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Truck Driver
Fulltime 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: $18.453 per hour, depending on experience. Application deadline is October 17, 2018. REQUIRED application & job description obtained from website www.co.columbia.wi.us AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER read more ...
Highway Maintenance Worker
Columbia County Highway & Transportation is recruiting for Highway Maintenance Workers. Full time position 40 hours per week. Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent + 2 years experience/training in some type of construction field. Must have valid WI Driver's License, and a Class A, B C, D Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with an N endorsement( (Tanker) OR must obtain within six (6) months of hire date. $16.629 per hour. Application deadline will remain open until filled. Interested applicants will need to submit the required County application obtained from www.co.columbia.wi.us for consideration. Please complete and submit to Columbia County Human Resources be email, fax or mail. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 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 
HIGHWAY - Seasonal
Applications are being accepted for full time summer employment with the Columbia County Highway & Transportation. This opportunity for Truck Drivers: Must have valid Wisconsin Drivers License with a required CDL Duties will be driving dump truck in support of construction operations throughout the county as. assigned include various tasks related to general maintenance of highways and equipment. 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 obtained from www.co.columbia.wi.us email: human.resource@co.columbia.wi.us
or fax to: 608-742-9802 or mail to: Columbia County Human Resources
P.O. Box 63 112 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 ...
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 
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 an average of 18 hrs/wk. The hours of work will be varied and include weekends and holidays. Main duties will consist of court security, transport, boat patrol or other assigned duties as needed. 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. Hourly rate will vary from $18.00 per hour. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Deputy Sheriff
Columbia County currently is recruiting to fill 1 vacancy and to establish an eligibility list for Deputy Sheriff from this recruitment. Qualifications: Minimum two-year Associate Degree or 60 credits from an accredited Technical College, College or University; a High School diploma or its equivalent; and a minimum of 18 years of age. Requirements: State Law Enforcement Standards Board Certified or Certifiable. Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license. No felony or extensive misdemeanor convictions and willing to work flexible hours. Submit WI Law Enforcement Standard Board application DJ-LE330 applicants MUST complete the 3 questions in Section 6 for consideration. Selection process includes oral interviews, background investigation, medical & psychological evaluations, drug and alcohol screenings. Starting pay $25.212 per hour.
In addition submit a resume, a cover letter and your responses to following essay questions:
1. Why do you feel you are the best candidate for a Deputy Sheriff 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 October 29, 2018. Interviews for the top candidates are scheduled for November 14, 2018. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER read more ...
Jailer
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: $20.277 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? 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 Applications accepted by EMAIL: human.resource@co.columbia.wi.us FAX 608-742-9802 MAIL Columbia County HR, PO Box 63, Portage, WI 53901. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER read more ...
DIRECTOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

Columbia Health Care Center in Wyocena, WI is recruiting for a Director of Environmental Services. This person plans and supervises facility and grounds maintenance, housekeeping and laundry functions to ensure a safe/sanitary environment for residents, staff and visitors.

Requirements: Two or more years of management/supervisory experience preferred, and three years’ experience or post high school education in mechanical, electrical, plumbing and/or HVAC. Journeyman/tradesman license preferred.

This is a full-time position with a starting salary of $49,000 - $54,000. We offer a generous benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and State Retirement.

Contact Information: Personnel Analyst at Lori.Aldridge or 608-429-4241. Full job description and applications are available at www.co.columbia.wi.us or on-site at 323 W. Monroe Street, Wyocena, WI.

Application deadline is October 16, 2018.

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Cook/Dietary Aide
Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Closing Date:  Open
Positions Available: Part-time position at Columbia Health Care Center, Wyocena. This is a 60 hour per pay period position. Position is eligible for all County benefits including insurance, retirement, vacation and holiday pay. Weekday hours vary from 6:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. and working every other weekend. Rate of pay for Dietary Aide is 11.077. Rate of pay for a cook is 12.91 per hour.
Application may be obtained through the county website: www.co.columbia.wi.us or pickup an application from Human Resources at 323 W. Monroe Street, Wyocena, WI. read more ...
Certified Nursing Assistant Positions
Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Hire Rate: $12.91, 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. read more ...