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Application Developer I

This position is with Columbia County Management Information Services.  Responsibilities include providing 1st tier support with customers to develop new software applications and update and modify existing applications.  In addition, this position is responsible for the daily support of multiple computer applications. Requires an Associate Degree from an accredited college in Computer Programming or related field. (Comparable work experience can be substituted for education on a 2 for 1 basis.) In-depth programming experience using contemporary application development methodologies. 1 year of related experience in application development. Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Experience supporting and integrating with 3rd party software packages.  Valid WI Driver’s license & automobile liability insurance.  Salary range based on experience $22.667 to $25.899 per hour. Applicants REQUIRED to complete a County application obtained from website www.co.columbia.wi.us Position will remain open until filled. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   

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Real Property Lister

Columbia County has an immediate opening for a Real Property Lister in the Land Information Department.  The primary duties are:  participates in the maintenance of all land ownership listings, assessment rolls, tax rolls and assists the public with inquiries pertaining to land records, in support of the development and maintenance of Columbia County Land Records Modernization efforts including but not limited to update countywide digital database of real property information, graphically represent land division splits, certified surveys, etc., issue parcel numbers, assist in the maintenance of GIS digital information.  Minimum Qualifications: Associate Degree from an accredited vocational, college or technical school in property assessing or related field OR minimum of four (4) years of related work experience OR current certification by Wisconsin Dept. of Revenue at the Assessor I Certification level. Educational credits pertaining to Wisconsin real estate theory and law are desirable. Must have experience in using personal computers and Microsoft Office professional office products. Knowledge of assessment practices, real estate appraisal terminology, construction terminology and general survey practices.  Excellent working knowledge of personal computers, MS Office, imaging software and internet operations is required.  Hire rate: $20.787 per hour.  Required Columbia County application obtained from website www.co.columbia.wi.us Application deadline is January 24, 2020.  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Division of Children & Families Supervisor

This is a full-time management position reporting to the Children & Families Division Administrator under the direction of the Columbia County Health and Human Services Director. Primary job duties include supervising child protective services with additional child welfare and youth justice responsibilities. This position is responsible for ensuring compliance with program objectives and interpreting and implementing state, county, and agency policies and procedures and continual improvement efforts.  This position will assist in protecting children and the community while strengthening families and promoting their self-sufficiency. Qualifications:  Master’s Degree from an accredited university or college with a concentration in Human Services related course work and supervisory experience preferred OR Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college with a concentration in Human Services related course work and a minimum of five (5) years of direct service experience working with families in the child welfare and youth justice field. Certification as a Social Worker by the State of Wisconsin required.  Hire Rate:  $28.275 to $32.309 per hour based on experience. Required Columbia County application and job description can be obtained from the County website www.co.columbia.wi.us Application deadline is January 24, 2020.  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Social Worker

Columbia County Department of Health & Human Services embraces strengths-based and trauma informed practices.  The Department is recruiting for an Initial Assessment Child Protective Services Social Worker in the Division of Children and Families.  The Social Worker will partner with families that are referred for child protective services and will identify strengths and needs to implement services necessary to ensure safety within the family home.  The ideal applicant will be able to establish engagement with families to create a trusting relationship that will promote growth and connections with the family unit.  Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s 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 Driver’s License and personal transportation.  Starting wage range: $24.525 to $28.031 per hour based on experience.  All applicants are REQUIRED to submit the Columbia County application obtained from the County website:  www.co.columbia.wi.us Application deadline is January 17, 2020.

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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 
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 
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 ...
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 $26.394 - $30.165 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:  January 24, 2020.  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   

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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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Dietary Aide

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.

Hiring Rate: $11.356 per hour

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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Environmental Services Aide

Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Hiring Rate:  12.071
Closing Date:  Open

This position works 48 hours per two week pay period and every 4-5th weekend.  Additional hours could be available.  This position is eligible for WI State Retirement.  See job description for full job details.

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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:
  Open
Positions Available:     Part-time and Casual all Shifts.
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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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