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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
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


Social Worker - Vulnerable Adult Assessor
Category: Non-Profit and Social Services
Otter Tail County is accepting applications for a full-time Vulnerable Adult Assessor Social Worker.   The purpose of this position is to provide intake, assessment, and ongoing direct services and case management supervision for children and families in an identified domain of adult, children and family services, including developmental disabilities, long term care, foster care licensing, more
Contact: Stephanie Retzlaff
Phone:(218) 998-8000
Public Health Nurse - Disease, Prevention & Control
Category: Government
Otter Tail County is accepting applications for one full-time and one part-time Disease, Prevention & Control Public Health Nurse. This position’s focus is Disease Prevention and Control (DPC).  The DPC position provides public health nursing services in the areas of disease surveillance, prevention and control, and provision of infectious disease follow-up.  This role includes education and more
Phone:(218) 998-8060
Housing Assistance Coordinator - Housing & Redevelopment Authority
Category: Government
Otter Tail County is seeking a full-time HRA Housing Assistance Coordinator.This position serves as the primary contact for homeownership and rental assistance programs, administering federal, state or local programs, and works directly with program participants, property owners, landlords, government agencies, and members of the public.
Phone:(218) 998-8060
Assistant County Attorney
Category: Government
Otter Tail County is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant County Attorney.The purpose of this position is to prosecute all levels of criminal matters, provide legal representation to the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners and other Otter Tail County boards, provide legal services in the area of child support enforcement, paternity proceedings, foster care reimbursement, child more
Contact: Stephanie Retzlaff
Phone:(218) 998-8060
Facilities Operations Supervisor
Category: Government
Otter Tail County is accepting applications for a full-time Facilities Operations Supervisor.The purpose of the position is to supervise maintenance staff, monitor and adjust building automation systems, perform preventative maintenance and emergency repairs for the detention facility’s systems and other county owned buildings, and train employees how to diagnose, repair and operate various more
Phone:(218) 998-8060

Rep/Contact Info

Tara Wagner
Social Worker

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