Sawyer County Careers
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Lead Adult Protective Services Specialist
Lead Adult Protective Services Specialist

Sawyer County Health and Human Services is accepting applications for a part time (20 hours per week) Lead Adult Protective Services Specialist. Under the direct supervision of the Adult Long Term Care Unit Supervisor, the Lead Adult Protective Services Specialist will provide intake, investigation, and referral for legal intervention and community services to adults-at-risk and abused elders.

Qualifications for this position include a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited social work program, human services program, or related field and 5 years of relevant experience. Ability to enter environments with sanitation issues. Training and experience in trauma informed care, dementia crisis intervention, and forensic interviewing is preferred. A valid Wisconsin Driver’s License is required.

Sawyer County offers a generous fringe benefit package including health insurance, retirement, life insurance, vacation, sick leave, and holiday pay.  

Complete position description and application form may be obtained at the Sawyer County Human Resources Office of the Courthouse at 10610 Main St., Hayward, by calling 715 634-7554 ex 2226, or from the Sawyer County web site at www.sawyercountygov.org under Information/Employment.      

Applicants must complete the Sawyer County application form and submit a resume.  Application and resume may be returned to the Sawyer County Human Resources Office, Suite 23, Hayward, WI  54843, or may be submitted electronically through the Sawyer County web site.  Position is open until filled.

Sawyer County is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minorities Encouraged to Apply


Substance Abuse Counselor
Employment Opportunity
Sawyer County
Substance Abuse Counselor

Sawyer County is accepting applications for a fulltime Substance Abuse Counselor within its Health and Human Services Department. Under the direct supervision of the AODA Clinic/Criminal Justice Programs Supervisor, the Substance Abuse Counselor will provide a variety of AODA services to clients, including serving as either a case manager or counselor on the Sawyer County Drug Court Team. Additionally, the Substance Abuse Counselor will provide backup services for the Sawyer County Traffic Offenders Program (STOP).

Sawyer County (population 17,000) is situated within the pristine woods and waters of northwestern Wisconsin. Sawyer County Health and Human Services is located in the county seat of Hayward. Hayward is home of world class events such as the American Birkebeiner and the Lumberjack World Championships.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services related field; Master’s degree preferred. Applicant must possess substance abuse counselor licensure through the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (CSAC/SAC) or possess a professional counselor license with a substance abuse specialty authorization. Experience with computer use and applications, including databases and Microsoft Office products, is necessary.

Competitive wage benefit package includes health insurance, Wisconsin retirement pension fund, life insurance, sick and vacation leave, and holiday pay.

Complete position description and application form may be obtained at the Sawyer County Human Resources Office of the Courthouse at 10610 Main St., Hayward, WI, by calling 715-634-7554 x2226, or from the Sawyer County website at www.sawyercountygov.org under Employment.

Applicants must complete and submit the Sawyer County application form. Deadline: Open until filled. Applications may be returned to the Sawyer County Human Resources Office, 10610 Main Street, Suite 23, Hayward, WI 54843, or may be submitted electronically through the Sawyer County website.

Sawyer County is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
Women and Minorities are encouraged to Apply