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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


County Veterans Service Officer
Category: Government
Otter Tail County is seeking a full-time County Veterans Service Officer.The purpose of this position is to provide effective local advocacy for veterans and family members in securing state and federal benefits earned through active honorable service in the United States Military.  This position is responsible for managing the department and supervising staff in the Fergus Falls and New York more
Phone:(218) 998-8060
Fraud Investigator
Category: Government
Otter Tail County is accepting applications for a Fraud Investigator position.The purpose of the position is to conduct welfare fraud investigations under prescribed timelines and procedures as set forth in the Fraud Prevention Investigation (FPI) Program Guidelines relating to alleged or suspected ineligibility for cash, medical, child care and food stamps programs; work independently to collect more
Phone:(218) 998-8060
Office Support Specialist
Category: Government
Otter Tail County is accepting applications for an Office Support Specialist position. The purpose of the Office Support Specialist position is to provide office support for the Human Services Department.  Human Services employees perform work in the Fergus Falls and New York Mills locations. This position is at the Fergus Falls location.
Phone:(218) 998-8060
Social Worker - LADC
Category: Government
Otter Tail County is accepting applications for a Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor (LADC) Social Worker position.This position will serve to expedite access to substance use disorder treatment for individuals served by both the Otter Tail County Human Services Department and the Otter Tail County Probation Department. The individual selected for the position will complete Comprehensive Use more
Contact: Stephanie Retzlaff
Phone:(218) 998-8060


Otter Tail County Workforce Summit
Otter Tail County Workforce Summit
  • Otter Tail County invites you to learn about the intentional efforts of the OTC Works workforce strategy and how we can continue working together.
  • Wednesday Apr 24, 2024

Rep/Contact Info

Tara Wagner
Social Worker

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