Clay County in Vermillion, SD is looking for a full-time Planning and Zoning, Veterans, Welfare Director.

What you will do:

  • Represent Clay County at public hearings, presents documents and evidence and answers questions
  • Administer Clay County and Joint Jurisdiction Zoning Ordinances.
  • Create, write, update, interpret and enforce policies, procedures and ordinances pertaining to County Planning and Zoning
  • Manage the County Planning and Zoning Department
  • Provide information, assistance, counseling and referrals on wide range of subjects, benefits, and veteran programs.
  • Work with multiple agencies and programs to provide outreach and services to veterans
  • Per­form professional administrative and managerial functions in the distribution of funds and supplies from any source to persons within the County who qualify for county poor relief benefits
  • Work with the Clay County States Attorney for those cases that require depositions and/or appearance in circuit court. Will provide questions for applicants at depositions.  May make testimony regarding a claim in deposition or testimony in circuit court.
  • And more!

What you need to be eligible:

  • High school / GED or a combination of education, training and experience required. Post-secondary education in related field preferred.
  • Must be a veteran as defined in South Dakota Codified Law 33-A-2-1 or 33A-2-2
  • Have general knowledge of county government functions and state statutes affecting county government
  • Have knowledge of available community resources and agencies, both public and private.
  • Able to research necessary data; Familiar with state, county, and federal laws
  • Able to read, analyze, and interpret legal descriptions, maps, and other material associated with land development activities, including technical drawings and diagrams
  • Able to communicate effectively both orally and in written documents. Comfortable communicating in private and public situations.
  • Able to travel overnight as needed
  • Possess of a valid South Dakota driver’s license.

Bonus points for:

  • Possess working knowledge of Clay County Zoning Ordinance, State Laws on Zoning, Joint Jurisdiction area and the County Comprehensive Plan.
  • Have knowledge of available community resources and agencies, both public and private.

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive benefit package including health, dental and vision insurance, SD Supplemental Retirement insurance, and paid time off (vacation, sick and holiday)

This is not a comprehensive list of duties.  For a more complete list of job duties, responsibilities, skills, physical requirements and working conditions, refer to the job description.

 Clay County, South Dakota is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.