services Order to provide for immediate placement or services to protect endangered adults in life threatening situations. Prepares for and attends hearings to determine long-term needs.
Monitors cases and serves as court appointed responsible party for endangered adults covered under Permanent Protective Services Order; reviews cases at least every six (6) months to determine continuing needs for services.
Attends training sessions, conferences and seminars as necessary and must remain current with changing trends and state and federal regulations governing the placement and benefits available to those adults.
Prepares and submits required reports and legal documents to appropriate officials and/or agencies.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent work experience related to social services and/or law enforcement.
Thorough knowledge of and ability to make practical applications of the customary investigative practices, procedures, rules and regulations  of Prosecutor's Office, and to take authoritative action as situations demand.
Practical knowledge of area law enforcement demands, and ability to effectively plan and conduct various investigations.
Knowledge of and ability to effective operate department computer and related software.
Knowledge of Standard English grammar, spelling and punctuation, and ability to compile and prepare accurate case files, reports, legal petitions and protective orders.
Ability to appropriately receive, maintain and account for articles received in evidence.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with office staff, members of the general public and  various law enforcement  agencies, mental health and social service agencies, attorneys, physicians, and to professionally represent  the best interests of endangered adults during unpredicted situations requiring extension of accepted legal methods and techniques.
Ability to provide public access to or maintain confidentiality of Department information and records according to State requirements.
Ability to comply with all employer and department policies and work rules, including, but not limited to, attendance, safety, drug-free workplace and personal conduct.
Ability to understand, memorize, retain, and carry out written and oral instructions and present findings in oral or written form.
Ability to regularly work extended and/or evening hours, and occasionally work weekend hours.
Ability to serve on 24 hour call and respond swiftly, rationally, and decisively to emergency situations.
Possession of a valid Indiana driver's licen se and a demonstrated a safe driving record.
Incumbent applies a broad scope of laws, rules, and regulations to, and devises effective approaches for the prosecution of criminal offenders within County jurisdiction. Independent judgment is needed in adaptation of general guidelines and accepted procedures to meet specific situations and/or to best fit contradictory or complex circumstances.
Incumbent performs a wide variety of investigative duties according to established departmental policies and legal procedures, making independent decisions and taking authoritative actions in response to situational demands.
Incumbent maintains frequent contact with Administrator, representatives of various law enforcement agencies, members of the Courts, citizens involved in investigative actions and members of the general public for a variety of purposes, including enforcement of applicable laws.
Non- routine relationships with law offenders to gain concurrence with full enforcement of laws in situations that jeopardize public's and incumbent's safety.
Incumbent reports directly to Prosecuting Attorney.
Incumbent performs majority of duties in an office environment and occasionally in the field, being exposed to the normal hazards associated with enforcement of the law, involving sitting/walking at will, sitting/standing for long periods, keyboarding, lifting/carrying objects weighing less than 25 pounds, bending, reaching, crouching/kneeling, close/ far vision, speaking clearly and hearing sounds/communication.
The job description for the position of Adult Protective Services Investigator for the Bartholomew County Prosecutor describes the duties and responsibilities for employment in this position. I acknowledge  that I have received this job description, and understand that it is not a contract of employment. I am responsible for reading this job description and complying with all job duties, requirements and responsibilities contained herein, and any subsequent revisions.
ls there anything that would keep you from meeting the job duties and requirements as outlined?
Yes: _______ No: _______
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send resumes to:

Brenda Mijares
Office Administrator
Prosecutor's Office
234 Washington Street
Columbus, IN  47201







The Bartholomew County Health Department – Nursing Division – is accepting applications for a full time contract Registered Nurse. This position is 40hours/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, COVID clinics, and other areas where needed.


Applicants must have a current Indiana Registered Nursing (BSN preferred) and Driver’s license.

Qualified individuals may drop off resumes at:


Bartholomew County Health Department

2675 Foxpointe Drive Suite B

Columbus, IN 47203

(812) 379-1555 – Option 1

Or email