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Job Posting – Chief Deputy Recorder

Lac qui Parle County has a full-time opening for the position of Chief Deputy Recorder.  Within the Office of the County Recorder, the Chief Deputy performs complex duties in the areas of real estate document archival and vital statistics record management and issuance.  The Chief Deputy performs extensive customer service duties while complying with county policies and state law, and ensuring accuracy of data-entry into computer software systems.  Desirable job experiences include work in customer service and in real estate title, legal, mortgage banking, appraisal, GIS mapping, surveying, or a related industry requiring strong mathematical abilities.

Compensation package includes starting hourly wage of $15.36, increasing to $17.07 after one year.  Health insurance benefits include options for single coverage ($0 employee cost) or family coverage (starting at $84/month employee cost).  Other benefits include health insurance, PERA pension, retirement savings, and more.  The position offers a flexible work schedule with regular work hours 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and starting annual paid leave benefits include 12 vacation days, 12 sick days, and 11 holidays.

For more information, a complete job description CLICK HERE.  For application form CLICK HERE.  Or contact Recorder Josh Amland at (320) 598-7267 ore mail josh.amland@lqpco.com Completed application forms are due by June 21, 2019 and may be accompanied by a resume and cover letter, and should be delivered in a sealed envelope to Lac qui Parle County Recorder, attn: confidential, 600 6th Street Suite 4, Madison, MN  56256 or by email to josh.amland@lqpco.com.  

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Job Posting – Chief Deputy Recorder

Lac qui Parle County has a full-time opening for the position of Chief Deputy Recorder.  Within the Office of the County Recorder, the Chief Deputy performs complex duties in the areas of real estate document archival and vital statistics record management and issuance.  The Chief Deputy performs extensive customer service duties while complying with county policies and state law, and ensuring accuracy of data-entry into computer software systems.  Desirable job experiences include work in customer service and in real estate title, legal, mortgage banking, appraisal, GIS mapping, surveying, or a related industry requiring strong mathematical abilities.

Compensation package includes starting hourly wage of $15.36, increasing to $17.07 after one year.  Health insurance benefits include options for single coverage ($0 employee cost) or family coverage (starting at $84/month employee cost).  Other benefits include health insurance, PERA pension, retirement savings, and more.  The position offers a flexible work schedule with regular work hours 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and starting annual paid leave benefits include 12 vacation days, 12 sick days, and 11 holidays.

For more information, a complete job description CLICK HERE.  For application form CLICK HERE.  Or contact Recorder Josh Amland at (320) 598-7267 ore mail josh.amland@lqpco.com Completed application forms are due by June 21, 2019 and may be accompanied by a resume and cover letter, and should be delivered in a sealed envelope to Lac qui Parle County Recorder, attn: confidential, 600 6th Street Suite 4, Madison, MN  56256 or by email to josh.amland@lqpco.com.  

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Position Opening: Deputy Assessor/Appraiser Trainee, I, II, or III

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 County Assessor, 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. 

Position is dependent upon licensure level
Deputy Assessor/Appraiser Trainee

Required to earn a Certified Minnesota Assessor license within three years of hire.  Salary range for this position is $16.17-$17.97 per hour.

Deputy Assessor/Appraiser I
Work experience in related field and is required to earn a Certified Minnesota Assessor license.  Salary range for this position is $16.43-$18.26 per hour.

Deputy Assessor/Appraiser II
Is currently licensed as a Certified Minnesota Assessor and is required to earn an Accredited Minnesota Assessor License.  Salary range for this position is $17.78-$19.76 per hour.

Deputy Assessor/Appraiser III
Currently licensed as an Accredited Minnesota Assessor.  Salary range for this position is $20.37-$22.63 per hour.

Benefits include health insurance, PERA pension, retirements savings plan, and annual paid leave.  Work hours are from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday but are subject to changed based on department needs.

For a complete job description CLICK HERE.  For an application form CLICK HERE or contact Lori Schwendemann by telephone at 320-598-3187 or email lori.schwendemann@lqpco.com.  Applications are due by June 21, 2019 and should be addressed to Lac qui Parle County Assessor, 600 Sixth Street, Suite 2, Madison, MN 56256.

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Lac qui Parle County Curfew

How Old Is Old Enough To Be Left Home Alone?

Lac qui Parle County Guidelines:

  •  Children age 7 and younger must be supervised at all times!!!!

It may be acceptable for children:

  • Ages 8-10 to be left alone for short periods of time. (Not to exceed 3 hours).
  • Ages 11-13 to be unsupervised or to babysit with the expectation that the parent/caretaker returns within 12 hours.
  • Ages 14-15 to be unsupervised or to babysit with the expectation that the parent/caretaker returns within 24 hours.
  • Ages 16-17 to be unsupervised or to babysit for more than 24 hours if an emergency plan & adult backup is in place.

