How to Apply

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The Application Process: Please furnish complete information so we may accurately and completely access your qualifications. Applications may be rejected if they are incomplete or information is misleading. Online applications are stored on a secure site.

You are able to upload a resume to pre-populate fields; do not state “see resume” on the application. Provide three professional references.

For assistance completing the job application, please feel free to contact Human Resources at 218.732.2330 or

Job Alerts: Receive notification when new jobs are posted. Just below Hubbard County use the Search field or Filters to create a job alert. You will receive an email when new job postings are added that meet your criteria.

Veteran’s Preference: The Minnesota Veteran’s Preference Act (VPA) grants most veterans limited preference over non-veterans in hiring and promotion for most Minnesota public employment positions, as granted in Minnesota Statutes, Sections 43A.11, 197.455, 197.447, as amended.

Applicants must supply proof of applicable military status/eligibility, such as a DD214 and DD215 (if applicable) form, and other documents as required. This documentation must be received by the application deadline set forth in the job posting in order to be considered. You may attach this documentation to your application, email it to, fax it to 218.732.2321, or mail it to Hubbard County Human Resources, 301 Court Ave, Park Rapids, MN 56470.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is stated in each job posting. The application and all documents (i.e. Veteran’s Preference documentation) must be received by the closing deadline. Late application documents will not be considered. The Human Resources Department is not responsible for failure of other agencies, internet service providers or postal services to forward materials by the posting deadline. All documents submitted in support of an application becomes the property of Hubbard County. When submitting documents, be sure to include your name and the job title.

The Hiring Process: Each job posting contains information on the duties and qualifications of the position. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are then scored based on the preferred qualifications of the position.

The scoring of applicants will consist of ratings on the education and work experience as presented in the application submitted. Applications are scored on a 100-point scale. The recruiting process may include one or more of the following: application review and rating, performance test, written test, oral interview. 

Veteran’s Preference points are included in the score if the applicant:

• meets the definition of a “veteran” or is the eligible spouse of a “veteran”,

• completes the Veteran’s Preference question when applying for the position,

• meets the minimum qualifications of the position,

• submits the required proof of applicable military status/eligibility prior to the application deadline, and

• the claim for preference is approved.

Hubbard County uses email for all notices relating to the recruiting process. This email will come from Remember to check your spam filter and “Junk” email folders, sometimes this email is incorrectly marked as spam. You may also log in to your account and review the status of your application.

An online system is used to schedule interviews.

Data Privacy Notice: The information requested by the County during the application process is intended to be used by authorized employees and hiring authorities within the County in determining suitability for employment for the position(s) you seek or may seek in the future. If hired, the information may later be used for consideration for other positions, verification of employment history, or disciplinary action in the event that the information provided is not truthful. You are not legally required to provide any of the information requested during the application process. However, failure to provide complete, accurate information may result in the County being unable or unwilling to offer employment to you. With respect to any reasonable accommodation necessary for completing your application or the interview process, the County may be unable to provide the necessary accommodations if you do not provide information requested of you. The information you provide the County during the hiring process which is classified as private data under the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (“MGDPA”) will not be released outside the County without your consent except as necessary for tax purposes or as otherwise required by state or federal law. Information which is classified as public data will be released pursuant to the terms of the MGDPA.