County of Colusa

The County of Colusa, nestled in the heart of the Sacramento Valley approximately 60 miles north of Sacramento and 100 miles northeast of the San Francisco Bay Area, is a vibrant community rich in history and tradition and, offering a wonderful environment in which to live, work and play.  The County, with approximately 22,000 residents, includes two incorporated cities; Colusa, which is the county seat, and Williams.  The local economy is largely agriculturally based producing crops valued at more than $900 million each year and exporting farm commodities throughout the United States and to about seventy countries worldwide. 

County government business is still conducted within the antebellum court house which was built in 1861 and has operated continuously ever since. The County’s    annual General Fund budget is roughly $28 million; the total budget is about $78 million.  The workforce is comprised of  approximately 350 full-time equivalent positions that are assigned to five represented bargaining units. 

Colusa County also offers many diverse outdoor recreational opportunities and is considered to be a sportsman’s paradise. The Sacramento River meanders through the County.  Portions of five national protected areas are located within the county: Butte Sink Wildlife Refuge; Colusa National Wildlife Refuge; Delevan National Wildlife Refuge; Mendocino National Forest and; Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge. Recreational opportunities such as hiking, bird watching, camping and water sports abound. The Sacramento River and local lakes, offer world class fishing
 

12 job(s) at County of Colusa

County of Colusa Colusa, CA
Mar 01, 2018
Full Time
Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assume management responsibility for all services and activities of the Environmental Health Division. Serves in the statutory capacity of Director of Environmental Health in accordance with the California Code of Regulations. Manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned programs including food sanitation, solid waste and liquid waste management, recreational sanitation, hazardous waste, hazardous materials management, land use and vector control; recommend, within Departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; recommend and administer policies and procedures. Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assess and monitor work load, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identify opportunities for improvement and review with the Director of Community Development; implement improvements. Select, train, motivate and evaluate personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures. Plan, direct, coordinate, and review the work plan for the Environmental Health Division; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures. Manage and participate in the development and administration of the division program annual budget; direct the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; direct the monitoring of and approve expenditures; direct and implement adjustments as necessary. Serve as liaison for the division with other County departments, the general public, contractors, engineers, other County divisions and outside agencies; negotiate and resolve significant and controversial issues. Provide responsible staff assistance to the Director of Community Development; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence before the County’s decision makers. Conduct a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; recommend modifications to division programs, policies, and procedures as appropriate. Plan and direct epidemiological studies and investigations as needed; direct the response of County resources in the event of a toxic spill or other related accident. File legal actions against violators of environmental health laws. Participate on a variety of boards and commissions; attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of environmental health. Inspect, plan check and review various programs; write permits and specifications for various programs. Oversee the maintenance of division vehicles as required. Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints. Perform the duties of an Environmental Health Specialist as needed. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Colusa County Jail, Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2018
Full Time
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following : Receive, book, and assign prisoners to cells; perform searches, fingerprinting and photographing of prisoners. Maintain custody of prisoners' private property. Monitor the condition and activities of prisoners. Supervise inmates at meal times, clothing exchange and recreation. Deliver medication to inmates as prescribed by physicians. Provide for inmates medical attention as required. Prepare prisoners for court appearances. Transport inmates to court and to other jail facilities. Maintain the safe and orderly operation of the County jail facility. Monitor security cameras and door warning lights; inspect facilities regularly. Release prisoners on writs, court orders, bail bonds, payments of fines, or expirations of terms. Perform related duties as required.
County of Colusa Stonyford, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2018
Part Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Serve at the circulation desk; check books in and out of the library and issue library cards. Identify overdue materials; process notices as required; collect, record and ac-count for payment of fines. Answer routine informational questions; maintain a variety of clerical files. Receive and sort through materials donated to the library. Assist in processing new materials for circulation purposes. Assist library users with questions and technology of computers. Review reference collection periodically; read shelves to ensure that books are in order; weed collection as needed. Prepare library exhibits and displays; conduct library tours; perform simple reference work and administer children's services. May be assigned to assist in the general operation of a branch library; supervise branch library operations. Maintain cleanliness of equipment and work station. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Colusa County Behavioral Health Services, Carson Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Feb 27, 2018
