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ASSISTANT TELECOMMUNICATIONS SHIFT SUPERVISOR
The purpose of this position is to supervise in the absence of the shift supervisor and participate in dispatch operations on assigned shift, ensuring the accurate and efficient processing of incoming requests for law enforcement, fire, EMS, Public Works and other emergency and non-emergency personnel and services, and to perform related supervisory and technical work as required.
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN I (FLEET SERVICES)
The purpose of this position is to perform skilled mechanical repair work on City-owned automobiles, trucks and other light-to-heavy equipment, ensuring that repaired vehicles run properly and safely; to perform preventive maintenance on such equipment as scheduled, and to perform related work as required.
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN II - S/S
The purpose of this position is to perform skilled mechanical repair work on City-owned diesel- and gasoline-powered automobiles, trucks and other light-to-heavy equipment, ensuring that repaired vehicles run properly and safely; to perform preventive maintenance on such equipment as scheduled, and to perform related work as required.
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN III (FLEET SERVICES)
The purpose of this position is to perform skilled mechanical repair work on City-owned diesel- and gasoline-powered automobiles, trucks and other light-to-heavy equipment, ensuring that repaired vehicles run properly and safely; to perform preventive maintenance on such equipment as scheduled, and to perform related work as required.
AUTOMOTIVE TIRE TECHNICIAN (FLEET SERVICES)
The purpose of this position is to perform skilled mechanical repair work in the maintenance and repair of all types of tires, and to perform related work as required.
AUTOMOTIVE UTILITY WORKER II (FLEET SERVICES)
The purpose of this position is to perform semi-skilled work in the maintenance of City-owned automobiles, trucks, and other light-to-heavy equipment and to perform related work as required.
BUILDING & GROUNDS MAINTAINER (PARKS)
The purpose of this position is to perform semi-skilled work in the maintenance of City parks and facilities, and to perform related work as required.
BUILDING & GROUNDS MAINTAINER (PART-TIME)(PARKS)
The purpose of this position is to perform semi-skilled work in the maintenance of City parks and facilities, and to perform related work as required.
BUILDINGS & GROUNDS MAINTAINER (PART-TIME)(DWC)
The purpose of this position is to perform semi-skilled work in the maintenance of City parks and facilities, and to perform related work as required.
CIVIL ENGINEER I
The purpose of this position is to perform professional civil engineering work in the design, development, review and/or coordination of City capital improvement projects, and to perform related work as required.
CLASS III OFFICER CANDIDATE (POLICE DEPARTMENT)
The purpose of this position is to perform limited police duties to ensure the strict enforcement of state and local laws relating to public safety and welfare, and to perform related law enforcement work as required.
COMMUNICATIONS CALL TAKER
The purpose of this position is to receive incoming non-emergency and emergency calls; to dispatch calls for law enforcement, fire, EMS and other personnel and services in an accurate, timely and professional manner; to maintain accurate and complete dispatch records, and to perform related work as required.
COMMUNITY SAFETY OFFICER
The purpose of this position is to perform a wide variety of duties in the realm of Community Safety in a community security program that will provide high visible patrol, residential and commercial property checks, crime prevention information and aggressive interaction with the community. Will provide high visibility community patrol efforts primarily on foot.
COMMUNITY SAFETY OFFICER (LIMITED TERM)
The purpose of this position is to perform a wide variety of duties in the realm of Community Safety in a community security program that will provide high visible patrol, residential and commercial property checks, crime prevention information and aggressive interaction with the community. Will provide high visibility community patrol efforts primarily on foot.
COURT CLERK (VIOLATIONS)
The purpose of this position is to perform responsible clerical work in support of the daily activities of Municipal Court, including the proper collection and disbursement of court fees and fines, and the preparation and maintenance of accurate and complete court records. Performs various other clerical work as required.
CRIME ANALYSIS SPECIALIST (POLICE DEPARTMENT)
The purpose of this position is to collect, analyze and disseminate accurate and timely crime statistics and other information to assist departmental personnel in the performance of their duties, and to perform related work as required.
CUSTODIAN (STREET)
Teh purpose of this position is to perform the custodial maintenance of City buildings to ensure a clean and safe environment for staff and visitors, and to perform related work as required.
DISTRICT SUPERVISOR (STREET)
The purpose of this position is to supervise the work of crew members engaged in the construction and maintenance of City streets, bridges, storm drains, and related structures; to resolve public complaints associated with division operations, and to perform related work as required.
ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN II (FOG INSPECTOR)
The purpose of this position is to monitor the discharge of Fats, Oils, and Grease into the City sanitary sewer system, to prepare and maintain associated records and reports, and to perform related technical work as required.
FIELD TECHNICIAN ASSISTANT (ENGINEERING)
The purpose of this position is to perform technical engineering work in the design, development and implementation of City water / sewer / storm drainage projects, and to perform related work as required.
FIRE FLOW TECHNICIAN
The purpose of this position is to maintain the water flow and working condition of all fire hydrants within the City of Columbia water system to ensure that all hydrants are in good working order to include painting, greasing, keeping adjacent areas free of vegetation growth and debris as well as maintaining accurate records of hydrant inspections or maintenance as well as maintaining a computer generated database to record historical date on hydrants.
FOREMAN I (FORESTRY & BEAUTIFICATION)
The purpose of this position is to supervise crew members and participate in construction and / or maintenance work in assigned City department; to assist with or perform the work of subordinates as necessary, and to perform related duties as required.
FOREMAN I (STREET)
The purpose of this position is to supervise crew members and participate in construction and / or maintenance work in assigned City department; to assist with or perform the work of subordinates as necessary, and to perform related duties as required.
FOREMAN II (LIMITED TERM)(WATER DISTRIBUTION & MAINTENANCE)
The purpose of this position is to supervise crew members and participate in construction and/or maintenance work in assigned City department; to assist with or perform the work of subordinates as necessary, and to perform related duties as required.
GIS TECHNICIAN (TEMPORARY/PART-TIME)(GIS)
The purpose of this position is to assist in the development and maintenance of GPS/GIS technology in multiple City departments. This position will work closely with the GIS Application Technicians to assist in data quality control including data creation, data cleanup and field data collection.
GROUNDS KEEPER (FORESTRY & BEAUTIFICATION)
The purpose of this position is to perform semi-skilled and unskilled work involved in the installation and maintenance of City grounds, and to perform related work as required.
HOUSING INSPECTOR
The purpose of this position is to enforce the City’s property maintenance code to ensure safe and healthy living environments for City residents, and to perform related work as assigned.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
The purpose of this position is to interpret, analyze, recommend and implement management information systems; to develop and implement computer software application programs and systems for user departments; to implement and maintain network infrastructure, applications and computer systems, and to perform related professional and technical work as required.
KENNEL WORKER (ANIMAL SERVICES)
The purpose of this position is to perform skilled work in the care of animals impounded at the City’s animal shelter, to assist the Veterinarian with medical procedures and care, and to perform related technical work as required.
LABORATORY SUPERVISOR (LAKE MURRAY WATER PLANT)
The purpose of this position is to supervise and participate in the daily operations of water treatment plant laboratories; to train plant personnel in laboratory procedures, and to perform other technical work as required.
LABORATORY TECHNICIAN III (LAKE MURRAY WATER PLANT)
The purpose of this position is to perform routine to complex laboratory analyses of water samples to ensure quality potable water for City utility customers, to assist in maintaining the laboratory facility and equipment, to provide professional and courteous customer service, and to perform related work as required.
LABORATORY TECHNICIAN III (METRO WASTEWATER PLANT)
The purpose of this position is to perform routine to complex laboratory analyses of water samples to ensure quality potable water for City utility customers, to assist in maintaining the laboratory facility and equipment, to provide professional and courteous customer service, and to perform related work as required.
LABORER I (SOLID WASTE)
The purpose of this position is to perform unskilled maintenance work to support the operations of assigned division or department, and to perform other work as required.
LABORER II (STREET)
The purpose of this position is to perform unskilled maintenance work to support the operations of assigned division or department, and to perform other work as required.
LABORER II (WATER DISTRIBUTION & MAINTENANCE)
The purpose of this position is to perform unskilled maintenance work to support the operation of assigned division or department, and to perform other work as required.
LIFEGUARD (PART-TIME) (DREW WELLNESS CENTER)
The purpose of this position is to provide skilled public safety work in enduring safe participation of pool patrons in organized swim and water safety activities and general swim program. Work also involves responsibility for assisting the Aquatics Coordinator in all phases of water safety and pool maintenance activities.
MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN (PARKS & RECREATION)
The purpose of this position is to perform skilled and semi-skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical, plumbing and irrigation systems and equipment; to perform general carpentry and minor building construction and renovation work; to supervise subordinate maintenance personnel, and to perform related work as required.
