Full-time Employment Opportunities & Application Process

  • View the job description for the open position(s) below.

  • Download the “General Employment Application” which is available in either PDF or Word format.

  • View the  “Instructions for Full-Time Applicants” section below to ensure you properly submit your application and resume.

Instructions for Full-Time Applicants (Part-time has a different process, see below):

  1. Complete the application form and attach a resume and cover letter.
  2. Within the specified time, mail the application form to the physical address below, or email a copy to humanresources@columbus.in.gov.

Personnel Department
City Hall
123 Washington Street
Columbus, Indiana 47201

Open Full-Time Position(s)

Recreation and Columbus Gymnastics Center Program Manager                
Application Deadline:  May 30, 2019
Status: Full-time, FLSA Exempt, Safety Sensitive
2019 Salary Range: $47,947 to $59,933
Reports to: Director of Parks & Recreation
Supervises: 1 Full-Time Employee – Assistant Recreation/CGC Program Manager 30-35 Part-time/Seasonal Employees – Recreation Staff Members/Leaders

Summary of Functional Responsibilities:

  • Developing, documenting, evaluating, improving, and executing the processes involved with recreation programs, special events and gymnastics programs (in cooperation with the Assistant Recreation/CGC Program Manager)
  • Direct day-to-day office operations.
  • Oversee all budgets for recreation programs, special events and Columbus Gymnastics Center.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with community partners, local businesses, community members and volunteers.
  • Provide the entire community with the highest quality parks and recreation services in a professional and friendly manner.

Please download and read the full job description for this position here for a detailed look at responsibilities, duties, and education/work experience requirements.

Laborer – Maintenance & Grounds (Mower)
Application Deadline: May 12, 2019
Status: Full Time Hourly Non-Exempt
2019 Salary Range: $15.46 – $19.32
Reports to: Team Leader – Grounds
Supervises: 0 full time employees

Summary of Functional Responsibilities:
• Responsible for all grounds maintenance and related activities.
• Primary responsibility is mowing of all City parks and related properties.

Please download and read the full job description for this position here for a detailed look at responsibilities, duties, and education/work experience requirements.

Part-time & Seasonal Employment Opportunities & Application Process

  • View the job description for the open position(s) below.

  • Download the “Parks & Recreation Part-Time Application” which is available in PDF format.

  • View the  “Instructions for Part-Time/Seasonal Applicants” section below to ensure you properly submit your application.

Instructions for Part-Time/Seasonal Applicants (Full-time positions have a different process, see above):

  1. Download and complete the application form (hard copies also available for pickup at Donner Center located at 739 22nd Street).
    • Parks & Recreation Part-Time Application (PDF Format)
  2. Turn in the application to Donner Center by one of the following methods:

Parks Department
Donner Center
PO Box 858
Columbus, Indiana 47202

Open or Ongoing Part-Time & Seasonal Position(s)

All applications are held on file until the end of each calendar year.

Rolling applications accepted for:
Aquatics
Pool Guards (Lifeguards)
Pool Staff Members (Non-Lifeguard)

Athletics
Concessions and Batting Cage Manager (Not currently open)
Concessions and Batting Cage Staff
Sports Supervisors
Referees/Umpires (Training Available)
Tennis Instructors

Columbus Gymnastics Center
Instructors
Registration Assistant – Gymnastics Center/FFY

Golf Courses
Clubhouse/Concessions Attendants
Cart Individuals

Hamilton Community Center & Ice Arena
Office Supervisor
Site Supervisor
Skate Guards

Maintenance & Park Operations
Golf Course Maintenance and Grounds Staff
Athletics & Hamilton Community Center & Ice Arena Maintenance and Grounds Staff (Job Description)
Park Operations Maintenance and Ground Staff

Recreation
Day Camp Counselors
Playground Leaders
Playground Site Coordinator
Special Swim Instructor
Special Swim Supervisor

Park Patrol
Park Patrol Staff

The City of Columbus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Discrimination in employment because of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, sex, or liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States is prohibited by City Policy. In addition, the City employment policy requires compliance with national and state employment practices laws and regulations.