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[Job Opportunities]

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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Heavy Equipment Operator
Status: Full-Time
Job Description:
Under general supervision, operates heavy motorized vehicles and equipment to maintain and repair roads, right of way and bridges within the County. Work responsibilities extend to performing maintenance, repair and remodeling of County buildings and other structures.
Salary Range: $17.25 per hour
Required Qualifications:
Minimum requirements for this position include a high school diploma or equivalent and two years of experience in heavy motorized vehicle/equipment operations or any equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Possession of a valid State of Minnesota Class A commercial driver's license with endorsements is required.
Apply By: March 3rd, 2017

Click here for Heavy Equipment Operator job description.

Engineering Aide
Status: Full-Time
Job Description:
Under general supervision, performs and assists with technical engineering work involving surveying, design and inspection of all county roads and bridges. The Engineering Aide is responsible for assisting the Engineering Department, but operates with less independence and is often in an assisting and learning mode. Duties to include, but are not limited to, performing engineering work in office; assisting in construction inspections and field surveys; conducting tests.
Salary Range: $18.12 per hour
Required Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent required. Two-year degree in Civil Technology or equivalent and/or five years of experience in civil engineering operations or an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience preferred but not required. Candidates must have or have the ability to obtain current State certifications in Bridge Safety Inspection; Bridge Construction; Level I & II Grading and Base; Level I & II Bituminous Street; Bituminous QM, Level I; Level I & II Concrete Field; Level I Concrete Plant; Level I & II Pre-Stressed Concrete; Level I Aggregate Production and MPCA Storm Waster Construction Installer. Possession of a valid State of Minnesota Class B, CDL or the ability to obtain within 12 months.
Apply By: March 3rd, 2017

Click here for Engineering Aide job description.

Cottonwood County Application for Employment

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

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