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Current Job Openings
Janitoral Supervisor
Full time position (40 hrs/wk) with Columbia County Buildings & Grounds Department. This position is a custodial supervisory position under the Buildings and Ground Director. Responsible for general maintenance, grounds keeping, and performing and supervising all building custodial duties. Oversee all Janitor and Housekeeping staff, inspect all buildings to ensure proper cleaning and cover for custodial staff as needed. Qualifications: Associate Degree from an accredited technical school and a minimum of three (3) years of custodial maintenance work. High School Diploma or its equivalent, minimum of five (5) years of responsible custodial work. Must possess valid WI drivers license. Background check will be conducted. Start wage: $18.089 per hour. Obtain required application at www.co.columbia.wi.us Application deadline December 5, 2016. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   read more...
Administrative Assistant - Part Time
This is a part time position, 18.75 hours a week, (9:15 am – 1:00 pm daily schedule preferred, but flexible) with the Columbia County Planning & Zoning Department. Position includes a variety of duties; scanning, reception & phones, filing, deposit preparation, special projects, etc. Requirements: Business or Associate degree from an accredited college, university or technical school in one of the Secretarial Sciences and a minimum of two (2) years of responsible office experience, OR High school diploma or its equivalent, supplemented by post high school course work with at least two (2) semesters in the secretarial theory at a vocational, college, or technical school and a minimum of three (3) years of related work experience. Computer (Microsoft Office) knowledge and ability required. Testing will be administered for typing speed (ability to type 45 wpm) and general computer knowledge. Hire rate: $18.089 per hour. Application deadline: December 5, 2016. Obtain application from County website: www.co.columbia.wi.us AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   read more...
Drug Treatment Court Program Coordinator
Full time (37.5 hrs/wk) position within Columbia County Department of Health and Human Services is responsible for day-to-day operations of the Treatment Court Program and reports directly to the Behavioral Health and Long Term Support Division Administrator. This position serves as the liaison for the Treatment Court Team including taking a lead role at staff meetings, disseminating program information from all treatment providers, probation officers, prosecutors, defense attorneys, law enforcement officers, and the judge. This position oversees the tracking of participant progress, data collection, data dissemination, and maintenance of all spreadsheets accurately and timely, maintains confidentiality according to federal laws and regulations, and possesses an acute attention to detail and ability to work in fast-paced environment with high expectations. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Psychology or related field. Experiential requirements include three (3) years of case management experience, two (2) years working with criminal justice population, and any combination of education and experience that provides required knowledge and skills. Background in or understanding of addictions counseling is preferred. Requires possession of a valid Wisconsin Drivers License and personal transportation. Wage: $23.452 - $26.805 per hour. All applicants are REQUIRED to submit the Columbia County application obtained from the County website: www.co.columbia.wi.us. Application Deadline: December 9, 2016   read more...
Truck Driver - Highway - WINTER SEASONAL LTE
WINTER SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT: Laborer, Truck, and Plow Operator winter seasonal positions with Columbia County Highway & Transportation. Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent + 2 yrs experience/training in some type of construction. Requires valid WI Driver's license with Class A Commercial Drivers License. $14.00 - $16.00 per hour. WINTER SEASON ONLY (Nov until April). Obtain application from www.co.columbia.wi.us AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER  
Public Health Nurse
Full time position, 37.5 hrs/wk, Monday thru Friday with Columbia County Health and Human Services. Candidates must have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Wisconsin. $23.452 per hour plus fringe benefits. All applicants must complete the County application for consideration. Obtain required application from website: www.co.columbia.wi.us

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Division Adminstrator 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: 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: December 7, 2016.   read more...
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 115 W. Conant Street, Portage. Recruitment will remain open.
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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 115 West Conant Street in Portage. Position will remain open until filled.
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Dietary Aide/Back-Up Relief Cook

Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Hire Rate: $10.858 or based on experience.
Closing Date:  Open
Positions Available:  Part-time 60 hours per two week pay period, eligible for county benefits

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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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