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 approximately $33 million; the total budget is about $95 million. The workforce is comprised of approximately 380 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.

County of Colusa
May 02, 2019
Full time
Please visit the County of Colusa website address below to obtain an application form and to read the job flyer, which contains a listing of required application packet materials and submission instructions. http://www.countyofcolusa.org/index.aspx?nid=128 OR stop by County of Colusa Human Resources Department: 250 5th Street - Colusa, CA COLUSA COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER FINAL FILING DATE: Continuous recruitment SALARY RANGE: $3,132 - $4,432/ mo. + benefits (as a Dispatcher Trainee) $3,460 - $4,432/mo. + benefits (once appointed as a Dispatcher) Salary ranges have six steps with approximately 5% between each step. New employees normally start at step one and after satisfactory performance during a 12 month probationary period, advance to the second step. Thereafter, annual step increases are based upon satisfactory performance. ABOUT THE POSITION: Under immediate (Dispatcher Trainee) or general (Dispatcher) supervision, performs a variety of dispatching duties for emergency and non-emergency calls; dispatches necessary units to calls for service; and operates a variety of com-munication equipment including radio, telephone, and computer systems; per-forms a variety of general support duties related to dispatch activities includ-ing jail detention duties, record keeping, typing and filing. 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. MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS: General:  Education equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade  Ability to work irregular hours, holidays, and weekends  Must successfully pass a thorough background investigation  Ability to type 35 wpm  PREFERRED BUT NOT REQUIRED Completion of the Dispatcher Core course Trainee  Some clerical experience  Pass the Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Entry-Level Dispatcher Selection Test Battery within 12 months of date of hire Dispatcher In addition to the general requirements:  One year of responsible clerical experience including frequent public contact  Completion of a POST Entry-Level Dispatcher Selection Test Battery with a passing T-score 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. 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. BENEFITS: CalPERS retirement plan, deferred compensation plans available with monthly matching employer contributions; paid holiday, vacation and sick leave; paid health insurance, vision and life insurance for employee; partially paid dental insurance for employee. Standby/Call-In pay, POST Incentive, Educational Incentive Pay, plus other incentives as applicable. This position is part of the Colusa County Deputy Sheriff’s Association (CCDSA). APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS. Resumes are encouraged but may not be substituted for any part of the official application. Application forms must be filled out completely and show clearly that all minimum requirements are met. Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee selection in the examination process. Note: The information contained in this flyer is general in nature and does not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Colusa County does not reimburse applicants for any travel or related expenses incurred in connection with applying for employment. Colusa County participates in E-Verify. To view the Notice of E-Verify Participation and the Right to Work posters, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of the Colusa County website. Retirees: Colusa County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221 (h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees. COLUSA COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
County of Colusa
May 02, 2019
Full time
Please visit the County of Colusa website address below to obtain an application form and to read the job flyer, which contains a listing of required application packet materials and submission instructions. http://www.countyofcolusa.org/index.aspx?nid=128 OR stop by County of Colusa Human Resources Department: 250 5th Street - Colusa, CA COLUSA COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER FINAL FILING DATE: Continuous recruitment SALARY RANGE:   $3,408.00 - $4,368.00 per month plus benefits. Salary ranges have six steps with approximately 5% between each step. New employees normally start at step one and after satisfactory performance during a 12 month probationary period, advance to the second step. Thereafter, annual step increases are based upon satisfactory performance. ABOUT THE POSITION: To perform a variety of duties involved in maintaining the custody of inmates in the County jail; and to perform a variety of work in the monitoring of prisoners and in maintaining jail security. This recruitment will establish a hiring list to fill future vacancies within the Colusa County Jail. MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS: - Education equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade - Possession of, or ability to obtain, a California Driver’s License - Ability to work irregular hours, holidays, and weekends - Current enrollment or successful completion of the Correctional Officer Core Course, preferred but not required - Pursuant to Government Code Section 1031(a): Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. - Bilingual Spanish/English preferred RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES - 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. Benefits CalPERS retirement plan, deferred compensation plans available with monthly matching employer contributions; paid holiday, vacation and sick leave; paid health insurance, vision and life insurance for employee; partially paid dental insurance for employee. Standby/Call-In pay, POST Incentive, Educational Incentive Pay, plus other incentives as applicable. This position is part of the Colusa County Deputy Sheriff’s Association (CCDSA). APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS. Resumes encouraged, but may not be substituted for any part of the official application. Application forms must be filled out completely and show clearly that all minimum requirements are met. Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee selection in the examination process. Prior to appointment and in accordance to POST regulations, the successful applicant will undergo an extensive background investigation and physical evaluation. Note : The information contained in this flyer is general in nature and does not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Colusa County does not reimburse applicants for any travel or related expenses incurred in connection with applying for employment. Colusa County participates in E-Verify. To view the Notice of E-Verify Participation and the Right to Work posters, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of the Colusa County website. Retirees: Colusa County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221 (h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees. COLUSA COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
