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Current Job Openings
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...
Jailer
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; prefer training or 1 year related work experience, possess jailer certification but not required. Knowledge of WI Statutes, law enforcement, ability to handle and control prisoners. Selection process includes written exam, oral interview, background investigation, medical and psychological evaluation, drug/alcohol screening, county residency not required. Hire rate $19.877 per hour. Obtain required WI Law Enforcement Standard Board application DJ-LE330 (complete questions in Section 6) from Columbia County website: www.co.columbia.wi.us or wilenet.org Application deadline August 17, 2016. REQUIRED to take Civil Service Examination administered by WI Personnel Partners on September 10, 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

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Division of Children & Families Supervisor
This is a full time management position reporting to the Children & Families Division Administrator under the direction of the Columbia County Health and Human Services Director. Primary job duties include supervising juvenile justice with additional child welfare responsibilities. This position is responsible for ensuring compliance with program objectives and interpreting and implementing state, county, and agency policies and procedures and continual improvement efforts. This position will assist in protecting children and the community while strengthening families and promoting their self-sufficiency. Qualifications: Master’s Degree from an accredited university or college with a concentration in Human Services related course work and supervisory experience preferred, OR Bachelor’s Degree from and accredited university or college with a concentration in Human Services related course work and a minimum of five (5 years) of direct service experience working with families in the child welfare and juvenile justice field. Certification as a Social Worker by the State of Wisconsin required. Hire Rate: $27.038 per hours. Required Columbia County application and job description can be obtained from the County website www.co.columbia.wi.us 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...
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR of AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER (ADRC)
Plan, direct and monitor daily activities of the Aging and Disability Resources Center (ADRC) in Columbia County under the guidance of the ADRC Director. Supervision of Nutrition/Prevention/Caregiver Support Staff, Meal Site Managers, Disability Benefit Specialist, Elder Benefit Specialist and Receptionist. Education requirements: Bachelors Degree with a concentration in Human Services related courses and a minimum of three (3) years work experience in a Human Services environment is necessary. Specific experience in service provision to seniors and/or individuals with disabilities and supervisory experience are preferred. Starting wage: $25.240 per hour. Completion of required County application obtained from website: www.co.columbia.wi.us Position will remain open until a qualified candidate is selected. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   read more...
Public Health Nurse
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 - $26.805 per hour plus fringe benefits. All applicants must complete the County application for consideration.   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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