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
 

 

 

20 job(s) at County of Colusa

County of Colusa Colusa County Human Resources, 250 5th Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Feb 18, 2021
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties (all levels) may include, but are not limited to, the following: Maintains and monitors personnel records and reports; researches discrepancies. Performs a variety of personnel duties in the preparation, processing, and maintenance of the job class table, leaves, and benefits. Responds to a variety of Human Resources and benefit inquiries from employees, applicants, vendors and others.  Provides risk management support in areas of workers’ compensation claims administration, disability management, employee health and wellness programs, loss prevention, liability and property claims administration and insurance.     Enters personnel data into relevant databases and manual filing systems; reviews entries for accuracy and correctness.  Verifies and processes leave accruals and usage.  Reviews and processes payroll and human resources forms; checks and verifies information for completeness and compliance with Personnel Rules and Memorandums of Understanding.  Acts as a County-wide resource by resolving problems of a routine nature encountered within the scope of work. Conducts new hire orientation; briefs employees on County benefits; conducts and assists with annual open enrollment for County employees and dependents.  Assists in the leave tracking process; prepares medical leave packets, meets with employees regarding medical leaves.  Acts as a Human Resources, benefits, leaves, or personnel processing liaison for department representatives.  May perform specialized computer operations including but not limited to desktop publishing, leave tracking or applicant tracking.  Monitors and prepares contracts and expenditures; collects, compiles data and information.  Assists in coordinating and scheduling a variety of training activities for County employees; acts as liaison with contractors providing training services; assists trainer in set up and materials preparation.  Provides recruitment support by preparing outreach material, screening applications, preparing general correspondence, proctoring examinations, and performing other related duties.  Provides administrative and clerical support in various employee/labor relations areas, including but not limited to investigations, discipline and associated appeals, and labor negotiations.  Reviews the work of others for completeness and compliance with applicable internal documents and standards.  Adheres to the confidentiality standards of the Privacy Act of 1974, {U.S.C. § 552A}.  Performs related duties as assigned.  
County of Colusa Colusa County Health & Human, East Webster Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Feb 08, 2021
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Conduct telephone calls with persons diagnosed with COVID-19 and trace contacts exposed to COVID-19; maintain ongoing communication with every contact. Communicate with COVID-19 patients and their contacts in a professional and empathetic manner. Provide follow-up instructions to cases and to contacts related to isolation/ quarantine, symptom monitoring, and assess the need for medical care and supportive services. Provide people with approved information on state/local isolation and quarantine procedures, and if appropriate, refer them to testing according to protocol. Collect and record information from the case interview/contact gathering into the data system. Protect and maintain individual privacy and confidentiality. Provide a health order if required. Perform other duties as assigned.
County of Colusa Colusa County Health & Human, East Webster Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Feb 04, 2021
Temporary
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Performs financial analysis and prepares recommendations relating to the status of various fund balance projections, financial transactions, and related financial activities; analyzes findings and prepares recommendations for department management. Assists in the financial and accounting oversight, monitoring, and management of contracts, grants, and other funding/expenditure sources. Assists in budget preparation, proper expenditure coding, document preparation, and other financial-related activities; monitors budget for various units and projects. Performs professional analytical and technical work in the formulation and administration of department or division budgets, development and management of grants and contracts, and management of department level procurement. Compiles and analyzes data and makes recommendations on the financial implications of policy and procedures and staffing and organizational changes. Conducts surveys and performs research and statistical analysis. Participates and assists in the design, implementation, and installation of new and revised financial programs, systems, software, procedures, methods of operation, and forms. Assists in the coordination of departmental financial activities with other departments, divisions, units, and with outside agencies; represents the department in committee meetings; responds to requests for information. Reviews regulatory materials for program impact; possible review and revision of current systems and procedures. Maintain proficiency with state and federal funding and associated mandates. Performs related duties as assigned.
County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Jan 25, 2021
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assist in the general operation of a branch library; supervise the branch library operation in the absence of the Branch Librarian. 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; refer more difficult or technical questions to appropriate library staff. Maintain a variety of clerical files. Receive and sort through materials donated to the library. Assist in processing new materials for circulation purposes. 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. Perform routine clerical assignments including typing. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required
