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4-7-20 Severe Weather Awareness Week

Family Services Board Meeting – Change in Location

NOTICE CHANGE OF LOCATION: EOC Room at Annex

The Lac qui Parle County Family Services board meeting that is scheduled for Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 9:00am will not be held in the board room at the Family Service Center building. It will be held in the Emergency Operations Center located in the Annex. This change is being made to remain in compliance with the Center of Disease Control (CDC) recommendations of social distancing.

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Job Opening: Social Services Supervisor

Lac qui Parle County Family Service Center is looking to hire the following: 

Position: Social Services Supervisor

Hours: Full- time, 35 hours/week

Salary: $4,845/month plus 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 divisions. 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: March 23, 2020

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.

4-7-20 Severe Weather Awareness Week

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 3, 2020. 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 $0.96 per running foot for those living on county roads, and $0.48 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 2020.

Dust Control Application Request

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Job Opening: Full-Time Social Worker

Job Opening:  Lac qui Parle County Family Service Center

Position:  Social Worker: Disability Services and Adult Protection

Hours:  Full time, 35 hours/week, M-F

Salary:  Starting $22.91/hour plus full benefits

Location:  930 First Avenue, Madison, MN

Job Duties:  To provide Adult Protection Assessments and Case Management for vulnerable adults in need of intervention and services. To provide Mnchoices Assessments and HCBS Waiver Case Management for individuals with disabilities.  

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

Closing date for application:  January 28, 2020

Examination process:  Test score is based on rating of your education and experience.

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

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

4-7-20 Severe Weather Awareness Week

Job Opening: Full-Time Social Worker

Job Opening:  Lac qui Parle County Family Service Center

Position:  Social Worker: Child Protection

Hours:  Full time, 35 hours/week, M-F

Salary:  Starting $22.91/hour plus full benefits

Location:  930 First Avenue, Madison, MN

Job Duties:  Child protection;  Intake, assessment and case management for families and children who need intervention and services to ameliorate conditions of abuse & neglect and engage them in strength based, solution focused planning in an interactional helping model.

 

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

Closing date for application:  January 28, 2020

Examination process:  Test score is based on rating of your education and experience.

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

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

4-7-20 Severe Weather Awareness Week

Job Opening: Full-Time Social Worker

Job Opening:  Lac qui Parle County Family Service Center

Position:  Social Worker-CPS:  Child Protection/Children’s Mental Health

Hours:  Full time, 35 hours/week, M-F

Salary:  Starting $22.45/hour plus full benefits

Location:  930 First Avenue, Madison, MN

Job Duties:  Child protection;  Intake, assessment and case management for families and children who need intervention and services to ameliorate conditions of abuse & neglect and engage them in strength based, solution focused planning in an interactional helping model.  Also provide services under children’s mental health case management.

 

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

Closing date for application:  December 9, 2019

Examination process:  Test score is based on rating of your education and experience.

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

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

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Job Opening: Heavy Equipment Operator

 
November 13, 2019 – NOTICE
 
From:   Sam Muntean
Lac qui Parle County Highway Engineer
 
JOB OPPORTUNITY
 
Lac qui Parle County Highway Department is accepting applications for a Heavy Equipment Operator at the Bellingham Shop.  Primary duties will be, under general supervision, being able to operate all or a majority of the highway maintenance equipment required in maintaining and repairing the county roadway system.
 
Minimum qualifications include a high school education, and have a Commercial Driver License (Class A) and able to obtain the tanker endorsement.
 
Good knowledge in highway maintenance procedures and equipment, equipment maintenance, and the ability to do physical activities is desirable.
 
Starting pay is $18.73 per hour going to $20.81 per hour in one (1) year 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 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: December 6th, 2019