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Job Posting: Deputy Assessor-Appraiser

Lac qui Parle County has a full-time opening for the position of Deputy Assessor/Appraiser Trainee, I, II, or III.  Under the supervision of the Land Records Director Salary range $18.88 – $23.78 per hour with full benefits, 40-hour workweek Monday-Friday but are subject to change based on department needs.

This position is responsible for appraising and classifying all types of real and personal property in Lac qui Parle County.  This position also includes office duties including front desk/telephone inquiries, use of standard office software, interpreting and implementing Minnesota property tax laws, good communication skills and maintaining good public relations.

Desired minimum qualifications include training in a related field, ability to work outdoors and inclement weather, a valid Class D driver’s license, and proof of auto insurance.  This position requires an Accredited Minnesota Assessor license. 

For a complete job description and for more information, please click HERE

Applications are due August 13, 2021.

Contact Information:
Lori Schwendemann
Phone: 320-598-3187

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Child Care Fund Plan Comment Period OPEN

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PUBLIC NOTICE

The Lac qui Parle County Family Service Center has developed the biennial Child Care Fund Plan, which includes the use of state and federally funded child care assistance, for the period of January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022 

Public law requires that the intended use of these funds be reviewed by the public and copies of the proposed state plan be made available to the public, including members of the public who may be particularly interested in child care policies such as parents, child care providers, culturally specific service organizations, child care resource and referral programs, interagency early intervention committees, potential collaborative partners and agencies involved in the provision of care and education to young children. 

The public is given opportunity to comment on this plan during the review period from July 26, 2021 to August 24, 2021.  Copies of the plan are available in our lobby during normal working hours.  Questions and comments concerning the biennial child care fund plan or the intended use of child care assistance funds must be submitted in writing to:

Donna Hermanson
Lac qui Parle County Family Service Center
930 First Ave., P.O. Box 7
Madison, MN  56256

 

 

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Job Posting: Social Services Supervisor

Job Opening:

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POSITION:  Social Services Supervisor

Hours:  Full-time, 40 hours/week

Salary:  $4,941.99/month plus full benefits

Location:  930 First Avenue, Madison, MN

Job Duties: To supervise the Social Services Unit including social workers and case aide working within the Children & Family Services and Behavioral Health.  Administer social services according to current state & federal policies; Ensure clients meet eligibility requirements for access to programs. Ensure referrals are screened, applications taken, assessments are completed and case management and care coordination is provided according to established guidelines.  Provide good customer service and address complaints timely.  Ensure both children and vulnerable adults receive protection services.

Apply on-line at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mnmeritsystem/default.cfm

Closing date for application:  August 3, 2021

Contact for information:  Kirsten Gloege, Director; Phone: 320-598-7594

Mailing address:  P.O. Box 7, 930 First Avenue, Madison, MN  56256 

Lac qui Parle County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Job Posting: Family Services Supervisor

Job Opening:

 

Lac qui Parle County Family Service Center

POSITION:  Social Services Supervisor

Hours:  Full- time, 40 hours/week

Salary:  $4,941.99/month plus full benefits

Location:  930 First Avenue, Madison, MN

Job Duties: To supervise the Social Services Unit including social workers working within the disability and elderly programs and licensing.  Administer social services according to current state & federal policies.  Ensure clients meet eligibility requirements for access to programs.  Ensure referrals are screened, applications taken, assessments are completed and case management and care coordination is provided according to established guidelines.  Provide good customer service and address complaints timely.  Ensure both children and vulnerable adults receive protection services.

Apply on-line at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mnmeritsystem/default.cfm

Closing date for application:  June 23, 2021

Contact for information:  Kirsten Gloege, Director; Phone #320-598-7594

Mailing address:  P.O. Box 7, 930 First Avenue, Madison, MN  56256 

Lac qui Parle County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Job Posting: Family Services Supervisor

Job Opening:

 

Lac qui Parle County Family Service Center

POSITION:  Social Services Supervisor

Hours:  Full- time, 40 hours/week

Salary:  $4,941.99/month plus full benefits

Location:  930 First Avenue, Madison, MN

Job Duties:  To supervise the Social Services Unit including social workers and case aide working within the Children & Family Services and Behavioral Health.  Administer social services according to current state & federal policies; Ensure clients meet eligibility requirements for access to programs. Ensure referrals are screened, applications taken, assessments are completed and case management and care coordination is provided according to established guidelines.  Provide good customer service and address complaints timely.  Ensure both children and vulnerable adults receive protection services.

