It takes awesome people to help create a great company. People, who enjoy a challenge, strive towards excellence. Energetic, creative people who like to make a difference.

Looking for a new career? You’ll find new and exciting job opportunities at The Columbian.

As a newspaper

The Columbian is Southwest Washington’s daily source of information. We have a diverse and talented group of employees.

As an organization

Our people understand and practice personal effectiveness and interpersonal communication skills. We foster a climate that encourages questioning, new ideas, free thinking and individual expression. Simplicity, rather than complexity, is our chosen style in order to move quickly in our ever-changing, competitive market. As individuals, we have opportunity to learn and develop to our full potential. We hire flexible, adaptive people who like to learn, and we provide them with growth opportunities.

Employment process

Application and resumes will be accepted for any open position.

All completed applications will be reviewed. Not everyone who applies will be interviewed.

Hiring subject to pre-employment drug screening. No phone calls, please.

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  • Full benefits for full-time employees (after 90 days for part-time)
  • 401(k) plan
  • 22 annual paid days off
  • Free parking
  • Casual family-oriented work environment
  • We're been around for over 125 years
  • We're family-owned and operated
  • Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Avoid Portland commute traffic & Oregon state income tax (if WA resident)

See a timeline of The Columbian's history

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Do you want to...
Be
challenged?
Learn
new things?
Work with experienced,
professional people?

Then The Columbian is the place for you!

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