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Jail Nurse
Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is recruiting for a full time (40 hrs/wk) Registered Nurse (RN) to assist in the Columbia County Jail Health Care Services.  This position will be a County employee eligible for benefits ex: health/dental/vision/life insurance, WI Retirement/ benefits vacation/sick/paid holidays, etc.  Duties and responsibilities include development of a comprehensive care plan with contracted medical professionals in assessing physical/mental/psychological status of inmates.  Must be able to work flexible hours.  Qualifications:  Licensed Registered Nurse (RN) valid in the State of Wisconsin, Certification as Certified Correctional Health Care Professional preferred but not required and current CPR certification.  Experience in corrections highly recommended.  2020 pay range $24.525 - $28.031 per hour based on experience.  Submit required application obtained from the Columbia County website www.co.columbia.wi.us complete job description also available on website.   Application deadline:  December 20, 2019.  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER read more ...
Deputy Sheriff

The New Administration with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is recruiting for a Deputy Sheriff vacancy.  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 is preferred. Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license. No felony or extensive misdemeanor convictions and willing to work flexible hours.

How to Apply: 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 $26.359 – $29.823 per hour depending on experience as Columbia County has a lateral transfer program.

In addition submit a resume, a cover letter and your responses to the 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.  Deadline will remain open until position is filled.  Interviews for the top candidates will be scheduled shortly after the deadline.  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 

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911 Dispatcher/Communication Operator

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is recruiting to establish an eligibility list for future vacancies.   Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent; prefer Degree in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement or related field and/or 1 year related work experience preferably in operating two-way radio equipment, computer terminals or multiple line call-director telephone systems. Selection process includes oral interviews, background investigation, medical and psychological evaluation, drug/alcohol screening, county residency is not required.  Hire rate $20.480 per hour.

Application: Required to submit the following:

WI Law Enforcement Standard Board application DJ-LE330 obtained from www.co.columbia.wi.us or wilenet.org include your responses to the 3 questions in Section 6. Attach your response to the following questions and submit with your application materials.

1. Why do you feel you are the best candidate for the position of Dispatcher 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.

Applications are 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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