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Updated 03/30/2018


Washington County seeks a highly motivated, creative and qualified candidate to lead and direct the County’s planning and zoning efforts.

Responsibilities include a variety of management duties. The main focus is land use management and to protect the health, safety and general welfare of the County and its residents. Zoning Administration, Floodplain Management and 911 Coordinator roles are an integral parts of the Planning position.

The Administrator also performs varied and undefined duties, requiring the exercise of considerable judgment and initiative. The ideal candidate will have BS or BA in Community and Regional Planning and/or 5 years’ experience in the planning field. The successful candidate’s final negotiated starting salary will be dependent upon the candidate’s education and experience.  Washington County offers a competitive benefits package for full time employees including: employer paid health insurance(HSA), retirement, life insurance and paid leave.

Submit a cover letter, detailed resume and references along with a completed Washington County employment application(see the web site below) to:
Steve Dethlefs - Board Chairman
P.O. Box 466
Blair, NE  68008

Or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. ; Application deadline is April 9, 2018. More information and a complete job description can be obtained from the Washington County website: