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
 

 

 

23 job(s) at County of Colusa

County Of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Sep 09, 2021
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Develops and implements clinical program philosophy, objectives, standards, County and Department policies and procedures. Leads delivery of clinical services through development of team plan and implements individual service plans for clients in the program. Ensures program and staff compliance with regulatory standards and community standards of care. Updates policy and procedure in compliance with changing State and Federal standards. Authorizes psychiatric hospitalizations and treatment placements on behalf of the Department. Coordinates services for clients with other providers and agencies, both internal and external. Coordinates discharge planning practices. Oversees LPS conservatorships and placement for the Department. Oversees recruitment, training, and qualifying of staff, contractors, and other human services resources in compliance with Colusa County personnel policies. Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures. Participates in department quality review activities. Builds strong collaborative relationships with customers; represents department in community forums and presentations. Serves as administrative liaison to governing bodies. Reviews program employee performance; develops improvement plan when needed. Performs related duties as required.
County Of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Sep 09, 2021
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conduct telephone or in-person interviews with individuals, families, and groups in clinic, home, and community settings to help in the development of client-centered service plans; interview persons requesting mental health services; advise clients on available community resources and serve as a liaison with organizations and service agencies. Prioritize service requests according to standard triage criteria for assigned health clients. Work with individuals, families, and groups to develop client centered service plans; assist clients with understanding their problems and developing plans to resolve them; provide individual, and group rehabilitation services for children and/or adults. Monitor daily progress of persons being treated in psychiatric hospitals to verify receipt of appropriate treatment; develop recommendations for discharge and follow-up treatment planning for clients and their families including making appropriate referrals and other arrangements for client treatment; work with clients’ families to secure their cooperation in treatment programs. Prepare and maintain clinical and administrative records regarding services provided; provide background information as needed to physicians involved in client treatment. Provide prevention and education services in schools and other community agencies. Participate in the evaluation of problems presented by potential clients; develop appropriate rehabilitation plans. Maintain client records in an electronic health record. May provide crisis services in the clinic and other settings such as the emergency room or the County jail, as needed. Interpret and explain 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. Perform related duties as required.
County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Sep 07, 2021
Full Time
The County of Colusa is recruiting for Deputy Director of Health & Human Services to supervise, plan and coordinate the activities of staff responsible for the administration of departmental programs including but not limited to Social Services, CalWORKS, Employment and Eligibility Services and Public Health of the County; to coordinate activities with other divisions and departments; and to provide staff assistance to the Director of Health and Human Services. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Colusa County is seeking a confident, decisive, accomplished leader with a highly collaborative-management style, superior interpersonal skills, and exceptional communication skills. As the next Deputy Director, the ideal candidate will be a strong manager in the areas of operations, programs and budgeting. The selected candidate will be expected to be proactive, creative, innovative, and self-motivated with a hands-on approach that will address the many challenges and opportunities currently impacting the Department of Health & Human Services. Additionally, the new Deputy Director will be recognized as having the ability to provide the County of Colusa with the following qualities and attributes: A leader who will establish instant credibility as an authority on Health and Human Services requirements and activities with track record of successful leadership; A leader who focuses on employee engagement and has the ability to provide strategic direction; Demonstrated ability to forge effective working relationships with a variety of individuals and groups, build consensus, foster teamwork, and create a climate of trust and respect; An individual who is accountable and displays high level of integrity, honesty and trustworthiness; A well-grounded individual, versed in constructive review, evaluation, and common sense with a talent for thinking and applying the contextual environment; and A leader with core values centered on outcomes, both measurable and meaningful. Individuals who enjoy and thrive in a fast-paced environment and are able to address day-to-day operations with a personal style that embraces a collaborative approach to decision-making and problem-solving, and is committed to the mission and strategic goals of the department and the County Leadership, are encouraged to apply.
County of Colusa Human Resources Department 547 Market Street, Suite 104 Colusa, CA 95932
Aug 30, 2021
Temporary
On a scheduled basis, be available to provide transportation for clients and a Case Worker as directed. This is an extra help position and may be filled by several different individuals to meet the needs of the Department. Successful applicants will be scheduled to be on Standby specific days per month. While on assigned Standby, the Driver must be able to respond and provide transportation for clients wherever the Case Manager directs. Applicants must be willing and able to transport any time - day or night while assigned to Standby. A county car will be provided for transport. Shifts currently available are: Weekdays (Monday—Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm), Weeknights (Monday - Friday 5:00pm - 8:00am), Weekends (Saturday and Sunday 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.) and County Holidays (schedule varies)
County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
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 Behavioral Health Services, Carson Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
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. Therapist III: In addition to the duties listed above: Provides clinical supervision to interns and/or associates.
