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 Stonyford, CA, USA
Jul 14, 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
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 Probation, Oak Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Jan 02, 2019
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Take and transcribe a variety of correspondence and legal documents, including resolutions, ordinances, legal opinions, contracts, brief, leases and agreements; take and transcribe minutes during various meetings. Prepare and process correspondence, legal papers and documents requiring knowledge of legal format, terminology and procedures. Act as receptionist providing information and assistance to the public; screen telephone calls and requests for information, routing to appropriate staff member, department or agency. Provide secretarial support to an attorney; maintain appointment calendars, schedule meetings and prepare travel arrangements. Maintain litigation calendars; record follow-up trial dates, action dates and disposition of cases
County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Jan 02, 2019
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties (all levels) may include, but are not limited to, the following: Recommends and assists in the implementation of goals and objectives; maintains programs as directed; develops required documentation for developing additional programs with either MHSA or grant funding. Maintains, evaluates, and writes MHSA plan programs with review by Director and reports on program activities in support of the Colusa County MHSA plan. Evaluates operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommends improvements and modifications; prepares various reports on program operations and activities. Authors and completes grant applications as directed. Conducts stakeholder meetings as required by the MHSA; assesses consumer and family members concerns, needs, and expectations (child, family, referral sources and community). Facilitates the intra-agency collaboration for the development and implementation of Colusa County’s MHSA new services. Responds to requests and inquiries from the general public, as directed. Tracks, collects data, and prepares grant reports of effectiveness and efficiency of new and existing programs for children, families, youth, transitional age youth, adults, and older adults. Maintains and improves relationships and consultation with all partnership agencies including but not limited to, Probation, Welfare, Child Protective Services (CPS) and law enforcement and to elementary, middle, and high schools. Promotes mental health education in the community, utilizing various modalities including workshops, in-service training and in the media. Completes grant applications, reports, and other administrative paper work in a timely manner. Researches funding sources; assists in the preparation and administration of grants; monitors new legislation and regulations to ensure the department is in compliance with grant requirements. Assists in budget preparation and administration, as directed. Performs other duties as required.  
County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Dec 19, 2018
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide information to property owners, businesses, responsible parties and the general public regarding County and State codes, laws and ordinances. Explain technical code information to property owners, businesses, responsible parties and the general public in writing and verbally in a professional, tactful, and easy to understand manner. Receive and investigate complaints, properties, and structures for violations of County and State laws, ordinances, codes, or conditions of project approval; conduct follow-up investigations documenting existing conditions and analyzing compliance of County and State laws, ordinances, codes, or conditions of project approval; and prepare detailed written reports of the results. Conduct field investigations independently or coordinate and manage multi-discipline investigations on possible violations of County codes and ordinances; prepare comprehensive written results of these investigations; and work closely with property owners, responsible parties, businesses and community groups to enhance and preserve the quality of neighborhoods. Process required enforcement notices and citations, maintain case files and time and cost statistics, prepare hearing documents; present enforcement actions and testify in hearings as necessary; organize and maintain enforcement records and case files; and prepare and maintain case file processing statistics. Identify corrective actions and potential alternatives to be taken by property owners and responsible parties to resolve compliance issues and communicate them, both verbally and in writing; monitor corrective actions to ensure conformance with codes and regulations; prioritize and arrange corrective actions in an equitable manner to encourage cooperation from property owners and responsible parties. Develop and provide prevention and education services verbally and in writing to property owners, business and community groups, and other community agencies. Build and maintain positive working relationships with property owners, responsible parties, other County employees, staff of outside agencies, and the general public using principles of good customer service. Perform other related duties as assigned.
