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Part-Time Deputy Register of Deeds
Employment Opportunity
Part-Time Deputy Register of Deeds
 
Sawyer County is accepting applications for a part-time Deputy Register of Deeds.  This position receives, records, indexes, and files legal documents related to property ownership and government vital statistics, files necessary reports, assists government officials, business agents, and the public in accessing records.
This is a part-time position working 21hours per week Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays.  

High school diploma or equivalent is required. An Associate Degree in office administration or related field is preferred. Experience in, or ability to learn, legal documents is required.  Must be able to read and understand legal descriptions, property records, legal documents, tax information records, maps, and vital records and use a computer for data entry, retrieval of records, and word processing. Considerable knowledge of Wisconsin Administrative Code and Statutes related to functions of the Register of Deeds Office is necessary.  A test will be administered to determine if applicants are qualified.    

Sawyer County offers a generous fringe benefit package including retirement, life insurance, vacation, sick leave, and holiday pay.  

Complete position description and application form may be obtained at the Sawyer County Human Resources Office of the Courthouse at 10610 Main St., Hayward, by calling 715 634-7554 ex 2226, or from Sawyer County web site at: www.sawyercountygov.org under Information/Employment.      

Applicants must complete the Sawyer County application form and submit it with a resume no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, July 8, 2016.  Application and resume may be returned to the Sawyer County Human Resources Office, Suite 23, Hayward, WI  54843, or may be submitted electronically through the Sawyer County web site.  

Sawyer County is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities Encouraged to Apply


Sawyer County Position Description
Title:                Part Time Deputy Register of Deeds
Department:     Sawyer County Register of Deeds Office
Reports to:        Sawyer County Register of Deeds

Purpose of Position:
The part-time Deputy Register of Deeds is responsible for performing duties of Register of Deeds and for recording all deeds, mortgages, maps, plats, instruments  and writing authorized  by law to be recorded in the office, according to Wisconsin Statutes #59.43.

Essential Functions:
The duties and responsibilities described below are normal for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

Reviews documents submitted  for recording either paper or electronic to ensure that all statutory requirements are met.  Completes rejection sheets for documents that are not recordable and mails back to submitter.  Records, scans, indexes, annotates, and verifies each document in  computerized document  tracking system.  Export daily images for land records office, assessors and title companies.

Maintain updated indexes of all condominiums and subdivision plats for distribution  in this office, other county offices and the public's use.

Maintain updated information  on the Register of Deeds page on the county web site. Files, indexes and issues certified copies of Military Discharge documents. WI statutes #69.05 & 69.07

Files and indexes Federal Tax Liens and Releases. #59.43

Records Lis Pendens.  #59.43

Checks accuracy on Wisconsin Real Estate Transfer  Receipt forms, and is able to assist the public with questions in completing the form online.  At month end prepares transfer receipts and monthly report  for submission to County Treasurer and transfer to Department of Revenue.  Corresponds with Department of Revenue on Transfer Return issues.

Assists the public both in person and by phone, on a daily basis with inquiries regarding questions relating to ownership  of land, including instructions on use of office facilities and software, for land research and obtaining copies . Directs the public to related links for the Department of Revenue, real estate forms, applications to obtain vital records, and information  lists of professionals in the Hayward area (attorneys, surveyors, title companies, appraisers, etc).

Makes copies of real estate records for the public, as requested.  Faxes or emails copies of documents  when requested. WI statues #59.43(2)  Processes credit card information  for copies, vital records and recording fees.  
Assists the public in accessing office records to conduct genealogy searches for both vital records and real estate documents.
 
Maintains  records  of all customer accounts and sends statements when  appropriate. Prints monthly  mortgage reports for financial institutions.  Bills monthly for Laredo users and images for title companies. Run monthly for auditors and office balancing.

Files all vital records for Sawyer County, WI statues  69.01 & 69.07.  Issues certified  copies of vital  records  both  from office  paper records  and State Vital Records  system. #69.21.   When  necessary, corresponds with State of Wisconsin, funeral  homes,  coroner, other counties, clergy, veterans offices and  hospitals regarding  vital records.  Maintains  confidentiality regarding vital records  including Wisconsin Vital Records website and access to same.

Utilizes county  tax information and maps to obtain  necessary land parcel and tax identification information, used on a daily basis.

Completes daily bookkeeping, statements and bank deposits. Assists Register with yearly budget  report and yearly inventory lists.

Compiles, stores and destroys certain  office records on a yearly basis per Statutory records retention schedule.


ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
•    Personal and professional integrity
•    Self-directive, innovative, and able to exercise sound judgment
•    Ability to maintain confidentiality
•    Ability to make mathematical computations
•    Ability to gather facts and record them accurately
•    Ability to remain calm in stressful and conflicting situations
•    Ability to work independently and use effective time management techniques
•    Ability to meet multiple timelines
•    Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written communication
•    Deal with sensitivity to the needs of people with different cultural, environmental, and social backgrounds
•    Analyze data, problem solve, and make logical decisions
•    Write and prepare a variety of statistical reports, records, and charts
•    Establish and maintain effective working relationship with others
•    Input, access, and analyze data using a computer terminal
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication
Ability to analyze data and information using established criteria in order to determine consequences and to identify and select alternatives. Ability to compare, count, differentiate, measure, copy, record, and transcribe data and information. Ability to classify, compute, tabulate, and categorize data.  Ability to advise and provide interpretation regarding the application of policies, procedures, and standards to specific situations.
Physical Requirements
Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time while performing duties. Ability to perform physical demands such as seeing, hearing, and color perception to make judgments in the office.

Ability to operate a variety of office equipment including computer terminal, typewriter, telephone, fax machine, calculator/adding machine, and photocopier. Ability to coordinate eyes, hands, feet, and limbs in performing movements requiring moderate skill, such as typing. Ability to sustain prolonged visual concentration. Ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling.
Environmental Adaptability
Ability to work under safe conditions where exposure to environmental factors such as repetitive computer keyboard use poses a very limited risk of injury.

CLOSING STATEMENT:
This description has been prepared to assist in evaluating responsibilities, duties, and skills of the position. The duties listed above are intended as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the County and employee and is subject to change by the County as the needs of the County and the requirements of the position change.
Selection Guidelines
Formal application, rating or education and experience; oral interview and reference check. A state background check is required.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Sawyer County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with representatives of Sawyer County.

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Lead Adult Protective Services Specialist
Lead Adult Protective Services Specialist

Sawyer County Health and Human Services is accepting applications for a part time (20 hours per week) Lead Adult Protective Services Specialist. Under the direct supervision of the Adult Long Term Care Unit Supervisor, the Lead Adult Protective Services Specialist will provide intake, investigation, and referral for legal intervention and community services to adults-at-risk and abused elders.

Qualifications for this position include a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited social work program, human services program, or related field and 5 years of relevant experience. Ability to enter environments with sanitation issues. Training and experience in trauma informed care, dementia crisis intervention, and forensic interviewing is preferred. A valid Wisconsin Driver’s License is required.

Sawyer County offers a generous fringe benefit package including health insurance, retirement, life insurance, vacation, sick leave, and holiday pay.  

Complete position description and application form may be obtained at the Sawyer County Human Resources Office of the Courthouse at 10610 Main St., Hayward, by calling 715 634-7554 ex 2226, or from the Sawyer County web site at www.sawyercountygov.org under Information/Employment.      

Applicants must complete the Sawyer County application form and submit a resume.  Application and resume may be returned to the Sawyer County Human Resources Office, Suite 23, Hayward, WI  54843, or may be submitted electronically through the Sawyer County web site.  Position is open until filled.

Sawyer County is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minorities Encouraged to Apply


Substance Abuse Counselor
Employment Opportunity
Sawyer County
Substance Abuse Counselor

Sawyer County is accepting applications for a fulltime Substance Abuse Counselor within its Health and Human Services Department. Under the direct supervision of the AODA Clinic/Criminal Justice Programs Supervisor, the Substance Abuse Counselor will provide a variety of AODA services to clients, including serving as either a case manager or counselor on the Sawyer County Drug Court Team. Additionally, the Substance Abuse Counselor will provide backup services for the Sawyer County Traffic Offenders Program (STOP).

Sawyer County (population 17,000) is situated within the pristine woods and waters of northwestern Wisconsin. Sawyer County Health and Human Services is located in the county seat of Hayward. Hayward is home of world class events such as the American Birkebeiner and the Lumberjack World Championships.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services related field; Master’s degree preferred. Applicant must possess substance abuse counselor licensure through the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (CSAC/SAC) or possess a professional counselor license with a substance abuse specialty authorization. Experience with computer use and applications, including databases and Microsoft Office products, is necessary.

Competitive wage benefit package includes health insurance, Wisconsin retirement pension fund, life insurance, sick and vacation leave, and holiday pay.

Complete position description and application form may be obtained at the Sawyer County Human Resources Office of the Courthouse at 10610 Main St., Hayward, WI, by calling 715-634-7554 x2226, or from the Sawyer County website at www.sawyercountygov.org under Employment.

Applicants must complete and submit the Sawyer County application form. Deadline: Open until filled. Applications may be returned to the Sawyer County Human Resources Office, 10610 Main Street, Suite 23, Hayward, WI 54843, or may be submitted electronically through the Sawyer County website.

Sawyer County is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
Women and Minorities are encouraged to Apply