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Administrative Assistant - UW Extension Office

Part-time position, 25 hours per week, with the Columbia County UW Extension Office.  Responsible for drafting, designing and desktop publishing educational materials and correspondence utilized in UW Extension Office.  Ability to perform a variety of office/clerical procedures and accounting related tasks.  Qualifications: Microsoft office required, Associate or Business Degree from accredited vocational, college or technical school in one of the secretarial sciences, and a minimum (2) years office experience OR high school diploma or equivalent, supplemented by post high school course work with at least two semesters in secretarial theory at a vocational, college, or technical school and minimum three (3) years related work experience. Hire rate: $18.638 per hour.  Application and job description may be obtained from county website www.co.columbia.wi.us or from Columbia County Human Resources, 112 E. Edgewater St., Portage, WI or call 608-742-9667. Application deadline is June 7, 2019.  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Veterans Service Officer

Columbia County is recruiting to fill the position of Veterans Service Officer (VSO). Qualifications: Wisconsin Resident who served on active duty under honorable conditions in the Armed Forces of the United States.  The VSO administers veterans services and provides assistance to veterans, their dependents and survivors living in the service officer’s county.  The VSO is an elected position through a majority vote of the Columbia County Board of Supervisors. Education: Business or Associate Degree from an accredited college, university, or technical school with a minimum of two years of responsible office experience or High school diploma or its equivalent, and a minimum of four years of responsible office work experience. Salary range $24.857 to $31.040 per hour. All applicants must submit a completed Columbia County application and DD214 discharge papers to be considered for this position.  Obtain required application from County website www.co.columbia.wi.us or call (608) 742-9667 or from Columbia County Human Resources 112 E. Edgewater St., Portage, WI.   Application deadline is May 31, 2019. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER    

 

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Division Administrator of Economic Support

Columbia County Health & Human Services is seeking to fill a supervisory position.  Qualifications:  Bachelors Degree preferred, High School diploma, GED or equivalent with Eight (8) years experience with Economic Support programs, including two (2) years as a Economic Support Specialist, post High School education may be substituted for up to three (3) years of experience on the basis of one (1) year of education to one (1) year of experience, OR experience/training in supervision and management.  Experience working with all aspects of Economic Support and clients, management/supervision of employees, computer experience required and ability to use CARES system, budget knowledge.  Starting wage: $27.857 per hour.  Applicants are required to complete the Columbia County application obtained from website www.co.columbia.wi.us or call 608-742-9667 or from Columbia County Human Resources 112 E. Edgewater St., Portage, WI  Application deadline:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019.  

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Division Administrator - Behavior Health & Long Term Support
Columbia County has an opening for a full-time Behavioral Health and Long Term Support Division Administrator within the Health and Human Services Department.  Columbia County strives to offer programs and services which are individualized, strength based, culturally competent and community oriented. Responsibilities:  Administration of mental health, substance abuse, and children’s disability services; assessment of community needs; develop and administer programs/services; supervise assigned staff and provide clinical supervision; ensure compliance with standards, policies and laws; maintain statistics and prepare reports; provide training and coordinate services with other county and community agencies.  Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college in a field directly related to the administration of human services, such as Social Work, Clinical Psychology, or Human Service related field.  Five (5) years of experience providing service in children’s disability, mental health or substance abuse program and three (3) years of supervisory experience.  Specific experience in service provision to identified target groups and supervisory experience are preferred.  Starting rate $31.530/hr.  Application deadline is Wednesday, May 29, 2019.  Obtain required application from County website: www.co.columbia.wi.us   read more ...
Ferry Operator
Columbia County Highway & Transportation is recruiting for Ferry Operator to operate the Ferry (Col-Sac II) across the Wisconsin River from the Village of Merrimac (Sauk County side) to the Columbia County side during the season of operation.  Full time position 40 hours per week. The Ferry Operators work twelve (12) hours per day, three (3) days on and three (3) days off throughout the ferry season.  This position will be assigned the PM shift working 8:00 PM to 8:00 AM.  After the ferry season, this employee is assigned to other duties as needed and paid the Ferry Operator classification.  Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent + 2 years’ experience/training in some type of construction field. Must have valid WI Driver's License, and a Class A, B C, D Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with an N endorsement( (Tanker) OR must obtain within six (6) months of hire date. $20.480 per hour. Application deadline will remain open until filled. Interested applicants will need to submit the required County application obtained from www.co.columbia.wi.us for consideration. Please complete and submit to Columbia County Human Resources by email, fax or mail first review of applications on June 10, 2019. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERread more ...
Legal Secretary - District Attorney's Office

