Seasonal Land Use Technician Outagamie County

Position Purpose

For 2020, this position will report to the Zoning Administrator, and assist the Director, Planner, Land Use Specialist and others as projects warrant. The Seasonal Land Use Technician will primarily focus efforts on assisting in the review and inspections of land use/zoning permits, including erosion control and other routine land use/zoning compliance checks. Misc. duties could include assisting with research, analysis, and maintenance of planning & zoning, GIS and/or community and economic development related programs, data and reports.

Key Responsibilities

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Assist Land Use/Zoning staff with reviewing and conducting off-site field inspections for erosion control and other routine land use/zoning compliance checks.
  • Assists departmental staff in conducting special studies, analyses, reports, and graphical displays (e.g. maps, charts, graphs, informational resources).
  • Assists departmental staff with preparing for and implementing public participation efforts, such as public information sessions, etc.
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance, works overtime/extra hours as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education/Certifications/Experience Requirements

High School graduate with at least one year of technical or undergraduate study in the field of Natural Resources, Planning, Geography or a related field; OR any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Required or Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to conform to goals, policies, and procedures of the Department as well as the Outagamie County Work Rules and Terms of Employment.
  • Knowledge of planning, zoning, land use and development principals and regulatory tools.
  • Knowledge of email, word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software (e.g. Microsoft Office products), and internet applications, including social media.  Ability to utilize these to graphically portray and disseminate planning & zoning, GIS, and community/economic development related information.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability and skill in the operation of personal computer, photocopier, scanner, and fax machine.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with the general public and co-workers.
  • Ability to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move up to 25 pounds, understanding and utilizing proper body mechanics.
  • Must have valid driver’s license in the State of Wisconsin and documentation of car insurance.  Personal transportation is required.

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