REMEMBER:

  • There is no magical age to leave a child home alone.
  • Maturity, development, handling emergencies & being responsible varies for each child.
  • The child should also feel confident & safe when alone.

Curfew for the City of Madison

  • All children ages 0-14 have a 10:00 p.m. curfew always. They may not be present at any public place, street, road, alley, park, playground or any vacant property or unsupervised place in the City unless accompanied by his or her parent/guardian.
  • It is unlawful for any parent, guardian or other person having lawful care, custody or control of any Child under the age 18 to allow or permit the child to violate the City of Madison’s curfew.
  • All Children ages 15-18 have an 11:00 p.m. curfew Sunday-Thursday. Friday and Saturday the curfew is 12:00 a.m. They may not be present at any public place, street, road, alley, park, playground or any vacant property or unsupervised place in the City unless accompanied by his or her parent/guardian.

Have A Wonderful Summer!


Lac qui Parle County Family Services
PO Box 7  •  930 1st Ave
Madison, MN 56256
Phone: 320-598-7594
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Job Opening: Full-Time Eligibility Worker

Job OpeningLac qui Parle County Family Service Center

Position:  Eligibility Worker – (EW)

Hours:  Full-time, 35 hours/week

Salary:  $19.61/hour

Location:  930 First Avenue, Madison, MN

Job Duties:   Determines financial eligibility for Food Support program (SNAP), MN Family Investment Program (MFIP) or Diversionary Work Program (DWP) and provides ongoing case maintenance. Provides training to clients on use of their electronic benefits (EBT) for food support. Determines cost effective insurance for the Medical Assistance program for other workers. Processes applications for child care assistance program (MEC2) and monitors cases.

Preferred Qualifications:   Good communication skills both orally and in writing; Ability to pay attention to detail; Ability to read and understand complex written instructions; Ability to keyboard and use a computer efficiently;  Ability to utilize on-line state networks to process applications and renewals; Ability to accept supervision and direction from others; And ability to work cooperatively with clientele and contracted providers.

Apply on-line athttps://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mnmeritsystem/jobs/2426750/eligibility-worker-ol-lac-qui-parle-county

Closing date for application:  May 8, 2019

Examination process:  In order to be considered for this job, you must take and pass an examination, which is offered online.  The examination consists of seven (7) sub-sections measuring arithmetic, eligibility determination and reading comprehension.  You will need a calculator and scratch paper in order to complete this exam. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: You must complete the exam within 3 days of submitting your application, or if you wait until the closing date, you must complete the exam no later than midnight, May 14, 2019. Several of the modules/examination sections are not compatible with Apple products at this time and must be completed in a Windows-based computer system, so you may need to use another Windows-compatible computer to complete the exam(s).  

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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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 26, 2019. 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 $0.90 per running foot for those living on county roads, and $0.45 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 2019.

Dust Control Application Request

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Spring Load Restrictions

Lac qui Parle County
Department of Highways
422 5th Avenue, Suite 301
Madison, MN  56256
Email: sam.muntean@lqpco.com
Phone: 320-598-3878
Fax:     320-598-3020
Samuel A. Muntean, PE
Highway Engineer
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE:            March 12, 2018
CONTACT:    Sam Muntean

Lac qui Parle County Spring Load Restrictions

Lac qui Parle County seasonal load restrictions will start Saturday, March 16, 2019, at 12:01 a.m.  All county paved roadways are 10 ton per axle unless posted otherwise, and county and township gravel roads will be restricted to 5 ton per axle.

2019 County Spring Load Restriction Map and information on the State load restrictions may be viewed on the county web page under Spring Road Restriction/Road Posting at http://lqpco.com/index.php/highway-department/spring-road-restrictions-road-postings/.

Also, information on load restrictions on State Roads can be found on the MnDOT Seasonal Load Limits website at www.mndot.gov/loadlimits.

The ending dates for Spring Load Restrictions are based on how weather is affecting roadway strength.  Therefore, the ending dates for Spring Load Restrictions are variable.

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Job Opening: Full-Time Social Services Supervisor

Job OpeningLac qui Parle County Family Service Center

Position:  Social Services Supervisor

Hours:  Full-time, 35 hours/week

Salary:  $4,743/month plus benefits

Location:  930 First Avenue, Madison, MN

Job Duties:   To supervise the Social Services Unit including social workers and case aide working with all social service programs; 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 athttps://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mnmeritsystem/jobs/1209835/social-services-supervisor-lac-qui-parle-county

Closing date for application:  March 25, 2019

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

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