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties (all levels) may include, but are not limited to, the following: Participates in the intake process and the evaluation of problems presented by potential clients; develops appro-priate treatment plans. Maintains client records in an electronic health record. Provides counseling services to children and adults with mental health disorders, and their family members, when appropriate utilizing individual, group, marital or family treatment methods. Provides prevention and education services in schools and other community agencies. Interprets and explains to community groups the social and emotional factors pertaining to emotional and sub-stance abuse disorders in order to provide a better understanding of the social, environmental, emotional, and physical problems experienced by a family in crisis. Develops and provides prevention and education services in schools and other community agencies. Provides crisis services in the clinic and other settings such as the emergency room or the county jail, as needed. Provides clinical supervision to interns and/or associates. Provides professional assistance to staff as needed. Performs related duties as required.
County of Colusa Colusa County Ag Commissioner, Sunrise Boulevard, Colusa, CA, USA
Apr 20, 2018
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Acts as a receptionist; answers the telephone and waits on the general public, providing information on departmental and County policies and procedures. Provides information and forms to the public; applies departmental policies and procedures in determining completeness of applications, forms, records, and reports. Types, processes, and proofreads a variety of documents including general correspondence, meeting minutes, agendas, reports, memoranda, and statistical charts from rough draft, recordings, or verbal instruction. Performs a wide variety of general clerical work including the maintenance of accurate and detailed logs, records, verifying accuracy of information, researching discrepancies, and recording information. Operates a variety of office equipment including copiers, postage meters, facsimile machines, and computers; inputs and retrieves data and text; organizes and maintains disk storage and filing. Compiles information and data for statistical and financial reports; maintains a variety of statistical records; checks and tabulates statistical data. Contacts the public and outside agencies in acquiring and providing information and making referrals. Orders, receives, and organizes office materials and supplies. Receives, sorts, and distributes incoming and outgoing correspondence. Performs related duties as required.
County of Colusa Colusa County Health & Human, East Webster Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Apr 20, 2018
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: May train less experienced clerical staff in processes and procedures of assigned function; review work products ensuring quality, quantity and compliance with policies and procedures. Apply departmental policies and procedures in determining completeness of records and reports. Provide information and forms to the public; assist in the completion, collection and processing of plans, applications, forms and information. Type, proofread and word process a variety of documents including general correspondence, meeting minutes, agendas, reports, memoranda, and statistical charts from rough draft, recordings or verbal instruction. Perform a wide variety of general clerical work including the maintenance of accurate and detailed logs and records, verification of accuracy of information, research of discrepancies, and recording of information. Act as a receptionist; answer the telephone and wait on the general public, providing information on departmental and County policies and procedures as required. May receive and issue receipts for the payment of County fees; balance cash drawer as required. Operate a variety of office equipment including copiers, postage meters, facsimile machines, and computers; input and retrieve data and text; organize and maintain disk storage and filing. Compile information and data for statistical and financial reports; maintain a variety of statistical records; check and tabulate statistical data. Contact the public and outside agencies in acquiring and providing information and making referrals. May perform vision and audiometric tests; may assess required immunizations as required. Order, receive and organize office materials and supplies. Receive, sort and distribute incoming and outgoing correspondence. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Colusa County Human Resources, 5th Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Apr 10, 2018
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Clean and sanitize restroom facilities and fixtures including sinks, urinals and toilets; replenish supplies in restrooms. Sweep, vacuum, mop and polish floors; vacuum and shampoo carpets. Dust and polish furniture, woodwork, fixtures, and equipment. Wash windows, mirrors and walls. Clean desks and counter tops. Empty, clean and sanitize waste receptacles. Move and arrange furniture and equipment; set-up rooms for conferences and meetings. Replace lights and adjust shades and blinds. Identify and report building maintenance needs in assigned buildings and facilities. Respond to concerns and complaints of staff and the public. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Stonyford, CA, USA
Apr 09, 2018
