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Current Job Openings

HIGHWAY - Summer Seasonal
Applications are being accepted for full time summer employment with the Columbia County Highway & Transportation. This opportunity for Truck Drivers: Must have valid Wisconsin Drivers License with a required CDL Duties will be driving dump truck in support of construction operations throughout the county as. assigned include various tasks related to general maintenance of highways and equipment. Must be 18 years of age. Hire rate: $16.00 per hour truck driver.
For consideration applicants are required to submit a Columbia County application obtained from www.co.columbia.wi.us email: human.resource@co.columbia.wi.us
or fax to: 608-742-9802 or mail to: Columbia County Human Resources
P.O. Box 63 112 East Edgewater Street Portage, WI 53901
Full time position (40 hrs/wk) with Columbia County Buildings & Grounds Department. Employee will be assigned to work at any of the Columbia County facilities maintained by Building and Grounds. Qualifications: High School Diploma or its equivalent, minimum of 1 year work experience in housekeeping, maintenance or groundskeeper desirable. Background and reference checks will be conducted. Work schedule 3:30 P.M. to 12:00 A.M. (midnight). Starting wage: $14.136 per hour. Applicants are REQUIRED to submit an application obtained from the Columbia County website: www.co.columbia.wi.us Application deadline June 20, 2018. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER read more ...
Social Worker
Columbia County Department of Health & Human Services embraces strengths-based and trauma informed practices. The Department is recruiting for an Ongoing Child Protective Services Social Worker in the Division of Children and Families. The Social Worker will partner with families that are referred for child protective services and will identify strengths and needs to implement services necessary to ensure safety within the family home. The ideal applicant will be able to establish engagement with families to create a trusting relationship that will promote growth and connections with the family unit. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited Social Work Degree Program. Must be certified or certifiable as a Social Worker. Requires possession of a valid Wisconsin Drivers License and personal transportation. Starting wage: $23.924 per hour. All applicants are REQUIRED to submit the Columbia County application obtained from the County website: www.co.columbia.wi.us. Application Deadline: July 1, 2018. 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: $9.50 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: $10.00 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 
Certified Nursing Assistant Positions
Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Hire Rate: $12.91, plus PM/NOC/Week-end shift differentials
Closing Date:  Open
Positions Available:  AM/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:     Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurses: 2 Full Time PM, 1 RN/NOC, 64 hours, Casuals, all shifts.

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Dietary Aide
Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Closing Date:  Open
Positions Available:   Part-time position at 60 hours per two week pay period.  Week-day  hours vary from 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM or 11:00 AM - 7:30 PM, working every other week-end.  Rate of pay is $11.077 per hour.    read more ...