County of Colusa Colusa County Behavioral Health Services, Carson Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Jan 12, 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 Colusa County Behavioral Health Services, Carson Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Jan 12, 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 Health & Human, East Webster Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Dec 21, 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, CA, USA
Dec 21, 2020
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 Stonyford, CA, USA
Dec 21, 2020
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: 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, CA, USA
Dec 21, 2020
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: 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
Dec 21, 2020
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES 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, CA, USA
Dec 21, 2020
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of correctional staff responsible for providing jail services within the sheriff’s office. Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives, establish schedules and methods for the jail services division. Implement policies and procedures affecting jail operations. Evaluate jail operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. Supervise the care, custody and control of jail inmates; supervise the maintenance of the jail. Train jail staff in officer safety tactics. Assist detectives in follow-up jail investigations; conduct investigations including the gathering of evidence, questioning of witnesses, and identifying suspects; submit investigation reports to the sergeant(s) assigned to the jail. Contact and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the investigation of crimes or the housing of their prisoners; attend and participate in professional groups. Perform all correctional duties; maintain board of corrections requirements, administer first aid; transport prisoners. Performs related duties as required
County of Colusa Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Dec 21, 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, 5th Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Dec 21, 2020
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Evaluates medical record documentation and coding to optimize reimbursement by ensuring that diagnostic and procedural codes and other documentation accurately reflect and support the outpatient visit, and ensures that data complies with legal standards and guidelines. Interprets medical information such as diagnostic descriptions and procedures for a given visit in order to accurately assign and sequence the correct billing codes; places ICD (International Classification of Diseases) codes on all Medi-Cal and Medicare claims. Reviews Medi-Cal and Medicare reimbursement claims before submission, for completeness and accuracy and to minimize claim denial. Evaluates records and prepares reports for review by management and/or professional evaluation committees. Makes recommendations for changes in policies and procedures relating to assigned tasks; assists data-processing staff in making revisions to the computer master file as required. Analyzes and uses correct modifiers to increase reimbursement amounts. Provides technical guidance to physicians and other departmental staff related to billing assignments, in identifying and resolving issues or errors; educates and advises staff on proper code selection, documentation, procedures, and requirements. Reviews bulletins, newsletters, and periodicals, and attends workshops to stay abreast of current issues, trends, and changes in the laws and regulations governing medical record coding and documentation; develops and updates procedures manuals to maintain standards for correct coding, minimize the risk of fraud and abuse, and optimize revenue recovery. Performs end of month billing processes for Medi-Cal and/or Medicare claiming for state and federal reimbursement, and third party billing. Performs related duties as required.
County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Dec 21, 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 Behavioral Health Services, Carson Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Dec 21, 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. Therapist III: In addition to the duties listed above: Provides clinical supervision to interns and/or associates.
County of Colusa Colusa County Transit Agency, D Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Dec 17, 2020
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assign and supervise the work of maintenance personnel, the Lead Transit Specialist and transit drivers. Manage the equipment maintenance program to provide safe and effective service in compliance with regulations. Prepare weekly work schedule for all employees. Prepare payroll monthly for employees, and check time sheets. Maintain records for maintenance shop including scheduling, invoices, billings to outside departments and maintenance logs for transit vehicles and outside department vehicles. Maintain accurate financial records. Train new and current personnel. Order parts for maintenance and stock shelves. Assist in dispatching as required for passenger scheduling. Drive and operate Transit Bus if needed. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential duties. Sit for extended periods of time; stand, walk, bend, push, pull, and squat; hear and speak both in person and on the telephone; use hands and fingers to operate office equipment; see well enough to read documents and operate office equipment and occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds. Must be able to lift 50 pounds, if necessary.
County of Colusa Oak Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Dec 16, 2020
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.