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PM Cook – Full Time - $100 Monthly COVID-19 Pay
Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Hiring Wage:  $15.569/hour
Vaccination Requirement: Must have COVID Vaccine or exemption
Closing Date:  Open
Positions Available: 

Columbia Health Care Center is recruiting for a PM Cook.  This is a full time position working 11 am – 7:30 pm and every other weekend.  This position is responsible for preparing meals for the residents of CHCC.  This position is eligible for all benefits including Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, WI State Retirement, Vacation, Sick Time, LTD and STD, and more.

 All applicants are required to complete a CHCC application which can be returned by fax to 608-429-2703 or email Lori.Aldridge@columbiacountywi.gov

 

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Dietary Aide/Relief Cook- $100 MONTHLY COVID-19 PAY
Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Hiring Wage:  $13.696/hour
Vaccination Requirement: Must have COVID Vaccine or exemption
Closing Date:  Open
Positions Available:  Columbia Health Care Center is currently seeking at part time Dietary Aide/Relief Cook. This position works 60 hours per 2 week pay period which includes every other weekend. Additional hours may be available.

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Registered Nurses & Licensed Practical Nurses - $100 MONTHLY COVID-19 PAY
Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
RN Wage Range:  $33.115 - $42.455/hour
LPN Wage Range:  $23.752 - $30.445/hour

Vaccination Requirement: Must have COVID Vaccine or exemption
Closing Date:  Open
Positions Available:  PM and Casual Shifts

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NOC Shift RN - Part Time - $100 Monthly Covid-19 Pay

Department: Columbia County Health Care Center
Wage Range: $33.115 - $42.455 plus shift differential
Vaccination Requirement: Must have COVID Vaccine or exemption
Closing Date: Open

Columbia Health Care Center is currently seeking a part time NOC Shift RN.  This position works 10 pm - 6 am.

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Certified Nursing Assistant Positions - $100 MONTHLY COVID-19 PAY
Department:  Columbia County Health Care Center
Wage Range: $16.450 - $21.050/hour, plus PM/NOC/Weekend Shift Differentials
Vaccination Requirement: Must have COVID Vaccine or exemption
Closing Date:  Open
Positions Available:  8 hour & 12 Hour Shifts available on AM, PM and NOC 
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Deputy Sheriff - $100 MONTHLY COVID-19 PAY

DEPUTY SHERIFF:  The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is recruiting to fill current Deputy Sheriff vacancies.  This is a patrol deputy position.  Patrol deputies will be issued a take home squad that is assigned to them.  Deputies are eligible for specialized teams like SWAT, Dive, Boat Patrol, Drug Unit, Honor Guard, K-9, Hostage Negotiation, Critical Incident Debriefing, Accident Reconstruction, Crime Scene Evidence Tech, and Drone Unit.

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 21 years of age.  State Law Enforcement Standards Board Certified or Certifiable is preferred.

Requirements: Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license with a good driving record. Be able to pass an extensive and thorough background check including drug screening.  Must be willing to work a flexible schedule that includes holidays, weekends, and nights. Must have uncompromised integrity with high moral standards.


  • The 2023 pay range is from $28.740 - $37.702 per hour with a starting range between $28.740 - $32.517 per hour depending on law enforcement experience and certifications as Columbia County has a lateral transfer program.
  • Patrol Deputies work a 12-hour shift and will be scheduled off every other Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
  • Excellent benefit package with health, dental and eye insurance.
  • Deputies will earn 88 hours of Holidays, 96 hours of sick time, and an excellent vacation package per year.
  • Patrol Deputies will receive an extra $2.00 per hour for weekend hours worked.
  • Upon retirement, Deputies will receive $6,000 a year for health insurance.
  • Columbia County offers a temporary COVID-19 premium payment of $100 per month.
  • Columbia County contributes $35 each pay period into a separate Healthcare Reimbursement Account ("HRA") to be used upon retirement for health insurance costs. 
  • All uniforms and equipment issued upon start date with a yearly uniform allowance after the first year. 

 

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 review of application documents, oral interviews, background investigation, medical & psychological evaluations, drug and alcohol screenings. Obtain the Law Enforcement application from the Columbia County website or Wilenet.  Application deadline is April 13, 2023. The first round of interviews will be Wednesday, April 19, 2023. Top candidates will be notified with an interview time. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

In addition to the DJ-LE330, submit a resume, 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 for each question. 

