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Current Job Openings
Truck Driver - Solid Waste
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: $16.464 per hour, depending on experience. Application deadline is June 11, 2017. REQUIRED application & job description obtained from website www.co.columbia.wi.us 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 in a field directly related to the administration of human services, such as Social Work, Clinical Psychology, or Human Service related field. Five (5) years of experience providing service in children’s disability, mental health or substance abuse program and three (3) years of supervisory experience. Specific experience in service provision to identified target groups and supervisory experience are preferred. Starting rate $32.715/hr. Obtain required application from County website: www.co.columbia.wi.us
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Behavioral Health Program Coordinator
Columbia County is recruiting for a full time management position in its Behavioral Health and Long Term Support Division to oversee emergency mental health services. The primary tasks of this position are to ensure that Columbia County behavioral health programs utilize a wraparound approach to providing individualized services that focus on client/family strengths, community placement, cultural competency, natural supports, teaming, and collaboration. Knowledge of Chapter 46.56, 51, and 55 of the Wisconsin State Statutes. Knowledge of DHS 34, 92 and 94 of the Wisconsin Administrative Codes. Knowledge of Medicaid and third party payor policies and procedures. 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 AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   read more...
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: May 29, 2017.   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: $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 115 West Conant 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: $9.00 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. 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. 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 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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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, NOC (night shift) part-time (64) hours, (Fill-in Charge Nurse), RN/LPN Casual 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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Dietary Aide
Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Hire Rate: $10.967 per hour
Closing Date:  Open
Positions Available:  part-time (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.   read more...