Redwood County is committed to stewardship, respect & shared responsibility in providing improved cost efficient services to all!!

Every day our employees help make Redwood County a recognized place to work and live.  Your unique talents and dedicated efforts can and will make a difference in the lives of the people and the communities we serve.  Continually evolving, our culture is customer service driven, employee focused, and results oriented.  We take pride in the work we do and we strive to exceed the expectations of those we serve.  Come and help us enhance the health, safety and quality of life of Redwood County communities.  Let’s work together.

Benefits

Redwood County offers a competitive benefits package to its regular Part-Time and Full-Time Employees. Employees become eligible for benefits the first of the month following 30-days of active employment. Benefit offerings can and do change on occasion.

Benefits Available to Full-Time Employees

  • Health Insurance – Three plan options available for Single, Emp. +Spouse, Emp. +Dep(s) and Family coverage (Includes a $10,000 Basic Life Insurance Plan)
  • Dental Insurance – Single, Single + One and Family Options Available
  • Vision Insurance – Single, Single + One and Family Options Available
  • Life Insurance – Employee Additional Life, Spouse Life and Dependent Life
  • Flexible (Pre-Tax) Spending Accounts (FSA) for Medical and Dependent Care expense reimbursement
  • Vacation and Sick Leave or Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Holiday Pay (11 Total Days)
  • PERA (Public Employee’s Retirement Association) Retirement Plans
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Accident Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Workers’ Compensation – Covers Medical Expenses and lost wages for injuries that occur on the job and approved by Workers’ Compensation Insurance Carrier

Benefits Available to Part-time Employees

  • Flexible (Pre-Tax) Spending Accounts (FSA) for Medical and Dependent Care expense reimbursement
  • Vacation and Sick Leave or Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Holiday Pay (11 Total Days)
  • PERA (Public Employee’s Retirement Association) Retirement Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Workers’ Compensation – Covers Medical Expenses and lost wages for injuries that occur on the job and approved by Workers’ Compensation Insurance Carrier

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply for a position with Redwood County?

All applicants MUST complete a Redwood County Application. To apply for a position you must apply on-line by going to the Redwood County website and click on the Employment Opportunities tab to apply. Detailed information about the position can also be found on the Redwood County employment portal.

Complete your application on-line and at the bottom of the application there is a save button so that you can save information as you proceed through the application.  This information will also be stored in you account profile so if you were to apply for a position in the future you information will automatically be populated for the new application and all you need to do is make any changes that have occurred since the last time you applied.  Once you have completed the application there will be a button to submit your application. If you are ready to submit your application simply click on the submit application button.  If you are not ready you can save your progress but clicking the save button and finish later or whenever you are ready to submit.

Can I complete a paper application?

No – All applicants MUST complete their application on-line.

What if I don’t have internet access or a computer?

The employment Portal site may also be accessed from a smart phone or tablet if one is available. If you do not have internet access you could go someplace that has free WiFi such as a local library and use a public computer there. You can also come to the Redwood County Government Center and use the computer in the lobby area.

Am I able to get notifications when a position opens?

Yes – Once your have created an account you can set it up so that everytime a new job is posted you can be notified.  But you must set up an account first in order to have this happen.  Once you have your account set-up go under your account setting and click Yes that you want to receive email notifications.  You can also subscribe to the Redwood County mailing list.  By doing this you will get the Redwood County Newsletters, Public and Official Notices, Employment Postings and News and Information about Plum Creek Park.

How am I notified about the status of my application?

Once you submit your application you will receive an email within a couple of days that your application has been received and is being reviewed.

If you are chosen for an interview you will receive an email to contact the Redwood County Administrators Office to set up a date and time for your interview.

If you are not chosen for an interview will receive an email stating that you were not chosen to interview.

How do I find out if I get hired for a position?

Once you have been interviewed for a position if you are chosen for the position you will receive a phone call to see if you accept the position.

If you are not chosen you will receive an email stating that you were not chosen and the position was offered to someone else.

If I’m a Veteran do I get Veteran’s Preference Points?

Yes – But only if you requested to apply for the points on the application AND the Veteran’s Preference form is completed AND submitted. When you are filling out your application, there will be questions pertaining to Veteran’s Preference Points.  You will need to answer these questions and complete the Veteran’s Preference Information in order to receive Veteran Preference Points.  This information will be kept with your application.  If the box to request the points is not marked and the information that is requested is not completed AND submitted, Veteran’s Preference points will not be given.  Both of these items MUST be completed.

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