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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
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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


Deputy Sheriff
Category: Government
Otter Tail County is accepting applications for a Deputy Sheriff position and to create an eligibility list for future hires. The purpose of the Deputy Sheriff position is to protect persons and property throughout Otter Tail County by patrolling designated areas and responding to criminal and emergency complaints from citizens. Deputies respond to reports of criminal or public safety activity and more
Contact: Stephanie Retzlaff
Phone:(218) 998-8060
Certified Solid Waste Attendant
Category: Government
Otter Tail County is accepting applications for a part-time Certified Solid Waste Attendant to work at the Pelican Rapids Transfer Station.  The purpose of this position is to provide for the daily operation of a remote solid waste transfer station/landfill, assure that the site is operated in a safe manner consistent with all permits and rules, monitor and maintain the site in a manner that more
Phone:(218) 998-8060
Administrative Assistant - Probation
Category: Government
Otter Tail County is accepting applications for a full-time Administrative Assistant in the Probation Department.This position performs skilled administrative support work providing customer service, clerical, office support, and/or financial activities to assist in administering programs and services provided by the County.  Work is performed under the guidance of department leadership.
Phone:(218) 998-8060
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 more
Phone:(218) 998-8060

Rep/Contact Info

Tara Wagner
Social Worker

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