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


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maintenance, repair, and/or replacement of County section corners and monuments, including identifying and reviewing outdated files, determining and prioritizing section corner projects, making field assignments and maintaining related databases and maps.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

Maintenance Department



POSITION:                           Custodian

DEPARTMENT:                  Maintenance

WORK SCHEDULE:            As assigned

JOB CATEGORY:                LTC (Labor, Trades, and Crafts)

DATE WRITTEN:                July 1992                                              STATUS: Full-time

DATE REVISED:                  December 1993, May 2019           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 the document are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Bartholomew County 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 Custodian for the Bartholomew County Maintenance Department, responsible for a variety of janitorial and grounds maintenance duties.


Performs general cleaning duties, such as emptying trash, dusting , mopping, vacuuming. waxing, buffing, and stripping floors. Cleans elevators and stairs, as needed.

Cleans bathrooms, water fountains, and kitchenette areas, including wiping counter tops and tables and restocking soap and paper supplies.

Completes basic maintenance duties, as needed. including changing light bulbs, washing walls and windows, and painting.

Identifies facility and equipment repair needs and makes minor repairs and/or notifies the supervisor of repair needs accordingly.

Maintains communication with county personnel to schedule and coordinate custodial needs and special projects.

Completes work orders and daily time sheets.

Picks up cleaning supplies, as needed.

Complete special spring and fall cleaning projects, as needed.

Performs related duties as assigned.


High school diploma or GED.

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Knowledge of and ability to make practical application of Department safety policies and

Procedures and ability to apply such knowledge to a variety of interrelated processes, tasks and operations.

Ability to operate all assigned tools and equipment, including mops, brooms, vacuum cleaners, buffers, shove ls, and snow blowers.

Ability to physically perform maintenance duties , including sitting /walking at will, standing/walking for long periods, lifting /carrying objects weighing over 50 pounds, hand ling /grasping objects, crouching /kneeling, bending / reaching , close /fa r vision, depth

Perception, speaking clearly, and hearing sounds/communication.

Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, other County

Departments, and the public, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural

Diversities and disabilities.

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 provide public access to, or maintain confidentiality of, department information and

Records according to state requirements.

Ability to understand, memorize, retain, and carry out written and oral instructions and present findings in oral or written form.

Ability to work with minimum supervision and with others in a team environment.

Ability to work on several tasks at the same time occasionally under time pressure.



Incumbent performs duties according to supervisor and a flexible, customary routine . Assignments and objectives are set jointly by supervisor and incumbent. Incumbent must have supervisor's permission to deviate from standard operating procedures. Incumbent has some flexibility in the job.

Incumbent reports directly to the Maintenance Superintendent


Incumbent perform physical duties, including sitting /walking at will, standing/walking for long periods, lifting /carrying objects weighing over 50 pounds , handling/grasping objects, crouching/kneeling, bending/reaching, close/fa r vision, depth perception, speaking clearly, and hearing sounds/communication.


Incumbent performs duties in both indoor and outdoor settings, involving working in extreme hot/cold temperatures, working in wet/icy surroundings, walking on uneven terrain, working in high places, and exposure to chemicals , fumes, dust, dirt, odor, and a noisy environment. Safety precautions must be followed at all times to avoid injury to self and others.


The job description for the position of Custodian for the Bartholomew County Maintenance Department 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 subsequent revisions.

Is there anything that would keep you from meeting the job duties and requirements as outlined?

YES:        _ _ _ _ _                               NO:        _ _ _ _ _

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 Maintenance Application

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

Health Department




The Bartholomew County Health Department – Nursing Division – is accepting applications for a full time in-house Registered Nurse- Immunization Program. This position is 40hours/week – 8:00 am-5:00 pm, with benefits.


Work requirements includes providing nursing services in a variety of health care settings, such as immunization clinics, TB clinics, schools, 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


Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm on Friday, May 21, 2021.