Administrative Assistant - Public Works

Mower County is accepting applications for an Administrative Assistant to in the Public Works Department. Starting wage is $20.1870/hour ~ $22.5422/hour dependent on education and experience. This is a full-time non-union position.

This position serves in a confidential administrative support role; may assist in gathering information and data used for strategic purposes in relation to union matters. The highest level of the Administrative Support Series is responsible for providing various administrative support duties using technical knowledge of work areas. Responsibilities may include preparing and providing specific technical information to internal and external customers; maintaining and manipulating databases; creating original documents for the departmental website; preparing and modifying routine and non-routine reports; and explaining department policies, procedures and regulations.

Minimum qualifications are High school diploma or G.E.D.; 3 years administrative support or related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Prefer Associate degree in Business, Administration or Accounting with at least 1 year of related work experience. A valid Driver’s License is also required.


The Mower County application, supplemental questionnaire and the complete job description for this position are available at www.co.mower.mn.us or at Mower County Human Resources, 507-437-9533. E-mail lesliek@co.mower.mn.us to submit and request application items.  Resumes will not be accepted in place of application forms. Open until filled with a priority deadline of noon Tuesday, October 27, 2020.

Job Description                           Application

Supplemental Questions            Position Announcement

Employment Opportunities: Mower County Department of Health & Human Services

Mower County Health & Human Services is seeking individuals who are interested in becoming qualified for possible future employment with the Department. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

The Minnesota Merit System establishes minimum qualifications for each type of position, based on education and experience, and administers testing for applicant. The names of individuals achieving a passing score are then listed on a Register for consideration when an opening occurs.

Mower County Health & Human Services currently employs individuals in the following Minnesota Merit System classifications:

Case Aide
Child Support Officer
Child Support Supervisor
Eligibility Worker (formerly Financial Worker)
Financial Assistance Supervisor
Lead Eligibility Worker
Office Services Supervisor
Office Support Specialist
Public Health Nurse
Public Health Nursing Supervisor
Registered Nurse
Social Services Supervisor
Social Worker
Social Worker Team Leader
Support Enforcement Aide

To learn about application and examination procedures, individuals may go to the Merit System Web Site or contact the Minnesota Merit System at (651) 431-3030 or email: dhs.merit.system@state.mn.us

To Apply online: Merit System Online Application


Please download, complete, save, and return the requested documents by either emailing them to mower.hr@co.mower.mn.us,
faxing to 507-437-9427, or mailing to: Human Resources Dept., Mower County Government Center, 201 1st St. NE, Suite 12,
Austin, Minnesota 55912, or in person.
Downloadable Employment Application   Must be filled out and submitted when applying for All Mower County Positions
         Merit System Online Application   Must be filled out when applying for
Health & Human Services positions
               Summary of County Benefits   Detailed Summary of Benefits available to employees
Human Resources                                       
201 1st Street NE, Suite 12
Austin, MN  55912

(507) 437-9533   fax: (507) 437-9427
email:  Mower.HR@co.mower.mn.us  
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