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Current Job Openings
Application Developer 3 - Tuesday, March 24, 2015
This position is with Columbia County Management Information Services. Responsibilities include providing 1st tier support for the County’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system (JD Edwards), analyzing customer department needs, designing and programming computer systems and implementing and maintaining major automated systems. Assure data integrity and test for data corruption. In addition, this position is responsible for the daily support of multiple computer applications. Requires Bachelor Degree from an accredited college in Computer Programming or related field. (Comparable work experience can be substituted for education on a 2 for 1 basis.) In-depth programming experience using contemporary application development methodologies. 6 years of related experience in an application development. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Microsoft SQL Server administration experience. Experience with governmental accounting systems (desired). JD Edwards financial systems experience (desired). Valid WI Driver’s license & automobile liability insurance. Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) certification (desired). Starting rate: $26.77 per hour. Applicants REQUIRED to complete a County application obtained from website www.co.columbia.wi.us Position will remain open until filled. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   read more...
Social Worker
Columbia County Department of Health & Human Services is recruiting for a Social Worker in the Division of Children and Families. Position involves working in Child Protective Services-Ongoing Case Management. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors 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: $23.22 per hour. All applicants are required to complete the Columbia County application obtained from the website: www.co.columbia.wi.us. Deadline: April 3, 2015.   read more...
ADRC Driver
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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Division Administrator Behavior Health and Long Term Support - Friday, March 20, 2015
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 $32.070/hr. Obtain required application from County website: www.co.columbia.wi.us Application deadline: April 8, 2015.   read more...
Project Coordinator for the Coordinated Services Team (CST) and Comprehensive Community Services (CC
Columbia County is recruiting for a management position in its Behavioral Health and Long Term Support Division to oversee the CST Initiative and the CCS program. This position is responsible for ensuring utilization of a wraparound approach to individualized services that focuses on client/family strengths, community placement, cultural competency, natural supports, teaming and collaboration. Minimum Qualifications: Current licensure as a Clinical Social Worker, Professional Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, adult psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner, family psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner, or clinical specialist in adult psychiatric and mental health nursing with 3000 hours of supervised clinical experience. Specific experience in service provision in mental health or substance abuse treatment and supervisory experience preferred. Requires possession of a valid Wisconsin Drivers License and personal transportation. Starting wage: $26.77 per hour. Applicants required to complete the Columbia County application obtained from the website: www.co.columbia.wi.us or from Columbia County Human Resources, 120 W Conant St, Portage, WI Deadline: April 8, 2015.   read more...
Accounting Assistant
ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT: Full-time position, 37.5 hours per week, responsible for various accounting duties, candidates must have ability to complete multi-tasks within defined time constraints. Experience with PeopleSoft accounting system beneficial. Minimum requirements: Associate Degree in Accounting, with at least 2 years office experience in an accounting environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel required and accurately type 35 WPM. Hire rate: $19.68 per hour. Application and job description may be from web site: www.co.columbia.wi.us Application deadline is March 29, 2015. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   read more...
Accounting Aide
Full time position, 37.5 hours per week. Qualifications: Associate or Business Degree in Secretarial Science with some accounting classes and a minimum of 1 year office experience, OR High School diploma supplemented by post high school courses in computer processing specifically Microsoft Windows/Office, accounting and secretarial sciences with a minimum of 4 years of office experience. Ability to accurately type 45 WPM. Computer experience required. Hire rate: $17.91 per hour. Application and job description may be from web site : www.co.columbia.wi.us Application deadline is March 29, 2015.
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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: $12.53, plus PM/NOC/Week-end shift differentials
Closing Date:  Open
Positions Available:  PM/NOC Shifts:  Full-time & Part-time   read more...