Nursing Supervisor/ (Working Title) Public Health Nursing Supervisor- $12,000 Hiring Bonus

  • Colusa, California
  • Dec 17, 2023
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support Legal Services Public Health
  • Salary: $91,272.00 - $149,676.00 Annually USD Annually
  • Salary Top: 149676 USD Annually

Job Description

Definition & Distinguishing Characteristics

Have you always had a passion for helping others? Do you enjoy being actively involved in helping families achieve positive outcomes that make their lives better? Colusa County Public Health is a dynamic and community-focused health organization dedicated to promoting and safeguarding public health. We are currently seeking a passionate and experienced Public Health Nurse Supervisor to join our team and contribute to our mission of improving the health and well-being of the community.

We are the largest Department in the County, with over 80 staff. Our agency works with Colusa County residents in administering social services programs including Cal Works, Cal-Fresh, Medi-Cal, In-home Supportive Services (IHSS), Adult and Children’s Services, Public Health and Housing. We have a strong leadership team who provide ongoing support for daily operations and assist our employees in reaching their full potential. Check out the job description pages HERE .

What's this Job All About?
This is a supervisory position overseeing multiple public health programs including Maternal Child Adolescent Health, home visiting, communicable disease, immunization and vaccine, and lead prevention. The supervisor has a staff of approximately 9 people including Public Health Nurses, RN's, Health Program Specialists and support staff.

At the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), we work a 37.5 full-time work week, with the option of a flex-schedule. Also, the County is currently exploring remote work options of 1-2 days per week ( depending on position, performance & workload ). This allows our staff to find a work-life balance that best fits their needs.

Culture is at Our Core
Working for Colusa County offers a unique work lifestyle that blends professional fulfillment with the tranquility of working in a rural and beautiful environment. Our county agencies take pride in our ability to work as a team. We have a collaborative and positive work environment where everyone has something to contribute, and everyone matters! Our staff enjoy coming to work, where every day is different, and they have the opportunity to impact members of our community by providing excellent customer service and access to available services.

How do we make a difference?
Department of Health & Human Services employees are dedicated to serving Colusa County residents by offering services that improve their health, promote their well-being, and help them become productive and independent contributors to our community.

Do our values speak to you?
  • Deliver WOW Customer Service to Others & Our Community
  • Embrace and Drive Change
  • Be Adventurous, Creative, Open-Minded
  • Pursue Growth and Learning
  • Build Open and Honest Relationships with Communication
  • Foster a Positive Team and Family Spirit
  • Be Passionate and Determined
  • Be Humble and Kind

What are the benefits?
  • A job with WORK-LIFE BALANCE
  • Amazing health care BENEFITS at NO COST to you*
  • Vacation Parity!***
  • PAID vacation, PAID holidays off, and PAID leave if you get sick
  • A beautiful, safe community in which to work and serve
  • A caring, empathetic, & fun work family that you will be welcomed into - where we work hard, but play hard, too!
  • Authentically kind and engaged leadership who truly enjoy developing staff
  • HIRING BONUS will be dispersed as follows:
    $4,000 at hiring
    $2,000 at 6 month completion
    $2,000 at 1 year completion
    $4,000 at 18 month completion

This recruitment will be used to fill current vacancies and establish an eligibility list to fill other openings without reposting.

*Unless you choose a premium health care plan.
**As long as you work for 5 years and vest in the CalPERS system, you will receive a
retirement paycheck for the rest of your life.
*** Previous service with a public agency counts towards vacation accrual at Colusa County. A public agency includes cities, counties, districts, military and similar entities. To learn more about vacation parity please see our benefit summary.

Supervision & Examples of Duties

  • Reports to the Director and/or Deputy Director of Health and Human Services, or designee.
  • Receives administrative direction from the Director and/or Deputy Director of Health and Human Services.
  • Receives medical direction from the Health Officer.
  • Exercises direct supervision over the nursing staff.


Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from a program accredited by the National League for Nursing or equivalent and a California State Public Health Nursing Certificate. Masters Degree in Nursing, Public Health or Public Administration from an accredited program is preferred.
  • Four (4) years licensed professional experience in a public health department including two (2) years supervisory and/or administration experience.
  • A valid State of California driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be licensed to practice by the California Board of Registered Nurses, remain active with all annual licensing requirements.

Supplemental Information

The salary range above consists of 15 steps. Steps 1-6 are annual merit steps with approximately 5% difference between each step, based on successful performance. Steps 7-15 are additional merit steps, requiring 2 years of satisfactory performance at the previous step. Steps 7-14 provide 2.5% increases, while Step 15 offers a 5% increase. The final salary offered will depend on the applicant's experience and qualifications, ranging from steps 1 to 15.

Colusa County offers an excellent benefit package. For a summary of current benefits, please click here: 2024 Benefit Summary

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Base Pay


Job Address

Colusa, California United States View Map