Apply on-line at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mnmeritsystem/default.cfm

Closing date for application:  June 23, 2021

Contact for information:  Kirsten Gloege, Director; Phone #320-598-7594

Mailing address:  P.O. Box 7, 930 First Avenue, Madison, MN  56256 

Lac qui Parle County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

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Job Posting: Family Services Case Aid

Job Opening:

 

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Social Worker:  Social Services Case Aide

Hours:  Part- time, up to 20 hours/week

Wage:  $ 19.07/ hour

Location:  930 First Avenue, Madison, MN

Job Duties:  Apply on-line at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mnmeritsystem/default.cfm

To provide support services for agency.  Which include but are not limited to visitation supervisor for children and families.  Provide transportation for supervised and unsupervised visits.  Provide direct supports with parenting techniques and/or independent living skills for families in need. 

 

Closing date for application:  June 16, 2021

Contact for information:  Kirsten Gloege, Director; Phone #320-598-7594

Mailing address:  P.O. Box 7, 930 First Avenue, Madison, MN  56256 

Lac qui Parle County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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2020 Social Services Block Grant Annual Report

To fulfill public input requirements, the Minnesota Department Of Human Services publishes this annual report. County agency staff must review and make available to the public the contents of this report and solicit public comments on the use of SSBG funds. County agencies are encouraged to integrate public input in its ongoing quality assurance processes.

You may review the report here: https://www.dhs.state.mn.us/main/idcplg?IdcService=GET_FILE&RevisionSelectionMethod=LatestReleased&Rendition=Primary&allowInterrupt=1&noSaveAs=1&dDocName=dhs-328477

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Job Opening: Assistant Engineer

April 27, 2021

From:   Sam Muntean
Lac qui Parle County Highway Engineer

JOB OPPORTUNITY

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Lac qui Parle County Highway Department is accepting applications for an Assistant Engineer.  This position is to provide professional field and office civil engineering work, and supervise and coordinate county highway technical staff and operations.  Duties include, but are not limited to: supervising inspection duties; reviewing plans and sketches; negotiate right-of-way and easement purchases; operating instruments; and performing additional tasks as assigned by the Engineer.

Minimum qualifications include a high school education, and Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering Technology with a minimum of eight years of experience in engineering, design, surveying or related in this field; or Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and has passed the EIT test. 

Base Salary ranges from $27.46 to $36.50 per hour based on experience and education, with benefits including insurance, cafeteria plan, and a retirement plan.

Application and Position Description may be obtained in person at:

Lac qui Parle County Highway Department
422 5th Avenue
Madison, Minnesota 56256

Or by telephone request: Phone (320) 598-3878

Or by email request: sam.muntean@lqpco.com

Or on the web site at: http://www.lqpco.com and select jobs at the top of the page.

County application forms are required.  Resumes will not be accepted as substitutes but may be submitted in addition to the application form.

Application deadline:  First Review May 28, position open until filled.

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RentHelpMN is Now Open for Applications

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RentHelpMN is Now Open for Applications

Minnesota Housing is pleased to announce that RentHelpMN is now open and accepting applications. RentHelpMN makes it possible for eligible renters to get caught up on overdue rent and utilities dating back to March 13, 2020. It also makes provisions for those at risk of falling behind on rent payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please note that RentHelpMN is in Phase One, in which people with past due rent who meet eligibility requirements are invited to apply.

To apply for RentHelpMN, please visit renthelpmn.org or call 211. The 211 helpline has dedicated multilingual staff available to answer questions about RentHelpMN, 8:00a.m. – 8:00p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Visit renthelpmn.org to learn more about the program and eligibility requirements and to apply.

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Dust Control

The Lac qui Parle County Highway Department will be applying dust control on county, township and community gravel roads in Lac qui Parle County as approved by the County Highway Engineer. Only liquid calcium chloride will be offered as dust coating treatment.
Residents living on county and township gravel roads or Local Units of Government with gravel roads, within Lac qui Parle County, who wish to have the dust coating, must make a request by April 9, 2021. No request will be accepted after this date.
Please call the Lac qui Parle County Highway Department at (320) 598-3878, or click on Dust Control Application Request at the bottom of this news release.  Email the form to sam.muntean@lqpco.com or mail/bring to Lac qui Parle County Highway Department, 422 5th Ave, Madison, MN  56256.
The cost of material and application will be $0.98 per running foot for those living on county roads, and $0.49 per running foot per pass for those living on township roads. This is based on 0.25 gallons of material per square yard. If you are a first time customer you may want to consider two passes for the first year or two. The gravel roads should be bladed prior to application; this must be arranged between the resident on township roads and the Township Board. Lac qui Parle County makes no guarantee of the performance of this product. The planned placement of the dust coating will be in mid-May to early-June of 2021.

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