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
 

10 job(s) at County of Colusa

County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Feb 14, 2019
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Level I: Examines and audits accounting records, financial statements, and other records of commercial, industrial and agricultural firms in connection with the appraisal of personal property and fixtures. Reconciles differences between financial records and other valuation data. Examines business and agricultural personal property statements for accuracy and valuation. Performs desk audits on accounts flagged during the assessment process. Performs field audits of business sites to determine valuation of personal property. Inspects and appraises personal property and fixtures, including office equipment, machinery, and equipment, in order to reconcile differences between financial records and other valuation data. Estimates replacement costs from a variety of sources and current price quotations. Adjusts the original cost of equipment and fixtures to reflect changes in price level and remaining useful life. Analyzes depreciation reserves and fixed capital asset accounts to evaluate method of depreciation and whether depreciation reserves are appropriate for valuation purposes. May value both the real and personal property of industrial plants by appraisal-audit methods. Prepares and or generates various correspondence and documentation. Reviews various documentation and processes, forwards or takes other action as appropriate. Maintains a file system of department records. Provides customer service by telephone or in person; responds to requests for information. Answers the telephone, provides information, takes messages and/or directs calls as appropriate. Level II: In addition to the duties listed above: Prepares appeals before the Board of Equalization. Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Feb 07, 2019
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Inspect fruits, vegetable, nuts, eggs and honey at retail for compliance with State and Federal grades, standards and labeling requirements; issue notices of non-compliance and disposal orders as required. Inspect nurseries for compliance with pest cleanliness, grades, standards, and labeling requirements; collect, prepare and submit pest specimens; issue off-scale orders and notices of violation as required. Inspect, test and seal commercial scales, weights, measures and meters; maintain records of inspections and tests made. Test, sample and weigh packaged commodities at retail and wholesale sites for compliance with weights and measures laws and regulations; issue off-scale orders as required. Conduct weed control on roadsides and other county-owned right of ways; calibrate spray equipment; mix chemicals for weed control use; repair and maintain spray equipment. Conduct pesticide patrol; inspect and issue pesticide permits to growers and pest operators; maintain permit control on computer equipment; register pest control advisors and pilots. Assist in inspection of commodities being shipped to foreign countries and other states. Inspect and certify seed fields for plant disease; inspect grain mills, facilities and growing areas for certification of post-quarantine grain. Assist in the preparation of illness investigation reports; assist in loss complaint investigations; assist in air pollution patrol and investigations of agricultural burning violations. Inspect apiaries for presence or absence of diseases; collect and submit samples. Respond to home and yard calls by the public regarding plant diseases and insects; advise proper control. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Colusa County Sheriff's Office, Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Feb 06, 2019
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES 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. 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. 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
Oct 10, 2018
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Administers assigned functions, such as recruitment, classification review, compensation studies, employment analysis, leave and benefit administration. Collects and analyzes data. Tracks trends and development in assigned functional areas. Conducts studies, performs research and prepares reports. Trains employees on various topics. Reviews, interprets and recommend policies. Participates in working groups and committees. Manages special projects. Maintains personnel files in compliance with applicable legal requirements. Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment. Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Stonyford, CA, USA
Jul 14, 2018
Part Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform a variety of tasks associated with the daily operation of the County’s water treatment systems; ensures compliance with all county, state, and federal regulations related to water quality; take immediate and appropriate actions to maintain water quality. Physically and/or with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system, adjust pump settings, chemical feed settings and other equipment to maintain compliance with all county, state, and federal regulations. Install and removesmotors in wells and booster pumps; install, repair, and/or calibrate a variety of equipment at pump or well stations or potable water treatment facilities such as meters, pump assemblies, hydraulic regulator valves, turbidity units and new motor starting equipment. Conduct regular testing of treated water to observe quality standards of water and instrumentation. Take water samples and perform laboratory tests including those for chlorine, turbidity, and bacteriological analysis. Respond to water quality complaints and inquiries from water users. Manage, mentors train, provide instruction, rate performance for assigned staff, as well as performs the actual work of the functions. Must be able to respond to emergency call out situations and perform standby duty for emergency responses on nights, weekends, and holidays. Must be able to work rotating shift, nights, weekends, and holidays. Receive supplies delivered and ensure that they are properly stored. Perform inspections and preventive maintenance of treatment facilities and equipment. Diagnose operational problems and perform effective maintenance on equipment. Respond to changing demands on water flow, water quality, state and federal regulations and requirements. Perform related duties as assigned.
County of Colusa Colusa County Sheriff's Office, Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2018
Full Time
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 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 Stonyford, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2018
Full Time
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 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 County Jail, Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Apr 05, 2018
Full Time
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 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 County Probation, Oak Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Jan 02, 2019
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Take and transcribe a variety of correspondence and legal documents, including resolutions, ordinances, legal opinions, contracts, brief, leases and agreements; take and transcribe minutes during various meetings. Prepare and process correspondence, legal papers and documents requiring knowledge of legal format, terminology and procedures. Act as receptionist providing information and assistance to the public; screen telephone calls and requests for information, routing to appropriate staff member, department or agency. Provide secretarial support to an attorney; maintain appointment calendars, schedule meetings and prepare travel arrangements. Maintain litigation calendars; record follow-up trial dates, action dates and disposition of cases
County of Colusa Colusa County Treasurer, Market Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Feb 05, 2019
Part Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Participate in the preparation and maintenance of accounts receivable and payable documents in an assigned county department or division. Receive, sort and organize a variety of financial documents including bills, invoices and payments; review documents received for accuracy and completeness. Assist in the preparation of payroll; review and verify payroll data; perform payroll data entry; assist in the distribution of payroll checks. Post transactions to appropriate journal and ledger accounts; review entries for accuracy and completeness. Audit, code and batch accounts receivable and payable transactions; enter information into a computer; verify reports generated by the computer. Collect and receipt a variety of monies from the public or from other County departments; balance cash drawer; prepare bank deposit. Prepare basic financial and statistical reports; gather and organize data used in the preparation of fiscal budgets. May serve as a receptionist; answer the telephone; perform general clerical duties including typing letters and memoranda; receive, sort and distribute incoming and outgoing mail. Answer questions and provide information to the public when working at an office counter; refer public to the county staff member or department. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.