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
 

 

 

25 job(s) at County of Colusa

County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Jul 21, 2021
Full Time
The Colusa County Community Development Department is seeking a building inspector to perform a variety of building inspection duties at various stages of construction, alteration and repair. The work week is 37.5 hours per week. There is one position available. Oral interviews tentatively scheduled for August 5, 2021. Anticipated start date: September 1, 2021.
County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Jul 21, 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.
County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Jul 21, 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
Jul 21, 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, CA, USA
Jul 21, 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 County Sheriff's Office, Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Jul 07, 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 County Health & Human, East Webster Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Jun 30, 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, CA, USA
Jun 29, 2021
Full Time
Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plans, organizes, and participates in a wide variety of administrative support services in the Assessor’s Office. Supervises production of assessment rolls, including balancing the final assess-ment roll and coordinating and running the assessment roll computer programs. Processes property exemptions, role corrections, refunds, cancellations and additions. Review final appraisals; verify computations, base year values, additions or deletions, and analyze related matters as necessary. Supervises assigned staff and evaluates performance. Develops general administrative and internal control procedures. Coordinates with other departments and internal program administrators to produce the assessment rolls. Identifies needs for policy changes. Identifies and assists in developing methods to computerize assessment programs and computer applications; acts as a liaison between the Assessor’s Office and the computer vendor. Assists in developing production standards procedural manuals. Researches new legislation pertaining to the Assessor’s office and recommends appropriate procedures to ensure compliance. Assists in development of the departmental budget and monitors expenditures. Authorizes expenditures within approved limits. Performs customer service functions by providing information and assistance in person and by telephone. Supervises receipt of monies in payment for maps and other documents; sells items to public and maintains accounts receivable. Maintains file system of departmental records. Operates a computer to research and/or update database information; performs data entry functions by entering, modifying and reviewing data in computer system. Prepares and/or generates various correspondence and documentation. Reviews various documentation and processes, forwards, or takes other action as appropriate. Maintains inventory of departmental supplies and initiates requests for new or replacement materials. Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Stonyford, CA, USA
Jun 28, 2021
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
Jun 28, 2021
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 Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Jun 28, 2021
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Receive incoming calls from the public requesting public safety or emergency service; monitor calls for various fire departments within the county; dispatch law enforcement and emergency response units as necessary; relay information and assistance requests; maintain radio contact with units in the field; relay traffic to and from other stations or agencies as required; monitor alarms and report activity as necessary. Use teletype computer terminal to record, modify and retrieve data including missing and wanted persons, stolen and recovered property, driver license and vehicle registration information; make CLETS and AMIS inquiries as required. Record, type, and file records and other reports and materials including complaints, declarations, fingerprint cards and index cards on bookings, warrants, citations and crime reports; purge case files, warrants and bookings as necessary. Prepare, process and file civil papers including court summons, complaints, notices, claims, orders and subpoenas. Sort, file, copy and distribute crime reports, domestic violence reports, traffic reports, citations, civil papers and petitions to the appropriate departments including the District Attorney, Probation Office, and the Court. Receive applications for various permits including gun registration; fingerprint the public needing fingerprints for licenses and employment; collect fees for services. Assist Department staff and the public in person and by phone; mail reports requested by outside agencies; provide general information regarding Department activities, policies, and procedures. Receive, open and distribute incoming mail to appropriate staff, departments and prisoners; collect and disburse all outgoing mail from various divisions. Monitor the jail for emergency and security problems. Perform related duties as required. PLEASE NOTE : A written exam will be administered to determine the candidate’s aptitude for work in dispatching. Per POST requirements, applicants may only test once every 30 days for this exam. If you have tested anytime within the last 12 months and wish to use such T-Score, please include with your application packet a copy of the official score letter from the agency you tested with.
County of Colusa Colusa County Behavioral Health Services, Carson Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Jun 28, 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
Jun 28, 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
Jun 28, 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
Jun 28, 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
Jun 28, 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, CA, USA
Jun 23, 2021
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Clean and sanitize restroom facilities and fixtures including sinks, urinals and toilets; replenish supplies in restrooms. Sweep, vacuum, mop and polish floors; vacuum and shampoo carpets. Dust and polish furniture, woodwork, fixtures, and equipment. Wash windows, mirrors and walls. Clean desks and counter tops. Empty, clean and sanitize waste receptacles. Move and arrange furniture and equipment; set-up rooms for conferences and meetings. Replace lights and adjust shades and blinds. Identify and report building maintenance needs in assigned buildings and facilities. Respond to concerns and complaints of staff and the public. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Colusa County Assessor, Market Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Jun 16, 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, CA, USA
Jun 14, 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.