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 City Clerk.

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.  If you are applying for a Police Officer position please fill out the supplemental questionnaire in addition to the employment application.

Employment Application Download

Patrol Officer Supplemental Questionnaire

Reserve Officer Supplemental Questionnaire

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

By Mail:

City of Worthington
303 Ninth Street
PO Box 279
Worthington, MN 56187-0279

By Fax:

(507) 372-8630

In Person:

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.

Community Development, Planning, Zoning, and Building Services Director


City of Worthington, MN. (Pop.13,000) is seeking a Director of Community Development, Planning, Zoning and Building Services. Responsible for administering planning and zoning functions of the city. Acts as staff advisory to City Planning Commission, supervises related day to day operations, and is an active member is the team pursuing economic development for the city. Responsibilities include administration of City sponsored economic development programs, economic development grants, and tax increment financing. Position requires strong ability to communicate well and prepare effective public presentations. Provides overall supervision and coordination of Building
Official and Rental Housing Inspector. Minimum Qualifications: Education - B.S. Degree in Urban or Regional Planning or related field; Experience - One to three years in Municipal Planning and City Sponsored Economic Development Program Administration. Certification Required:

Certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), or the ability to obtain in 1-2 years. Must have and maintain a valid Driver's License.
Salary range $71,639.36 to $84,281.60 depending on qualifications, plus benefit package.
Applicants must submit a letter of application, a resume, and a completed City of Worthington

Application for Employment form (available from the City Clerk/Human Resources Assistant, 303 Ninth Street, or on our web site www.ci.worthington.mn.us) to:
City Clerk/Human Resources Assistant, City of Worthington, PO Box 279
Worthington, MN 56187-0279
Phone: 507-372-8600
Application deadline for first round consideration is 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 21, 2017 - Position is open until filled.

The City of Worthington is "An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer"

Job Notice PDF:

CAD/GIS Technician - Engineering Department

City of Worthington
CAD/GIS Technician

The City of Worthington is accepting applications for full-time CAD/GIS Technician. Position involves skilled operation of engineering, drafting and technical instruments and comparable work in a paraprofessional field and office engineering assignments. Salary range is $48,380.80 to $56,929.60, plus benefits. Minimum qualifications: Two years of vocational or technical school in civil engineering technology - Three years of experience in civil engineering technology, proficiency in use of Autodesk Civil 3D/Infrastructure Design Suite, and ability to become MnDOT certified in materials testing.

Complete copy of job description and application form is available at the City Clerk’s Office (303 9th Street, Worthington, MN 56187) or at www.ci.worthington.mn.u.s
Applicants must submit cover letter, resume, and completed City of Worthington Employment Application to:

City Clerk/Human Resources Assistant
City of Worthington
PO Box 279
Worthington, MN 56187-0279
Application deadline is 5:00 p.m. September 1, 2017 for first round consideration - position is open
until filled.
City of Worthington is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer