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Land Use Technician

Marathon County

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Location: Wausau, WI
Type: Full Time
Posted: 01/02/2019
Deadline to Apply: 01/15/2019
Payrate: $39,837 - $53,781/year
More Information: Land Use Technician

POSITION SUMMARY:

Employee will provide professional and technical information and support to Marathon County landowners in completing applications for and ensuring compliance with the Marathon County Zoning Ordinances, including Shoreland, Shoreland-Wetland, and Floodplain Ordinance, and Land Division Ordinance.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in natural resources, conservation, or closely related major; OR an associate’s degree in a natural resources related field and 3 years experience; OR equivalent combination of closely related education and/or work experience.  Private Onsite Wastewater Treatment System Inspector license preferred or ability to obtain one if necessary.

Necessary Special Qualifications:  Possession of a driver’s license and a driving record that meets County standards.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:

  • Provides support to the zoning program by working with property owners to ensure compliance with County zoning ordinances by completing the following tasks:
  • Issue permits, meet with landowners, and conduct on-site inspections.
  • Advise permit applicants about the general requirements of Marathon County Ordinances, including general zoning, shoreland zoning, shoreland-wetland, floodplain, and Private Onsite Waste Treatment Systems (POWTS).
  • Advise permit applicants about requirements for other regulatory programs administered by town, state, and federal agencies.
  • Assist with completion of permit applications; assist applicants with creating site plans for permits; refers permit applicants to permitting agencies when applicable.
  • Clearly communicate all permitting options and requirements to applicants, both orally and in writing.
  • Conduct on-site inspections of land to determine compliance with permit conditions, assesses impact on land use practices, and makes recommendations for appropriate land use practices.
  • Provide determination on permit completion and compliance
  • Provide exceptional customer service to Marathon County residents seeking relevant permits.
  • Prepare a variety of maps using GIS technology.
  • Develop solutions to work issues that add value for our customers.
  • Maintain regular and predictable attendance.
  • Perform related work as required.