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Current Job Openings
Public Health Nurse
Public Health Nurse: Full time position(s), 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 per hour plus fringe benefits. All applicants must complete the County application for consideration. Obtain required application from website: www.co.columbia.wi.us The position will remain open until a qualified candidate is hired.   read more...
Master Mechanic - Highway
Full time position with Columbia County Highway & Transportation. Qualifications: Associate Degree from an accredited vocational or technical school in truck-construction-industrial diesel mechanics and a minimum of two (2) years experience in truck/equipment repairs OR Vocational diploma from an accredited vocational or technical school in auto mechanics or related field and a minimum of five (5) years experience in truck/equipment repairs OR High School diploma or its equivalent and such practical training and experience comparable to a minimum of ten (10) years of current mechanical work experience in a daily routine manner, for equipment O.E.M. construction company, etc. with daily repairing/rebuilding duties being, but not limited to, metals, welding, hydraulics, transmissions, differentials, power dividers, gas and diesel engines, brakes, suspensions, as well as wiring for trucks and equipment. Major assignment of this position within the Metals shop; fabrication, welding, metalwork, sandblasting, painting. Mechanics Job Knowledge, Skills and Hydraulics examination will be administered, 70% accuracy required. Starting rate $21.675 - $22.907 per hour. Completion of County application is required and can be obtained from the website www.co.columbia.wi.us submit by email, fax or mail. Application deadline May 23, 2016. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   read more...
Social Worker - CPS
Columbia County Department of Health & Human Services is recruiting for an in Ongoing Child Protective Services Social Worker in the Division of Children and Families. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s 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: $23.452 per hour. All applicants are REQUIRED to submit the Columbia County application obtained from the County website: www.co.columbia.wi.us. Application Deadline: May 6, 2016.   read more...
Court Services 2 and Court Services 3
The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is recruiting to establish an eligibility list for part time positions providing various capacities of non supervisory law enforcement. These part time positions will work varied hours, weekends and holidays with no guaranteed hours. There are 2 levels based on position requirements. Sheriff’s management will determine whether an applicant meets the Level 2 or 3 standards. Interested candidates are required to complete a WI Law Enforcement Standard Board application DJ-LE330 obtained from Columbia County website: www.co.columbia.wi.us Submit application to human.resource@co.columbia.wi.us, fax to 608-742-9802, mail to Columbia County Human Resources, PO Box 63, Portage WI 53901 or deliver to the HR Office at 120 West Conant Street in Portage. Hourly rate will vary from $14.00 or $16.00 per hour. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   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.

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


Registered Nurses & Licensed Practical Nurses

Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Closing Date:  Open
Positions Available:    RN/LPN Casual Part-time positions, all shifts