Employment Opportunities

Mille Lacs County is committed to hiring qualified, well-suited applicants to fulfill its mission of delivering quality public services to all citizens in an effective, professional and efficient manner.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and, as such, will not engage in employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, disability, age, marital status, or status in regard to public assistance.

Mille Lacs County provides competitive wages and benefits for all employees. The main County campus is located in Milaca, Minnesota at the intersection of State Highways 23 and 169.

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The County accepts online applications for all open permanent job postings.

  1. Why Mille Lacs?
  2. Recruitment
  3. Internships

Why Mille Lacs County?

  • We have an outstanding benefits package, and a strong dedication to employees' wellness and work / life balance and stability. Our Wellness Committee organizes many events to encourage healthy eating and physical activity, such as the Obstacle Relay/5K.
  • We have a welcoming work culture, and we support professional development.
  • We qualify for both position-specific (Resident Nurse, etc.) and general loan forgiveness programs. Since Mille Lacs County qualifies as a public service organization, employees can qualify for partial student loan forgiveness programs.
  • We have partnered with Hamline University to receive Learning Partner Benefits (PDF). These benefits include 20% off tuition for any CPAL (Center for Public Administration and Leadership) Certificate program, $800 per year scholarships for Hamline's Master and Doctorate of Public Administration Programs, and more!
  • We conduct ongoing staff events to promote wellness.
  • Employees have the opportunity to participate in various committees, such as the Employee Benefits Committee, Wellness Committee, Labor Management Committee, Continuous Improvement Committee, etc.

Don't just take our word for it, take it directly from an employee who says: "It's so nice to be treated like a human, instead of just a number like it would be some other places."

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