Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Employment in the Worthington City Government

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Worthington! We're excited that you are here. Please view the available positions at the bottom of this page for our current employment opportunities. If you have any questions about employment with the city, or the application process, please contact the Human Resources Assistant.

The Worthington City Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

How to Apply:

To complete the application follow these instructions

  • Click on the employment application link below
  • Fill in all of the document
  • Print a copy for your records and click submit by email. Alternatively, you can submit by mail, fax or in person using the information below.

Employment Application

Download our application and submit it by mail, fax or in person. To download, click the link below.  

Employment Application Download

Please submit your completed, signed and dated application using one of the following methods:

By Mail:

City of Worthington

Attn:Human Resource Assistant
PO Box 279
Worthington, MN 56187-0279

By Fax:

(507) 372-8630

By E-mail:



In Person:

to 303 Ninth Street

Office hours are Monday–Friday, 8:00am–5:00pm

Available Employment Positions

Below are Employment Positions currently available for the Worthington City Government. To view a position, click the item title to expand. Click the item title again to collapse the listing.


Worthington Municipal Liquor Store is accepting applications for Part-Time Liquor Store Clerks to help fill positions for our store. Hours average between 15-20 per week. Employee must be able to perform a wide variety of tasks associated with liquor store operations including, but not limited to: operating a cash register, making change, stocking shelves and coolers, checking ID for legal age on a regular basis and assisting customers with their questions as well as providing your recommendations. Position requires working nights, weekends and holidays, some heavy lifting and teamwork.

How To Apply:

Applicants must submit a completed City of Worthington Application for Employment Form available from the Human Resource Assistant, 303 Ninth Street or from the City's website to:
Human Resource Assistant
City of Worthington
PO Box 279
Worthington, MN 56187
Fax Applications to 507-372-8630
E-mail Applications to lhenning@ci.worthington.mn.us


Starting pay is $15.00/hour; premium pay on Sundays and holidays.


Complete application packet to include: City Employment Application (found above), Cover Letter explaining your qualifications for this position and Resume’ submitted to HR Assistant as listed above. Position open until filled.


The City of Worthington is accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer position. In addition, other qualified applicants may be placed on an Eligibility Register for future openings. The patrol officer hourly base wage range is $30.07-$40.69. An additional $240/month is available to officers who demonstrate proficiency in a second language. Lateral pay considerations may be available based on experience. Applicants must have a MN POST Board Peace Officer License or must have passed the Peace Officer Licensing Exam to be license eligible by the application deadline.

Deadline: Friday, January 6th, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.

City of Worthington
Worthington, MN

How To Apply:

Complete and submit a cover letter, resume, 2022 City of Worthington Employment Application and 2022 Patrol Officer Recruitment Supplemental Questionnaire found under Documents and Forms in the left-hand column.


Hourly Base Wage Range of $29.05-$39.31


NOW HIRING! Part-time evening and weekend Facility Attendants. Wages starting at $14/hour. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Apply on-line or stop at City Hall, 303 9th Street, for an application.

AHORA CONTRATACION! Asistentes de instalaciones nocturnas y de fin de semana a tiempo parcial. Desde $14. Los solicitantes deben tener 18 anos de edad o mas. Solicite en linea o detengase en el Ayuntamiento para obetener una solicitud hoy.


The City of Worthington is seeking candidates for the position of an additional Assistant City Engineer. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual pursuing the rewarding challenges presented in municipal engineering services of a growing and thriving mid-sized city of 14,000.
Worthington is southwest Minnesota’s commercial, industrial and agricultural regional center.

Salary Range: $78,976 - $106,850

To apply for the Assistant City Engineer position, please complete the City of Worthington Application (http://www.ci.worthington.mn.us/employment-opportunities) and submit with cover letter and resume’ to: lhenning@ci.worthington.mn.us, fax to ATTN: HR Assistant 507-372-8630 or mail to:

HR Assistant
City of Worthington
PO BOX 279
Worthington, MN 56187

Applications accepted until position is filled with first consideration given to application packets received by Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 5:00 pm.


The City of Worthington has two openings for a Radio Dispatcher.

Responsible for the centralized communications for all public safety within Worthington and Nobles County. Key to the operational efficiency through coordinating prompt responses, proper referral of contacts, maintenance of communication records and monitoring systems and situations.

Applicants must have strong written and oral communication skills, general knowledge of computers and business terminology and be able to multi-task. A high school diploma or GED is required. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.

Deadline: 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 2, 2022

How to Apply:
Complete and submit the City Employment Application, an application letter (cover letter) and a resumé to: HR Assistant, City of Worthington, PO Box 279, Worthington, MN 56187 OR email to lhenning@ci.worthington.mn.us OR fax to 507-372-8630.

Full-time Dispatcher starting wage for 2023 is $24.51/hr.

La ciudad de Worthington tiene dos vacantes para un despachador de radio.
Responsable de las comunicaciones centralizadas para toda la seguridad pública dentro de la ciudad de Worthington y el condado de Nobles. Clave para la eficiencia operativa a través de la coordinación de respuestas rápidas, la derivación adecuada de los contactos, el mantenimiento de registros de comunicación y el seguimiento de sistemas y situaciones.
Los solicitantes deben tener sólidas habilidades de comunicación oral y escrita, conocimientos generales de informática y terminología comercial y ser capaces de realizar múltiples tareas. Se requiere un diploma de escuela secundaria o GED. Debe poder trabajar en un horario flexible que incluya noches, fines de semana y días festivos.
La tarifa de pago a partir de 2023 es de $24.51/ hora.
Fecha límite: 5:00 m. el viernes, 2 de diciembre de 2022

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