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Current Job Openings
Behavioral Health Program Coordinator
Behavioral Health Program Coordinator for the Coordinated Services Team (CST) and Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) programs: 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 or 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, post-masters 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: $27.308 per hour. Applicants required to complete the Columbia County application obtained from the website: www.co.columbia.wi.us. Application Deadline February 1, 2017. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   read more...
Division Administrator Behavior Health and Long Term Support
Columbia County has an opening for a full-time Behavioral Health and Long Term Support Division Administrator within the Health and Human Services Department. Columbia County strives to offer programs and services which are individualized, strength based, culturally competent and community oriented. Responsibilities: Administration of mental health, substance abuse, and children’s disability services; assessment of community needs; develop and administer programs/services; supervise assigned staff and provide clinical supervision; ensure compliance with standards, policies and laws; maintain statistics and prepare reports; provide training and coordinate services with other county and community agencies. Qualifications: Master’s Degree from an accredited university or college with a concentration in Human Service related course work. Licensed as a Clinical Social Worker, Professional Counselor or Marriage and Family Therapist under Chapter 457, Wisconsin Statutes. Specific experience in service provision to identified target groups and supervisory experience are preferred. Starting rate $32.391/hr. Obtain required application from County website: www.co.columbia.wi.us Application deadline: January 31, 2017.

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Social Worker - CPS
Columbia County Department of Health & Human Services is recruiting for a Social Worker in the Division of Children and Families. Position involves working in Child Protective Services-Ongoing Case Management. 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: $23.687 per hour. All applicants are required to complete the Columbia County application obtained from the website: www.co.columbia.wi.us. Deadline: February 1, 2017.   read more...
Social Worker - BHLTS
Columbia County Health & Human Services is recruiting for a Social Worker for its Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) program in the Division of Behavioral Health and Long Term Support. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Social Work from an accredited Social Work Degree Program. Must be certified or certifiable as a Social Worker. Position involves working with individuals of all ages with mental illness or substance use disorders to promote and support their recovery. Knowledge of wraparound, community services, person centered planning, trauma informed care, and facilitating teams is preferred. Requires possession of valid Wisconsin Drivers License and personal transportation. Starting wage: $23.687 per hour. All applicants are required to complete a Columbia County application obtained from the website: www.co.columbia.wi.us Application Deadline February 1, 2017.   read more...
Truck Driver - Highway - WINTER SEASONAL LTE
WINTER SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT: Laborer, Truck, and Plow Operator winter seasonal positions with Columbia County Highway & Transportation. Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent + 2 yrs experience/training in some type of construction. Requires valid WI Driver's license with Class A Commercial Drivers License. $14.00 - $16.00 per hour. WINTER SEASON ONLY (Nov until April). Obtain application from www.co.columbia.wi.us AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER  
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. $23.687 per hour plus fringe benefits. All applicants must complete the County application for consideration. Obtain required application from website: www.co.columbia.wi.us

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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 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 115 W. Conant Street, Portage. Recruitment will remain open.
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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 115 West Conant Street in Portage. Position will remain open until filled.
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Certified Nursing Assistant Positions
Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Hire Rate: $12.782, 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 Certified Wound Nurse, Part-time, RN/LPN Casual Part-time positions, all shifts

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Environmental Services Aide(Housekeeping/Laundry)
Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Hire Rate: $11.833
Closing Date:  Open
Positions Available:  part-time (48) hours per two week pay period

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