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Current Job Openings
Division Administrator Behavior Health and 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: Master’s Degree from an accredited university or college with a concentration in Human Service related course work. Licensed as a Clinical Social Worker, Professional Counselor or Marriage and Family Therapist under Chapter 457, Wisconsin Statutes. Specific experience in service provision to identified target groups and supervisory experience are preferred. Starting rate $32.391/hr. Obtain required application from County website: www.co.columbia.wi.us Application deadline: September 16, 2016.   read more...
911 Dispatcher/Communication Operator
Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is recruiting to establish an eligibility list for vacancies occurring within the next year. Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent; prefer Degree in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement or related field and/or 1 year related work experience preferably in operating two-way radio equipment, computer terminals or multiple line call-director telephone systems. Selection process includes written exam, oral interview, background investigation, medical and psychological evaluation, drug/alcohol screening, county residency is not required. Hire rate $19.877 per hour. Obtain required WI Law Enforcement Standard Board application DJ-LE330 (complete Section 6 questions) from www.co.columbia.wi.us or wilenet.org or call (608) 742-9667 or from Columbia County HR Office, 120 West Conant St., Portage, WI. Application deadline September 12, 2016 required Civil Service Exam administered on October 8, 2016. Applications are accepted by email human.resource@co.columbia.wi.us, fax 608-742-9802 or mail Columbia County HR, PO Box 63, Portage, WI 53901. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   read more...
Behavioral Health Program Coordinator
The employee in this position will serve as the Program Coordinator overseeing emergency mental health services provided by Columbia County Department of Health and Human. The primary tasks of this position are to ensure that Columbia County behavioral health programs utilize a wraparound approach to providing individualized services that focus on client/family strengths, community placement, cultural competency, natural supports, teaming, and collaboration. Knowledge of Chapter 46.56, 48, 51, 55 and 938 of the Wisconsin State Statutes. Knowledge of DHS 34, 36, 92 and 94 of the Wisconsin Administrative Codes. Knowledge of Medicaid and third party payor policies and procedures. Specific experience in service provision in mental health or substance abuse treatment and supervisory experience are preferred, AND Current licensure under Ch. 457, Stats. as a Clinical Social Worker, Professional Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist with 3000 hours of supervised clinical experience, OR Master’s level clinician with 3000 hours of supervised clinical experience. Starting wage: $27.038 per hour based on results from wage study. Obtain required County application from website: www.co.columbia.wi.us AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   read more...
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: $9.00 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.
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 or pick up an application from Human Resources at 120 West Conant Street in Portage. Position will remain open until filled.
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Substitute Meal Site Manager
Columbia County Health & Human Services is looking for Substitute Meal Site Managers to fill in on an as-needed basis at the Wisconsin Dells, Lodi, Portage, Pardeeville, Poynette or Columbus 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. 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 or from Human Resources at 120 W. Conant Street, Portage. Recruitment will remain open.
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Certified Nursing Assistant Positions
Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Hire Rate: $12.655, plus PM/NOC/Week-end shift differentials
Closing Date:  Open
Positions Available:  PM/NOC Shifts:  Full-time & Part-time

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Registered Nurses & Licensed Practical Nurses

Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Closing Date:  Open
Positions Available:    RN/LPN Casual Part-time positions, all shifts

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