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If you are interested in an administrative, teaching, or support staff position, please complete an application through the CBSD Job Listing Portal. Questions can be directed to the Human Resources email address:

Paper Applications are available upon request.

Background Clearances Required for Hire

After you have accepted an offer of employment with the Columbia Borough School District, all incoming employees are responsible for completing the following:

  • Pennsylvania Criminal History Check

    • Apply for your Criminal Record Check online at PATCH, using a credit or debit card for payment.

    • Your results are emailed to you; submit those results via your online onboarding process.

  • Child Abuse Clearance

    • Apply online for your Child Abuse Clearance through the Child Welfare Portal. Results can take up to 21 days to receive.

    • Your results are emailed to you; submit those results via your online onboarding process.

  • FBI Fingerprint Clearance

    • Pre-Enroll for your FBI Fingerprint Clearance on the IdentoGO website

    • Please select Department of Education as the agency.

    • Click on “Schedule or Manage an Appointment” and enter code 1KG6XN.

    • After pre-enrolling, schedule an appointment to be fingerprinted at an IdentoGO site.

    • Bring necessary identification and a form of payment to your fingerprint appointment. IdentoGO locations accept credit/debit cards or money orders made out to MorphTrust for $25.25.

    • Submit your results via your online onboarding process

Additional human resource requirements will be shared during the new employee onboarding process.


For more information or to apply, contact Pam Arnold at Columbia Borough Police Department


Columbia Borough School District has contracted with STS, Inc. for various positions in the district. Below are the positions that STS has available.

STS is looking for caring individuals who have experience in a school setting, are willing to learn, are patient, and possess a positive attitude. Eligible candidates must have the necessary documentation/clearances to work in a school district.

If you are interested in seeking one of the positions listed, you may apply online. Questions can be direct to Sharah Burton at 267-993-0125 or email her at 

Interested candidates can apply online with STS



  • Special Education Paraprofessionals and Personal Care Assistants at all levels for the following programs:

    • Autistic Support

    • Emotional Support

    • Life Skills Support

    • Learning Support

  • Substitute (as-needed) Paraprofessionals/PCAs

  • Food Service Staff

  • Food Service Courier

  • Substitute Teachers and Guest Teachers 

The Columbia Borough School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, gender, and/or disability in any of its activities, programs, employment policies, or practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1974, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, or the American Disabilities Act of 1990. Please direct equal opportunity inquiries to Ms. Donna Prokay, Director of Human Resources, Columbia Borough School District, 200 N. 5th Street, Columbia, PA 17512, or call (717) 684-2283.