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At the state of Minnesota, the work we do is more than just a job. Employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The state of Minnesota is committed to equity and inclusion, and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources, and training and development opportunities.

The Department of Labor and Industry offers a variety of career options. Our agency employs approximately 470 workers throughout the state and oversees the state's programs for apprenticeship, construction codes and licensing, occupational safety and health, wage and hour standards, and workers' compensation. See more information about the department's work and job positions.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Our agency values a diverse workforce and strives to provide a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. Our goal is to provide current and potential employees with equal access to opportunities for employment and career advancement.

How to see, apply for open positions

To view job opportunities with the Department of Labor and Industry and apply:

  1. visit the Minnesota Careers website;

  2. click "Search for jobs now" on the "External Applicants" image;

  3. on the left side of the page, in the "Agency" section, click on "More ..." and then "Labor & Industry Dept";

  4. click any linked job title to view the job posting; and

  5. if the position looks like a good fit, click the "Apply" button at the bottom of the page (after clicking "Apply," you will need to sign in or register with Minnesota Careers).

Benefits offered

The state of Minnesota offers a variety of benefits packages to support your skills and career development, including low-cost medical and dental insurance, employer-paid life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, a retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave and 11 paid holidays each year. View more information about benefits here.

Affirmative action

View the agency's affirmative action plan for 2022 through 2024.

ADA notice

Americans with Disabilities Act notice

Know your rights

View the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Know your rights:  Workplace discrimination is illegal poster.