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Employment Opportunity: Public Works Equipment Operator

The Mower County Highway-Public Work’s Department has an opening and is accepting applications for the Public Works Equipment Operator position. This is a full-time union position. Starting Wage is: $20.74/hour - $23.16/hour based on experience.  

Public Works Equipment Operators are responsible for conducting maintenance and repair activities on assigned portions of County roads, highways and bridges. They maintain and care for assigned pieces of equipment; blade and grade gravel roads; assist in the plowing and sanding of roads; hauling of construction and maintenance materials; and operating paving, loaders, and backhoes in the paving or maintenance/repair of roads and culverts.

Seeking candidates with highway construction experience.  

Position requires a minimum of a high school diploma and two years of experience operating a variety of maintenance and construction equipment; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Application, a job application attachment, and the complete job description detailing the position are available below or at Mower County Human Resources, 201 1st Street NE, Suite 12, Lower Level, Austin, MN  55912 (507-437-9533). Resumes will not be accepted in place of application forms. A valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A and MNDOT health card are position requirements at entry. Open until filled.  Priority consideration will be given to applications received by noon on May 16th.  

Mower County offers an excellent benefit package for full-time positions including health, life, disability, retirement, and paid time off.  

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Employment Opportunity: Female Bailiff (Part-Time)

The Mower County Sheriff’s Office has an opening and is accepting applications for a part-time, non-union Female Bailiff. The wage is $14.8763 per hour. Bailiff’s are scheduled on an as needed basis and generally work less than 20 hours per week. 

Bailiffs work with a variety of court personnel, government workers and lawyers. The positions primary role is to maintain order and provide security in courtrooms and jury rooms, although many of their day-to-day duties are administrative in nature. Requires a High School Diploma or G.E.D. Must be able to pass a criminal history background check.

Application and a job description detailing the position are available at Mower County Human Resources, 201 1st Street NE, Suite 12, Lower Level, Austin, MN  55912 (507) 437-9533 or below . Resumes will not be accepted in place of application forms. Position is open until filled.  

Mower County offers a retirement benefit to eligible part-time bailiffs.  

Equal Opportunity Employer  

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Employment Opportunity: Part-time Male or Female Detention Deputy - Mower County Jail

The Mower County Jail has an opening for a part-time Male or Female Detention Deputy. This opening is a part-time/24 hour a week union position typically working three (3) days a week,  primarily Tuesday & Thursday 11am-8pm and Wednesday 8am-5pm, with the flexibility to cover needs of the department.

The detention deputy is responsible for supervising inmates in the jail and ensuring the safety and well-being of the inmate population and other jail staff. This includes conduction of booking in and release of inmates into and out of the jail; maintaining order and safety in the jail; performing clerical duties; and performing basic maintenance in the jail. The male or female detention deputy candidate requires a High School Diploma or G.E.D and one year of general work experience. Starting Wage is: $20.74/hour - $23.16/hour based on training and experience.

Application, supplemental questions and a complete job description detailing the position are available below or at Mower County Human Resources, 201 1st Street NE, Suite 12, Lower Level, Austin, MN  55912 (507-437-9533). Resumes will not be accepted in place of application forms. Include supplemental questions form with application. Position is open until filled.

Mower County offers a benefit package for part-time employees including retirement and paid time off.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Employment Opportunity: Male Detention Deputy

The Mower County Jail has openings and is accepting applications for the Male Detention Deputy position. The Male Detention Deputy is a full-time union position working primarily 2nd shift, 2pm-10 pm or 3rd shift, 10pm-6am. This position works weekends and holidays.

The detention deputy is responsible for supervising inmates in the jail and ensuring the safety and well-being of the inmate population and other jail staff. This includes conduction of booking in and release of inmates into and out of the jail; maintaining order and safety in the jail; performing clerical duties; and performing basic maintenance in the jail. The male detention deputy candidate requires a High School Diploma or G.E.D and one year of general work experience. Starting Wage is: $20.74/hour - $23.16/hour  based on training and experience.

Application, supplemental questions and a complete job description detailing the position are available below or at Mower County Human Resources, 201 1st Street NE, Suite 12, Lower Level, Austin, MN 55912 (507-437-9533). Resumes will not be accepted in place of application forms. Include supplemental questions form with application. Position is open until filled.

Mower County offers an excellent benefit package for full-time positions including health, life, disability, retirement, and paid time off.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Employment Opportunity: Female Detention Deputy Roster

Mower County is currently accepting applications to establish a roster of eligible candidates for potential future openings in the Mower County Jail. The Female Detention Deputy is a full-time union position working primarily 2nd shift, 2pm-10 pm or 3rd shift, 10pm-6am. This position works weekends and holidays.  

The position is responsible for supervising inmates in the jail and ensuring the safety and well-being of the inmate population and other jail staff. Requirements: High School Diploma or G.E.D and one year of general work experience. Starting Wage is: $20.74/hour - $23.16/hour based on training and experience.  

Currently accepting applications for roster only. Application, supplemental questions and a complete job description detailing the position are available below or at Mower County Human Resources, 201 1st Street NE, Suite 12, Lower Level, Austin, MN  55912 (507-437-9533). Resumes will not be accepted in place of application forms. Include supplemental questions form with application.  

Mower County offers an excellent benefit package for full-time positions including health, life, disability, retirement, and paid time off.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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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. The applicable union is AFSCME. (Individuals fluent in Spanish and English 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

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Downloadable Employment Application Must be filled out and submitted when applying for All Mower County Positions EXCEPT those applying via Merit System application
   
                    Supplemental Application Must be filled out and submitted when applying for Public Works Equipment Operator
   
                    Supplemental Application Must be filled out and submitted when applying for Detention Deputy (Male or Female)
   
 Merit System Online Application  
   
               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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