Human Resources

Current Openings

Family Services Eligibility Worker

Big Stone County is seeking a Full Time Eligibility Worker (37.5 hrs/week) to work within our Family Services Department. This position is responsible for processing and determining eligibility for income maintenance programs, maintain case records, entering data into various State Systems, analyzing outcomes and approving eligibility.  This position must complete necessary state, federal, and county requirements. Eligibility Workers must understand all financial programs to be able to properly request and gather information needed to assist clients. Eligibility Workers must be able to accurately determine program eligibility. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent as well as three years of successful clerical experience and or experience working with the public, or two years of successful clerical experience in a social services agency or some combination or the two. 
  • On Minnesota Merit System eligibility list
  • Valid Drivers’ License, able to provide proof of insurance, clean driving record
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work independently and in a team
  • Ability to work with the public

2022 Salary Range: $20-01-$26.25/hour
Excellent benefits package available.

EOE/ADA Accommodations available. Contact Pam Rud, Big Stone County Coordinator at 320-487-1101 or email [email protected].

To apply:  fill out an online application and create and account and fill out an application on the Minnesota Merit system website.

Testing with the Minnesota Merit System will be available until August 15th   at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mnmeritsystem/default.cfm





Full Time Sheriff Deputy

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate Degree in Law Enforcement, or equivalent education and experience
  • P. O. S. T. license or eligible to be licensed
  • Valid Drivers’ License
  • Ability to pass physical & psychological exam
  • Ability to pass thorough background screening
  • Ability to work with the public
  • Work various hours including nights, weekends and holidays

Salary Range: $25.55 - $33.53/hour
Excellent benefits package that can result in $1145 additional monthly income

EOE/ADA Accommodations available. Contact Pam Rud, Big Stone County Coordinator at 320-487-1101 or email [email protected].

To apply please use the “fill out an online application” link below.





How to Apply for Current Openings


Family Services Positions:
To apply for a position within Big Stone County Family Services you must apply using the Minnesota Merit system.

All other Positions:
To apply for a position please fill out an online application for employment. Please have resume, cover letter, and any other forms you wish to submit such as a DD214 or letter of recommendation ready to upload during the online application process.

Big Stone County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Veterans Preference

The Minnesota Veterans Preference Act (VPA) grants most veterans a limited preference over non-veterans in hiring and promotion for most Minnesota public employment positions, as granted in Minnesota Statutes §197.447, §43A.11, and §197.455.

For more information please see our Veterans Preference information page.

 


*If you require assistance in the application process please contact Human Resources at (320) 487-1101 or email [email protected].