Borough of Columbia,  Lancaster County PA

308 Locust Street
Columbia, PA 17512
Phone: 717.684.2467


Apply for Borough Employment

Columbia Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
If you are interested in any of the following positions, please review the job description and if you qualify, please complete the Application for Employment and submit your application, resume and a cover letter to:
Tammy Bennett
Borough of Columbia
308 Locust Street
Columbia PA 17512

The Borough has the following open position(s):

    • Parking Enforcement 
    • Administrative Assistant - Administrative Assistant duties and responsibilities include providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. Supports managers and employees through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication. High school graduate or GED required and must know Microsoft Office programs. A typical day included greeting residents and guests who come to the office, taking in payments and various applications, directing emails and calls to the appropriate staff person, and processing the daily mail. The job does require the attendance of some evening meetings to assist in recording the meeting and taking minutes. This position is covered by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) collective bargaining agreement. The pay for this position is $24.29 per hour.
    • Code Compliance/Zoning Officer – Code Compliance / Zoning Officer duties and responsibilities include working with the Code Compliance department to complete inspections of rental properties, as well as serve as the Appointed Zoning Officer for the Borough. Successful candidate shall have or be able to obtain within 6 months, the ICC Certified Property Maintenance & Housing Code Inspector certification. In addition, they will perform a variety of routine and complex work assignments in the interpretation and enforcement of adopted codes, ordinances, and related rules and regulations relating to property maintenance, zoning, land use, building codes, health and safety, blight, and other matters of public concern; as well as, serves as a resource and provides information on Borough regulations to Borough Council, Borough Boards and Committees, property owners, residents, and businesses. Pay based on experience and certifications.
    • Crossing Guard-The Columbia borough police department is accepting applications for parttime crossing guards (flexible schedules available - 5 to 10 hours per week).  Current rate is $17.00/hr.  A hiring bonus in the amount of $500 will be paid at the end of the school year (June 2023 - contingent upon employee working at least 90% of scheduled shifts without being late more than 5 shifts).  Applications and complete job description are available at the Columbia borough municipal building, 308 locust street, Columbia, pa 17512 or at EOE. Please contact the Columbia borough police department at 717-684-7735 with any questions.