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Current Job Openings
Jailer
Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is recruiting to establish an eligibility list for vacancies occurring within the next year. Qualifications: Prefer Associate Degree in Criminal Science/Law Enforcement or related field OR High School Diploma or equivalent; 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 $19.68 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 July 17, 2015. REQUIRED to take Civil Service Examination administered by WI Personnel Partners on August 8, 2015. Applications are accepted by email human.resource@co.columbia.wi.us, fax 608-742-9802 mail Columbia County HR, PO Box 63, Portage, WI 53901 AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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Social Worker
Columbia County Department of Health & Human Services is recruiting for an Ongoing Child Protective Services Social Worker in the Division of Children and Families. 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: July 17, 2015.   read more...
Deputy Sherifff
Columbia County is establishing an eligibility list for Deputy Sheriff vacancies. Qualifications: Minimum 2 year Associate Degree from accredited Technical School or 60 credits hours from a College or University in Police Science, Criminal Justice or related field, High School diploma or equivalent, minimum of 18 years of age. Requirements: State Law Enforcement Standards Board Certified or Certifiable. Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license. No felony or extensive misdemeanor convictions and willing to work flexible hours. Selection process includes written exam, oral interview, background investigation, medical & psychological evaluation, drug and alcohol screening. Starting pay $23.524 per hour. Application process: REQUIRED to submit WI Law Enforcement Standard Board application DJ-LE330 complete the 3 questions in Section 6 General. Obtain the Law Enforcement Application from the Columbia County website www.co.columbia.wi.us or Wilenet.org Application deadline July 15, 2015 required Civil Service exam administered by WI Personnel Partner August 8, 2015. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   read more...
Mental Health Program Coordinator
Mental Health Program Coordinator for the Coordinated Services Team (CST) and Comprehensive Community Services (CCS): Columbia County is recruiting for a full time management position in its Behavioral Health and Long Term Support Division to oversee the CST Initiative and the CCS program. Responsible for ensuring utilization of a wraparound approach to individualized services focused 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 AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   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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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...