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911 Dispatcher/Communication Operator - $100 MONTHLY COVID-19 PAY

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is recruiting to fill a vacancy in our 911 center.   Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent; related work experience preferably in operating two-way radio equipment, with strong computer and communication skills.  Must have the ability to effectively multitask, simultaneously using multiple information systems. Must possess excellent moral character; be dependable; and be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.  Selection process includes oral interviews, background investigation, medical and psychological evaluation, drug/alcohol screening, county residency is not required.  Hire rate $21.948-$25.081 per hour, based on experience and certification. Columbia County also offers the following incentives:

  •  Additional Two Dollars ($2) per hour weekend pay.
  • Columbia County also offers a temporary COVID-19 premium payment of $100 per month.
  • Columbia County provides great benefits for sick time, holiday time and vacation time.
  • 12-hour shifts with every other 3-day weekend off. 

 

Application: Required to submit the following:

WI Law Enforcement Standard Board application DJ-LE330 obtained from www.co.columbia.wi.us or http://wilenet.widoj.gov. Please include your responses to the 3 questions in Section 6.

Please limit your response to a one-page typed letter.

Applications are accepted by email, human.resources@columbiacountywi.gov, fax 608-742-9802 or mail Columbia County HR, PO Box 63, Portage, WI  53901. Application deadline is April 7, 2023. The first round of interviews will be Thursday, April 13, 2023. Top candidates will be notified with an interview time. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   

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Jail Deputy - $100 MONTHLY COVID-19 PAY

 

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is recruiting to fill current vacancies for a Jail Deputy. Schedule is 12-hour shifts with every other 3-day weekend off. Qualifications:  High School Diploma or equivalent; excellent moral character; dependable; and ability to handle and control inmates. Selection process includes oral interviews, background investigation, medical & psychological evaluations, drug and alcohol screenings, county residency not required.  Hire rate $23.932-$27.345 per hour (2023 rates), based on experience and certification. Columbia County also offers the following incentives:


  •  Additional Two Dollars ($2) per hour weekend pay.
  • Columbia County also offers a temporary COVID-19 premium payment of $100 per month.
  • Jail staff who complete five (5) years of service in the Jail shall receive a one-time payment of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000).
  • Jail staff who retire from the County at age fifty-five (55) or above with at least twenty-five (25) years of continuous service with the Sheriff’s Office, shall receive Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000) into a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) per year, through the age of sixty-five (65). 

 

Application process:

REQUIRED to submit WI Law Enforcement Standard Board application DJ-LE330 complete the 3 questions in Section 6 General.  

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  Position will remain open until filled.  Applications accepted by email: human.resources@columbiacountywi.gov  fax 608-742-9802 or mail Columbia County HR, PO Box 63, Portage, WI  53901.  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   


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Court Services III

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is recruiting to fill vacancies for part-time sworn deputy sheriffs who will provide various capacities of armed law enforcement security. These part-time positions will work an average of 18 hours per week. The work days will vary during the week and will consist of day shift hours. Main duties will consist of court security, transports, boat patrol, and maintain security of any premises which may include the Columbia County Jail, Columbia County Courthouse, Columbia County Administration Building, or any other premise or area when assigned by the Sheriff or his designee. Interested candidates must be certified law enforcement officers and are required to complete a WI Law Enforcement Standard Board application DJ-LE330 obtained from Columbia County website: www.co.columbia.wi.us. Submit the application to human.resources@columbiacountywi.gov, fax to 608-742-9802, or mail to Columbia County Human Resources, PO Box 63, Portage, WI 53901. Hourly rate is $22.00. Columbia County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Social Worker - Crisis - $100 Monthly COVID-19 Pay

Columbia County Health & Human Services is recruiting for a Social Worker that focuses on crisis situations in the Division of Behavioral Health and Long Term Support. Position involves working with individuals of all ages with mental illness or substance use disorders to promote and support their recovery. Knowledge of wraparound, community services, person centered planning, trauma informed care, and facilitating teams is preferred.  Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited Social Work Degree Program.  Must be certified/licensed under Wis. Stats. §457 or eligible to obtain social work certification/licensure within one year of hire and maintain licensure throughout employment; you must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, or other Human Service program. Requires possession of valid Wisconsin Driver’s License and personal transportation. There is a potential for advanced practice social workers to obtain supervision hours.  Starting wage: $25.895 - $29.596 per hour. Columbia County also offers a temporary COVID-19 premium payment of $100 per month. All applicants are required to complete a Columbia County application obtained from the website:  www.co.columbia.wi.us   Position will remain open until filled. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER  

