Zoning Inspector

Application Deadline: 2021-12-05
Job Type: County
Job Description:

The Zoning Inspector inspects property to ensure ordinance and code compliance with permit applications, soil reports, sanitary system installations, determines address numbers, and investigate complaints. They assist in the administration of the county’s zoning, shore-land zoning, private sewage systems, subdivision control, floodplain, citation and Primary Structure Address Ordinance. Other job duties include the interpretation of the ordinances, reviewing permits, inspecting sites, and investigating complaints.
Essential Duties:
Inspect property sites to ensure ordinance and code compliance with permit applications, soil reports and sanitary system installation.
Review permits, soil reports, plats, surveys, zoning, wetlands, topographical and floodplain maps, blue prints, borrow pits, and construction development plans to determine compliance and authorization of related permits by analyzing and making recommendations.
Investigate complaints by collecting information, questioning, researching, conducting site inspections and report writing.
Resolve problems like bad site sketches, misinterpreted codes, soil types, POWTS locations and products used.
Assign fire numbers.
Make contact with contractors, local units of government, (RGU’s) homeowners, Sheriff’s Department, Highway, Forestry, Department of Health, and State of Wisconsin onsite waste water specialists.
Assist the general public and others in the office and in the field with application of county ordinances, state codes and statutes.
Complete work in a timely fashion and autonomously with little or no direct supervision throughout the day.
Perform other duties of a similar nature or level as required.
Minimum Qualifications:
Associate’s degree or a two-year technical certification in Plumbing, Soil Science, Administration, Land-Use Planning or Resource Management preferred. Certification as a Soil Tester and POTWS (Private On-site Wastewater Treatment System) Inspector (must be obtained within 6 months). Two years of Inspection and Code Enforcement experience preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Must possess a valid drivers license.
Douglas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Deadline Note:

Jefferson County Register of Deeds Staci Hoffman testified today before the Senate Committee on Housing, Commerce, and Trade on SB 590, which deals with requirements related to condominium documents. @NACoTweets

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