Careers at Hennepin County

Your future. Made here.

Jessica Damm

Jessica Damm

Talent acquisition supervisor

“Our employees are integral to who we are and what we do. Together, we strive to meet and exceed expectations, engaging people and communities to develop innovative solutions. Every day our employees help make Hennepin County a nationally-recognized place to work and live. ”

Quanzakari DeChiara-Crillion

Quanzakari DeChiara-Crillion

Engineering technician

“I've had the incredible opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive these past three years. I enjoy the fantastic benefits, and I've been fortunate to work with a great team as well as cutting-edge technology. It's been truly fulfilling to serve the residents of our community while making a meaningful impact.”

Lamarr Sullivan

Lamarr Sullivan

Former communications intern

“Being an intern with Hennepin County Communications laid the foundation for everything I do in my marketing career now”

Welcome to Hennepin County

Your opportunity to make a difference.

Hennepin County provides a broad array of public services to 1.3 million residents across 611 square miles. No matter what you’re interested in, we have a place for you. Our services are organized into seven work areas and distributed among 50 interconnected departments.

County Administration

Hennepin County Administration leads the Hennepin County organization in carrying out the policies of the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners. Learn more about county leadership.

Disparity reduction

Disparity Reduction provides direction and strategy to facilitate systems change, advance equity, and eliminate disparities. Learn more about our commitment to disparity reduction.

Health and Human Services

Health and Human Services encompasses the county’s health care activities and administration of categorical assistance programs to eligible, needy individuals and families. This area of work also includes statutory and discretionary health and social services; assistance to eligible individuals and families; federal and state employment training programs and services; and services to eligible veterans.

Law, Safety & Justice

Law, Safety and Justice encompasses and connects the county’s public safety and justice systems, each serving a unique, yet interconnected role throughout the justice process.


Operations encompasses the policy making, administrative support and staff services necessary for the efficient and effective management of county programs.

Public Works

Public Works encompasses transportation, transit, energy, environmental protection, and waste management services.

Resident Services

Resident Services supports a well-functioning and engaged civil society for all residents, encompassing core government systems that empower voting, enable lifelong learning opportunities with public libraries, provide licenses and vital records, maintain real estate records, and ensure accurate property taxes.

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Hennepin County Job Opportunities

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