MOTOR EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II (STREET)
The purpose of this position is to operate light and heavy equipment in the operation, maintenance and/or construction of City facilities, grounds, and infrastructure; to maintain assigned equipment, and to perform other work as required.
MOTOR EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II (WATER DISTRIBUTION & MAINTENANCE)
The purpose of this position is to operate light and heavy equipment in the operation, maintenance and/or construction of City facilities, grounds and infrastructure; to maintain assigned equipment, and to perform other work as required.
MOTOR EQUIPMENT OPERATOR III (WATER DISTRIBUTION & MAINTENANCE)
The purpose of this position is to operate heavy equipment in the operation, maintenance and/or construction of City facilities, grounds and infrastructure; to maintain assigned equipment, and to perform other work as required.
PARK CENTER AIDE (PART-TIME) (RECREATION PROGRAMS)
The purpose of this position is to assist in coordinating and implementing recreational and social programs and activities for youth, adults and seniors with varying interests and abilities at assigned Park Center or recreational facility; and to perform related work as required.
PARK CENTER AIDE (TEMP/PART-TIME) (RECREATION PROGRAMS)
The purpose of this position is to assist in coordinating and implementing recreational and social programs and activities for youth, adults and seniors with varying interests and abilities at assigned Park Center or recreational facility; and to perform related work as required.
PARK RANGER I (LIMITED TERM)
The purpose of this position is to perform diverse duties in the daily day-to-day operation, maintenance and patrol of the Three Rivers Greenway and related City of Columbia facilities under general limited supervision. Work involves being responsible for the safety and security of parks and patrons. Work also involves exercising tact and courtesy in contact with the public, distributing general information and leading educational and recreational programs.
PARK RANGER I (PARKS & RECREATION)
The purpose of this position is to perform diverse duties in the daily day-to-day operation, maintenance and patrol of the Three Rivers Greenway and related City of Columbia facilities under general limited supervision. Work involves being responsible for the safety and security of parks and patrons. Work also involves exercising tact and courtesy in contact with the public, distributing general information and leading educational and recreational programs.
PARK RANGER II (PARKS & RECREATION)
The purpose of this position is to perform diverse duties assisting with the operation and maintenance of Three Rivers Greenway and related City of Columbia facilities by directing, coordinating and participating in maintenance, repair and construction projects on grounds and facilities; coordinating and participating in grounds keeping and landscaping activities to assure the attractiveness, cleanliness and safety of park grounds and facilities.
PLANNER II (DESIGN/HISTORIC DISTRICT) (DEVELOPMENT SERVICES)
The purpose of this position is to perform professional planning work in the administration and enforcement of design guidelines for City historic and design districts; to assist in the development of long-range plans for the City, and to perform related work as assigned.
POLICE OFFICER
Performs general criminal, traffic enforcement and police duties to ensure the strict enforcement of state and local laws relating to public safety and welfare. Provides reactive response while on patrol to assist with incidents that have occurred to document information, gather witness accounts, look for suspects, and perform support activities as needed. Performs proactive prevention efforts while on patrol to discover crimes in progress and deter criminal activity in patrol area. Provides education and information to the public regarding traffic laws and accident prevention.
POLICE OFFICER CANDIDATE
Performs general criminal, traffic enforcement and police duties to ensure the strict enforcement of state and local laws relating to public safety and welfare. Provides reactive response while on patrol to assist with incidents that have occurred to document information, gather witness accounts, look for suspects, and perform support activities as needed. Performs proactive prevention efforts while on patrol to discover crimes in progress and deter criminal activity in patrol area. Provides education and information to the public regarding traffic laws and accident prevention.
PROGRAM COMPLIANCE OFFICER (COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT)
The purpose of this position is to perform responsible administrative work to ensure compliance with all laws, regulations and policies created for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the City of Columbia respectively in the coordination with community development, business and housing programs as assigned.
SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD (PART-TIME) (NO CITY BENEFITS)
The purpose of this position is to provide safe conduct of school children and other pedestrians at street intersections. Work involves responsibility for regulating the conduct of pedestrians especially school children and the flow of traffic at street intersections. Work receives general supervision from a police officer.
SENIOR CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE (CUSTOMER CARE CENTER)
The purpose of this position is to perform routine-to-moderately complex bookkeeping and clerical functions in the billing and maintenance of utility customer accounts; to provide leadership to subordinate clerical staff, and to perform related work as assigned.
