• Otter Tail County

    Otter Tail County



    About Us

    Otter Tail County is comprised of five divisions: Community Services, Finance Services, Internal Services, Land Services, Public Works, County Attorney Office, and County Sheriff Office. The divisions, under the leadership of the County Administrator, consist of departments that carry out a wide range of services from caring for veterans to plowing roads and public safety. Otter Tail County has a variety of communities all unique in their own way.
    Otter Tail County is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners. Along with Commissioners from each of the five districts, the County Attorney, Sheriff, Auditor/Treasurer and Recorder are elected by the citizens of Otter Tail County. Advisory Boards, Commissions, Councils and External Committees serve to provide input to County leadership. First and foremost, Otter Tail County serves its citizens.


    Otter Tail County Courthouse
    Government Services Center
    Sign up for Job Notifications
    Big Build Housing Growth & Investment initiative
    The Lakes Area Mix Workspace includes a shredder, extruder, sheet press, and injection machine. With these machines, you can bring plastic waste to the workspace to create durable and â??preciousâ?? plastic items
    Film Plastic Recycling Program for ag plastic and boat wrap
    CARES Act
    Veterans Department
    AIS Clean, Drain, Dispose
    Assessors leave door hangers in 2020
    2021 Board of Commissioners
    Safe and Secure Elections
    Sign up for SMART911
    GIS Department
    Highway Department
    Water test kits in Land & Resource
    License Center appointments for new  driver's licenses and  renewals


    Release Date: February 15, 2023


    Election Support Specialist
    Category: Government
    Otter Tail County is seeking a full-time Election Support Specialist. The Election Support Specialist is responsible to perform a wide variety of duties and activities related to the administration of elections, including analyzing, evaluating and processing voter registration and voting documents; maintaining and updating data bases on registered voters, addresses, election judges and polling ...read more
    Phone:(218) 998-8000
    Category: Government
    Otter Tail County is accepting applications for a full-time Appraiser to work in the Assessor's office.This position performs technical work in the field, inspecting property to conduct the mass appraisal of all real estate and personal property for ad valorem tax assessment purposes; performing various computational and related assessment duties in the office and in field appraisal work in an ...read more
    Phone:(218) 998-8000
    Child Protection Social Worker
    Category: Government
    Otter Tail County is accepting applications for a full-time Child Protection Social Worker. The purpose of the position is to provide intake, assessment, and ongoing direct services and case management supervision for children and families that have been identified as needing protection from maltreatment and coordinate and provide services to those children and families residing in Otter Tail ...read more
    Phone:(218) 998-8000
    Corrections/Bailiff Officer (FT/PT)
    Category: Government
    Otter Tail County is creating eligibility lists for full-time and part-time Corrections/Bailiff Officer positions for current and future openings.  Applicants may apply for both positions in this application.  The purpose of this position is to maintain order, safety, and security in a medium sized correctional facility within applicable rules, regulations, ordinances, and statutes.  Maintain ...read more
    Phone:(218) 998-8000
    County Engineer
    Category: Engineering/Design
    Otter Tail County is taking application for a County Engineer. The purpose of this position is to direct and manage the Otter Tail County Highway Department.  The most important impact is in providing the management and direction for the department in order to provide the safest and most efficient highway system possible to the residents of Otter Tail County within the resources available.
    Contact: Stephanie Retzlaff
    Phone:(218) 998-8000

    Rep/Contact Info

    Tara Wagner
    Social Worker
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