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

4 job(s) at County of Colusa

County of Colusa Arbuckle Branch Library, King Street, Arbuckle, CA, United States
Jun 07, 2017
Part Time
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 li-brary cards. Identify overdue materials; process notices as required; collect, record and ac-count 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 need-ed. 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 County Probation, Oak Street, Colusa, CA, United States
Jun 07, 2017
Full Time
Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following : Supervise and counsel adult and juvenile probationers, and drug and domestic violence diversioners; prepare and carry out case plans. Investigate offenses against the law by juveniles and adults; prepare and present factual reports and recommendations regarding juveniles and adults for the Superior court. Interview offenders, victims, arresting officers, parents, relatives, school officials and others regarding juveniles and adults. Coordinate with law enforcement agencies; perform the arrest of probation violators as necessary. Represent the Probation Department before the court including the presentation of detailed oral arguments and position statements. Perform a variety of preventative counseling services for adults and juveniles; refer probationers to other agencies as appropriate. Conduct searches of probationers; administer drug tests regularly. Interview adult offenders for an adult work program; determine their fitness to perform community works. Prepare and submit reports regarding violations of probation, termination of probation, expungement, sealing of records, bail reduction, juvenile marriages, and divorce proceedings with regard to the welfare of children. Make financial arrangements for collection and distribution of fines, restitution and foster care payments. Transport juvenile offenders to Juvenile Hall and other placements; transport adults to placement centers, court, and to medical appointments as needed. Respond to citizen complaints and requests for information; recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. Review probation work to assure compliance with laws, rules, regulations, professional standards, and established policies. Review and evaluate court decisions and legislature to determine effects on the probation program. Provide courtesy supervision of adults and juveniles on probation from other counties. Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Colusa County Colusa, CA, United States
Jun 01, 2017
Full Time
Serves as the fiscal administrative support person for the County Department. Prepares annual cost report and response to annual cost report reconciliation. Develops, maintains, and tracks Department budget and fiscal information. Maintains and tracks a variety of fiscal and budget control journals and records. Provides information to Department management of budget and fiscal status, including expenditure levels and the need to adjust expenditures for specific programs and operational areas. May have responsibility for the development, control, maintenance, and reporting for special grants and special funds. Coordinates and facilitates Department purchasing procedures. Coordinates Department fiscal data and information with the Auditor/Controller and other fiscal control agencies, such as the State and Federal government. Provides supervision, training, coordination, scheduling, and work evaluations for assigned staff. Performs a wide variety of administrative and staff support functions for clinical/professional division.Performs public information and relations assignments.Establishes and updates information retrieval systems.Performs special projects; directs the development of a variety of reports. Gathers, organizes, analyzes, and presents data information for review and action by Department management. Performs a variety of accounting work, including maintaining computerized financial management systems. May assist with long term planning and establishing of Department goals and performance objectives. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Colusa, California 95932, United States
Feb 23, 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.