SENIOR PUBLIC INFORMATION SPECIALIST (PARKS & RECREATION)
The purpose of this position is to assist the Public Relations Director in planning, developing and executing a program to keep the public informed of City Parks and Recreation programs, issues and accomplishments; to manage the promotions and media relations duties within the department, which includes coordination of special events, and to perform related professional and administrative duties as assigned.
SENIOR STAFF ASSISTANT (WASTEWATER MAINTENANCE)
The purpose of this position is to perform responsible professional, administrative and technical work to the department or division ensuring effective and efficient office operations, and perform related duties as assigned.
SOLID WASTE WORKER
The purpose of this position is to collect and deposit garbage into trucks, and to perform other work as required.
SUMMER ASSISTANT SWIMMING POOL MANAGER
Operation and management of an Olympic Pool.
SUMMER BUS DRIVER
Transports summer youth participants to and from sites on field trips.
SUMMER CAMP LEADER
Manage a multi-faced summer recreation program within a City community recreation center.
SUMMER HEAD LIFEGUARD
SUMMER LIFEGUARD
SUMMER PARK AIDE
Provide recreational leadership and supervision at a City park or playground.
SUMMER SWIM COACH
SUMMER SWIMMING POOL CLERK
SUMMER SWIMMING POOL MANAGER
Experience in the operation and management of an Olympic Pool.
SUMMER WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR
SWIM COACH (PART-TIME) (DREW WELLNESS CENTER)
This position is specialized athletic recreational work coaching a competitive youth swim team. The swim coach is responsible for the development of swimmers by successful teaching of competitive swim strokes through direct coaching and training of swim team members and assistant coaches, and will assist in planning, designing, and implementing aquatics related programs and special events at City of Columbia swimming pools.
TELECOMMUNICATOR
The purpose of this position is to receive in-coming emergency and non-emergency calls in the City’s Central E-9-1-1 Emergency Communications Center; to dispatch and process calls requiring emergency actions by EMS, Fire, Police and Sheriff Departments, and for receipt, transmitting, dispatching and processing radio and telephone messages, including routine EMS, Fire, Police and Sheriff reports and requests for information.
TREE TRIMMER I (FORESTRY & BEAUTIFICATION)
The purpose of this position is to perform semi-skilled work and manual labor involved in pruning and removing trees in City rights-of-way and on other City properties, and to perform other work as required.
TREE TRIMMER II (FORESTRY & BEAUTIFICATION)
The purpose of this position is to perform skilled and semi-skilled work involved in pruning and removing trees in City rights-of-way and on other City properties, and to perform other work as required.
TRUCK DRIVER I (FORESTRY & BEAUTIFICATION)
The purpose of this position is to operate trucks in the maintenance and/or construction of City facilities, grounds and infrastructure; to maintain assigned equipment, and to perform other work as required.
TRUCK DRIVER I (SOLID WASTE)
The purpose of this position is to operate trucks in the maintenance and/or construction of City facilities, grounds and infrastructure; to maintain assigned equipment, and to perform other work as required.
TRUCK DRIVER I (STREET)
The purpose of this position is to operate trucks in the maintenance and/or construction of City facilities, grounds and infrastructure; to maintain assigned equipment, and to perform other work as required.
TRUCK DRIVER III (RECYCLING) (SOLID WASTE)
The purpose of this position is to operate trucks in the maintenance and/or construction of City facilities, grounds and infrastructure; to maintain assigned equipment, and to perform other work as required.
TRUCK DRIVER III (SOLID WASTE)
The purpose of this position is to operate trucks in the maintenance and/or construction of City facilities, grounds and infrastructure; to maintain assigned equipment, and to perform other work as required.
WASTEWATER COLLECTION SYSTEM FOREMAN (WASTEWATER MAINTENANCE)
The purpose of this position is to lead, guide, instruct, mentor, and perform in the maintenance of the wastewater collection system by cleaning, inspecting, installing, repairing, and replacing pipes and appurtenances associated with standard operational and maintenance practices of a wastewater collection system. Incumbent will be responsible for operating and transporting heavy equipment effectively and safely, to include backhoes, track-hoes, skid-steer loaders, trenchers, CCTV cameras, I & I investigations, mechanical cleaning equipment, high pressure cleaning equipment, etc., in the repair, rehabilitation or installation of sewer lines, manholes, vortexes or other appurtenances pertaining to the wastewater collection system and ensuring all work reporting has been done, followed up on, and completed in accordance with the Wastewater Maintenance Division policies and procedures.
