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Master Mechanic

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 $22.332 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 10, 2019.  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

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Truck Driver - Solid Waste

Full time immediate opening for a position with Columbia County Solid Waste Department. Responsible for curbside collection of garbage and recycling materials at various sites throughout Columbia County.  Additional duties may include working at facility, sorting, baling and loading/unloading trucks.  Ability to drive a truck and operate a forklift, skid steer loader and shredder. Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent preferable and 2 years of work experience which provides required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must be bondable, REQUIRED to possess valid Wisconsin driver’s license with CDL Class BCD with airbrakes.  Must maintain continued coverage of automobile liability insurance.  Hire rate: $18.638 per hour, depending on experience.  Application deadline is May 10, 2019. REQUIRED application & job description obtained from website www.co.columbia.wi.us  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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Legal Secretary - Part Time

Columbia County District Attorney's Office is seeking an individual with paralegal, legal and/or secretarial background to work part time (18.75 hrs/wk).  Requires contact with the public, various law enforcement agencies, court records, public institutions, public officials, and private lawyers.  Business or Associate Degree from accredited college, university or technical school in one of the Secretarial Sciences and minimum six (6) months office experience, OR High School diploma or equivalent, supplemented by post high school course work in secretarial sciences at a vocational, college, or technical school and a minimum of two (2) years of work related office experience.  Computer experience required with legal or court work experience desirable.  Starting wage: $18.638 per hour. REQUIRED to complete an application obtained from www.co.columbia.wi.us  Application deadline April 26, 2019. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 

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Victim Witness Coordinator
Columbia County District Attorney's Office seeks an individual experienced in protecting rights of victims/witnesses as defined in Chapter 950, WI Stats. Knowledge of  criminal justice system & procedures for assuring "Basic Bill of Rights”. Victim advocate & liaison w/various courts & police agencies.  Conduct confidential interviews.  BA/BS in Communications, Social Sciences, Criminal Justice or related field, OR Associate Degree in Police Science OR Legal Assistant & 2 yrs experience as a police officer or legal assistance, OR High School diploma w/2 years experience in a DA's Office, Law Enforcement Agency or related field dealing w/victims & witnesses of crime.  Starting wage:  $22.332 per hour.  Required application obtained from Web Site Address: www.co.columbia.wi.us  Application deadline: April 26, 2019. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER read more ...
Land & Water Conservation Summer 2019 Intern

Columbia County is seeking an intern for the summer of 2019 in the Land & Water Conservation Department. This position will provide a special education and work experience between a college student majoring in Soils, Agricultural, Natural Resources courses or related fields with the Columbia County Land and Water Conservation Department.  This position is under the general supervision of the Land and Water Conservation Director and performs semi-technical duties of moderate difficulty in the application of land and water conservation practices and programs in Columbia County. The position will work daily under the guidance of LWRM Specialists and the Administrative Assistant. Hire rate: $14.00 per hour. Submit resume and required Columbia County application obtained from www.co.columbia.wi.us  Application deadline: April 22, 2019.

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Planning & Zoning Summer 2019 Intern

Columbia County is seeking an intern that will provide assistance in the areas of data collection and processing, research and analysis, and procedural studies and technical planning for a variety of general administrative or specialized technical projects in support of the general objectives of the department. This internship is designed to give a hands on experience to college-level students who are interested in pursuing a future career in land use planning & zoning, while providing the department additional staff resources to accomplish necessary tasks. This is position will work both independently and as a team member, under the general supervision of the Director of Planning & Zoning. Hire rate: $14.00 per hour. Submit resume and required Columbia County application obtained from www.co.columbia.wi.us  Application deadline: April 22, 2019.  

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Information & Assistance Specialist
Part time position (50%), 18.75 hrs/wk, with Columbia County Health & Human Services (HHS) in the Aging & Disability Resource Center.  Responsibilities: provide the general public, particularly older individuals and adults who have physical and/or intellectual/developmental disabilities, with information and assist them in connecting with community options both private and publicly funded. This position assists individuals in identifying needs, determining program eligibility through assessments and functional screens, serves as an advocate, provides decision support related to long term care needs and links individuals with services and resources so that they may live with dignity, respect, health and purpose. This position raises community awareness of the Aging and Disability Resource Center through outreach activities. Education: Bachelor degree (preferably in a HHS related field) or a license to practice as a registered nurse in Wisconsin pursuant to s. 441.06 Stats, and the equivalent of at least one (1) year of full-time experience in a health or human service field, working with one or more of the client populations service by the Aging & Disability Resource Center.  Ability to become a certified LTCFS screener within 3 months of hire.  Salary wage $22.332.  All applicants are required to complete an application obtained from the Columbia County website www.co.columbia.wi.us.  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  Application deadline:  May 3, 2019. read more ...
Meal Site Manager
Columbia County Health & Human Services is looking for Meal Site Managers at MEAL SITE MANAGER: Columbia County Health & Human Services is looking for Meal Site Managers at the Lodi, Portage and Pardeeville 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. This position is flexible working days Monday- Friday late AM to early or mid-day PM. 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. Recruitment will remain open until a qualified candidate is selected. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 
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 ...
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: $12.00 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 
Dietary Aide
Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Wage Range: Hire rate is $11.188 per hour
Closing Date:  Open
Position Available: Columbia Health Care Center in Wyocena has an opening for a Dietary Aide in our food service department. This position works 60 hours every 2 weeks with additional hours available at times. This position qualifies for full time County benefits and prorated vacation and holidays. Hours vary between AM & PM shifts. The department is open from 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Prefer prior cooking experience

Contact the Personnel Analyst at 608-429-4241 or visit our website at www.co.columbia.wi.us to view a complete job description and obtain an application. May also apply on-site at 323 W. Monroe St., Wyocena, WI.
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LTE Groundskeeper
Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Wage Range: $14.943/hours
Closing Date:  Friday, April 19, 2019
Position Available: Part-time position, 24 hours per week, from May through September at Columbia Health Care Center, Wyocena. Hours are 10:00 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Hours may be changed due to weather conditions and facility needs. Must be 18 years old.

Responsibilities: Mowing, raking, trimming bushes and trees, pulling and spraying weeds, spreading mulch, planting flowers, trees, grass and bushes, minor landscaping, moving dirt, filling holes and ruts, watering flowers, plants, and trees.

Must be able to use power equipment such as mowers, grass trimmers, blowers, hedge trimmers, chainsaws, and pressure washers.
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Environmental Services Aide
Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Wage Range: Hire rate is $12.071 per hour
Closing Date:  Open
Positions Available:This is a part-time position working 24 hours per week. This position is responsible for cleaning and sanitizing resident rooms, bathrooms, offices and common areas. Additional duties include sorting, washing, drying, folding and delivering linen to the residents of the facility. The position is eligible for vacation, holidays and retirement. All applicants are required to complete a Columbia County application obtained from the website: www.co.columbia.wi.us where the complete job description can also be viewed.
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Registered Nurses & Licensed Practical Nurses
Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
RN Wage Range:  $27.639 - $35.714/hour
LPN Wage Range:  $20.010 - $25.863/hour
Closing Date:
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Positions Available:     Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurses: 4 Full Time PM, 1 RN/NOC, 48 hours, Casuals, all shifts. read more ...
Certified Nursing Assistant Positions
Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Wage Range: $13.039 - $16.853/hour, plus PM/NOC/Weekend Shift Differentials
Closing Date:  Open
Positions Available:  AM/PM/NOC Shifts: Full-time & Part-time.
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