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
 

11 job(s) at County of Colusa

County of Colusa Colusa County Planning & Building, 12th Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Sep 12, 2019
Full Time
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 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:  One year of increasingly responsible administrative or technical experience in building trades, construction, planning, environmental health, or public works; and two years responsible clerical experience involving public contact. OR Two years of private sector experience working for architects, builders, developers, or contractors processing construction or development permits through public agencies. OR Two years of college course work in planning building, environmental health or related field. PREFERRED BUT NOT REQUIRED Experience with bookkeeping/accounting clerical desired and experience in a public agency.
County of Colusa Stonyford, CA, USA
Aug 27, 2019
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 removes motors 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, CA, USA
Aug 23, 2019
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Clean and sanitize restroom facilities and fixtures including sinks, urinals and toilets; replenish supplies in restrooms. Sweep, vacuum, mop and polish floors; vacuum and shampoo carpets. Dust and polish furniture, woodwork, fixtures, and equipment. Wash windows, mirrors and walls. Clean desks and counter tops. Empty, clean and sanitize waste receptacles. Move and arrange furniture and equipment; set-up rooms for conferences and meetings. Replace lights and adjust shades and blinds. Identify and report building maintenance needs in assigned buildings and facilities. Respond to concerns and complaints of staff and the public. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
County of Colusa Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 20, 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 Behavioral Health Services, Carson Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Aug 02, 2019
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.
County of Colusa Colusa County Sheriff's Office, Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Jun 28, 2019
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 Human Resources, 5th Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Jun 14, 2019
Full Time
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 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:  Four years of experience in human resources, payroll, accounting, fiscal recordkeeping or a closely related field.  High school diploma or GED certificate. Business-related coursework is preferred.
County of Colusa Stonyford, CA, USA
Apr 08, 2019
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 08, 2019
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 Sheriff's Office, Bridge Street, Colusa, CA, USA
Apr 02, 2019
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 Colusa, CA, USA
Mar 15, 2019
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.