County of Colusa

The County of Colusa, nestled in the heart of the Sacramento Valley approximately 60 miles north of Sacramento and 100 miles northeast of the San Francisco Bay Area, is a vibrant community rich in history and tradition and, offering a wonderful environment in which to live, work and play.  The County, with approximately 22,000 residents, includes two incorporated cities; Colusa, which is the county seat, and Williams.  The local economy is largely agriculturally based producing crops valued at more than $900 million each year and exporting farm commodities throughout the United States and to about seventy countries worldwide. 

County government business is still conducted within the antebellum court house which was built in 1861 and has operated continuously ever since. The County’s    annual General Fund budget is roughly $28 million; the total budget is about $78 million.  The workforce is comprised of  approximately 350 full-time equivalent positions that are assigned to five represented bargaining units. 

Colusa County also offers many diverse outdoor recreational opportunities and is considered to be a sportsman’s paradise. The Sacramento River meanders through the County.  Portions of five national protected areas are located within the county: Butte Sink Wildlife Refuge; Colusa National Wildlife Refuge; Delevan National Wildlife Refuge; Mendocino National Forest and; Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge. Recreational opportunities such as hiking, bird watching, camping and water sports abound. The Sacramento River and local lakes, offer world class fishing
 

9 job(s) at County of Colusa

Colusa County 250 5th Street, Colusa, CA, United States
Jul 24, 2017
Full Time
Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: PHN 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. Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned. PHN 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.
Colusa County Colusa, CA
Nov 20, 2017
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 staff responsible for providing custodial, maintenance, construction, repair, and improvements on County buildings, facilities and grounds within the Buildings and Grounds Division. Participate in the selection of custodial and maintenance staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures. Prepare various reports on operations and activities. Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for providing custodial, maintenance, construction, repair, and improvement services; implement policies and procedures. Participate in the preparation and administration of the department budget; submit budget recommendations; monitor expenditures. Responds to, works with and assists contractors in work performed on County facilities, to assure compliance with contract specifications, building permit requirements, American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other code compliance; performs job walks of work site. Conducts inspections to determine needs for repair and maintenance work. Determines the type and extent of repair, and prepares estimates of cost of repairs and improvements, keeps records of repair and maintenance work; prepares materials and labor cost estimates for projects/jobs accordingly. Confers with other County departments to discuss repairs, remodels and construction, as necessary, and to give written and oral work estimates. Maintain fire extinguishers for County building; ensure adherence to fire code regulations. Prepare courthouse for occupancy daily. Utilize proper safety precautions related to all work performed. Responds to complaints about safety issues, requests for repairs, remodels and construction.
County of Colusa Colusa County Behavioral Health Services, Carson Street, Colusa, CA, United States
Nov 14, 2017
Full Time
Important responsibilities and duties (all levels) may include, but are not limited to, the following: Maintains client records in an electronic health record. Participates in the intake process and the evaluation of problems presented by potential clients; develops appropriate treatment plans. 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. Develops and provides prevention and education services in schools and other community agencies. Provides crisis services in the clinic and other settings such as the emergency room or the county jail, as needed. Provides clinical supervision to interns and/or associates. Provides professional assistance to staff as needed. Performs related duties as required.
County of Colusa Colusa County Sheriff's Office, Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, United States
Nov 08, 2017
Full Time
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, United States
Nov 08, 2017
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES 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 Sheriff's Office, Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, United States
Nov 08, 2017
Full Time
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.
Colusa County Colusa, CA, United States
Oct 06, 2017
Full Time
Level I and II: Conduct field inspections of domestic on-site sewage disposal installations, small water systems, public swimming pools, and County institutions. Conduct field investigations of retail food establishments; review and evaluate building and food storage plans. Review building plans, land development proposals and building permits; evaluate plans, proposals, and permits as to their effect on existing or proposed sewage systems. Investigate a variety of complaints involving houses not meeting the CCR, Title 24, California Building Standards Code (Uniform Housing Code), garbage, sewage, and related health hazards, illegal toxic waste dumping, and food poisoning complaints. Investigate vector control complaints involving a variety of diseases and illnesses; recommend salutations for vector control problems. Prepare reports of investigations and inspections; write notices and violations as required; participate in depart-mental study projects. Inspect, plan check and review various programs. Write permits and specifications for various programs. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Level III: Provides technical program information and policy interpretations for public businesses, professional representatives and other agency staff. Represents the department on program matters at meetings, commissions, committees, boards and public hearings. Conducts inspections, investigations, surveys and special studies to determine compliance with state and local health codes and regulations. Participates in the development of policies, procedures, regulations and ordinances related to an area of specialization. Determines problem area, collects and analyzes data and recommends systemic solutions. Prepares written reports, memoranda and correspondence. As directed, drafts and finalizes specialty program manuals. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Colusa County Behavioral Health Services, Carson Street, Colusa, CA, United States
Nov 17, 2017
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Act as a receptionist; answer the telephone and wait on the general public, providing information on departmental and County policies and procedures as required. Compile information and data for statistical and financial reports; maintain a variety of statistical records; check and tabulate statistical data. Provide information and forms to the public as needed; apply departmental policies and procedures in determining completeness of applications, forms, records and reports. Type, word process and proofread a variety of documents including general correspondence, meeting minutes, agendas, reports, memoranda and statistical charts from rough draft, recordings or verbal instruction. Perform a wide variety of general clerical work including the maintenance of accurate and detailed logs, records, verifying accuracy of information, researching discrepancies and recording information. Operate a variety of office equipment including copiers, postage meters, facsimile machines, and computers; input and retrieve data and text; organize and maintain disk storage and filing. Compile information and data for statistical and financial reports; maintain a variety of statistical records; check and tabulate statistical data. Contact the public and outside agencies in acquiring and providing information and making referrals. Order, receive and organize office materials and supplies. Receive, sort and distribute incoming and outgoing correspondence. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required
Colusa County Colusa, CA
Nov 20, 2017
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for providing services; implement policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff responsible for providing agricultural, weights and measures, and other activities within the Department. Participate in the preparation and administration of the budget; submit budget recommendations; monitor expenditures. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures and conduct annual performance evaluations. Participate and assist in the administration and management of all programs and departments under the control of the Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures, Director of Air Quality Standards, Director of Migrant Housing and Director of Airport Operations. Reviews, prepares and/or submits a variety of administrative and technical reports as assigned. Assists and cooperates with federal, state, and local enforcement organizations, other department personnel, County departments, and outside business organizations. Supervise and participate in the inspection of fruits, vegetables, honey and eggs for minimum standard requirements. Manage, supervise and participate in the monitoring of pesticide applications to assure compliance with the law; investigate complaints of pesticide damage; collect and submit samples for laboratory diagnosis. Manage, supervise and participate in the inspection of incoming shipments of plant material and other restricted articles at all receiving points for compliance with plant quarantine laws and regulations; order quarantined shipments to be treated, destroyed, or returned to origin as necessary. Manage, supervise and participate in the inspection of incoming seed shipments and seed mills to determine compliance with the State Seed Law; issue rejections, stop orders and notices of violation as necessary. Direct inspections of nurseries for compliance with pest cleanliness, grades, standards, and labeling requirements; collect, prepare and submit pest specimens; issue off-scale orders and notices of violation as required. Direct inspections, test and sealing commercial scales, weights, measures and meters; maintain records of inspections and tests made. Direct testing, sampling and weight packaged commodities at retail and wholesale sites for compliance with weights and measures laws and regulations; issue off-scale orders as required. Act as Agriculture Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures, Director of Migrant Housing and Director of Airport Operations as assigned and/or as required. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.