County of Colusa
May 02, 2019
Full time
Please visit the County of Colusa website address below to obtain an application form and to read the job flyer, which contains a listing of required application packet materials and submission instructions. http://www.countyofcolusa.org/index.aspx?nid=128 OR stop by County of Colusa Human Resources Department: 250 5th Street - Colusa, CA COLUSA COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER FINAL FILING DATE: Continuous recruitment SALARY RANGE: $4,261.00 - $5,462.00 per month plus benefits. Salary ranges have six steps with approximately 5% between each step. New employees normally start at step one and after satisfactory performance during a 12 month probationary period, advance to the second step. Thereafter, annual step increases are based upon satisfactory performance. ABOUT THE POSITION: To perform a variety of responsible law enforcement and crime prevention work; and to patrol assigned areas, answer calls and complaints, and investigate crimes. *MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS: - Current enrollment in a California Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Basic Academy or satisfactory completion of P.O.S.T. Basic Academy (for Entry Level applicants) or possession of a Basic Certificate (for Lateral applicants) - High School Diploma or equivalent - Ability to work irregular hours (both days and nights), holidays, and weekends - Possession of or ability to obtain a California Class C driver's license - Pursuant to Government Code Section 1031(a): Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.  The successful applicant must reside within the Stonyford area upon appointment *RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES - 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. BENEFITS CalPERS retirement plan, either 3 @ 60 for Classic, or 2 @ 62; deferred compensation plans available with monthly matching employer contributions; paid holiday, vacation and sick leave; paid health insurance, life insurance, and vision insurance for employee; partially paid dental insurance for employee. This position is part of the Colusa County Deputy Sheriff’s Association (CDSA). APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS. Resumes are required and may not be a substitute for any part of the official application. Application forms must be filled out completely and show clearly that all mini-mum requirements are met. Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee selection in the examination process. Prior to appointment and in accordance to POST regulations, the successful applicant will undergo an extensive background investigation, and a psychological and physical evaluation. Note: The information contained in this flyer is general in nature and does not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Colusa County does not reimburse applicants for any travel or related expenses incurred in connection with applying for employment. Colusa County participates in E-Verify. To view the Notice of E-Verify Participation and the Right to Work posters, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of the Colusa County website. Retirees: Colusa County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221 (h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees. COLUSA COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
County of Colusa
May 02, 2019
Full time
Please visit the County of Colusa website address below to obtain an application form and to read the job flyer, which contains a listing of required application packet materials and submission instructions. http://www.countyofcolusa.org/index.aspx?nid=128 OR stop by County of Colusa Human Resources Department: 250 5th Street - Colusa, CA COLUSA COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER FINAL FILING DATE: Continuous recruitment SALARY RANGE: $4,261.00 - $5,462.00 per month plus benefits. Salary ranges have six steps with approximately 5% between each step. New employees normally start at step one and after satisfactory performance during a 12 month probationary period, advance to the second step. Thereafter, annual step increases are based upon satisfactory performance. ABOUT THE POSITION: To perform a variety of responsible law enforcement and crime prevention work; and to patrol assigned areas, answer calls and complaints, and investigate crimes. Some positions require bilingual (Spanish/English) fluency. MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS: - Current enrollment in a California Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Basic Academy or satisfactory completion of P.O.S.T. Basic Academy (for Entry Level applicants) or possession of a Basic Certificate (for Lateral applicants) - High School Diploma or equivalent - Ability to work irregular hours (both days and nights), holidays, and weekends - Possession of or ability to obtain a California Class C driver's license - Pursuant to Government Code Section 1031(a): Be a U.S. citizen or a perma-nent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES - 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. BENEFITS CalPERS retirement plan, either 3 @ 60 for Classic, or 2 @ 62; deferred compensation plans available with monthly matching employer contributions; paid holiday, vacation and sick leave; paid health insurance, life insurance, and vision insurance for employee; partially paid dental insurance for employee. This position is part of the Colusa County Deputy Sheriff’s Association (CDSA). APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS. Resumes are required and may not be a substitute for any part of the official application. Application forms must be filled out completely and show clearly that all mini-mum requirements are met. Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee selection in the examination process. Prior to appointment and in accordance to POST regulations, the successful applicant will undergo an extensive background investigation, and a psychological and physical evaluation. Note: The information contained in this flyer is general in nature and does not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Colusa County does not reimburse applicants for any travel or related expenses incurred in connection with applying for employment. Colusa County participates in E-Verify. To view the Notice of E-Verify Participation and the Right to Work posters, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of the Colusa County website. Retirees: Colusa County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221 (h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees. COLUSA COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE EMPLOYER