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Burnett County
Government Center
7410 County Road K
Siren, WI 54872
Zoning Specialist II

Burnett County is accepting applications for a Zoning Specialist II.  This is a position that provides support to the Land Services Department by specializing in Land Use/POWTS related functions. 

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Serves as the main contact for POWTS Permits and Land Use Permits.
  • Coordinate and communicate with multiple employees, departments, agencies and customers on Land Use/POWTS related issues.
  • Review and approve POWTS and Land Use permit applications.
  • Inspect projects for compliance with design standards, setbacks, floodplains, etc.
  • Answer questions and provide information to customers in relation to Land Use and POWTS issues.
  • Investigate and reconcile various compliance matters.
  • Maintain records in various computer programs.
  • Submit required reports/forms in a timely manner as required.
  • Assist as needed with Land Services Department duties as assigned. 

Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in a Land or Physical Science Related Discipline (e.g. Natural Resources, Environmental Management, Geography, etc.), along with a minimum of 2 years’ experience.    

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of POWTS construction and design, along with knowledge of soil types, colors, and textures.
  • POWTS Inspector and CST credentials required, or able to be obtained within 6 months of hire.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong math aptitude, and an understanding of basic surveying/engineering practices, and real estate.
  • Excellent communications skills, and the ability to handle difficult situations, including various compliance matters related to Land Use.

Job Description
Position:   Zoning Specialist II
Location:  Burnett County Government Center
Status:     Full-Time - Non-Exempt - 40 Hours/Week
Rate:        $23.79/Hour

Please view Position Description for more information and our 2020 Benefits Listing.

To download an application, please view Burnett County Application.

Note: The application may be filled out electronically, however it must be printed and submitted by mail, fax or email.  

Applications Reviewed Upon Receipt - Open Until Filled. 

For More Information
To inquire further, please contact:

Burnett County Administration / Human Resources Office
Burnett County Government Center - Room #190
7410 County Road K, #116
Siren, WI  54872

You can also contact us by calling: 715-349-2181
Fax:  715-349-2180

Burnett County is an Equal Opportunity Employer