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Master Mechanic - $100 MONTHLY COVID-19 PAY

Full time position with Columbia County Highway & Transportation.  Qualifications: Associate Degree from an accredited vocational or technical school and a minimum of two (2) years experience in truck/equipment repairs OR Vocational diploma from an accredited vocational or technical school in welding, fabrication, 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 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. Mechanics Job Knowledge, Skills and mechanic examination will be administered. Starting rate $25.895 - $28.862 per hour, based on experience. Columbia County also offers a temporary COVID-19 premium payment of $100 per month. Completion of County application is required and can be obtained from the website www.co.columbia.wi.us  submit by email, fax or mail. Position will remain open until filled.  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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OWI Treatment Court Coordinator - $100 MONTHLY COVID-19 PAY

This is a full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) position with the Columbia County Department of Health and Human Services, responsible for day-to-day operations of the Treatment Court Program with some additional reporting responsibilities held by the Treatment Court Judge. This position oversees the tracking of participant progress, data collection, data dissemination, and maintenance of all spreadsheets accurately and timely, maintains confidentiality according to federal laws and regulations, and possesses an acute attention to detail and ability to work in fast-paced environment with high expectations.  Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Psychology or related field. Experiential requirements include three (3) years of case management experience preferred, two (2) years working with criminal justice population, and any combination of education and experience that provides required knowledge and skills.  Background in or understanding of addictions counseling is preferred.  Requires possession of a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License and personal transportation.  Starting wage: $25.895 - $29.596 per hour, depending on experience. Columbia County also offers a temporary COVID-19 premium payment of $100 per month. All applicants are REQUIRED to submit the Columbia County application obtained from the County website:  www.co.columbia.wi.us. Position will remain open until filled. 

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Director of Land Information - $100 Monthly COVID-19 Pay

Columbia County is recruiting for a Director of Land Information. This is a managerial position in the Columbia County Land Information Department, under the direction of the Columbia County Executive Committee. The Land Information Director is responsible for the administration and management of the County’s Real Property Listing, County Surveyor, and Geographic Information System (GIS) duties.  In addition, the Director serves as the Land Information Officer and is responsible for coordinating the modernization of the County’s land information system in compliance with the Wisconsin Land Information Program.  Develop short and long term goals for the department and provide staff direction and leadership. Involves considerable contact with other County Departments, local, state and federal governmental agencies and private businesses.  Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, Cartography, Computer Science or related field.  Four years of progressive experience using ESRI ArcGIS desktop, server, and WebApp development software and applications and using Windows, Microsoft Office, and SQL.  Requires experience supervising professional and technical staff.  Hire rate: $35.764 - $40.873 per hour. Columbia County also offers a temporary COVID-19 premium payment of $100 per month. Submit the required documents for consideration:  Cover Letter, Resume and the Columbia County application obtained from www.co.columbia.wi.us  Application deadline is April 10, 2023.  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Chief Deputy Medical Examiner - $100 MONTHLY COVID-19 PAY

Columbia County seeks to fill a full time vacancy for Chief Deputy Medical Examiner. This position is under the supervision of the Columbia County Medical Examiner. Responsibilities: Investigates and reports on the cause and manner of deaths including the gathering of physical evidence, interviewing, assisting in post-mortem examinations; determines if a case falls under the jurisdiction of the Medical Examiner’s Office; and performs related work as required.  Administrative duties of the office in the absence of the Medical Examiner.  These duties include, but are not limited to; accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, attend Committee meetings as required, serve civil process upon request by the Sheriff, case management, monthly reports and personnel scheduling. In case of a vacancy in the office of Medical Examiner, the Chief Deputy Medical Examiner shall execute the duties of the office until the vacancy is filled as provided by law.  Qualifications: Minimum of 2 years of experience as a Deputy Medical Examiner and at least 200 case investigations.  Requires a combination of training and experience equivalent to at least an Associate’s Degree in Police Science, OR related field and 2 years’ experience either performing criminal or civil investigations, including writing investigative reports.  Requires a medical background trained to at least the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) – Basic level or similar training and 2 years of medical field experience.  Familiar with exposure control plans and appropriate personal protective equipment including safe needle practices.  Special consideration given to American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators (ABMDI) board certification.  Possession of a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License; ability to drive County owned vehicles; access to reliable personal motor vehicle.  Availability to work evenings, holidays, and weekends; maintain Columbia County residency as required by statute.  Must be bondable.  Must maintain auto liability insurance.  Random drug testing required. Selection process includes oral interview, background investigation, medical and psychological evaluation, drug and alcohol screening.  Required to submit Columbia County application obtained from www.co.columbia.wi.us Compensation:  $23.932 - $27.345 per hour, based on experience. Columbia County also offers a temporary COVID-19 premium payment of $100 per month.  Deadline: March 31, 2023.  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Summer 2023 Employment - Highway & Transportation Department

