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
 

15 job(s) at County of Colusa

County of Colusa Colusa County Behavioral Health Services, Carson Street, Colusa, CA, USA
May 16, 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 Colusa County Behavioral Health Services, Carson Street, Colusa, CA, USA
May 16, 2019
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Serves as the fiscal administrative support person for the County department. Prepares annual cost report and response to annual cost report reconciliation. Develops, maintains, and tracks Department budget and fiscal information. Maintains and tracks a variety of fiscal and budget control journals and records. Coordinates and facilitates Department purchasing procedures. Provides information to Department management of budget and fiscal status, including expenditure levels and the need to adjust expenditures for specific programs and operational areas. May have responsibility for the development, control, maintenance, and reporting for special grants and special funds. Coordinates Department fiscal data and information with the Auditor/Controller and other fiscal control agencies, such as the State and Federal government. Provides supervision, training, coordination, scheduling, and work evaluations for assigned staff. Performs a wide variety of administrative and staff support functions for clinical/professional division. May assist with long term planning and establishing of Department goals and performance objectives. Performs public information and relations assignments. Performs a variety of accounting work, including maintaining computerized financial management systems. Establishes and updates information retrieval systems. Gathers, organizes, analyzes, and presents data information for review and action by Department management. Performs special projects; directs the development of a variety of reports. Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Colusa County Health & Human, East Webster Street, Colusa, CA, USA
May 16, 2019
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES 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 pro-grams. 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 Human Resources, 5th Street, Colusa, CA, USA
May 14, 2019
Full Time
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:  Four years of experience in human resources, payroll, accounting, fiscal recordkeeping or a closely related field.  High school diploma or GED certificate. Business-related coursework is preferred.
County of Colusa Colusa County Transit, D Street, Colusa, CA, USA
May 07, 2019
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 transit service; dispatch transit units as necessary; relay information and assistance requests; maintain radio contact with units in the filed and report activity as necessary. Communicate on two-way radio. Record client information in computer. Prepare daily paperwork to include, drivers daily schedule, totals on daily manifests, daily billings, and update passenger trip book. Total all monthly sheets to include, billings, vehicle mileage records, and passenger ride information. Assist Operations Supervisor in shop related items to include, assisting drivers with small maintenance, and assist mechanics as needed. Drive if needed. In the absence of the Transit Manager and Operations Supervisor, supervise all aspects of the transit system including drivers, maintenance shop and operations of transit vehicles for the transporting of passengers operating under the rules and regulations of the Colusa County Transit Agency, and the Colusa County Department of Public Works. Assist in training of new drivers. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Colusa County Ag Commissioner, Sunrise Boulevard, Colusa, CA, USA
May 01, 2019
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Enforcement of air pollution control standards on industry and agricultural sources in accordance with federal, state and district laws and regulations. Assist in the coordination of programs in air pollution control including agricultural burning, air toxics and clean air act. Review permit applications for completeness and accuracy. Perform inspections and investigations of stationary sources of air pollutants. Observe source testing of facilities. Perform air sampling and maintain air sampling monitors. Perform related responsibilities and duties as required.
County of Colusa Colusa County Public Works Dept., Market Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Apr 26, 2019
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Review, audit and process accounts payable; verify accuracy and budget availability; ensure compliance with county financial management policies and guidelines; work with departmental staff to secure compliance with applicable policies and procedures as necessary. Review, verify and balance a variety of accounts including special districts, and related trusts, departments and other governmental entities. Prepare statistical and summary financial reports for the Board of Supervisors and county management staff. Calculate excise and sales taxes due and compile periodic reports. Prepare financial and statistical reports on the status of applicable revenues and expenditures including accounts payable and receivable, tax rolls and trust funds. Monitor departmental budgets, expenditures and revenues; monitor contracts; maintain related records and prepare reports. Prepare a variety of financial statement and records including spreadsheets, balance sheets, income statements and adjusting and closing balance sheets. Maintain payroll and personnel records on department employees; prepare, review and submit departmental and/or countywide payroll information; make payroll adjustments for leave, salary changes, overtime and related adjustments. Prepare and remit required state and federal tax payments. Answer questions and provide information to employees and the general public; assist auditors and other county staff as needed. May participate in the selection, training and supervision of clerical accounting staff. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Apr 22, 2019
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Level I: Examines and audits accounting records, financial statements, and other records of commercial, industrial and agricultural firms in connection with the appraisal of personal property and fixtures. Reconciles differences between financial records and other valuation data. Examines business and agricultural personal property statements for accuracy and valuation. Performs desk audits on accounts flagged during the assessment process. Performs field audits of business sites to determine valuation of personal property. Inspects and appraises personal property and fixtures, including office equipment, machinery, and equipment, in order to reconcile differences between financial records and other valuation data. Estimates replacement costs from a variety of sources and current price quotations. Adjusts the original cost of equipment and fixtures to reflect changes in price level and remaining useful life. Analyzes depreciation reserves and fixed capital asset accounts to evaluate method of depreciation and whether depreciation reserves are appropriate for valuation purposes. May value both the real and personal property of industrial plants by appraisal-audit methods. Prepares and or generates various correspondence and documentation. Reviews various documentation and processes, forwards or takes other action as appropriate. Maintains a file system of department records. Provides customer service by telephone or in person; responds to requests for information. Answers the telephone, provides information, takes messages and/or directs calls as appropriate. Level II: In addition to the duties listed above: Prepares appeals before the Board of Equalization. Performs related duties and responsibilities 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.
County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Mar 15, 2019
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Construct and repair bridges, culverts and drain pipes; inspect bridges and culverts; form, pour and finish concrete; install guard rails. Perform minor repairs on equipment and report the need for major repairs; check and adjust fluid level; change oil; grease and lubricate moving parts as required. Prune trees and brush; operate boom truck, chipper machine and chain saws; clean and maintain roadside; clean ditches and culverts. Prepare mix for patching roads, overlays and shoulders; spread asphalt and asphalt base in patching, repairing and reconstructing roads, overlays and shoulders. Perform additional construction and maintenance tasks including concrete work; oil spreading; building fences; jack-hammering and a variety of repair activities. Clean, maintain and operate power tools, welder and other tools. Install temporary construction signs; direct and control traffic around work sites. Operate heavy power-driven equipment on a relief training basis. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Colusa County Sheriff's Office, Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Feb 06, 2019
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 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 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.