Job Postings

Current Openings:
Information Technology Director
This position will ensure all technology needs of the County are met to the extent that each employee can be productive with the technology tools needed. Provides strategic direction and leadership regarding County-wide technology requirements. 


  • 4-yr degree in IT field and 8 years related experience, or equivalent
  • Supervisory experience
  • Network infrastructure experience
  • Government IT experience preferred
  • Compliance/cyber security experience
  • Experience creating IT policies
  • Excellent communication skills

Salary Range: $67,662.40 - $88,795.20/year

Excellent benefits package.

Please send resume and letter of interest to:

Deadline: June 25, 2019

EOE/ADA Accommodations available. Contact Dawn Gregoire, Big Stone County Human Resources Director at 320-839-6388 or email


Seasonal/Intermittent Highway Worker

 Big Stone County is seeking a Seasonal/Intermittent Highway Worker. This position will be expected to assist with hauling gravel during the summer and on an on-call basis for snow plowing in the winter. 

  • Valid commercial drivers’ license (CDL) is required
  • 3 Years’ experience with heavy equipment
  • High School Diploma or equivalent 

Starting wage $17.25/hour 

Applications available at  or by contacting Human Resources at 320-839-6388.  Applications may be mailed to 20 Second St. SE, Ortonville, MN 56278, emailed to, or faxed to 320-839-6389.  Applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm June 21, 2019.

EOE/ADA Accommodations available.


 All Big Stone County position openings (regardless of employment status or whether the vacancy is a replacement or a new position) shall be subject to review and approval by the County Board.

It shall be the policy of the County to recruit and select the most qualified persons available for positions in the County’s work force. Employees of the County shall be encouraged to advance their career through promotion or transfer.  Employees will be selected on the basis of their relative knowledge, skills and abilities in order to ensure open competition among qualified applicants. 

When an opening is identified within the County, the opening will first be posted the internally allowing current employees the opportunity to apply for the position.  If there are no qualified internal applicants, the County will advertise the opening locally and as determined by the Hiring Manager and the Human Resources Director as the best places to advertise to attract the best applicants for the position.   

The provisions of Minnesota Law (M.S. 197.455, et seq) relating to Veterans Preference in hiring shall be followed for all applicable, open-competitive positions.

The County is committed to selecting the most qualified applicant for each position, without regard to any protected class.  The County reserves the right to reject all applicants and fill the position on a temporary or contractual basis in the event that, in the sole discretion of the employer, an insufficient number of qualified applicants applied.

If you require assistance in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Director by calling 320-839-6388 or emailing 

Family Services positions are hired through the MN Merit System. You must first apply through MN Merit.