Employment Opportunities

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Current Job Openings

Maintenance Mechanic
Columbia County Building & Grounds is recruiting for a Maintenance Mechanic. Qualifications: Any combination of training & experience equivalent to Associate Degree from an accredited technical school in heating, air conditioning and/or electronics and a minimum of two (2) years of maintenance work OR Course work in air conditioning and refrigeration, basic industrial mechanics, electronic instrumentation and/or other related courses and a minimum of three (3) years of maintenance work OR Minimum of four (4) years of responsible maintenance work. Knowledge of the maintenance and repair of air conditioning, heating and electrical systems, responsible for general maintenance, groundskeeper, and minor custodial duties. Must have valid Wisconsin Driver License and own transportation. Starting rate of pay $20.277 per hour. Complete job description and required application obtained on County Web Site: www.co.columbia.wi.us Application deadline: April 8, 2018.
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Foreman - Highway Fleet/Shop
Columbia County Highway & Transportation is recruiting for Fleet Foreman. Responsible for leading and supervising various sized crew(s) to complete various assigned tasks as directed. Responsible for compliance and adherence to policies and procedures of the department. Requirements: Higher level education background in the construction or public service field (trades classes, technical degree, Associate’s degree) or minimum 5 years related experience. Some mechanical understanding and experience in truck and heavy equipment use and operation. Knowledge of road, equipment, and drainage construction and maintenance principles and processes including; investigation, diagnoses and repair. Must possess and maintain valid Wisconsin Driver’s License and Class A Commercial Driver’s License with H and N endorsements for duration of employment. $22.111 per hour. Job description and REQUIRED application obtained from www.co.columbia.wi.us To be considered complete and submit to Columbia County Human Resources be email, fax or mail. Application deadline is March 30, 2017. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER read more ...
Columbia County Accounting Department is recruiting for an Intern to work in the office during summer, 2018 (40 hrs/wk). This position provides an opportunity for learning the process involved with County government as it relates to government accounting standards and regulations. The learning experience is immeasurable in understanding the contrast in accounting practices combined with educational studies. Qualifications: Working toward a degree in accounting, finance or business related major. Knowledge of basic accounting practices and principles. Advanced knowledge of computer operations and Microsoft Office. Hire rate: $14.00 per hour. All applicants are REQUIRED TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION obtained from the Columbia County website www.co.columbia.wi.us Application deadline: April 1, 2018. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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HIGHWAY - Summer Employment Opportunities
Applications are being accepted for full time summer employment with the Columbia County Highway & Transportation. This opportunity is open for multiple disciplines including;
• TRUCK DRIVER (4 positions): CDL required, driving dump truck in support of construction operations throughout the county.
• PARKS MAINTENANCE (2 positions): Wisconsin Driver’s License required, able to operate riding lawnmower, janitorial duties, able to work independently.
• ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN (2 positions): culvert inspections, surveying, right-of-way documentation research, mapping.
Duties as assigned include various tasks related to general maintenance of highways and equipment as stated above. Must have valid Wisconsin Drivers License. Must be 18 years of age. Hire rate: $16.00 per hour truck driver; others $12.00 - $14.00 per hour.
For consideration applicants are required to submit a Columbia County application.
First Screening of Application is March 15, 2018
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: $12.782, 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 $10.967 per hour.   

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