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Current Job Openings
Real Estate Website Technician - Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Full time position (37.5 hours per week) within the Columbia County Register of Deeds Office. Responsibilities: Knowledge of real estate documents assist with public inquiries, issue birth, death, marriage records, performs technical work in the recording and indexing of all instruments and writings authorized by law in relation to real estate documents and vital records, as well as website maintenance. Minimum requirements: Associate or business degree from an accredited vocational, college, or technical school in office management and a minimum of two (2) years of responsible office experience, supplemented by courses in real estate principles and laws desired, OR High School diploma or its equivalent, supplemented by post high school course work with at least two semesters in office practice and real estate principles at a vocational, college, or technical school and a minimum of three (3) years of office experience that requires superior customer service skills. A written examination will be administered to selected candidates and a typing test with 50 wpm accuracy. Hire rate: $17.91 per hour. Application and job description from County Web Site Address: www.co.columbia.wi.us Application deadline December 18, 2014.   read more...
Deputy Sheriff - Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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: 400 hours of State Law Enforcement Standards Board preferred. 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 December 17, 2014 required Civil Service exam administered by WI Personnel Partner January 10, 2015. Submit application by email human.resource@co.columbia.wi.us; mail Columbia County HR PO Box 63 Portage, WI 53901; fax 608-742-9802 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: $12.53, 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...