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.

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Columbia County Prison

  • Lieutenant  $50,000 +

Supervise the shift of Correctional Officers. Ensure completion of assigned duties and adherence to policies and procedures. Conduct security evaluations of procedures and staff adherence to these procedures. Conduct investigations of alleged misconducts made by inmates and staff. Write evaluations of Correctional Officers assigned to shift.


  • Corrections Officers  Full-time:  $17:05; Part-time: $14.30

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.


  • RN - $60,000

This is nursing and supervision work in the unique setting of a corrections facility. Responsible for supervision and scheduling of LPNs; oversees medical expenses; reviews and ensures charting and documentation; updates and develops policies and procedures; assists prison physician with maintaining prescription formulary and development of standing orders; trains new nurses; conducts physical assessments of incoming population; inventories and orders supplies; provide medical care to inmates, treating a wide variety of medical conditions.


  • LPN - $19.97

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

  • Caseworker  $19.77

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.
You must have successfully examined and have a current score on file. If you have not already done so, you must first apply to the COUNTY CASEWORKER 1 – CHILDREN AND YOUTH (ONLINE EXAM) posting and follow the directions provided. 


  • Clerk Typist $13.63

Clerical staff work with county and agency staff to assist in the efficient functioning of the agency. Clerical staff interact with a variety of people and situations that are both challenging and rewarding. The position requires the ability to utilize computer equipment and complete typing and data entry.  
You must have successfully examined and have a current score on file.  If you have not already done so, you must first apply to the CLERK TYPISTS 1 & 2 (EXAM) posting and follow the directions provided.


District Magistrate Office – Catawissa

  • Legal Secretary  $14.05

Under direction, process criminal complaints, non-traffic citations, civil complaints and traffic citations, and perform bookkeeping duties to provide clerical support to District Justice.



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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