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Current Job Openings
Infrastructure Support Specialist 1
Columbia County is recruiting to fill an entry level full time vacancy in the Management Information Services Department. Requirements include Associate Degree from an accredited vocational, college or technical school in Computer Information Systems or related field. (Comparable work experience substituted for education on a 2 for 1 basis.), in depth technical knowledge of micro-computer and common peripheral hardware, in-depth knowledge of Windows 7 and Windows 8 desktop operating systems, 2 years of related experience in a networked environment, good written and oral communication skills, prefer experience with Microsoft back office products and experience with network management tools. Desire Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certification. Valid Wisconsin Driver’s license and automobile liability insurance. 40.0 hour week. Starting rate: $21.46 per hour. A technical skills assessment will be administered. All applicants REQUIRED to submit the Columbia County application obtain from website: www.co.columbia.wi.us AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   read more...
Constitutional Office Deputy
This is a full-time position, 37.5 hrs/wk in the Columbia County Clerk of Courts Office. Responsibilities relate to traffic, conservation, small claims, criminal, ordinance, child support, civil judgments and liens, bankruptcy, or family court matters, duties will vary as assigned. Required to meet one of the following: Associate Degree from an accredited vocational, college or technical school in bookkeeping, accounting, secretarial sciences, or business law 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 bookkeeping, accounting, business law, or secretarial sciences at a vocational, college, technical school, or on-line course and a minimum of two (2) years of responsible office experience. Computer experience required. Hire rate: $17.910 per hour. All applicants are required to complete a Columbia County application obtained on the website www.co.columbia.wi.us Application deadline: February 13, 2015. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   read more...
Highway Maintenance Worker
Columbia County Highway & Transportation is recruiting for Highway Maintenance Workers. Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent + 2 years experience/training in some type of construction field. Must have valid WI Driver's License, and a Class A, B C, D Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with an N endorsement( (Tanker) OR must obtain within six (6) months of hire date. $16.14 per hour. Required to complete and submit County application obtain from www.co.columbia.wi.us or call (608) 742-9667 or from Columbia County Human Resources 120 W. Conant St., Portage, WI. Application deadline is February 4, 2015 . AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   read more...
Clerk Typist
Recruiting for 2 full time position, 37.5 hrs/wk, with Columbia County Health & Human Services. Ability to perform a variety of moderately complex office and clerical procedures. Associate Degree from an accredited vocational, college, or technical school in one of the secretarial sciences, and a minimum of 1 year of related office experience, OR High School diploma or its equivalent supplemented by post high school course work with at least two semesters in the secretarial theory at a post High School educational institution and a minimum of 2 years of related work experience, OR a combination of training and experience equivalent to the above or specific to the job. Computer experience required, accurately type 50 wpm, testing will be administered to selected candidates. Hire rate: $16.14/hr. All applicants are required to complete an application to be considered for the position. Obtain required application from the Columbia County website www.co.columbia.wi.us Application deadline: February 4, 2015. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   read more...
Project Coordinator for the Coordinated Services Team (CST) and Comprehensive Community Services
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: February 6, 2015.   read more...
Application Developer 3
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 Deadline is February 4, 2015. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   read more...
Dispatcher - Sheriff
DISPATCHER Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is recruiting to establish an eligibility list for vacancies occurring within the next year. Qualifications: Prefer Associate of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement or High School Diploma or equivalent; prefer training 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 $19.68 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 February 18, 2015 required Civil Service Exam administered on March 14, 2015. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   read more...
Dietary Aide - Thursday, January 29, 2015

Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Hire Rate: $10.75 per hour
Closing Date:  Open
Positions Available:  Part-time position at 48 hours per two week pay period, eligible for county benefits.

**Prefer prior cooking experience

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Accounting Aide - Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Columbia County Accounting Department is recruiting for a full time (37.5 hrs/wk) Accounting Aide. Qualifications: Associate or Business Degree from accredited vocational, college, or technical college with some accounting classes and a minimum of one (1) year responsible office experience or High School diploma or its equivalent, supplemented by post high school course work with classes in computer operations, accounting and office administration and a minimum of four (4) years of responsible office experience. Ability to accurately type 45 WPM. Computer experience required in Microsoft Windows and Office applications. Hire rate: $17.91 per hour. Application and job description obtained from Columbia County website www.co.columbia.wi.us Application deadline: January 30, 2015. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   read more...
ADRC Driver - Friday, January 16, 2015
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: $12.53, 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...