WASTEWATER COLLECTION SYSTEM OPERATOR (WASTEWATER MAINTENANCE)
The purpose of this position is to maintain the wastewater collection system by cleaning, inspecting, installing, repairing, and replacing pipes and appurtenances associated with standard operational and maintenance practices of a wastewater collection system. Incumbent will be responsible for operating and transporting heavy equipment effectively and safely, to include backhoes, track-hoes, skid-steer loaders, trenchers, CCTV cameras, I & I investigations, mechanical cleaning equipment, high pressure cleaning equipment, etc., in the repair, rehabilitation or installation of sewer lines, manholes, vortexes or other appurtenances pertaining to the wastewater collection system.
WASTEWATER COLLECTION SYSTEM SUPERVISOR (WASTEWATER MAINTENANCE)
The purpose of this position is to lead, guide, instruct, mentor, and perform in the maintenance of the wastewater collection system in any function or capacity; ensures all work reporting has been done, followed up on, and completed in accordance with the Wastewater Maintenance Division policies and procedures.
WASTEWATER PLANT LEAD OPERATOR (METRO WASTEWATER PLANT)
The purpose of this position is to perform skilled technical and manual work in the daily operation of the City’s wastewater treatment plant; to provide instruction and leadership to lower-level operators as assigned; to prepare and maintain required records and reports, and to perform related work as required.
WASTEWATER PLANT MAINTENANCE TECH ASSISTANT
The purpose of this position is to perform semi-skilled work to assist technicians in the inspection, maintenance and repair of the City wastewater treatment plant and related equipment, and to perform related work as required.
WASTEWATER PLANT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN I
The purpose of this position is to perform skilled work in the inspection, maintenance and repair of the City’s wastewater treatment plant and/or sanitary sewer lift stations, and related equipment and facilities, and to perform other skilled and semi-skilled work as required.
WASTEWATER PLANT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN II
The purpose of this position is to perform journeyman level work in the inspection, maintenance and repair of the City’s wastewater treatment plant and/or sanitary sewer lift stations and related equipment and facilities, and to perform other skilled and semi-skilled work as required.
WASTEWATER PLANT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN III
The purpose of this position is to provide leadership and participate in the inspection, maintenance and repair of the City’s wastewater treatment plant and related equipment and facilities, and to perform other skilled and semi-skilled work as required.
WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR (METRO WASTEWATER PLANT)
The purpose of this position is to perform skilled technical and manual work in the daily operation of City's wastewater treatment plant; to prepare and maintain required records and reports, and to perform related work as required.
WASTEWATER PLANT SCADA TECHNICIAN (METRO WASTEWATER PLANT)
The purpose of this position is to provide leadership and responsibility for monitoring, inspection, maintenance, and repair of the City’s wastewater plant process instrumentation, controls, field instruments and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system; and to perform other skilled and semi-skilled work as required.
WASTEWATER PLANT SUPERINTENDENT (METRO WASTEWATER PLANT)
The purpose of this position is to plan and supervise the efficient administration, operation and maintenance of the City's wastewater treatment facility and lift stations, ensuring compliance with strict water quality standards; and to perform other technical, administrative and supervisory work as required.
WATER CUSTOMER SERVICE FIELD REPRESENTATIVE
The purpose of this position is to provide professional customer service and clerical support to the Water Distribution and Maintenance Division; to investigate problems with water meters in the field, and to perform related work as required.
WATER PLANT MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST (COLUMBIA CANAL WATER PLANT)
The purpose of this position is to provide leadership and participate in the inspection, maintenance and repair of an assigned City water treatment plant and related equipment, and to perform other skilled and semi-skilled work as required.
WATER PLANT MAINTENANCE TECH III (LAKE MURRAY WATER PLANT)
The purpose of this position is to provide leadership and participate in the inspection, maintenance and repair of the City’s water treatment plants and related equipment and facilities, and to perform other skilled and semi-skilled work as required.
WATER PLANT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN III (COLUMBIA CANAL WATER PLANT)
The purpose of this position is to provide leadership and participate in the inspection, maintenance and repair of the City's water treatment plants and related equipment and facilities, and to perform other skilled and semi-skilled work as required.
WATER PLANT SCADA TECHNICIAN (COLUMBIA CANAL WATER PLANT)
The purpose of this position is to provide leadership and participate in the inspection, maintenance and repair of the City’s water treatment plant and related equipment and facilities, and to perform other skilled and semi-skilled work as required.
WATER QUALITY TECHNICIAN
The purpose of this position is to test and monitor water quality for City water customers, and to perform other technical work as required.
 
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