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
 

 

 

18 job(s) at County of Colusa

County of Colusa Carson St, Colusa, CA, USA
Nov 24, 2020
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 Webster St, Colusa, CA, USA
Nov 18, 2020
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: The first Health Program Specialist will be responsible for overseeing COVID activities within the schools. Broad responsibilities will include: Interpreting guidelines from the California Department of Education and the California Department of Public Health. Assuring there are adequate processes in place to prevent the spread of COVID (infection control, available PPE, managing COVID positive staff and students). Responding to inquiries from administrative staff, teachers and parents. Responding to State requests for plans and data submissions. Guiding testing requirements. Performs general office duties and related duties and responsibilities as required. The second Health Program Specialist will be responsible for the overall management of COVID functions, which include: Ensuring there is timely follow-up on COVID positive community members, case management and contact tracing. Responding to State requests for data. Collaborating with Public Health staff to ensure local data is accurate. Taking the lead in the State reporting system, CalConnect in conjunction with CalREDIE. Progress reporting for funding streams and work plans. Collaborating with State consultants. Managing current COVID active and quarantined cases. Assisting with the planning of vaccine distribution when it becomes available. Performs general office duties and related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Webster St, Colusa, CA, USA
Nov 18, 2020
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Implementation of smoke free multi-unit housing policies. Recruitment and development of youth leaders to implement program activities and advance tobacco control activities. Implementation of public policy that restricts retailer advertising, including tobacco, on windows and clear doors. Health Program Specialist I With assistance from the Director of Nursing, plans, coordinates, implements, evaluates, and participates in health education programs. Conducts community needs assessments for the purpose of health program planning when directed. With assistance prepares grant applications, comprehensive reports and various correspondence related to assigned programs. In collaboration with the Director of Nursing, reviews assigned operations and activities, develops recommendations for improvements and modifications to maintain effectiveness and efficiency. Conducts a variety of programs designed to educate the public on health issues and the prevention of illness and disease, presents general health programs throughout the community. Organizes, implements and serves as coordinator and liaison for specific health education programs, grants and activities within the county as assigned. Monitors new legislation and regulations to ensure program compliance. Provides prevention and intervention information services, utilizing a variety of methods, for individuals and groups. Refers individuals to appropriate County or outside agency for assistance when appropriate. Counsels clients in areas of health promotion. Prepares and publishes health education materials for purposes of community education and promotion of community programs. Conducts focus groups on specific topics as necessary. Receives and responds to inquiries, requests for assistance and complaints from the public. Works with the Director of Nursing to coordinate program activities and assignments among co-workers as necessary. Maintains and updates records including data collection and analysis; prepares progress and summary reports on programs and grants; presents reports to committees and agencies as needed. Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with other county department personnel, outside agencies and the public; coordinates program activities with other department and agencies as appropriate. Attends and participates in professional groups, committees and advisory boards as appropriate. Attends training sessions, meetings, and conferences as directed. Performs general office duties and related duties and responsibilities as required. Health Program Specialist II In addition to the responsibilities and duties listed above for Health Program Specialist I, additional duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plans, coordinates, implements, evaluates, and participates in health education programs. Conducts community needs assessments for the purpose of health program planning. With minimal assistance prepares grant applications, comprehensive reports and various correspondence related to assigned programs. Reviews assigned operations and activities, recommends improvements and modifications to maintain effectiveness and efficiency. Independently conducts a variety of programs designed to educate the public on health issues and the prevention of illness and disease, presents general health programs throughout the community. Monitors program expenditures, ensuring compliance with established budgetary restrictions. Develops and implements evaluation tools to measure program effectiveness. Coordinates program activities and assignments among co-workers as necessary. May serve as mentor to staff, orient staff or provide training and guidance as necessary. Health Program Specialist III In addition to the examples of important responsibilities and duties listed for HPS I and HPS II, additional duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Prepares grant applications, comprehensive reports and various correspondence related to assigned programs. Conducts a variety of programs designed to educate the public on health issues and the prevention of illness and disease, presents general health programs throughout the community. Makes recommendations and assists in the program budget development.
County of Colusa Colusa County Assessor, Market Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Nov 13, 2020
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Coordinate the organization, staffing, and operational activities for Assessor’s Office. Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for County Assessor’s Office; identify resource needs; recommend and implement policies and procedures. Select, train, motivate and evaluate personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures. Direct, coordinate and review the work plan for Assessor’s Office; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems; assign work activities and projects; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures. Identify opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures; review with appropriate management staff; implement improvements. Participate in the development and administration of the program budget; forecast additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; direct the monitoring of and approve expenditures; recommend adjustments as necessary. Coordinate assigned activities with those of other divisions and outside agencies and organizations; provide staff assistance to the Assessor; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in the appraisal of property; assist staff with difficult appraisals. Examine and audit accounting records, financial statements and other relevant records of major commercial, industrial and agricultural business. Appraise the most complex commercial, industrial, large rural, residential, and other unusual properties in which the appraisal involves unique or difficult problems. Conduct field investigations and analyze economic and cost data in difficult commercial, rural, residential or agri-business appraisals. Inspect and appraise all personal property and fixtures to determine market value. Inspect, measure and classify structures to determine values; inspect land and improvement changes to determine effect on value. Calculate replacement costs, obsolescence, construction costs, resale value and other pertinent factors by obtaining information through interviews with owners, contractors, real estate agents, and others. Combine various elements affecting land values and exercise judgment in arriving at equitable and consistent property value conclusions. Interpret laws affecting the assessment of property values and develop departmental procedures to ensure compliance with statutory requirements. Prepare verbal and written reports; edit reports of staff; make recommendations based on investigations. Prepare cases for presentation and defend appraisals before local and State Assessment Appeals Boards. Participate on a variety of boards and commissions; attend and participate in professional groups and committees. Explain appraisal procedures and policies to the public; confer with property owners to discuss appraisals; serve as intermediary to reconcile grievances from the general public. Assist in the coordination of assessment activities with other County departments, divisions and outside agencies. Act for the Assessor as required. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Colusa County Behavioral Health Services, Carson Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Nov 06, 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 Health & Human, East Webster Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Nov 01, 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
Nov 01, 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
Nov 01, 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
Nov 01, 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
Nov 01, 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
Nov 01, 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 Webster St, Colusa, CA, USA
Nov 01, 2020
Temporary
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. Other duties as assigned.
County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Nov 01, 2020
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conduct difficult and sensitive criminal and civil investigations in support of prosecuting attorneys and local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, including, but not limited to: child abduction; provide trial attorneys with paralegal assistance in evidence review and evaluation, as well as preparation of cases for trial; conduct investigations of Grand Jury matters and provide evidence for review; conduct investigations of crimes by peace officers; locate and interview witnesses and others; prepare detailed reports of potential witness testimony; attempts to resolve investigative problems, which do not require the issuance of criminal complaints; assist other public agencies in criminal investigation cases; serve arrest warrants and subpoenas; examine court, police, public and governmental records needed for investigations; provide victim, witness, attorney, and courtroom security; appear and testify in court; prepare and execute search warrants; work irregular hours in various geographic locations; prepare and present diagrams, charts, and scale drawings in support of evidence; conduct background investigations on applicants for County positions as directed by the District Attorney; maintain confidentiality of sensitive information; and performs other duties as may be assigned.
County of Colusa Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Nov 01, 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
Nov 01, 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
Oct 14, 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, CA, USA
Oct 14, 2020
Full Time
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The Agricultural Commissioner leads a technical and experienced team of 16 staff members; supports the Mission of the County and its elected and appointed officials; exhibits the duty of loyalty to an employer’s representatives; provides courteous and timely service to the public as the ultimate employer; works cooperatively with other county employees. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following functions: Assumes full management responsibility for all department services and activities; recommends and administers policies and procedures. Manages the development and implementation of department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for each assigned service area; establishes, within county policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; allocates resources accordingly. Directs, oversees, and participates in the management of agricultural, weights and measures, air pollution control, migrant housing program, and vegetation and environmental management programs. Continuously monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assesses and monitors workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement; directs the implementation of changes. Coordinates department activities with those of other departments and outside agencies and organizations; provides staff assistance to the Board of Supervisors; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence. Manages and participates in the development and administration of the agriculture commission, weights and measures, migrant housing program, vegetation and environmental management, and air pollution control department budget; directs the monitoring of and approval of expenditures; directs the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; directs the preparation of and implements budgetary adjustments. Represents the department to other county departments, elected officials, and outside agencies; explains, justifies, and defends department programs, policies, and activities; negotiates and resolves sensitive, significant, and controversial issues. Plans, directs, and coordinates, through subordinate level managers, the department's work plan; meets with management staff to identify and resolve problems; assigns projects and programmatic areas of responsibility; reviews and evaluates work methods and procedures. Participates on a variety of boards and commissions; attends and participates in professional groups and committees. Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies. Prepares and submits annual financial statements of county agriculture, weights and measures, migrant housing, and air pollution program, to state agencies; prepares and submits annual reports. Assesses civil penalties for violations of agriculture and air pollution control laws and regulations; conducts public hearings on regulation and fee changes. Responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints. Prepares reports and news releases; maintains records. Performs related duties as required.