Custodian I – Building Maintenance

Level 4  Pay Rate $17.53/Hour

Purpose:  Provides general custodial services to at the Nobles County Prairie Justice Center.  The shift will primarily be 2:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Application Deadline:   open until filled, first review date September 6, 2023

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Notice is hereby given that Nobles County Commissioners will meet for the purpose of approving for sale and classifying tax-forfeited lands, at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, September 19th, 2023 in the Commissioner Room of the Nobles County Government Center, 315 10th Street, Worthington, MN  56187.

As described in Minnesota Statute § 282.01, parcels of land becoming the property of the state in trust under law declaring the forfeiture of lands to the state for taxes must be classified by the county board as conservation or non-conservation.

At the meeting, the county board will allow any person or agency possessing pertinent information to make or submit comments and recommendations about the pending classification for the parcels listed below. In addition, representatives of governmental entities in attendance will be allowed to describe plans, ideas, or projects that may involve use or acquisition of the property by that or another governmental entity. After allowing testimony, the board may classify, reclassify or delay taking action on any parcel or parcels.  Those unable to attend are invited to send written comments, prior to the hearing to:  Nobles County Board of Commissioners, PO Box 757, Worthington, MN  56187 or

Click here for Public Notice and full listing of parcels.

Click here to view MN Statute 282.01

Registered Nurse – Community Services

Full-Time    FLSA:  Exempt

Level 12, Pay Rate $58,094.40/Annual

If you have a passion for public health and serving the community this could be the career for you!   Join our public health service unit and you’ll be part of a skilled, caring, and knowledgeable professional team whose talents and contributions promote, strengthen and protect the health of individuals, families, and communities in Nobles County. Working in programs such as:  Family Home Visiting for prenatal and post-partum women and newborns, Child and Teen Check Ups, and Public Health Preparedness.  You can make a difference!

Registered Nurse:  performs professional nursing duties to ensure administration and coordination of established public health programs based upon the needs identified when working with individuals and families in the community.

Weekends and Holidays off!  We offer flexible scheduling and telecommute options following an initial probationary period.  Proficiency in a second language may be eligible for an extra $1.00 per hour.  Excellent Benefit package.

APPLY TO:  Nobles County Administration Office.  Visit our website at for application and to view full job description and benefit sheet.  Deadline:  Open until filled.  EEO/AA Employer

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Correctional Officers – Sheriff’s Department – Full-Time, 2/5 Part-Time & Part-Time/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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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.


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