Employment Opportunities

Voice: 570-389-5600
35 West Main Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815



The County of Columbia is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, the Employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees to discuss potential accommodations with the Employer.

Basic hours of operations are Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30pm

The successfully chosen candidate's employment will be approved contingent on providing a satisfactory PA State Police Criminal Background Check.

Application - PDF Format


Columbia County Sheriff's Office


  • Deputy Sheriff  Full-time and Part-Time Positions:  $16.99 - $17.26

Full-time and part-time positions to maintain law and order in courtrooms, transport prisoners and serve legal papers.
Processes firearms licenses. Position prefers Act 120 certification, one year of law enforcement and a valid PA driver’s license.


Columbia County 911


  • 911 Dispatcher  Full-time:  $15.96

Receives emergency and non-emergency calls; dispatch police, fire, ambulance, or county agencies; depending on the nature of the emergency.
Must be able to multi-task, use computers, follow established protocols, communicate clearly and handle stressful situations.


Columbia County Prison


  • Corrections Officers  Full-time:  $17.48

Monitors inmates on assigned shift(s), enforces rules, regulations and current policy and procedures in order to ensure the personal safety of both staff and inmates.


  • LPN - $20.47

Responsible for the health care of the prison inmates.  Performs health history and assessments; implements treatment or facilitates transportation to hospital; administers medication; coordinates appointments with physician; assists staff physicians with rounds; procures and maintains all supplies.

Columbia County Children & Youth Department

  • Caseworker  $20.36

County Caseworkers work with families and children with abuse and neglect issues to provide case management services and ensure the county is in compliance with child welfare regulations, including the investigation of child abuse reports. Responsibilities include working with community partners to link families to the appropriate resources to assure the safety and well-being of children and strengthen our shared communities. Caseworkers interact with a variety of people and situations that are both challenging and rewarding.

In order to be considered for a County Caseworker 1 position, interested and qualified applicants must go to www.employment.pa.gov to view and apply to the open vacancy posting.  



All full-time positions offer medical, dental, vision and life insurance; Pension Plan; Paid Vacation, Personal and Sick Days plus 13 paid holidays

Complete application and mail with resume to Human Resources, PO Box 380, Bloomsburg, PA  17815 OR
Drop application and resume off at HR, 11 W. Main Street, Bloomsburg, PA  17815



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required to perform the job.

Forward a resume to mstrachko@columbiapa.org

Applications are also available at:

Columbia County Courthouse
Main Street County Annex
11 West Main Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Applications and resumes should be mailed to
Human Resources at the address above.


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