• Search and apply for available City positions 24 hrs a day; 7 days a week.
  • Conveniently apply from any computer with Internet access, including the City of Columbia Human Resources Department, the Columbia Public Library and from home.
  • Check the status of applications 24 hours a day; 7 days a week and receive updates by e-mail.
  • Apply for multiple jobs by easily updating and resubmitting application information.
  • Obtain help from Human Resources staff, in person and by phone, during normal office hours and access easy to use online help 24 hours a day; 7 days a week.

The Human Resources Department’s function is to coordinate the efforts of all City departments in the selection, hiring, evaluation, promotion, training, and development of a staff of dedicated and qualified personnel to serve the citizens of Columbia.

Our primary goal is maintaining a dedicated, professional staff to provide quality support services to the City and the public we serve. Major emphasis continues in the area of recruitment/retention of minorities and females. Special efforts are directed toward evaluation, training and development opportunities and employee contribution and recognition to increase retention, provide upward mobility, create high morale and reduce turnover in a competitive labor market.

From our web site you can view various employment related information, view current employment opportunities, and download employment application forms.

Current job openings with the City of Columbia:

Various Department Employment Information

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