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

This position assists with all aspects of administering the County’s Land Use, Subdivision and Sanitary Sections of the County Code.  Primary responsibility is to administer the Sanitary Code:  reviewing and verifying Soil Reports, issuing Sanitary Permits and inspecting POWTS (Private On-Site Wastewater Treatment System) Installations.  Other duties include verifying setbacks for Land Use permits, issuing Land Use permits, addressing wetland, floodplain and shoreland issues and violations, as needed. 

Job Description
  • Position:   Zoning Specialist I
  • Location:  Burnett County Government Center
  • Status:     Full Time
  • Wage:      $21.80/HOUR, plus excellent fringe benefits

Please view: Full Job Description


Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Land Related Discipline or Physical Science Based Education (e.g. Natural Resources, Environmental Management, Land Ecology, Geography, Land Surveying, etc.) or an equivalent of education and experience. Knowledge of POWTS construction and design, soil evaluation experience and a valid driver’s license.  Plus POWTS (or able to obtain within 3 months of hire) and CST (or able to obtain within 6 months of hire) credentials.  Some knowledge of basic surveying/engineering practices (levels, elevations) is preferred.

Cartography and Photo Interpretation; Land Surveying, and or Real Estate experience helpful.  A POWTS Maintainer Credential and Erosion Control Inspector Credential, would also be beneficial to this position.

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 can be dropped off at the address at the top of the form.)

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

Phone:  715-349-2181
Fax:  715-349-2180

Applications Reviewed Upon Receipt - Open Until Filled

Burnett County is an Equal Opportunity Employer