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Lake County
Polson, MT
Lake County Job Opening The Lake County Planning Department is accepting applications for: PLANNER/TECH The Lake County Planning Department is seeking qualified applicants to fill a Planner/Tech position. The position involves administering a wide variety of land-use and planning regulations. Preferred degree in Planning, Environmental Studies, Geography, or a related field, or have a minimum of two years of professional experience in a similar position or have an equivalent combination of education and experience. QUALIFICATIONS: • Enjoy a team-oriented work environment • Be detail oriented and quality driven • Be able to manage multiple priorities on a daily basis • Be willing to learn, take direction, be ready to adjust, and be able to think on their feet • Have previous experience with customer service, report writing, public speaking, ability to exercise independent judgment • Be able and willing to effectively and professionally communicate with members of the public under potentially stressful conditions • Be able to attend public meetings, evening meetings • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license and be able to conduct site visits to properties within the county DUTIES: • Conducting themselves in a professional manner • Assisting the administrative staff with front desk duties including end of day revenue, responding to e-mails and phone call correspondence, and other tasks as required • Covering the front desk on days that the administrative assistant will be out of the office • Assisting the public with research and answering property related questions • Reviewing extension and amendment request applications and plans to ensure compliance with governmental regulations • Conducting site visits to properties within the county to evaluate for compliance • Processing violations • Taking direction from and reporting to the Planning Director (specific duties assigned are determined by the Planning Director) Hours/Days: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m./M-F; may work some non-office hours. Wage: $19.77/hourly Benefits: Lake County offers excellent benefits Visit our website to apply: Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis. Full job description available upon request to [email protected]