County of Colusa Oak Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
Part Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Responsible for meeting crew participants at designated times, checking and loading tools, equipment, and supplies for the day's work, driving the van to transport the work crew to and from work sites. Assigns specific tasks to each participant, provides instruction and direction on job and safety procedures. Responsible for rating each participant on daily activities. Issues and accounts for tools, equipment, and safety gear. Submits reports as required. Supervises the return of the Crew, the unloading of the van, cleaning of the equipment, and preparing the van for the next day. Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
County of Colusa Colusa County Behavioral Health Services, Carson Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
Part Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conduct telephone or in-person interviews with individuals, families, and groups in clinic, home, and community settings to help in the development of client-centered service plans; interview persons requesting mental health services; advise clients on available community resources and serve as a liaison with organizations and service agencies. Prioritize service requests according to standard triage criteria for assigned health clients. Work with individuals, families, and groups to develop client centered service plans; assist clients with understanding their problems and developing plans to resolve them; provide individual, and group rehabilitation services for children and/or adults. Monitor daily progress of persons being treated in psychiatric hospitals to verify receipt of appropriate treatment; develop recommendations for discharge and follow-up treatment planning for clients and their families including making appropriate referrals and other arrangements for client treatment; work with clients’ families to secure their cooperation in treatment programs. Prepare and maintain clinical and administrative records regarding services provided; provide background information as needed to physicians involved in client treatment. Provide prevention and education services in schools and other community agencies. Participate in the evaluation of problems presented by potential clients; develop appropriate rehabilitation plans. Maintain client records in an electronic health record. May provide crisis services in the clinic and other settings such as the emergency room or the County jail, as needed. Interpret and explain 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. Perform related duties as required.
County of Colusa Colusa County Behavioral Health Services, Carson Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
Part 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. Therapist III : In addition to the duties listed above: Provides clinical supervision to interns and/or associates
County of Colusa 546 Jay Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
Part Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Sorts, counts, files and reviews and proofs Affidavits of Registration, absentee voter applications and ballots. Prepares and boxes election materials, supplies and petitions for transportation, mailing and storage. Inventories election materials in the Elections Division and at other warehouse facilities. Prepares, packs, unpacks, and may deliver election materials to polling places and elections officers. Verifies signatures on petitions and returned absentee ballots. Sorts and files cancelled Affidavits of Registration. Performs occasional data entry of simple keyboard operations. Proofs various election materials for accuracy and screens telephone calls and provides information where possible. Prepares and labels sample ballots, pamphlets, and state ballot pamphlets for mailing which includes bagging and lifting up to fifty pounds of election materials in mail cages and transports cages to the post office. Performs related duties as required.
County of Colusa Colusa County, CA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
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 statements 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 County District Attorney's Office, 5th Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
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. Perform a wide variety of complex, responsible and confidential secretarial and administrative duties. Interpret County policies, procedures, laws and regulations in response to inquiries and complaints; refer inquiries as appropriate. Research, compile and analyze data for special projects and various reports. Index and file legal documents, correspondence and reports; maintain the law library. Compile and assemble various legal materials from files and other sources for use in providing legal assistance and in preparation of other legal documents and opinions. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
The County of Colusa Department of Agriculture is recruiting for an Agricultural Biologist & Standards Officer I/II/III who can skillfully perform a variety of inspection and enforcement duties as related to state agriculture, weights and measures, and related programs. There is currently one position available.  
County of Colusa Colusa County Assessor, Market Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Varies by Appraiser level: Review and analyze annual filings of business, rental property and agricultural activities and financial statements; follow-up when statements have not been filed with the County to determine the status of the business. Analyze the value of owned and leased business and personal property, including boats and aircraft, for taxation purposes. Review leased property files to ensure that the lessee and lessor are not double-assessed. Audit business and accounting records, including financial statements to verify activities, costs, dates of business and location of equipment and fixtures. Perform computer searches of data for property ownership, valuations and other information. Appraise industrial, commercial, rural and/or residential real properties, and/or other real property for taxation purposes. Assist in the training of newly-appointed lower level Appraisers. Conduct field inspections of property sites to collect and verify property data, equipment fixtures and other improvements. Interview business and property owners and other relevant parties to obtain and verify property data. Assess penalties on business properties when appropriate. Act as an information source to property owners and other interested parties at the public counter and over the telephone; explain appraisal and appeal procedures to the taxpayers. Compile and organize Assessor Office records for presentation at Board of Equalization hearings; attend and participates in such hearings. Prepare and maintain detailed appraisal work papers and accurate files of work performed; prepare written summaries and graphic materials, related appraisal procedures and findings. Job description is currently being revised to create a flexibly-staffed Appraiser I/II/III series. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS This class includes administrative or clerical positions requiring light physical effort, which may include frequent lifting of up to ten pounds and occasional lifting of up to twenty-five pounds. Ability to place or retrieve items at below waist level may be required. Considerable moving about may be involved.
