Employment and volunteer opportunities


Planning Technician
Position is responsible for providing information and interpretation of zoning laws, and managing programs and information for the Planning Department, which consists of planning, building, rental house and code enforcement.  Must possess a bachelor's degree in Urban Planning or related field and three years of related experience.  Starting salary DOQ, 2019 salary range is $58,656 to $73,320.  Position open until filled, but first review of applications will begin September 30.  Contact Greg Lerud, City Administrator, (952) 960-7905 or Marie Darling, Planning Director, (952) 960-7912 for any questions.
Planning Technician position description

Light Equipment Operator - Utilities
The position performs manual, semi-skilled and skilled work as assigned in the maintenance and repair of the City’s water, wastewater, storm sewer utilities, and streets.  Minimum qualifications include H.S. Diploma or equivalent, and valid MN Class “A” CDL with Tanker Endorsement, or ability to obtain the CDL within eight months, must be in good physical condition and be able to work in varied work conditions for extended periods, and possess a valid Class SC Wastewater License and valid Class C Water license.  2019 pay range is $26.55 to $32.14.  The position is open until filled, but the first review of applications will begin on September 30, 2019.  Visit the City’s website at
www.ci.shorewood.mn.us for the job description and application, or call Greg Lerud, Shorewood City Administrator at (952) 960-7905 or Larry Brown, Director of Public Works at (952) 960-7913 with any questions.  Completed applications can be mailed to:  City of Shorewood, 5755 Country Club Road, Shorewood, MN 55331.
Light Equipment Operator - Utilities position description

Job 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.

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