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Cottonwood County Application Information

To apply for a position in Cottonwood County please review the Job Postings listed on the left. Once you have determined an interest in an open position, you will need to complete the Cottonwood County Job Application. The link to the application is to the right. Once the application is complete you can submit your application and resume to the Human Resources Office using one of the following methods:

  • Submitted via fax
  • Hand delivered or mailed
  • E-mailed (Note: If you choose this option, you will be submitting your application and/or resume via an unsecured method.)

Your application and resume will be reviewed once the application deadline has passed. If we have questions or would like to move forward to the next step, we will contact you.

Cottonwood County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Public Works Director/County Engineer
Status: Full-Time
Job Description:
This position, under administrative direction, manages and directs the activities of the Public Works Department, including the functions of engineering, parks, equipment maintenance, construction, maintenance of highways, and solid waste. This position works in conjunction with various personnel to develop annual and long range plans as well as operating and capital budgets. This position will serve as the principal communicator for the Cottonwood County Public Works Department. This position is the Engineer of Record for Cottonwood County.
Salary Range: $90,958
Required Qualifications:
Minimum requirements for this position include a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering with a minimum five years of experience, including two years of supervisory experience in civil engineering or an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Professional engineering registration as a civil engineer in the State of Minnesota is required. Possession of a valid State of Minnesota driver's license is required. See job description for further details regarding the requirements of this position.
Apply By: April 28th, 2017

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Seasonal Parks Worker
Status: Seasonal
Job Description:
Hours for these positions will vary between 30 and 40 hours per week and will include working evenings, weekends, and holidays. These positions will start in May and end in August/September (dates are flexible).
Salary Range: 11.25 per hour
Required Qualifications:
A High School diploma and valid driver's license is required for all positions. Must be 18 years of age or older to apply.
Apply By: April 28th, 2017

Cottonwood County Application for Employment

Human Resources Office
900 Third Avenue, Room 13
Windom, MN  56101

Phone: 507-831-5669
Fax: 507-831-1183