Employment Opportunities

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Current Job Openings

Housekeeping Aide
Full time position 40 hours per week with Columbia County Buildings & Grounds. Qualifications: High School Diploma or its equivalent minimum of 1 year work experience in housekeeping desirable. Background check will be conducted. Work schedule 3:30 P.M. to 12:00 Midnight. Hire rate: $13.095 per hour. REQUIRED to submit a Columbia County application for consideration obtained from the County web site: www.co.columbia.wi.us Application deadline: April 30, 2018. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER read more ...
Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is recruiting to establish an eligibility list for current and future vacancies occurring within the next year. Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent; prefer Degree in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement or related field; 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 oral interviews, background investigation, medical & psychological evaluations, drug and alcohol screenings, county residency not required. Hire rate $20.076 per hour. Application process: REQUIRED to submit WI Law Enforcement Standard Board application DJ-LE330 complete the 3 questions in Section 6 General. In addition submit your response to the following questions:
1. Why do you feel you are the best candidate for a Jailer position with Columbia County?
2. Why is the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office your department of choice?
3. How does the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office fit into your career goals?
Please limit your response to a one-page typed letter.
Obtain the Law Enforcement application from the Columbia County website www.co.columbia.wi.us or wilenet.org Application deadline May 14, 2018. Applications accepted by email: human.resource@co.columbia.wi.us fax 608-742-9802 or mail Columbia County HR, PO Box 63, Portage, WI 53901. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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OWI Treatment Court Coordinator
Full time (37.5 hrs/wk) position is responsible for day-to-day operations of the OWI Treatment Court Program. Columbia County Department of Health and Human Services is responsible for day-to-day operations of the Treatment Court Program with some additional reporting responsibilities held by the Treatment Court judge. This position oversees the tracking of participant progress, data collection, data dissemination, and maintenance of all spreadsheets accurately and timely, maintains confidentiality according to federal laws and regulations, and possesses an acute attention to detail and ability to work in fast-paced environment with high expectations. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Psychology or related field. Experiential requirements include three (3) years of case management experience, two (2) years working with criminal justice population, and any combination of education and experience that provides required knowledge and skills. Background in or understanding of addictions counseling is preferred. Requires possession of a valid Wisconsin Drivers License and personal transportation. Starting wage: $23.924 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 7, 2018.

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Judicial Assistant
Full time position, 37.5 hours per week, with Columbia County Circuit Court Branch II. Responsibilities: maintain court calendar, coordinate scheduling and various clerical duties. Minimum requirements: Associate of Business Degree with a minimum of two (2) years responsible office experience OR High School diploma or its equivalent supplemented by post high school course with at least two (2) semesters in a secretarial science, bookkeeping, or related field at a vocational, college, or technical school and a minimum of three (3) years of related work experience and computer experience required. Hire rate: $18.453 per hour. REQUIRED completion of the Columbia County employment application and review of the job description obtained from Columbia County Web Site: www.co.columbia.wi.us Application deadline is May 14, 2018. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER read more ...
HIGHWAY - Summer Employment Opportunities
TRUCK DRIVER (2 positions): Applications are being accepted for full time summer employment with the Columbia County Highway & Transportation. Class A CDL required, driving dump truck in support of construction operations throughout the county. Duties as assigned include various tasks related to general maintenance of highways and equipment as stated above. Must have valid Wisconsin Drivers License. Must be 18 years of age. Hire rate: $16.00 per hour truck driver. For consideration applicants are required to submit a Columbia County application.

Laborer Recycling - Limited Term Solid Waste Facility
Columbia County Solid Waste is seeking individuals for Laborer positions. This is a limited term employment currently 40 hours per week. Responsible for sorting and salvaging materials related to various duties in the recycling area. Required to meet the physical requirements related to refuse and recycling material. Hire Rate: $10.00 per hour, no benefits. Background checks will be completed on qualified applicants. Required completion of Columbia County employment application obtained on line www.co.columbia.wi.us or from Columbia County Human Resources 112 East Edgewater Street Portage, WI 53901 
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: $9.50 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. 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 112 East Edgewater Street in Portage. Position will remain open until filled. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER read more ...
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:  AM/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:     Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurses: 2 Full Time PM, 1 RN/NOC, 64 hours, Casuals, all shifts.

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Dietary Aide

Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Closing Date:  Open
Positions Available:   Part-time position at 60 hours per two week pay period.  Week-day  hours vary from 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM or 11:00 AM - 7:30 PM, working every other week-end.  Rate of pay is $10.967 per hour.   

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