Land Use & Conservation Specialist
This position provides technical assistance and administrative service by conducting plan reviews; assisting public with resource concerns, ordinance application and permitting; presenting reports; conducting evaluations and inspections; preparing and maintaining records and files; developing plans; and related work. Specific Assignments may be made to this position with focus on resource management, watershed management, urban planning, rural development, farmland preservation, etc.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
- Bachelor’s Degree in land use planning, soil science, geology, soil and water conservation, surveying, civil engineering, agronomy, environmental and public health or other related field.
- Minimum of five (5) years of experience in land use code administration and enforcement, GIS, planning, land records or natural resources conservation.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, AND OTHER REQUIREMENT
Additional certifications, based upon work assignment, must be obtained and maintained as outlined below.
Resource Management Assignment
- Wisconsin Soil Erosion Inspection Certificate must be obtained within one (1) year of hire.
- Crop Advisor Certification, must be obtained within two (2) years of hire.
- Agricultural Engineering Practitioner Certification preferred
- Certified Professional Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) preferred.
- Wetland Delineator Certification preferred.
- Certified Professional Stormwater Quality (CPSWQ) preferred