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
 

 

 

9 job(s) at County of Colusa

County of Colusa Colusa County Sheriff's Office, Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Feb 11, 2020
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: 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. Prepare, process and file civil papers including court summons, complaints, notices, claims, orders and subpoenas. 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. Receive applications for various permits including gun registration; fingerprint the public needing fingerprints for licenses and employment; collect fees for services. Assist Department staff and the public in person and by phone; mail reports requested by outside agencies; provide general information regarding Department activities, policies, and procedures. Receive, open and distribute incoming mail to appropriate staff, departments and prisoners; collect and disburse all outgoing mail from various divisions. 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, CA, USA
Feb 10, 2020
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide customer assistance to members of the public, county departments, and other governmental agencies, in all phases of: document recording and document retrieval; voter registration and election information; passport processing, marriage license issuance; and notary bond filing and recording, Registered Process Server and Legal Document Assistant. Issue Marriage Licenses and perform marriage ceremonies, process fictitious business name statement filings and Fish & Game filings. Review documents for legal sufficiency and accept documents for recording, perform data entry and quality control of maintenance of index of recordations; scan recorded documents using in-office imaging technology and maintain database of document images. Calculate and collect correct amount of Documentary Transfer Tax on recordings when applicable. Use cash register/computer for work request entries; collect monies for services entering information into accounting program; balance daily cash, prepare deposits, and other related financial reporting functions. Serve as Local Filing Officer for Form 700’s (Statement of Economic Interests) for Government Code filers and County designated employees. Send notices to filers, receive forms, and maintain files. Process billings i.e., calculate amounts, send invoices and maintain payment records for Internal Revenue Service recordings, Employment Development Department recordings, and Franchise Tax Board. Verify and perform quality control of electronic copies of recorded documents; return original documents to customers. Review Voter Registration forms that are submitted for Help America Vote Act (HAVA) compliance; contacting voter if additional information is needed. Perform data entry of voter registration for new voters and database maintenance; scan Voter Cards using in-office technology and the Voter Registration, District and Precinct Program Database. Enter all new voter registrations and changes daily, working with the Office of Secretary of State, who processes the information for the Statewide Database. Run various Voter Registration Reports and other election data as needed. Check voter signatures on various election petitions to verify voter status for acceptance or rejection of petitions. Work with the Office of Secretary of State on all phases of the election process. Work with Registrar on all phases of county elections, including precinct databases, mapping, polling locations, voting equipment, and poll worker training classes. Work with Registrar to maintain updated information on Permanent Absentee Voters; prepare ballot mailings for same. Work with candidates to receive candidate filings, including verifying qualifications, determining filing fees and other requirements as needed. Participate in the vote tabulation process on Election Night and in the Canvass. Assist in preparing and submitting to various entities election results reports. Proof read all election-related materials produced by the County Registrar’s Office, including Sample Ballot/Voter Information Pamphlets, ballots, legal notices, and training materials. Maintain data and files on all past elections. Monitor Clerk-Recorder website, update as needed; answer incoming emails and forwarding as needed. Maintain and secure adequate inventories of specialized supplies and items for elections, clerk and recorder. Monitor and assure adequate maintenance of specialized equipment, including microfiche readers, printers, computers, scanners, etc. and arrange for servicing as needed. Receive and register death certificates and other vital documents. Examine various legal documents, including those related to vital statistics, for sufficiency, completeness and adherence to laws, codes and recording requirements; examines maps and property documents for recording requirements. Make certified copies of vital records, including birth, death, marriage, land records and judgments. Answer questions and provide information to the public regarding all recorded, filed, and public records. Search records to obtain requested information. Perform general clerical duties as needed including answering the telephone, and preparing correspondence, miscellaneous reports and memoranda. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Colusa County Planning & Building, 12th Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Feb 03, 2020
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 County Behavioral Health Services, Carson Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Jan 31, 2020
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Act as an advisor to the Director of Behavioral Health on mental health and alcohol and other drug issues and programs. In the absence of the Director, to exercise general operation of the Department. Provide overall leadership in maintenance of Managed Care Program (inpatient and outpatient). Provide overall leadership in implementation of new data system. Direct, oversee and participate in the development of program work plans, assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; develop and implement policies and procedures; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures. Participate in the selection and appointment of personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with team leaders and employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures; and recommend employee termination. Develop and maintain Colusa County Network of Care website. Responsible for QIC assigned duties, PIP, etc. Lead effort to develop and maintain Behavioral Health Program Policy and Procedure Manual. As a member of the management team, develop, direct and supervise a variety of programs for the treatment and prevention of mental health problems and alcohol and other drug problems, including individual and family counseling services, parenting, domestic violence, Prop 36/SACPA and community outreach and maintain record keeping systems which describe the program activities. Develop a Behavioral Health Department Disaster Plan. As a member of the management team, plan, develop and implement administrative and treatment systems capable of complying with the mandates of state and federal program audits. As a member of the management team, participate in setting the Department mission, goals, objectives and plans for the transformation of Mental Health services in Colusa County as part of the implementation of the Mental Health Services Act. Plan, organize and manage the programmatic, administrative and operational activities in support of multiple program areas. Oversee and coordinate the allocation of designated resources and ensure compliance with stated mission, goals, regulations and guidelines. May provide individual, group and family counseling on a variety of problems related to substance abuse and mental illness; develop treatment plans and assist consumers with the resolution of problems. Maintain relationships with the Courts, County Departments or other organizations regarding Behavioral Health Services. Monitor current legislation impacting Behavioral Health programs. Assist the Director in the assessment and development of community program needs and priorities. Represent the Department at various State and County meetings. Perform related duties as required.
County of Colusa Colusa County Health & Human, East Webster Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Dec 04, 2019
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Levels I and II : Coordinate and schedule clinic activities; order appropriate supplies, medications, vaccines, and health education materials. Stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of nursing. Participate in the activities and services of county clinics; identify health care needs through physical assessments of patients; assess development level, and nutritional requirements of children and infants; refer to other programs or agencies when appropriate. Teach and counsel individuals, families, and groups on specific diseases or health conditions, health maintenance, promotion and prevention, or rehabilitation; provide information on health services available to County residents; refer to other health care providers as appropriate. Perform routine immunizations and vaccines; administer medications; dispense oral contraceptives and prescriptions as required. Prepare health care plans for children; provide instruction to parents on child health care methods and techniques. Investigate reported cases of child abuse or neglect; notify law enforcement and protective services; provide counseling to parents and refer to appropriate resources. Investigate and monitor cases of communicable disease or exposure to toxic substances; obtain specimens and interpret laboratory reports; determine sources to prevent spread of infection or contamination. Maintain records of activities and operations. Level III: In addition to the responsibilities and duties listed above for Public Health Nurse I and II: Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in health clinic activities; coordinate and provide staff training. Prepare and review a variety of reports related to the program including State and local agency reports, billing, and screening reports. Lead, coordinate, and schedule clinic activities; order appropriate supplies, medications, vaccines, and health education materials. Attend and participate in professional group meetings. All Levels: Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
County of Colusa Colusa County Behavioral Health Services, Carson Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 02, 2019
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 appropriate 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 substance abuse disorders in order to provide a better understanding of the social, environmental, emotional, and physical problems experienced by a family in crisis. Provides crisis services in the clinic and other settings such as the emergency room or the county jail, as needed. Provides professional assistance to staff as needed. Performs related duties as required.
County of Colusa Stonyford, CA, USA
Apr 08, 2019
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 Jail, Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Apr 08, 2019
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 Sheriff's Office, Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Apr 02, 2019
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.