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
 

 

 

16 job(s) at County of Colusa

County of Colusa Colusa County Behavioral Health, 5th Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Sep 24, 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 Webster St, Colusa, CA, USA
Sep 23, 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, CA, USA
Sep 18, 2020
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Manages and participates in all administrative support services in DHHS. Supervises assembly of all contracts on behalf of the Department including ensuring all county processes are followed. Coordinates department staff evaluations to be completed. Supervises assigned staff and evaluates performance. Develops general administrative and internal control procedures. Manages fleet maintenance and building maintenance and any procurement required activities. Plans, organizes, and coordinates personnel recruitment for the Department. Coordinates with other departments and internal program administrators. Identifies needs for policy changes and participates in developing them. Assists in developing production standards procedural manuals. Assists in development of the departmental budget and monitors expenditures. Authorizes expenditures within approved limits. Performs internal and external customer service functions by providing information and assistance with all staff and consumers. Maintains file system of all 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. Responds to requests for information or assistance. Represents the department in various business and public relations matters. Coordinates correspondence, reports, and related documents. Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Sep 17, 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, CA, USA
Sep 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 Webster St, Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 28, 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
Aug 18, 2020
Temporary
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES -Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: -Sorts, counts, files and reviews and proofs Affidavits of Registration, absentee voter applications and ballots. -Prepares and boxes election materials, supplies and petitions for transportation, mailing and storage. -Inventories election materials in the Elections Division and at other warehouse facilities. -Prepares, packs, unpacks, and may deliver election materials to polling places and elections officers. -Verifies signatures on petitions and returned absentee ballots. -Sorts and files cancelled Affidavits of Registration -Performs occasional data entry of simple keyboard operations. -Proofs various election materials for accuracy and screens telephone calls and provides information where possible. -Prepares and labels sample ballots, pamphlets, and state ballot pamphlets for mailing which includes bagging and lifting up to fifty pounds of election materials in mail cages and transports cages to the post office. -Performs related duties as required.
County of Colusa Colusa County Health & Human, East Webster Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 03, 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 Stonyford, CA, USA
Aug 03, 2020
Part Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: 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; maintain a variety of clerical files. Receive and sort through materials donated to the library. Assist in processing new materials for circulation purposes. Assist library users with questions and technology of computers. 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. May be assigned to assist in the general operation of a branch library; supervise branch library operations. Maintain cleanliness of equipment and work station. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 03, 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
Aug 03, 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
Aug 03, 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
Aug 03, 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 Jay Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Evaluate the property tax computer system’s function for accuracy and productivity. Responsible for the day to day management of the property tax section in the Auditor-Controller Office; develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, and procedures. Direct, oversee, and participate in the development of the property tax section work plan; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods, and procedures. Recommend the appointment of personnel and evaluate performance of employees in the property tax section; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the Auditor-Controller Office. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, and the public using principles of good customer service. Represent the Office to outside agencies, organizations and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary. Research and prepare technical and administrative reports; prepare written correspondence. Conduct audits, prepare Annual Reports of Financial Transactions, and assist in budget preparation for the County’s Special Districts. Review and analyze accounting and financial documents to ensure accuracy of information and calculations and make correcting entries; examine supporting documentation to establish proper authorization and conformance with contracts and other agreements, policies and appropriate regulations. Maintain a working knowledge of the Revenue and Taxation Code and the Government Code, and analyze new and proposed legislation to determine the impact to the office. Plan, organize, and oversee the Indirect Cost Allocation Plan; prepare all necessary reports and journal entries; perform cost and/or rate studies and analyze cost factors. Conduct a monthly audit of the cash activity of the County Treasurer. Supervise the County’s bank check clearing account functions, including stop payment process on County checks, reconcile the clearing account bank records, purge stale dated checks, and audit of the County’s record keeping. Monitor the preparation of various department State expenditure claims and prepare the records for the resulting financial activity impacting the County. Answer questions and provide information to the public; assist auditors as needed; investigate complaints and implement corrective action as necessary to resolve conflict. Supervise and coordinate the procedures for the purchase of the Tax Revenue Anticipate Note including preparing documentation. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 03, 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 Colusa County Behavioral Health Services, Carson Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 03, 2020
Part 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 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.