Columbia County District Attorney's Office seeking individual with experienced legal background to work full time (40.0 hrs/wk) preparing various legal documents.  Requires contact with the public, various law enforcement agencies, court records, public institutions, public officials, and private lawyers.  Business or Associate Degree from accredited college, university or technical school in one of the Secretarial Sciences and minimum six (6) months office experience, OR High School diploma or equivalent, supplemented by post high school course work in secretarial sciences at a vocational, college, or technical school and a minimum of two (2) years of work related office experience.  Computer experience required with Legal or Court work experience desirable.  Starting wage:  $18.638 per hour.  Application and job description obtained from Columbia County website www.co.columbia.wi.us.   Application deadline:  May 24, 2019.

 

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Meal Site Manager
Columbia County Health & Human Services is looking for Meal Site Managers at MEAL SITE MANAGER: Columbia County Health & Human Services is looking for Meal Site Managers at the Lodi, Portage and Pardeeville senior nutrition program. Responsibilities include ordering, set up, prep of home delivered meals, delivery of meals as needed, assisting individuals needing help, clean-up, monitoring supplies, accepting donations and executing planned activities. Completion of Serving Safe Food training program within 6 months of hire. Requires a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License and clean driving record, ability to maintain accurate records, ability to be courteous, pleasant and helpful to the elderly and/or disabled. Background check is required and will be completed by employer. HIRE RATE: $9.00 per hour. This position is flexible working days Monday- Friday late AM to early or mid-day PM. APPLICATION PROCESS: Required completion of Columbia County application which can be obtained through the county website: www.co.columbia.wi.us or call (608)742-9667. Recruitment will remain open until a qualified candidate is selected. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 
ADRC Driver part time
DRIVER: Part-time position with Columbia County Health & Human Services. The Aging & Disability Resource Center is hiring drivers to transport senior citizens to medical appointments and nutrition sites, deliver meals and other trips as necessary. HIRE RATE: $9.50 per hour. Requires a valid Wisconsin Driver's License and clean driving record, ability to maintain accurate records be courteous, pleasant and helpful to people who are elderly or disabled. Background check is required and will be completed by employer. Required completion of Columbia County application which can be obtained through the county website: www.co.columbia.wi.us or call (608)742-9667 or pick up an application from Human Resources at 112 East Edgewater Street in Portage. Position will remain open until filled. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER read more ...
Laborer Recycling - Limited Term Solid Waste Facility
Columbia County Solid Waste is seeking individuals for Laborer positions. This is a limited term employment currently 40 hours per week. Responsible for sorting and salvaging materials related to various duties in the recycling area. Required to meet the physical requirements related to refuse and recycling material. Hire Rate: $12.00 per hour, no benefits. Background checks will be completed on qualified applicants. Required completion of Columbia County employment application obtained on line www.co.columbia.wi.us or from Columbia County Human Resources 112 East Edgewater Street Portage, WI 53901 
Registered Nurses & Licensed Practical Nurses
Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
RN Wage Range:  $27.639 - $35.714/hour
LPN Wage Range:  $20.010 - $25.863/hour
Closing Date:
  Open
Positions Available:     Part-time, Fulltime and Casual all Shifts.
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Certified Nursing Assistant Positions
Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Wage Range: $13.039 - $16.853/hour, plus PM/NOC/Weekend Shift Differentials
Closing Date:  Open
Positions Available:  AM/PM/NOC Shifts: Full-time & Part-time.
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