Part Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform a variety of tasks associated with the daily operation of the County’s water treatment systems; ensures compliance with all county, state, and federal regulations related to water quality; take immediate and appropriate actions to maintain water quality. Physically and/or with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system, adjust pump settings, chemical feed settings and other equipment to maintain compliance with all county, state, and federal regulations. Install and removesmotors in wells and booster pumps; install, repair, and/or calibrate a variety of equipment at pump or well stations or potable water treatment facilities such as meters, pump assemblies, hydraulic regulator valves, turbidity units and new motor starting equipment. Conduct regular testing of treated water to observe quality standards of water and instrumentation. Take water samples and perform laboratory tests including those for chlorine, turbidity, and bacteriological analysis. Respond to water quality complaints and inquiries from water users. Manage, mentors train, provide instruction, rate performance for assigned staff, as well as performs the actual work of the functions. Must be able to respond to emergency call out situations and perform standby duty for emergency responses on nights, weekends, and holidays. Must be able to work rotating shift, nights, weekends, and holidays. Receive supplies delivered and ensure that they are properly stored. Perform inspections and preventive maintenance of treatment facilities and equipment. Diagnose operational problems and perform effective maintenance on equipment. Respond to changing demands on water flow, water quality, state and federal regulations and requirements. Perform related duties as assigned.
County of Colusa Colusa County Sheriff's Office, Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2018
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Receive incoming calls from the public requesting public safety or emergency service; monitor calls for various fire departments within the county; dispatch law enforcement and emergency response units as necessary; relay information and assistance requests; maintain radio contact with units in the field; relay traffic to and from other stations or agencies as required; monitor alarms and report activity as necessary. Use teletype computer terminal to record, modify and retrieve data including missing and wanted persons, stolen and recovered property, driver license and vehicle registration information; make CLETS and AMIS inquiries as required. Record, type, and file records and other reports and materials including complaints, declarations, fingerprint cards and index cards on bookings, warrants, citations and crime reports; purge case files, warrants and bookings as necessary. Sort, file, copy and distribute crime reports, domestic violence reports, traffic reports, citations, civil papers and petitions to the appropriate departments including the District Attorney, Probation Office, and the Court. Monitor the jail for emergency and security problems. Perform related duties as required. PLEASE NOTE : A written exam will be administered to determine the candidate’s aptitude for work in dispatching. Per POST requirements, applicants may only test once every 30 days for this exam. If you have tested anytime within the last 12 months and wish to use such T-Score, please include with your application packet a copy of the official score letter from the agency you tested with.
County of Colusa Colusa County Sheriff's Office, Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2018
Full Time
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Patrol and respond to calls and complaints; conducts investigations of disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, vehicle accidents and other crimes; check buildings for physical security. Prepare various reports on investigations including arrest and unusual incidents observed. Make arrests as necessary; interview victims, complainants and witnesses; gather and preserve evidence; testify and present evidence in court. Assist in investigations in cases which are of a criminal nature, investigations and reports of death, and search and rescue operations. Issue traffic citations; serve warrants, subpoenas, and civil documents. Work with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the investigation of crimes and the apprehension of offenders. Answer questions and provide information to the public regarding Sheriff's Office policies and procedures. Administer first aid in emergency situations. Assist Spanish speaking citizens in assigned job duties, if bilingual assignment. Perform related duties as assigned. PREFERRED BUT NOT REQUIRED: Bilingual (Spanish/English) fluency for some positions.
County of Colusa Stonyford, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2018
Full Time
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Patrol and respond to calls and complaints; conducts investigations of disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, vehicle accidents and other crimes; check buildings for physical security . Prepare various reports on investigations including arrest and unusual incidents observed. Make arrests as necessary; interview victims, complainants and witnesses; gather and preserve evidence; testify and present evidence in court. Assist in investigations in cases which are of a criminal nature, investigations and reports of death, and search and rescue operations. Issue traffic citations; serve warrants, subpoenas, and civil documents. Work with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the investigation of crimes and the apprehension of offenders. Answer questions and provide information to the public regarding Sheriff's Office policies and procedures. Administer first aid in emergency situations. Perform related duties as assigned.
County of Colusa Colusa County Human Resources, 5th Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Apr 02, 2018
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Administers assigned functions, such as recruitment, classification review, compensation studies, employment analysis, leave and benefit administration. Collects and analyzes data. Tracks trends and development in assigned functional areas. Conducts studies, performs research and prepares reports. Trains employees on various topics. Reviews, interprets and recommend policies. Participates in working groups and committees. Manages special projects. Maintains personnel files in compliance with applicable legal requirements. Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment. Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.