Why work at the City

You can make a difference and build a rewarding career when you work for the City.

Serving Communities. Building Careers.

Our employees

City of Minneapolis employees serve our residents, businesses and visitors every day. Some employees engage with the community. Other employees are behind the scenes or under our streets. No matter their role, each employee is key to making Minneapolis vibrant and livable.
Our large workforce includes a wide range of roles. Every employee has an opportunity to build a rewarding career. More than 4,000 people work in departments that serve the public or support City functions, including (but not limited to)
  • Animal Care & Control
  • Civil Rights
  • Elections & Voter Services
  • Fire
  • Police
  • Communications
  • Finance & Property Services
  • Information Technology
  • Human Resources

Our culture

Our employees provide top-notch services in an innovative and engaging culture. We encourage staff to explore these opportunities for personal professional development:

  • Employee resource groups
  • Citywide training
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Leadership development

A diverse workforce

Having a workforce that represents the city we serve is a priority of ours. We're dedicated to equity and inclusion. A diverse staff produces better results. As a result, the City welcomes people of all experiences and backgrounds to apply.

The City of Minneapolis is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage applications from all individuals, including (but not limited to): 

  • Persons with disabilities
  • Persons of color
  • Veterans
  • Women

Contact us

Human Resources




City Hall
350 S. 5th St., Room 1
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours

8 a.m.  4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday