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Bloomsburg, PA 17815

 

 

Columbia County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Basic hours of operations are Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30pm

The successfully chosen candidate's employment will be approved contingent on providing a satisfactory PA State Police Criminal Background Check.

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Program Administer – CMSU

The CMSU (Columbia, Montour, Snyder, Union) Counties Service System has an opening for an Administrator to oversee and lead County programs. This is a career opportunity in the administration of a County Behavioral Health & Development Service system which provides mental health, drug & alcohol and intellectual disability direct services. The ideal candidate should be experienced across all functions, demonstrate industry expertise and be a powerful communicator.

CMSU provides a full range of services to eligible individuals through on-staff programs or contracts with licensed providers. As a non-profit agency, the primary funding sources are from federal, state and local government.

The foremost responsibilities are:

  • Oversees and monitors $17M Budget
  • Develops alliances with state agencies, schools, child welfare, AAA and others
  • Ensures all licensed programs are operating efficiently and effectively within state licensing standards
  • Maintains compliance of all personnel practices and policies with state civil service and federal standards
  • Oversees contracting processes with provider agencies
  • Serves as Mental Health Professional (MHP) for programs requiring this credential
  • Establishes policies for staff and individuals served for CMSU BH/DS
  • Represents the agency in the communities they serve
  • Attends and participates in joinder board meetings, PACA MH/DE meetings, Behavioral Health Alliance of Rural PA and other meetings as necessary
  • Responsible for a Staff of 150, with eight (8) direct reports.

Qualifications:

  • Masters’ degree from an accredited college or university
  • Five (5) years of progressive responsibility in fields such as clinical psychology, social work, sociology, nursing, medicine, public health, education, hospital administration or public administration
  • Three (3) years of proven experience in planning, development or administration of mental health or mental disability service.

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance, begins on date of hire
  • Waiver bonus if healthcare is declined
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee and Dependent Life Insurance
  • STD
  • LTD
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tax-deferred Supplemental Retirement Plan
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Personal and Sick days
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Merit Increases in addition to COLA increases

 

Salary Range: $71,662.00 to $120.023.00


Applications will be accepted at the Columbia County Commissioners Office, ATTN: Marcie Strachko, Columbia County Courthouse Annex, 11 West Main Street, P O Box 380, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

 


911 Dispatcher

  • This position receives emergency and non-emergency calls; dispatches police, fire, ambulance, or county agencies; depending on the nature of the emergency
  • Must possess or have the ability to become CPR certified and obtain certification in Telecommunicator Training and Emergency Medical Dispatching.
  • Knowledge of computer equipment associated with emergency communications/911 operations preferred.
  • First Responder experience required.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, noisy environment.
  • Must be available to work 24/7, 365 days each year.

Positon start at $13.91, after training and probation, increased to $17.52
Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits. Life insurance. Pension. Paid Holidays, vacation and sick time.

Applications will be accepted at either the Columbia County Commissioners Office, Columbia County Courthouse Annex, 11 West Main Street, P O Box 380, Bloomsburg, PA 17815 or CareerLink, 415 Central Road, Suite 2, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. EOE

 


Full-time/Part-time Correction Officers – Columbia County Prison

Officers needed to perform the care, custody and control of inmates at the Columbia County Prison.

Full-time: Positions start at $15.68 with full benefits including medical, pension and paid time off.

Part-time officers: Positions start at $13.15.

Qualified candidates should have a high school diploma or equivalent and be available to work nights, weekends and holidays. Full-time candidates should have a minimum of 3 years of experience working in a correctional facility.

Applications will be accepted at either the Columbia County Commissioners Office, Columbia County Courthouse Annex, 11 West Main Street, P O Box 380, Bloomsburg, PA 17815 or CareerLink, 415 Central Road, Suite 2, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. EOE

 


 

 

 

DISCLAIMER:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required to perform the job.

Forward a resume to mstrachko@columbiapa.org


Applications are also available at:

Columbia County Courthouse
Main Street County Annex
11 West Main Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Applications and resumes should be mailed to
Human Resources at the address above.

 

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