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The Human Resources Department is responsible for coordinating and processing all personnel transactions within the county.
To apply for a posted position with Aitkin County, you must fill out an application; resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Completed applications must be received by the Aitkin County Human Resources Department by 4:30 p.m. on the closing date. No late applications will be considered.
Additionally, applications are only accepted for open jobs. When there are no positions open, Aitkin County will not accept and hold applications on file for future positions.
For positions in the Health and Human Services Department, please visit the Minnesota Merit System site for job descriptions with application and testing process information.
**Please fill out and print the application package; be sure to sign your application.**
Important Note: You may fax your application back to Human Resources at 1-218-927-7374, or mail it, or drop it off in person to the Human Resources Dept. at the Courthouse West Annex. It must be received by Human Resources by the date and time indicated as the deadline to apply.
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**Employment Opportunities are listed below:
Network/Application Support Specialist, FT
Network/Application Support Specialist, full-time, lead troubleshooting position in the IT Department at Aitkin County, located in north central MN. Qualifications: AA degree in Information Technology and three years of IT work experience, or a combination of education and experience to perform the duties of the position. Starting salary $45,000 to $50,000/year, negotiable DOQ. Open until filled. Details and applications are available online below or can be picked up at the Aitkin County Courthouse, 217 2nd Street NW, Room 134, Aitkin, MN. Questions are welcome, call 218-927-7306 or email HR@co.aitkin.mn.us EOE
Substitute Jail Cook / PT Cook at Long Lake Conservation Center (Palisade)
Aitkin County is accepting applications for a Substitute Jail Cook and a Part-time Cook at Long Lake Conservation Center in Palisade. Requires HS diploma or GED, plus 2 years experience working in a commercial food service operation or completed coursework. Applications are available on-line below or can be picked up at the Aitkin County HR Department at 217 2nd Street NW, Room 134, Aitkin, MN 56431. Open until filled. EOE
Substitute Custodian (Call-In) up to 67 Days per year
Aitkin County is accepting applications for
Substitute (Call-in) Custodians
($10.38/hour) to work up to 67 days per calendar year. Provide building custodial and grounds keeping services. Currently late afternoon/evening shift. Requires H.S. Diploma or GED and a valid MN driver’s license. Application form and complete details are available on-line below or can be picked up at the Aitkin County HR Department, 217 2nd Street NW, Aitkin, MN. Open until filled. EOE
Other Employment Links:
The following positions are available year round through the Minnesota Merit System. For more information about each position and submitting an application, click on the Job Title:
Accounting Technician, HHS
Case Aide, HHS Department
Financial Worker (aka Eligibility Worker), HHS Department
Financial Assistance Supervisor, HHS Department
Office Support Specialist, HHS Department
Public Health Nurse, HHS Department
Social Worker, HHS Department
To find out more information about jobs with Aitkin County Health and Human Services, please visit the Minnesota Merit System.
Please note. The employment of companions or relatives in the same area of an organization may cause conflicts. In addition to claims of partiality in treatment at work, personal conflicts from outside the work environment may be carried into day-to-day working relationships. Aitkin County policy states: Relatives of persons currently employed by Aitkin County may be hired only if they will not be working directly for or supervising a relative within the organization. This policy applies to any relative, higher or lower in the organization, who has the authority to review employment decisions. Aitkin County employees cannot be transferred into such a reporting relationship.
Aitkin County Human Resources Department
217 2nd Street NW, Room 134
Aitkin, MN 56431
Our business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.