County of Colusa Colusa County Health & Human, East Webster Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
Examples of Duties Duties may include but are not limited to, the following. For Eligibility Specialist I, duties are performed at the trainee level: Performs interactive interviews to elicit eligibility information and identify need for public assistance programs and services. Analyzes financial and eligibility information to determine initial or continuing eligibility for multiple aid programs. Explains regulations, rules, and policies to clients and apprises them of their rights, responsibilities, and eligibility for participation. Ensures accuracy and completion of application and declaration forms. Resolves discrepancies by securing documentation, medical records, and confirmation from other agencies. Initiates a total-household assistance case. Enters and retrieves numerical and narrative data, and issues benefits from an automated computer system. Reads and interprets computer printouts and information on computer screens. Prepares correspondence and reports. Organizes caseload so that necessary case records and documents are processed and updated within specific time limits established by regulation and local policy. Performs related duties as assigned. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS   Knowledge of:   Note: The level and scope of the knowledge and skills listed below are related to job duties as distinguished between the two levels in the Definition section.   General goals and purpose of public social services programs.  Techniques of interviewing and information gathering.  Computer terminology and computer keyboard arrangement. Modern office practices, methods, and procedures. Basic record-keeping practices and procedures. Basic mathematics.   Ability to:   Apply the policies, procedures, and programs of the County Social Services Department. Apply the laws, rules, and regulations governing eligibility and grant determination for multiple public assistance programs and the case administration of these programs. Identify available resources, and communicate with others to obtain and verify information concerning eligibility. Use fact-finding techniques and perform in-depth and interactive interviewing. Determine appropriate course of action in emergency situations. Make referrals to appropriate agencies and social service programs. Detect and evaluate potential fraudulent situations. Analyze and interpret written, numerical, and verbal data from various sources. Enter data accurately into a computerized system. Navigate through computer screens and complete and review basic computer documents and other forms. Identify when computer output is incorrect and make corrections. Process cases manually as required. Plan and organize caseload to ensure work is completed in accordance with regulations relating to eligibility and timeliness. Read, understand, apply, and explain complicated and detailed correspondence and reports, regulations, and policy directives. Perform a variety of mathematical computations accurately and rapidly. Prepare, clear, concise, and accurate records and reports. Explain complex rules and programs so they can be understood by people of diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with the public and staff. Use computers and related software packages. Follow written and oral directions and instructions.
County of Colusa Colusa County Sheriff's Office, Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES DURING THE ACADEMY Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Attend P.O.S.T. Basic Academy as arranged by the department. Attend and participate in all class activities. Maintain passing scores in all academic, firearms, use of force, driving and physical training. Adhere to the rules and ethics of the academy during and after training. RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES AS A DEPUTY SHERIFF Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Patrol and respond to calls and complaints; conduct 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.
County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
The County of Colusa is recruiting for an Assistant Director of Public Works to direct, manage, supervise and coordinate the programs and activities of one or more of the Divisions within the Public Works Department which may include Engineering, Roads, Solid Waste or Transportation. The Assistant Director of Public Works will support the mission of the County and its elected officials while providing highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director of Public Works. The Assistant Director of Public Works will coordinate assigned activities with other County departments, divisions and outside agencies This is an exciting opportunity to assist in leading the department and continue a strong tradition of quality projects and service to our community. 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, CA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
Full Time
The Colusa County Library is recruiting for a Library Assistant I to perform a wide variety of library work in support of various branch and/or main library activities including working the circulation desk. There is one full-time (37.5 hours per week) position available with the Colusa Branch of the Library Department. Oral interviews tentatively scheduled for August 20, 2021. Anticipated start date: September 7, 2021
County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 15, 2021
Part Time
The Colusa County Library is recruiting for two part-time Library Assistants to perform a wide variety of library work including working the circulation desk, preparing materials for circulation, and maintaining accurate files and records. There is one position available to provide support for the Colusa Branch with an average schedule of 18 hours per week (this includes one Saturday per month (10:00 am—2:00 pm) and quarterly staff meetings (4 hours)). There is one position available for provide support for the Maxwell Branch with an average schedule of 15 hours per week (Tuesday—Thursday: 1:30 pm-6:30 pm and one Saturday per month in Colusa: 10:00 am—2:00 pm and quarterly staff meetings (4 hours)). This recruitment will be used to establish an eligibility list for all library branches. Oral interviews tentatively scheduled for August 20, 2021. Anticipated start date: September 7, 2021.