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The Department of Labor and Industry offers a variety of career options. Our agency employs approximately 430 workers throughout the state and oversees the state's programs for apprenticeship, construction codes and licensing, occupational safety and health, wage and hour standards, and workers' compensation.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Our agency values a diverse workforce and strives to provide a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. Our goal is to provide current and potential employees with equal access to opportunities for employment and career advancement.

Open positions

Safety investigator 1, 2, 3

  • Close date:  Nov. 5, 2018

  • To apply visit Minnesota Careers and enter job I.D. number 27546

  • Location:  Mankato

  • Position description:  This position exists to prevent and reduce the occurrence of occupational injuries and illnesses in Minnesota workplaces through the enforcement of occupational safety and health standards.

Construction code representative 2

  • Close date:  Oct. 29, 2018

  • To apply visit Minnesota Careers and enter job I.D. number 27648

  • Location:  Statewide (home office, preferably in Dakota, Dodge, Goodhue, Le Sueur, Olmsted, Rice, Scott, Steele, Wabasha, Waseca or Winona county)

  • Position description:  This position exists to inspect public buildings and state-licensed facility construction projects to verify compliance with approved plans and the state buidling code. This position also provides assistance to municipalities in the administration of the state building code.

Rehabilitation counselor – Career

Note:  This position is being posted at two levels -- career and senior -- but only one position will be filled, depending on the appointee's qualifications.

  • Close date:  Oct. 29, 2018

  • To apply visit Minnesota Careers and enter job I.D. number 26561

  • Location:  Bemidji

  • Position description:  This position exists to provide specialized vocational rehabilitation services and medical monitoring in accordance with the workers' compensation law, the rehabilitation rules and in consideration of the rights and responsibilities of the injured worker to facilitate the resolution of a claim for benefits by return to work or other positive result.

Rehabilitation counselor – Senior

Note:  This position is being posted at two levels -- senior and career -- but only one position will be filled, depending on the appointee's qualifications.

  • Close date:  Oct. 29, 2018

  • To apply visit Minnesota Careers and enter job I.D. number 26560

  • Location:  Bemidji

  • Position description:  This position exists to provide specialized vocational rehabilitation services and medical monitoring in accordance with the workers' compensation law, the rehabilitation rules and in consideration of the rights and responsibilities of the injured worker to facilitate the resolution of a claim for benefits by return to work or other positive result.


Benefits offered

The state of Minnesota offers a variety of benefits packages to support your skills and career development, including low-cost medical and dental insurance, employer-paid life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, a retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. View more information about benefits here.

Affirmative Action

View the agency's affirmative action plan for August 2016 to August 2018.