Applications must be in by the deadline to be considered for the position.

Please note: It is county policy that applications will only be accepted for positions that are open.

To view open positions please click here

If you have any questions please call the Coordinator's Office at 320-679-6440.

When a position becomes vacant at the county we advertise to the public. Advertisements may be posted at one or all of the following locations: this website, Indeed, Kanabec Times, Advertiser, Scotsman, Work Force website (, posting boards at the Courthouse and the Public Service Building. You can also call or stop in the Coordinator's Office.

County Application System County applications can be obtained from this website or the Coordinator's Office. Once the vacancy closes the interview process begins. We screen all applications and do Veteran's Preference if it is claimed. Once all applications are screened interviews are set up. Keep in mind that it may take up to 4 weeks before you hear something from us concerning the position you applied for.

Background Checks: A thorough background check will be done on all finalists.


Kanabec County is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to eligible, full-time employees who work a minimum of 30 hours per week. The complete benefits package is available on the left side bar on this page. Part Time employees will receive limited benefits.

Benefits Offered:

  • Medical Insurance with VEBA plan
  • Life Insurance/AD&D
  • Dental
  • Vision Plan
  • FSA (Health and/or Dependent Care reimbursement)
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • HSA Plan
  • Accident Coverage
  • Hospital
  • Critical Illness
  • Deferred Compensation
  • PERA
  • HCSP
  • EAP program


Employees who work a minimum of 30 hours per week are eligible to enroll in benefits. Insurance benefits become effective the first of the month following 45 days of employment.

Employees may opt out of the county’s insurance program provided they have other coverage. Proof of other health insurance coverage must be provided if an employee chooses to opt out of the county’s insurance plan. If proof is not provided within 30 days of hire date or any mid-year change health insurance coverage will be mandatory in accordance with Federal Law. Proof of other coverage will be required each year.

Employees who decide to opt out of county sponsored insurance plans may elect to participate in the voluntary insurance plans that are offered.