Jobs in Columbia, Tennessee, United States

Columbia is a city located in the US State of Tennessee. It is located in Maury County, where it also serves as the county seat.

The city has a population of around 35,500 inhabitants.

Historic City, Low Cost

The city is nicknamed the “Mule Capital of the world,” and hosts an annual festival every April celebrating all things Mule related. The festival takes place over 4 days and includes music, dancing and, of course, mules. More than 200,000 attend the festival.

The city also boasts an eclectic mix of old and new. Whilst modern office complexes and low-rise apartments dot the skyline, the city also has the highest percentage of pre-civil war buildings in the state. This provides a pleasant mixture of architecture.

Home ownership stands as 56%, with the average rent on the remaining 44% of property standing at $682 per month – over $250 lower than the national average.

The city has many shops and restaurants, both in the historic city center “square” and also in the downtown retail district. Restaurants selling soul food are particularly common and popular.

The local education system is average at best, with a few exceptions and crime is relatively high – however living costs are low, leading to a growth of residents in recent years, many moving out of Nashville looking for better property values. 

Key Facts:

·         Median Age: 35.8

·         Median Household Income: $36,426

·         Median Property Value: $118,400

·         Poverty Rate: 23.2%

·         Cost of Living:  3% lower than state average, 13% lower than national average

·         Unemployment Rate: 2.9%

·         Crime Rate: 26% higher than national average

Administrative Industry

Nashville is less than an hour drive away, so many residents of Columbus work there, commuting each day.

The city itself has a strong local jobs market, with jobs growth at around 4% over the past several years.

Most people work in administrative roles – this type of job makes up over 17% of all the jobs in town, followed by sales at 10%, food and service at 9%, management level and education related roles (both at 6%) and construction at 5%.

Healthcare and social care is the largest employing industry, with 18% of all jobs connected to this. Retail is next at 14%, manufacturing at 13%, Education and food service are both at 9%.

United States Tennessee Columbia
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Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th April
Special Needs Care new Add to Favorites
Would like to interview. Taking care of my son Ethan who is 20 years old. He has mild CP. Needs help with feeding, drinking, restroom, wears depends under garments. Ethan understands verbal commands. A nurse with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 18th April
STORE MANAGER new Add to Favorites
Responsible for the management of all employees in the effective planning and implementation of all store processes, including ordering, receiving, stocking, presentation, selling, staffing and support. DUTIES and ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th April
CommissionAt A Glance Full-time sales role good for students, grads, and people who appreciate flexibility, with potential for advancement and no ceiling on commission bonuses. A role that is ideal for flexible, ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th April
Company Overview Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,000 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 18th April
Merchandise Assistant new Add to Favorites
As the Merchandise Assistant, you are accountable for driving customer service to achieve profitable sales growth by leading and engaging associates, managing company merchandise standards and execution, training and ...
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Pet Care new Add to Favorites
Columbia family needs a pet sitter for 1 dog. Must love animals! Our ideal match will meet the requirements below. Boarding other Pets Ok Boarding apartment Ok
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Tutoring & Lessons new Add to Favorites
Part-timeColumbia family needs a part-time tutor for Math. Algebra 2.
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Operations Associate new Add to Favorites
Part-timeThe Operations Associate’s role is to create an outstanding customer experience by performing operations functions within the store. The Operations Associate role is an early morning position and you will ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th April
SUMMARY: The individual in this position will be responsible for operating CDL required fleet vehicles, truck mounted forklifts and warehouse forklifts. Components of this position include working with warehouse staff ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th April
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th April
Part-timeCome join our team! In immediate need for Direct Support Professionals Current needs are full time, part time, and weekend hours. Must be Flexible! No experience required. Paid training. The Direct Support ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th April
Cashier new Add to Favorites
Part-timeAs a Cashier you are accountable for the customer service and sales experience including: maintaining checkout standards; assisting with general operations such as Omnichannel, recovery and inventory; and ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th April
Marriott International, Inc
Part-time, TemporaryPosting Date Apr 03, 2019Job Number 19000YQHJob Category Food and Beverage & CulinaryLocation Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, 2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville, Tennessee, United ...
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Mobile Service Technician new Add to Favorites
TriGreen Equipment
Primary Objective: Performs on-site equipment diagnostics, service repair and maintenance work in line with Ready to Mow and /or dealership specific, in-field service programs.Major Functions and Scope: Promotes ...
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Animal Caretaker new Add to Favorites
Maury County Government
$9.44 an hourPart-timeThe Maury County Human Resources Department is accepting internal & external applications for the position of Animal Caretaker. This is a part time position, Grade 3 with a starting rate of ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 18th April
Maintenance Technician new Add to Favorites
LEDIC Realty Company
The Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing repairs, troubleshooting, and performing preventative maintenance of all apartment equipment including appliances, elementary electrical systems, and plumbing. ...
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Host new Add to Favorites
Applebee's
Our Hosts greet and seat all arriving guests and acknowledge all departing guests in a friendly manner and assist in maintaining the overall guest flow of the restaurant. Our hosts provide the guests first and last ...
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Fill in Optometrist new Add to Favorites
Family Eye Care pllc
TemporaryFill in doctor for the week of April 23 - 29. Paid per day worked, or by the weekJob Type: TemporaryWork Location:One locationEmployment Length:One week or lessRelocation Assistance Provided:No
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th April
City of Columbia
Part-timeDescription:Job Summary: Performs semi skilled work in a variety of areas; grounds keeping; electrical, plumbing, carpentry or refrigeration and heating. Essential Functions:Mow or edge lawns, using power ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th April