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Modern Isanti County continues to grow, with a 25% population increase in the last 10 years to a current estimated population of almost 40,000 people.

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 are due 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

Bus/Van Drivers - Transit Department (Heartland Express)
Position openings for intermittent part time bus drivers in the Isanti County Heartland Express (Transit Department).  Requirements: CDL-Class B with passenger endorsement and a current DOT health card.  Must have ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of people, and must be able to follow proper procedures for lifting and transporting individuals and physical ability to perform these functions.  Requires driving in both Isanti and Chisago Counties.  Starting salary:  $14.20 per hour.  EEO/AA
Deadline:  July 25, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
Position Description

Correctional Officers - Sheriff's Department
Isanti County is seeking applicants for part time Correctional Officer positions in the Sheriff’s Department.  Required qualifications:  Valid MN driver’s license, knowledge of law enforcement, and an ability to communicate in verbal and written formats.  Starting salary:  $21.83 per hour.  Application and resume required.  Applicants will be required to take and pass a comprehensive written exam which will be given on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, and Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. in the Emergency Operations Center at the Isanti County Government Center, located in Cambridge, MN.  Upon passing of the written exam, the applicant will be required to take a physical exam that will be given on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at 6:00 p.m.  at the Isanti County Sheriff’s Department, located in Cambridge, MN.  Applicants will be subject to a thorough background investigation.  EEO/AA
Deadline:  July 25, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
Position Description
UPON SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO SCHEDULE A DATE AND TIME FOR THE WRITTEN EXAM EITHER IN PERSON OR BY CALLING (763) 689-3859.

Current Family Services Merit System Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities in the Family Services Department:

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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