Employment and volunteer opportunities


Street Inspector/Construction Observer (full-time)

The city is accepting applications for a Street Inspector/Construction observer.  Duties include overseeing municipal infrastructure project plan review, construction management and observation, managing the city’s right-of-way permitting process, and assisting in GIS records management. Previous experience in managing and inspecting infrastructure projects required, post-secondary degree in related field preferred. Salary range is $67,782 to $84,728.  Applications are available at Shorewood City Hall, 5755 Country Club Road, Shorewood, MN 55331, www.ci.shorewood.mn.us, or (952) 960-7905.  Return application to City Hall or email to: glerud@ci.shorewood.mn.us.  Contact Greg Lerud, City Administrator, with any questions.  Position is open until filled, but first review of applications will begin July 1, 2019.

Job Description

Shorewood employment application

Job openings for many government entities may also be found on the League of Minnesota Cities web site.


The City of Shorewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Ongoing Opportunities:

  • Adopt a Garden
    Volunteer gardeners are sought to assist with city gardens. If you would like to learn more, or find the location of one of the gardens, please contact the city at 952.960.7900. This is a great project for neighborhoods, community organizations, families and individuals. 

  • Arctic Fever
    The Arctic Fever Committee is looking for volunteers to work at various locations and events during the Arctic Fever Winter Festival, third weekend in January. For information or to volunteer contact tgrout@ci.shorewood.mn.us, or call the city at 952.960.7900.
  • Community Organizations
    At various times of the year, the City of Shorewood seeks residents to represent the city on the board of various community organizations. These are volunteer appointments. Each representative is encouraged to provide a quarterly report to the City Council on the organization’s activities.

  • The Lake Minnetonka Conservation District (LMCD)
    The LMCD reviews permits and licenses, such as special events, multiple docks and charter boats. The LMCD considers lake management issues, and other issues such as Eurasian Water milfoil and Zebra Mussels. Meetings are at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month.

For any of the volunteer positions listed above, interested residents should send a letter to the city at 5755 Country Club Road, Shorewood, MN 55331, or fax to 952-474-0128, or e-mail cityhall@ci.shorewood.mn.us. A resume may be included but is not required.

Other Organizations

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