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Current Job Openings
Administrative Assistant
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: $17.91 per hour. Application deadline: November 11, 2014. Obtain application from County website: www.co.columbia.wi.us AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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Economic Support Specialist
Full-time position with Columbia County Health & Human Services, 40 hours per week. Perform eligibility determinations, redeterminations and changes for applicants/recipients of Food Share, Medical Assistance, Child Care, Caretaker Supplement, and other economic supportive services. Qualifications: Associate or Business Degree from an accredited Vocational, College, or Technical School in a related field or completion of State of Wisconsin Economic Support training and two (2) years experience dealing with the public OR equivalent combination of training and experience. Columbia County examination administered with a minimum required score of 70 (78%). Computer experience required. Hire rate: $17.91 per hour. Required Columbia County application obtained from website www.co.columbia.wi.us Application deadline: October 27, 2014. Test date will be Tuesday, November 11, 2014 from 9 am - 12 pm, selected applicants will be contacted.
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Truck Driver
Fulltime position with Columbia County Solid Waste Department. Responsible for curbside collection of garbage and recycling materials at various sites throughout Columbia County. Additional duties may include working at facility, sorting, baling and loading/unloading trucks. Ability to drive a truck and operate a forklift, skid steer loader and shredder. Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent preferable and 2 years of work experience which provides required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must be bondable, required to possess valid Wisconsin driver’s license with CDL Class BCD with airbrakes. Must maintain continued coverage of automobile liability insurance. Hire rate: $14.81 - $16.93 per hour, depending on experience. Application deadline is November 5, 2014. Application & job description obtained from website www.co.columbia.wi.us
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Dietary Aide
Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Hire Rate: $11.688 per hour
Closing Date:  Open
Positions Available:  Part-time 48 hours per two week pay period, eligible for county benefits.  Hours are both AM/PM   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 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 shift differentials
Closing Date:  Open
Positions Available:  :PM Shift:  Full-time & Part-time  NOC Shift:  2@ 64 hours per two week pay period   read more...