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
 

 

 

8 job(s) at County of Colusa

County of Colusa Colusa County Public Works Dept., Market Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Apr 03, 2020
Full Time
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate for the Assistant Director of Public Works position will have knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of civil engineering, and in administrative management including budgeting, financial management, effective employee supervision and training. Emphasis is placed on overall skill in planning and implementation of policies and procedures while assuring compliance with Department goals and objectives.
County of Colusa Colusa County Health & Human, East Webster Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Mar 26, 2020
Full Time
Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Health Program Specialist I With assistance from the Director of Nursing, plans, coordinates, implements, evaluates, and participates in health education programs. Conducts community needs assessments for the purpose of health program planning when directed. With assistance prepares grant applications, comprehensive reports and various correspondence related to assigned programs. In collaboration with the Director of Nursing, reviews assigned operations and activities, develops recommendations for improvements and modifications to maintain effectiveness and efficiency. Conducts a variety of programs designed to educate the public on health issues and the prevention of illness and disease, presents general health programs throughout the community. Organizes, implements and serves as coordinator and liaison for specific health education programs, grants and activities within the county as assigned. Monitors new legislation and regulations to ensure program compliance. Provides prevention and intervention information services, utilizing a variety of methods, for individuals and groups. Refers individuals to appropriate County or outside agency for assistance when appropriate. Counsels clients in areas of health promotion. Prepares and publishes health education materials for purposes of community education and promotion of community programs. Conducts focus groups on specific topics as necessary. Receives and responds to inquiries, requests for assistance and complaints from the public. Works with the Director of Nursing to coordinate program activities and assignments among co-workers as necessary. Maintains and updates records including data collection and analysis; prepares progress and summary reports on programs and grants; presents reports to committees and agencies as needed. Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with other county department personnel, outside agencies and the public; coordinates program activities with other department and agencies as appropriate. Attends and participates in professional groups, committees and advisory boards as appropriate. Attends training sessions, meetings, and conferences as directed. Performs general office duties and related duties and responsibilities as required. Health Program Specialist II In addition to the responsibilities and duties listed above for Health Program Specialist I, additional duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plans, coordinates, implements, evaluates, and participates in health education programs. Conducts community needs assessments for the purpose of health program planning. With minimal assistance prepares grant applications, comprehensive reports and various correspondence related to assigned programs. Reviews assigned operations and activities, recommends improvements and modifications to maintain effectiveness and efficiency. Independently conducts a variety of programs designed to educate the public on health issues and the prevention of illness and disease, presents general health programs throughout the community. Monitors program expenditures, ensuring compliance with established budgetary restrictions. Develops and implements evaluation tools to measure program effectiveness. Coordinates program activities and assignments among co-workers as necessary. May serve as mentor to staff, orient staff or provide training and guidance as necessary    
County of Colusa Colusa County Sheriff's Office, Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Mar 17, 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 County Behavioral Health Services, Carson Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Mar 17, 2020
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 Colusa County Health & Human, East Webster Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Mar 17, 2020
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
Mar 17, 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 Auditor, Jay Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Mar 06, 2020
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Evaluate the property tax computer system’s function for accuracy and productivity. Responsible for the day to day management of the property tax section in the Auditor-Controller Office; develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, and procedures. Direct, oversee, and participate in the development of the property tax section work plan; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods, and procedures. Recommend the appointment of personnel and evaluate performance of employees in the property tax section; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the Auditor- Controller Office. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, and the public using principles of good customer service. Represent the Office to outside agencies, organizations and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary. Research and prepare technical and administrative reports; prepare written correspondence. Conduct audits, prepare Annual Reports of Financial Transactions, and assist in budget preparation for the County’s Special Districts. Review and analyze accounting and financial documents to ensure accuracy of information and calculations and make correcting entries; examine supporting documentation to establish proper authorization and conformance with contracts and other agreements, policies and appropriate regulations. Maintain a working knowledge of the Revenue and Taxation Code and the Government Code, and analyze new and proposed legislation to determine the impact to the office. Plan, organize, and oversee the Indirect Cost Allocation Plan; prepare all necessary reports and journal entries; perform cost and/or rate studies and analyze cost factors. Conduct a monthly audit of the cash activity of the County Treasurer. Supervise the County’s bank check clearing account functions, including stop payment process on County checks, reconcile the clearing account bank records, purge stale dated checks, and audit of the County’s record keeping. Monitor the preparation of various department State expenditure claims and prepare the records for the resulting financial activity impacting the County. Answer questions and provide information to the public; assist auditors as needed; investigate complaints and implement corrective action as necessary to resolve conflict. Supervise and coordinate the procedures for the purchase of the Tax Revenue Anticipate Note including preparing documentation. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Stonyford, CA, USA
Mar 04, 2020
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 account 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.