Applications are being accepted for full time summer employment with Columbia County Highway & Transportation.  This opportunity is open for multiple positions including:

Truck Driver (4 positions):  CDL required, driving dump truck in support of construction operations throughout the county.

Parks Maintenance (2 positions):  Wisconsin Driver’s License required, able to operate riding lawnmower, janitorial duties, able to work independently.

Engineering Technician (2 positions):  culvert inspections, surveying, right-of-way documentation research, mapping.

Duties as assigned include various tasks related to general maintenance of highways and equipment as stated above.  Must have valid Wisconsin Driver’s License.  Must be 18 years of age. Hire rate: $21.00 per hour truck driver; others $16.00 per hour.

For consideration applicants are required to submit a Columbia County application obtained from www.co.columbia.wi.us

email:  human.resources@columbiacountywi.gov

or fax to:  608-742-9802

or mail to:   Columbia County Human Resources

P.O. Box 63

112 East Edgewater Street

Portage, WI  53901

 

First Screening of Applications is April 3, 2023

 
Accountant I - $100 MONTHLY COVID-19 PAY

Challenging full time county government position requires accuracy and thorough knowledge of accounting concepts and principles. Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel.  Experience with PeopleSoft accounting system beneficial.  Responsible for reviewing and auditing select county transactions, including grants with fiscal and compliance requirements, budget preparation, updating the county accounting systems, develop and implement internal controls for departments, and other complex accounting functions. Must be motivated and capable of working on multi-tasks with defined time constraints.  Education requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Accounting or Business and 2 years of professional work experience.  Hire rate: $25.895 per hour. Columbia County also offers a temporary COVID-19 premium payment of $100 per month. Obtain application at www.co.columbia.wi.us  Position will remain open until filled.  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Clerk Typist - $100 MONTHLY COVID-19 PAY

Full time position, 37.5 hrs/wk, with Columbia County Health & Human Services. Ability to perform a variety of moderately complex office and clerical procedures.  Associate Degree from an accredited vocational, college, or technical school in one of the secretarial sciences, and a minimum of one (1) year of related office experience, OR High School diploma or its equivalent supplemented by post high school course work with at least two semesters in the secretarial theory at a post High School educational institution and a minimum of two (2) years of related work experience, OR Combination of training and experience equivalent to the above or specific to the job.  Computer experience required, especially with Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook and Teams. Ability to accurately type 50 words per minute.  Hire rate:  $17.999 - $20.575 per hour, based on experience. Columbia County also offers a temporary COVID-19 premium payment of $100 per month. All applicants are required to complete an application to be considered for the position.  Obtain required application from the Columbia County website www.co.columbia.wi.us    Position will remain open until filled. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Highway Maintenance Worker/Highway Patrolman - $100 MONTHLY COVID-19 PAY

Columbia County Highway & Transportation is recruiting for Patrolman. 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, Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) preferred OR must obtain within six (6) months of hire date through County CDL school. $21.948 to $23.196 per hour depending on qualifications. Columbia County also offers a temporary COVID-19 premium payment of $100 per month. Position 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 by email, fax or mail. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Janitor - $100 Monthly COVID-19 Pay

