Human Resources

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250 S. Fourth St., Room 100
Minneapolis, MN 55415
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Selection Process

We are always looking for applications from talented people of all backgrounds. We encourage you to submit an application for a job that meets your interests, talents and qualifications. 

Hiring in civil service is methodical and has slightly different requirements than hiring in the private sector. That process is governed by our Civil Service Commission and collective bargaining agreements to ensure a fair, merit-based hiring system. We follow this consistent hiring process in order to ensure equity and transparency in our hiring process. A typical hiring process will include:

NEW Selection Diagram

Minneapolis has a variety of job types, from appointed jobs to civil service jobs to firefighters and police officers. Hiring for appointed and civil service jobs can take 1-2 months while police and fire hiring is done through academies and takes 4-6 months. Competition for all City jobs is strong, and the City of Minneapolis is proud to use veterans preference  in hiring.

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We are always looking for talented people to join the City. We invite you to explore our open positions and apply today.

Last updated Sep 1, 2020



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