County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Nov 26, 2018
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Inspect fruits, vegetable, nuts, eggs and honey at retail for compliance with State and Federal grades, standards and labeling requirements; issue notices of non-compliance and disposal orders as required. Inspect nurseries for compliance with pest cleanliness, grades, standards, and labeling requirements; collect, prepare and submit pest specimens; issue off-scale orders and notices of violation as required. Inspect, test and seal commercial scales, weights, measures and meters; maintain records of inspections and tests made. Test, sample and weigh packaged commodities at retail and wholesale sites for compliance with weights and measures laws and regulations; issue off-scale orders as required. Conduct weed control on roadsides and other county-owned right of ways; calibrate spray equipment; mix chemicals for weed control use; repair and maintain spray equipment. Conduct pesticide patrol; inspect and issue pesticide permits to growers and pest operators; maintain permit control on computer equipment; register pest control advisors and pilots. Assist in inspection of commodities being shipped to foreign countries and other states. Inspect and certify seed fields for plant disease; inspect grain mills, facilities and growing areas for certification of post-quarantine grain. Assist in the preparation of illness investigation reports; assist in loss complaint investigations; assist in air pollution patrol and investigations of agricultural burning violations. Inspect apiaries for presence or absence of diseases; collect and submit samples. Respond to home and yard calls by the public regarding plant diseases and insects; advise proper control. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Colusa
Nov 09, 2018
Full Time
Supports the Mission of the County and its elected and appointed officials. Exhibits the duty of loyalty as an employer’s representative. Provides courteous and timely service to the public as the ultimate employer. Coordinates the organization, staffing, and operational activities for the Probation Department including adult and juvenile probation. Works cooperatively with other county departments. Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the Probation Department; identifies resource needs; recommends and implements policies and procedures. Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures. Directs, coordinates, and reviews the work plan for the Probation Department in all locations; meets with staff to identify and resolve problems; assigns work activities and projects; monitors work flow; reviews and evaluates work products, methods, and procedures. Participates in the development and administration of the probation program budget; forecasts additional funds; directs the monitoring of and approval of expenditures; recommends adjustments as necessary. Identifies opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures; reviews with appropriate management staff; implements improvements. Confers with other County officials and other governmental agencies and organizations regarding probation activities. Coordinates probation services and activities with those of other divisions and outside agencies and organizations; provides staff assistance to the Superior Court Judge; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence. Reviews and evaluates court decisions and legislation to assure compliance with laws, rules, regulations, professional standards, and established policies. Reviews criminal cases presented for evaluation by the Superior Court. Supervises and counsels adult and juvenile probationers; assists the probation staff with difficult or unusual problems. Supervises and participates in the preparation of factual reports and recommendations regarding juveniles and adults to the Superior Court; interviews offenders, victims, arresting officers, parents, relatives, school officials and others regarding juvenile and adult offenders. Represents the Probation Department before the court including the presentation of detailed oral arguments and position statements. Performs child custody investigations; prepares reports for the court. Supervises and participates in the preparation and submission of reports regarding termination of probation. Acts as a functionary in the Colusa County Narcotic Enforcement Task Force. Performs related duties as required.
County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Oct 10, 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.
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 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 Colusa County Treasurer, Market Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Jan 15, 2019
Part Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Participate in the preparation and maintenance of accounts receivable and payable documents in an assigned county department or division. Receive, sort and organize a variety of financial documents including bills, invoices and payments; review documents received for accuracy and completeness. Assist in the preparation of payroll; review and verify payroll data; perform payroll data entry; assist in the distribution of payroll checks. Post transactions to appropriate journal and ledger accounts; review entries for accuracy and completeness. Audit, code and batch accounts receivable and payable transactions; enter information into a computer; verify reports generated by the computer. Collect and receipt a variety of monies from the public or from other County departments; balance cash drawer; prepare bank deposit. Prepare basic financial and statistical reports; gather and organize data used in the preparation of fiscal budgets. May serve as a receptionist; answer the telephone; perform general clerical duties including typing letters and memoranda; receive, sort and distribute incoming and outgoing mail. Answer questions and provide information to the public when working at an office counter; refer public to the county staff member or department. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.