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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

Construction code representative 1

  • Close date:  Aug. 9, 2018

  • To apply, visit Minnesota Careers and enter job I.D. number 25457

  • Position description – This position exists to administer the provisions of the State Building Code by providing enforcement of state and federal regulations pertaining to licensing of manufactured-home constructors, dealers and installers by applying the principals and applications of the provisions contained in the state's Manufactured Housing and Prefabricated Buildings Codes, as well as certain state and federal statutes and rules.


Construction code representative 1

  • Close date:  Aug. 1, 2018

  • To apply, visit Minnesota Careers and enter job I.D. number 25466

  • Position description – This position exists to guard the health and safety of occupants and users of buildlings and other facilities in Minnesota through inspection that ensures compliance with the provisions of the Minnesota Plumbing Code and other statutes and rules related to or impacted by plumbing installations. This position also assists in the education, examination and licensing of plumbers, and provides technical support and consultation to municipal inspection programs through the advanced level of understanding of plumbing principles and practices and the uniform application of the Minnesota Plumbing Code.


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.