Social Worker – Child Protection – Community Services

Full-Time    FLSA:  Exempt

Level 12  Pay Rate $58,094.40/Annual

Purpose:  You can make a difference in your community!  Join our dynamic social work team now to start working with families. Social Workers help improve quality of life and safety issues through linking individuals and families to needed services and building robust working relationships with them.

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Application Deadline:  Open until filled.




Correctional Officers – Sheriff’s Department – FT, 2/5 PT, & PT/Intermittent Openings

Full-time, Part-time, and Part-time/Intermittent

New Starting Wage:   $22.12/Hour

Purpose:  The Correctional Officer maintains order and safety within the Nobles County Jail.  This position caries out specific duties required for the safe and secure operations of the jail and secure movement of inmates to and from courts.  The duties range from booking incoming inmates, transporting inmates to other jurisdictions, monitoring the jail through both visual and electronic means, and intervening and controlling emergency situations in the jail.

Application Deadline:   Open until filled

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Eligibility Specialist – Community Services

Apply now for this exciting career opportunity!

New Starting wage:  $23.45/hour


Applies program eligibility criteria to individual client requests for assistance with SNAP (food support), Cash Assistance, Healthcare, and other financial assistance programs.

You can make a difference in our community by helping individuals and families achieve self-sufficiency!


Starting Wage:  $23.45/hour

Full-time   FLSA:  Non-exempt

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

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Summer Worker – Highway Engineering/Maintenance – Public Works

Summer Workers – Temporary/Seasonal

2 positions – Highway Engineering/Maintenance

Nobles County is currently accepting applications for the 2023 summer season.

Highway Engineering/Maintenance: 1) assists engineering staff in engineering construction inspection activities by performing surveying, staking, inspection and testing of materials;  2) assists highway maintenance staff in performing bituminous and concrete patching, crack sealing, and mowing.     QUALIFICATIONS:  Must be 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, and able to work long hours in a physically demanding job.  Click for Job Description.

This is a temporary 67 day position.

Application Deadline:  Open until filled.


Assistant to County Engineer – Public Works Department


Level 16  Pay Rate $35.25 – $44.43/Hour

The Assistant to County Engineer is responsible for a broad range of duties providing assistance to the County Engineer in administration, supervision, and directing activities of the Engineering Department to ensure smooth operations. Oversees construction and maintenance projects through all phases, from early concept, funding, design, construction, and project closeout. Directs multiple projects simultaneously.  The Assistant to the County Engineer works independently using professional standards under the general direction of the County Engineer. Responsible for the quality and timeliness of work performed. Represents the Engineering department in the absence of the County Engineer.

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Application Deadline:  Open until filled.


Systems Administrator – Information Technology

Full-Time    FLSA:  Exempt

Level 13, Pay Rate $61,568.00/Annual

The Systems Administrator provides technology support to employees/users and general support for the IT Department.  The IT Systems Administrator installs, configures and performs routine maintenance to systems software, hardware and related applications systems, responds to basic and complex technical and workstation support requests and monitors computer systems availability, performance, and security.

Application Deadline:  Open until filled.

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Seeking individuals for committee appointments

The Nobles County Board of Commissioners is soliciting local public involvement for appointments to committees and boards listed below.  Additional information about the Committees may be obtained from the Nobles County Administration office by calling 507-295-5201. Under represented classes are encouraged to apply.  The Committee Appointment Policy and application form is located at  under Latest News & Announcements. In order to be considered, completed application forms must be submitted to the Nobles County Administration office, 315 Tenth Street, P.O. Box 757, Worthington, MN  56187-0757 or 

Click here for  Committee Appointment Policy and application form.

2023 Boards & Committee Appointment Listing




Regular Meetings

Regular Nobles County Board meetings are held the first Tuesday after the first Monday and the second to last Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. and are open to the public.

If you have agenda items for an upcoming meeting, please contact the County Administrator’s office at (507) 295-5201, or email them to