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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


  • 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

Bus Drivers (Part-Time) - Heartland Express / Transit Department

Position openings for intermittent part-time Bus Drivers in the Isanti County Heartland Express (Transit Department).  Requirements:  CDL-Class C 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.  Starting salary:  $14.34 per hour.  AA/EEO
Deadline:  June 12, 2015, at 4:30 p.m.
Position Description

Current Family Services Merit System Employment Opportunities

Welfare Fraud Investigator

Applications are being accepted for a Welfare Fraud Investigator position in the Income Maintenance Unit of the Family Services Department.  The 2015 salary range for this position is $21.68 to $25.38 per hour ($3,757.87 to $4,399.20) per month).

In filling this position, we will consider only candidates who are currently qualified for appointment under applicable rules of the Minnesota Merit System.

To apply for this position click on the Minnesota Merit System link, Job # 942-OC, or to obtain additional information you may contact Karrie Kolb, Financial Assistance Supervisor, or Penny Messer, Director of Community Social Services at (763) 689-1711.

Deadline:  Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at 4:30 p.m.

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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