Welcome to employment opportunities with Rice County! We are excited to have you consider working with us. Rice County employs over 400 people in full and part-time positions. Prior to applying for a position, read the following information carefully as it contains a lot of material that will assist you in the recruitment process.
Be sure to save any emails received for additional information or directions pertaining to a position that you have applied for.
Thank you for your interest in employment with Rice County!
You can apply online by clicking on the job title you are interested in and clicking on the "Apply" link or click here https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/rice
It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience. Do not leave the "Duties" space blank or mark "See Resume." Complete this section for all employers within the application. Incomplete applications may be rejected. While completing the application questions, your progress will automatically be saved every 30 seconds.. If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, create an account and select a user name and password. Your information and application will be saved so you may use it to apply for additional jobs in the future. Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized Rice County employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted.
Work that matters
Rice County is looking for the finest to join our team and take on the challenging and rewarding work of public service. When you work for local government, you improve the lives of family, friends and neighbors.
The work we do is unique — we protect public health, keep our communities safe, ensure our vulnerable residents are cared for, help residents get back on their feet; protect our natural resources, provide veterans the help they deserve, make sure traffic flows efficiently, inspire children to read and so much more.
Rice County will only email notices relating to your job application. Check your email regularly after submitting an application. We will use the email address that is on file with us to send all notices. Remember to check your spam filter and "Junk" email folders to ensure messages haven't been incorrectly marked as spam.
Equal Opportunity Employer & reasonable accommodation
Rice County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, familial status, veteran status, status with regards to public assistance, disability or age except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification and all other characteristics or traits protected by law.
Rice County will reasonably accommodate qualified applicants with covered disabilities who can perform the essential functions of the job.
To request an accommodation for any portion of the employment process due to a disability, call Human Resources at 507-332-6100 or email [email protected].
Carol KritzerHuman Resources Manager
Rice County Government Services Building
320 Third St. NW
Faribault, MN 55021
Rice County Government Services Building 320 Third St. NW Faribault MN 55021
Phone: 507-332-6124Fax: 507-333-3848
Lonsdale : 507-744-5185
Toll Free: 888-200-4807
- Can I get help navigating the online application process?
Yes. The Government Jobs guide will walk you through the online application process from login through submission of your application.
You can also access and print the Online Employment Application Guide from the NEOGOV Log In page or from the HELP button at any step during the application process. Each job openings page will start your online application process.
For more information, contact us at 507-332-6100.
- Do I need an email account to setup a “user account” and apply online?
Yes. This is important. User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person or email address. An email account will allow you to receive an email confirmation after you have submitted your application. You can also sign up for email notifications when specific jobs are posted. For more information contact us at 507-332-6100.
- I don’t have an e-mail address – what can I do?
The e-mail address is a required part of the online application process. Without an email account you will also not be able to use the Interest Card feature. If you wish to have an e-mail account you may sign up for a free one at many sites such as
- How do I know the Human Resources Office received my online application?
If your online application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation e-mail shortly after submission. You will also see the confirmation message on your PC screen. We suggest you print a copy of your submitted application and confirmation page information for future reference. For more information contact us at 507-332-6100.
- After I submit my application, what happens next?
Your application will be reviewed to see if your qualifications meet those posted for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your information will be forwarded to the appropriate hiring authority/department. For more information contact us at 507-332-6123.