Employment Opportunities

Job openings for many local government entities may be found on the League of Minnesota Cities website.

The City of Shorewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current City of Shorewood Employment Opportunities:

The City of Shorewood is accepting applications for the following positions:  

City Council Member

Shorewood City Council is seeking to fill a vacancy following the resignation of Patrick Johnson. Among many other functions, Shorewood City Council Members are responsible for establishing priorities, making policy decisions, enacting ordinances, adopting the budget, and making personnel decisions. City Council Members serve at large, meaning they represent the entire city and not a specific ward or section of the city.

To be considered for appointment to the Shorewood City Council, please apply online or submit a paper application to Shorewood City Administrator Marc Nevinski at mnevinski@ci.shorewood.mn.us or in-person at Shorewood City Hall, 5755 Country Club Road no later than June 9, 2023 at 12:00 pm.

City Council Member Position Description

Seasonal Public Works

HURRY!  This position is open until filled, with first priority given to applications received by June 1, 2023. 
Come join the City of Shorewood Public Works team providing services in the city's parks and streets.  If you love the outdoors, this position is for you!  This position is seasonal beginning in June through the end of Summer.  Seasonal employees help with mowing and maintaining the city's parks and helping out on street projects.   The position is 40 hours per week working a 7:00 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. schedule.  
Please submit an application to HR@ci.shorewood.mn.us!  

Public Works Seasonal Position Description

Minnetonka Community Education Advisory Council 
Application Deadline May 31, 2023
The City of Shorewood is accepting applications from residents interested in serving on the MCE Advisory Council. The Advisory Council meets four to five times per year and provides input on current and potential programming, and on community needs and interests. Submit your application by May 31, 2023. 

Minnetonka Community Education Advisory Council Application

Shorewood Employment Application

Please submit application materials to Shorewood Human Resources Department at  HR@ci.shorewood.mn.us or call 952.960.7900. 

Ongoing Volunteer 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, the third weekend in January. For information or to volunteer 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 Watermilfoil and Zebra Mussels. Meetings are at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month.

  • The Lake Minnetonka Communications Commission (LMCC)
    The LMCC oversees the cable franchise and the local public access television studio. All meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month, with the full committee meeting quarterly and the executive committee meets eight times per year.

  • Excelsior Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce
    Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber Welcome Center, various hours and days available, located in downtown Excelsior.

  • The Minnetonka Community Education (MCE) Services 
    This advisory board is open to District #276 residents. This board advises, promotes and supports community education programs, services and budgets. The board meets at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month.
  • Shorewood Parks Foundation
    A 501c3 organization that raises money for Shorewood parks and programs, decides on where to donate the money raised. The organization also serves as a 501c3 grant recipient for city park programs. This growing foundation is open to all Shorewood residents. It meets according to member schedules three times per year or as needed.
  • Shorewood recycling committee
    Help with education programming, etc. Any resident with a strong interest in recycling, sustainability or the environment is encouraged to join. Meetings are arranged as the committee sees a need and works with the schedules of participants. Call the city, 952.960.7900, or send an email of interest to  cityhall@ci.shorewood.mn.us.

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

Residents may find volunteer opportunities here: