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 Correctional Officers carry out procedures and activities to ensure the security and well-being of persons being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail. Must have dependable work history, High School education/GED required and applicable experience preferred. Must be willing to work minimum 8 hour shifts on a rotating day/night schedule. 

Salary range:  $22.86 - $33.15 per hour

 Application link can be found at the bottom of this page and submitted through the Kandiyohi County Human Resources Office
2200 23rd St., NE, Suite 2020, Willmar, MN 56201.

Application deadline is April 7, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. or until filled


Maintenance/Survey-Construction Laborers

Seasonal summer employment at Kandiyohi County Public Works.  Positions available in the maintenance department doing general county road maintenance duties.  Positions also available in the engineering department doing surveying/road construction duties.  Starting pay is $12.00.  Applicants must be able to start work no later than June 1, 2020 and must be 18 years of age with a valid MN driver’s license. 

Applications can be submitted through the Kandiyohi County Public Works Department at 1801 East Highway 12, Willmar, MN 56201 Applications can be printed off of the County’s website;see link at the bottom of the page

Application Deadline:  May 1, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.




Part time seasonal summer employment at County Park beaches.
American Red Cross/YMCA Lifeguard Certificate, CPR/First Aid Certification and water front certification required.
Must be 18 years of age. 
Kandiyohi County is offering to pay for training of prospective lifeguards. 
Training is being offered at the Willmar YMCA, dates to be determined. 
Starting pay is $13.00/hour. 
Applications can be printed off of the County’s website;see link at the bottom of the page or via email to



Kandiyohi County is NOW hiring for watercraft inspectors for its aquatic invasive species prevention program.
Positions will assist with inspections and decontaminations program at public accesses and other locations in Kandiyohi County
Starting rates are $12.00/hour with flexible hours from sunrise to evening, but you need to be willing to work weekends and holidays.
DNR Certification training is provided.  Must be at least 18, have a valid driver’s license, and use of a personal vehicle.
Applications can be printed off of the County’s website;see link at the bottom of the page or via email to



 Kandiyohi County Family Services

Employment Opportunities:

To apply for potential future openings for the following positions: Social Workers, Eligibility Workers, Accounting Technician, Case Aide, Office Support, Child Support

When applying for Family Services vacancies, the application process for Kandiyohi County Family Services is slightly different than other county departments. 

  Please follow the instructions below carefully. 

Applicants must take the Merit Exam to be eligible for employment.  The link is below:

State of MN Merit System 

Click here to find more information from Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services.

 (Click on the word  Applications  below for a downloadable PDF file)   


Applications and Veteran's Preference Applications  can be picked up and submitted through the
Kandiyohi County Human Resources Director
Health and Human Services Building
2200 23rd Street NE, Suite 2020
Willmar, MN 56201 

(320) 231-6215

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