Columbia County Facility Management Department is recruiting for a full-time position (40 hrs/wk).  Employee will be assigned to work at any of the Columbia County facilities maintained by Facilities Management (Administration Building/Health & Human Services/Courthouse/Sheriff’s Office/Jail).  Qualifications:  High School Diploma or its equivalent, minimum of 1-year work experience in housekeeping, maintenance or groundskeeper desirable. Background and reference checks will be conducted.  This position is Monday - Friday 3:30 P.M. to 12:00 A.M. (midnight).  Salary range based on experience: $17.999 to $20.575 per hour.  Applicants are REQUIRED to submit an application obtained from the Columbia County website:  www.co.columbia.wi.us.  Position will remain open until a qualified candidate is hired.  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Application Developer II - $100 MONTHLY COVID-19 PAY
This position is with Columbia County Management Information Services.  Responsibilities include providing 1st tier support for the County’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system (JD Edwards), analyzing customer department needs, designing and programming computer systems and implementing and maintaining major automated systems. Assure data integrity and test for data corruption.  In addition, this position is responsible for the daily support of multiple computer applications. Requires Bachelor 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. 6 years of related experience in application development. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Microsoft SQL Server administration experience. Experience with governmental accounting systems (desired). JD Edwards financial systems experience (desired). Valid WI Driver’s license & automobile liability insurance.  Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) certification (desired). Salary range based on experience is $27.868 to $31.850 per hour. Applicants are REQUIRED to complete a County application obtained from the website www.co.columbia.wi.us Position will remain open until filled. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER     read more ...
Assistant Comptroller - $100 MONTHLY COVID-19 PAY

Columbia County is recruiting for the Assistant Comptroller position in the Columbia County Accounting Department. This is a professional managerial leadership opportunity, under the direction of the Comptroller, requiring accuracy and thorough knowledge of accounting concepts and principles. The individual in this position performs a variety of complex accounting, auditing and financial management as delegated by the Comptroller. This position is responsible for highly classified and confidential data.  Must be able to work within prescribed rules, regulations and procedures.  Must be motivated and capable of working on multiple tasks within defined time constraints. Ideal candidate must have strong communication skills, analytical and financial management skills and be of high integrity.  Must be capable of working well within a team environment, with other departments, and with Elected Officials. Required Qualifications:  Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in accounting or finance and a minimum of five years of government accounting experience. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license is required and a Master of Business and Administration (MBA) is highly recommended. Columbia County uses Oracle/JDEdwards, knowledge of this computer software would be advantageous. Hire rate: $41.685 - $47.641 per hour, depending on experience. Columbia County also offers a temporary COVID-19 premium payment of $100 per month. Obtain required application at www.co.columbia.wi.us.  Position will remain open until filled. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Ferry Operator - $100 Monthly COVID-19 Pay

Columbia County Highway & Transportation is recruiting for Ferry Operator to operate the Ferry (Col-Sac III) across the Wisconsin River from the Town of West Point (“Okee” on Columbia County side) to the Village of Merrimac (Sauk County side) during the operational season (typically March to December) and ferry maintenance activities during the winter shutdown period.  Full time position 40 hours per week. Ferry Operators work twelve (12) hours per day, three (3) days on and three (3) days off throughout the ferry season.  This position will be assigned the PM shift working 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM.  After the ferry season, this employee is assigned to other duties as needed (including winter snow plowing) and paid the Ferry Operator classification.  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 Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with H (Hazardous Materials) and N (Tanker) endorsement OR must obtain within six (6) months of hire date. $23.932 per hour. Columbia County also offers a temporary COVID-19 premium payment of $100 per month.  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 by email, fax or mail. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Infrastructure Support Specialist I - $100 MONTHLY COVID-19 PAY

Columbia County is recruiting to fill an entry level full time vacancy in the Management Information Services Department.  Requirements include Associate Degree from an accredited vocational, college or technical school in Computer Information Systems or related field.  (Comparable work experience substituted for education on a 2 for 1 basis.), in‑depth technical knowledge of micro-computer and common peripheral hardware, in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems, 2 years of related experience in a computer networked environment, good written and oral communication skills, prefer experience with Microsoft office products, Microsoft 365 products, and experience with network management tools.  Desire computer hardware and software A+ certification. Valid Wisconsin Driver’s license and automobile liability insurance. 40.0 hour week.  Starting rate:  $23.932 - $27.345 per hour, based on experience. Columbia County also offers a temporary COVID-19 premium payment of $100 per month.  All applicants REQUIRED to submit the Columbia County application obtain from website: www.co.columbia.wi.us Position will remain open until filled.  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   

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Social Worker - Initial Assessment CPS - $100 MONTHLY COVID-19 PAY

The Columbia County Department of Health & Human Services is recruiting for an Initial Assessment Child Protective Services Social Worker in the Division of Children and Families.  Our mission is to protect children and the community while strengthening families and promoting their self-sufficiency.  This position involves investigations of child abuse and neglect, assessing and ensuring safety of children, and engaging with families and community agencies to identify strengths and needs to implement services.  Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from an accredited Social Work degree program is preferred.  Must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, or other Human Service program and be certified or eligible to obtain certification as a Social Worker.  Requires possession of a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License and personal transportation.  Starting wage range: $25.895 to $29.596 per hour based on experience. Columbia County also offers a temporary COVID-19 premium payment of $100 per month. All applicants are REQUIRED to submit the Columbia County application obtained from the County website:  www.co.columbia.wi.us Position will remain open until filled. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Public Health Educator - $100 Monthly COVID-19 Pay

