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The region we know today as Isanti County was originally settled by lumberjacks from New England, migrating westward with their families in search of fresh trees to harvest.

Employment Opportunities

Isanti County employment applications and resumes must be submitted in person or mailed to:

Isanti County Administrator
Isanti County Government Center
555 18th Avenue SW
Cambridge, MN 55008

If you have any questions, please contact the County Administrator's office at (763) 689-3859. 

PLEASE NOTE:

  • A resume must be submitted along with your employment application.
  • Applications, resumes, and all other related material are due to the County Administrator/Human Resources department by 4:30 p.m. on the closing date, or must be postmarked on the closing date.
  • Applications are held on file for 6 months.

Current Isanti County Employment Opportunities

Probation Officer - Probation Department

Isanti County Probation Department is accepting applications for a full-time Probation Officer.  This position will supervise a small caseload and provide programming services to both adult and juvenile probationers.  The purpose of this position is to conduct assessments, provide investigative services to the court, make recommendations to the court, and provide supervision and programming to adult and juvenile offenders in order to protect public safety and facilitate law-abiding behavior.  Minimum qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in Corrections, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or Sociology, AND have completed a full-time internship (10 weeks or 400 hours) as a Probation Officer, OR a minimum of 400 hours of volunteer Probation Officer experience.  Must have a valid Minnesota driver’s license, reliable transportation, and proof of insurance.  Preferred experience in EBP practices like the LSI-R, Case Plans, and Motivational Interviewing.  This position will also require the officer to do evening and limited weekend work.  Salary starts at $39,672/year, plus benefits.  Application, cover letter, and resume required.  AA/EOE/Tobacco Free Workplace.
Deadline:  Friday, October 17, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
 

Adult Probation Officer - Probation Department

Isanti County Probation Department is accepting applications for a full-time Adult Probation Officer.  The purpose of this position is to conduct assessments, provide investigative services to the court, make recommendations to the court, and provide supervision to adult offenders in order to protect public safety and facilitate law-abiding behavior.  Minimum qualifications:  A Bachelor’s degree in Corrections, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or Sociology, AND has completed a full-time internship (10 weeks or 400 hours) as a Probation Officer, OR a minimum of 400 hours of volunteer Probation Officer experience.  Must have a valid Minnesota driver’s license, reliable transportation, and proof of insurance.  Preferred experience in EBP practices (LSI-R, Case Plans, and Motivational Interviewing).  Salary starts at $39,672/year, plus benefits.  Application, cover letter, and resume required.  AA/EOE/Tobacco Free Workplace.
Deadline:  Friday, October 17, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
 

Current Family Services Merit System Employment Opportunities

No positions available at this time.

Vacancies in the Family Services department are filled using the Minnesota Merit System.

The Merit System consists of examinations which may include one or more of the following: written examination, oral examination, and rating of experience/education. The names of applicants who successfully completed all required examinations are listed as eligible applicants in order of the score and geographic area. When a vacancy exists with Isanti County, the supervisor will request a list of eligible applicants from the Merit System and personal interviews.

Merit System applications should be sent to:

Minnesota Department of Human Services
Merit System
PO Box 64997
St. Paul, MN 55164-0097

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