Human Resources - Hiring Process

Submitting an Application

All applications must be submitted online. You must register for an account before submitting your application. Register for an account now

If you need to make changes after you have submitted your application, you may submit a new application after a 24-hour waiting period. Only the most recent application received before the deadline will be considered.

Misrepresentation or falsification of information or omissions may result in the rejection of an application or discipline up to and including dismissal from employment if discovered at a later date. Falsification or omission may also result in applications not being accepted for future opportunities.


Scoring an Application

Scoring of applications for candidates who meet the minimum qualifications consists of rating the training and experience presented in the application materials submitted. Be sure to thoroughly list all training and experience you possess. Failure to do so may adversely affect your final score.

If you require special accommodations to participate in the hiring process, contact Human Resources at 763-765-3001.

All application materials (including Veterans' Preference documentation) must be submitted by the designated time on the posted close date. Sherburne County is not responsible for failure of other agencies, Internet service providers that may impact your application by the deadline.


Testing Process

Testing and assessment varies for each position. Some positions require a written examination, physical fitness testing and an oral examination, while others may require testing of computer skills. Testing is typically scheduled during normal business hours with the exception of when online testing is available.


Applicant Notification

Human Resources will notify applicants via email after the job posting closes letting the applicant know if they have met the minimum qualifications.

If an applicant is selected to participate in the testing process or invited in for an interview, Human Resources will notify the applicant via email.


General Information

Offers of employment are made by the hiring supervisor or a Human Resources representative. Pre-employment screening, such as backgrounds, drug tests and physicals must be completed prior to the start date.

Contact Us:

Sherburne County Govt Center
ATTN: Human Resources
13880 Business Center Dr NW
Suite 100
Elk River, MN 55330-4668

Office Location & Hours

Phone: 763-765-3000
800-433-5229
Fax: 763-765-3002

hr@co.sherburne.mn.us
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