Why Work Here
Working for the City of Minneapolis is so much more than a job. It’s a chance to make a difference in your life and our community.
City of Minneapolis employees faithfully serve our residents, businesses and visitors every single day. Some jobs are more visible in the community while others are behind the scenes or underneath our streets but each employee plays a role in keeping Minneapolis a vibrant place that tops many lists. And with a large workforce offering a variety of roles, job seekers and employees can build a rewarding career at the City of Minneapolis.
Minneapolis is a dynamic city and an equally dynamic place to work. Over 4,000 talented people are employed at the City in a variety of departments including Animal Care and Control, Civil Rights, Elections & Voter Services, Fire, Police, Public Works, Traffic Control and more. Our City services are supported by dedicated and talented professionals in Communications, Finance & Property Services, Information Technology, Human Resources and administration roles.
Employees work in support of the City's goals and strategic direction. Leadership at the City includes elected officials Mayor Jacob Frey and 13 City Council members, reinforced by an experienced group of department heads.
The City is dedicated to equity, placing a high priority on recruiting a workforce that is representative of the city we serve. Our goal is to be a welcoming employer who recognizes that a diverse employee population produces better results for our city.
The employees of Minneapolis are aligned for a singular purpose—to serve our community. It drives our employees to look for new ways to serve, creating an innovative and engaged culture. Our employees pride themselves on providing top-notch services and keeping Minneapolis at the leading edge of creating new and valuable City services.
Hear from Mayor Jacob Frey as he describes how employees serve the community through a variety of professions at the City of Minneapolis.
With a large workforce offering a variety of roles, job seekers and employees can build a rewarding career at the City of Minneapolis. We encourage growth in our employee’s skills and engagement across the City. A variety of opportunities for personal and professional advancement includes employee resource groups, City-wide training, tuition reimbursement and leadership development.
Hear from Chief Human Resources Office Patience Ferguson on why you should consider a career at the City of Minneapolis.
We are always looking for talented people to join the City. We invite you to explore our open positions and apply today.
Last updated Feb 8, 2019