Welcome to Employment Opportunities with Jackson County!

We are excited to have you consider employment with us. Jackson County employs over 100 people in full and part-time positions. Prior to applying for a position, please read the following information carefully as it contains a lot of information that will assist you through our recruitment process. Be sure to save any emails received for additional information or directions pertaining to a position that you have applied for. Thank you for your interest in employment with Jackson County!

Work that Matters

Jackson County is looking for the best and the brightest to join our team and take on the challenging and rewarding work of public service. When you work for local government, you improve the lives of family, friends and neighbors. County employees work every day to improve residents’ health, safety and quality of life.

Application Process

You can apply online by clicking on the job title you are interested in and clicking on the "Apply" link. If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a User-name and Password. After your account has been established, you can populate your information by upload it from a saved document on your computer, or manually entering. This application will be saved and you can use it to apply for future job openings. Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted.

It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. Do not leave the "Duties" space blank or mark "See Resume". Please complete this section for all employers within the application. When submitting your application, be sure to provide at least three (3) professional references. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. While completing the application questions, your progress will automatically be saved every 30 seconds.


Jackson County only utilizes email communication and notices relating to your job application. Be sure to check your email regularly after applying. Jackson County utilizes online self-scheduling for interviews. We will use the email address that is on file with us to send instructions on how to schedule an interview. Remember to check your spam filter and "Junk" email folders as well as incorrectly marked as SPAM by some SPAM filters.

Equal Employment Opportunity & Reasonable Accommodation

Jackson County values a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race (including traits associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and hair styles such as braids, locs and twists), creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, familial status, veteran status, status with regards to public assistance, disability, or age except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification and all other characteristics or traits protected by law.

Jackson County will reasonably accommodate qualified applicants with covered disabilities who can perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

To request an accommodation for any portion of the employment process due to a disability, please call Human Resources at 507-847-4182 or email county.administrator@co.jackson.mn.us.