Columbia County Health and Human Services is seeking a Public Health Educator.  This is a full-time position 37.5 hours per week. Starting rate: $23.932 - $25.292 per hour. Columbia County also offers a $6,000 sign-on bonus and a temporary COVID-19 premium payment of $100 per month. The position will promote and educate individuals and the community to adopt healthy behaviors and lifestyles.  Requirements: a bachelor’s degree in public health, public administration, community health education, community wellness or health related field. Preferred: Certified Health education specialist certification and at least two years of experience. 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

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Accounting Assistant - $100 MONTHLY COVID-19 PAY

Challenging full time (37.5 hrs/wk) County Government position, located within the Columbia County Health & Human Services Department, which requires accuracy and thorough knowledge of accounting concepts and principles. Computer experience required in Microsoft Windows and Office applications. Experience with PeopleSoft accounting system beneficial. Responsible for various accounting tasks.  Must be motivated and capable of working on multi-tasks within defined time constraints.  Qualifications: Minimum of an Associate Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited vocational, college, or technical school and a minimum of two (2) year responsible office experience. Hire rate: $21.948 per hour. Columbia County also offers a temporary COVID-19 premium payment of $100 per month. Applicants REQUIRED to submit a Columbia County application for consideration obtained from the County website www.co.columbia.wi.us.  Position will remain open until filled.  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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Seasonal Highway & Transportation Truck Driver

Truck Driver seasonal positions with Columbia County Highway & Transportation. Plow truck operation (will train) and general road maintenance laborer. Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent + 2 yrs experience/training in some type of construction.  Requires valid WI Driver's license with Class A Commercial Driver’s License.  $21.00 per hour. Application deadline will remain open until filled. WINTER SEASON ONLY (Nov until April).  Obtain application from www.co.columbia.wi.us   AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 
Assistant District Attorney

This Assistant District Attorney position is a full-time position to be filled in the District Attorney’s Office for Columbia County located in Portage, Wisconsin. This is a State position in the unclassified service. Please follow the link below for more information and how to apply.

Careers (wi.gov)

 

 
Deputy Medical Examiner - $100 MONTHLY COVID-19 PAY

Application Deadline: Position will remain open until filled            Compensation:  Per Diem rates

·         On Call: $5.00/hour

·         Phone Investigation: $20.00/call

·         Cremation Investigation: $40.00/call

·         Scene Response: $80.00/call

·         Holiday On Call: $10.00/hour

·         Holiday Scene Investigation: $160.00/call

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Columbia County is establishing an eligibility list to fill vacancies for Deputy Medical Examiners. Deputy Medical Examiners are used to fill vacancies in the scheduled rotation, holiday or weekend vacancies, open shifts due to time off and for responding to simultaneous calls for service.

Any combination of training and experience equivalent to an Associate Degree in Police Science or a related field such as: forensic science, medicine or nursing, crime scene investigation, anthropology, medicolegal death investigation, biology, anatomy, pharmacology, funeral sciences and two years’ experience either performing criminal or civil investigations, including the writing of investigative reports.

Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license and be willing to work flexible hours, nights, holidays and weekends. Selection process includes oral interview and background investigationColumbia County also offers a temporary COVID-19 premium payment of $100 per month.  All applicants are required to complete a Columbia County employment application, which can be obtained at www.co.columbia.wi.us and returned by fax: 608-742-9802, mail: Columbia County Human Resources, 112 E. Edgewater St., PO Box 63, Portage, WI, or Email: human.resources@columbiacountywi.gov . AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Meal Site Manager

MEAL SITE MANAGER: Columbia County Health & Human Services is looking for Meal Site Managers at the Columbus, Poynette, 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: $10.00 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

Part-time position with Columbia County Health & Human Services.  The Aging & Disability Resource Center is hiring drivers interested in a rewarding way to serve the community  to transport senior citizens and individuals with disabilities to medical appointments and nutrition sites, deliver meals and other trips as necessary.  HIRE RATE: $10.00 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 112 East Edgewater Street in Portage.  Position will remain open until filled.  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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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: $16.00 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