Hiring process

Search and apply for jobs

Complete your online application

  1. Check if your qualifications match
  2. Fill out each section
  3. Complete all supplemental questions
  4. Consider all your skills and experiences
  5. Complete your application before the deadline

Watch the 3-minute video to learn more about the application process.

  • Applications reviewed

    • Once you submit your application, you’ll receive a confirmation email immediately.
    • After the application deadline, Human Resources review applications for minimum qualifications for the job. We may do additional screenings.
    • You’ll get an email stating whether or not you’re moving ahead in the process. This usually happens within one week after the application deadline.

  • Interview scheduled and conducted

    • The hiring manager reviews applications and invites candidates to interview.
    • Candidates interview for the job.

  • Offer made to selected candidate

    • The hiring manager makes an offer to a candidate.

  • Post-offer screening conducted for some positions

    Required checks may include:

    • Criminal background check
    • Driver’s license check
    • Psychological test
    • Drug or alcohol test
    • Language assessment for jobs requiring bilingual skills

  • Start employment

    • Attend new employee orientation (NEO)
    • Fill out forms for taxes, work authorization, and benefits registration
    • Serve a probationary period for 6-12 months depending on the job or work area

Hennepin County Job Opportunities

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