City of Minneapolis Job Seeker Bulletin


November 2018

Insider Tips

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Getting Organized

Successful job seekers have mastered the art of managing their schedules and establishing measurable goals.

More >> here


Minnesota EAP

Minnesota Energy Assistance Program
EAP helps eligible households meet energy needs by:
*  Providing grants to pay energy bills
* Addressing no-heat crisis situations through payments and furnace repair
or replacement
* Providing referrals and advocacy

More >>here

Minneapolis WorkForce Center Events

WorkForce Centers help job seekers find employment, help businesses find workers and help anyone at any stage explore and plan careers.


View Job Listings

Job Connect - Connecting Workforce Professionals, Job Seekers and Employers.

Minnesota Council of Non-Profits Job Board - A tool that jobseekers can use to view hundreds of nonprofit jobs that match their qualifications and employers can post their latest nonprofit openings.

Hennepin County - Search for job openings in Hennepin County.

City of Saint Paul - Apply for current employment opportunities open to the public. - Use the right resources, tools and services to help get the job you want. - View thousands of job listings from private employers statewide.

CareerOneStop - Manage your career and your pathway to career success.

USAJOBS - Search for federal government jobs throughout the country.

CAREERwise - Discover tools and resources for a successful job hunt.

State of Minnesota - Explore career opportunities and potential for career advancement in Minnesota.


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Now Hiring

City of Minneapolis: TeamMinneapolis
View all jobs and apply online here.

Upcoming Job Search Events

Job Search and Career Planning Workshops this month >> here

DEED Workforce Center Calendars

South Minneapolis Workforce Center >>Calendar Nov 1-16

North Minneapolis Workforce Center  >>Calendar Nov 1-16

  •  Multi-Profession Diversity Job Fair of Minneapolis
  • Monday, November 12, 2018 
  • 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton - Minneapolis Airport
  • 7901 34th Avenue South Bloomington, MN 55425
  • Register >> here


  • Job development career fair
  • Tuesday, November 13, 2018
  • 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Minneapolis Convention Center
  • 1301 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis
  • November career fair flyer (PDF)


  • Apprenticeship Summit and Hiring Event
  • Wednesday November 14, 2018 
  • 9:00 to 12 noon
  • Anoka County WorkForce Center
  • 1201 89th Ave NE Ste 235
  • Blaine MN  55434
  • More >>here


  • Employer panel and job development career fair Monday, December 10, 2018
  • 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central
  • 300 Nicollet Mall, 2nd floor,
  • Minneapolis, 55401
  • December 10 event flyer (PDF)


  • The Minneapolis Professional Diversity Career Fair 
  • Monday, January 21, 2019
  • 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • U.S. Bank Stadium - West Plaza Lobby
  • 401 Chicago Ave
  • Minneapolis, MN 55415
  • Register >> here


Training Opportunities

Bus Driver Applicant Preparation Classes

There are many upcoming sessions throughout the Twin Cities to learn more about driving with Metro Transit.

Fall Sessions for November & December

Session 1: Wed, Nov. 7, 1-3 PM & Thurs, Nov. 8, 1-4 PM

Session 2: Wed, Nov. 14, 1-3 PM & Thurs, Nov. 15, 1-4 PM

Session 3:Wed, Dec. 12, 1-3 PM & Thurs, Dec. 13, 1-4 PM

Questions? Contact the Workforce Department at 612-751-6430 or send an email to

More on training >> here

Avivo Career Training
Accounting Support  starts November 12
Core Manufacturing Skills 
First Step Warehouse Pro 
IT Support starts November 12
Maintenance Custodial 
Medical Office Support starts November 12
Office Support  starts November 12
Warehouse Operations

Eastside Neighborhood Services training: CNA, forklift operator, ServSafe food safety manager and leadership management, Leadership in Hospitality. Visit vocational training program for Eastside Neighborhood Services.

EMERGE Training
Manufacturing Foundations (key skills: forklift operation & OSHA 10) 
Class A CDL drivers’ license– Ongoing start date

Goodwill Easter Seals Training
Automotive Services
Banking & Finance
Electronics Soldering 
Medical Office

HIRED Career Training
Medical Call Center - starts January 2019
Office Administration 
Roofing Construction  - starts Dec 3, 2018

Lutheran Social Services  (LSS)
Employment Empowerment/ Nov 5-21

Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy/Nov 7, 14 and 21 

Evening sessions available from 5:50 to 7:30pm                

Register online >> here

PPL Career Training
Healthcare Clerical 
Human Services
Revenue Examiner starts November 5

Takoda Institute Training
Customer Service starts Nov 26, 2018
Patient Services Specialist
Project Management

Employment and Training Programs

City of Minneapolis Employment and Training

City of Minneapolis Employment and Training administers a variety of employment and training programs under the direction of the Mayor, City Council, and Minneapolis Workforce Development Board. To learn more about specific programs click on the following links:

  • Minneapolis Works 
    Assistance finding a job for low-income, Minneapolis residents ages 18 and older.
  • WIOA Adult
    Employment and training services to eligible adults 18 and over who are looking to gain skills and employment in healthcare, IT, manufacturing, construction or administrative services.
  • Minneapolis Youth Works
    Assistance with high school completion, work preparation or employment goals for Minneapolis Youth ages 14-21.
  • Dislocated Worker Program
    Comprehensive services for those who have lost their job through no fault of their own for adult ages 18 and older.

Minneapolis WorkForce Centers

There are two WorkForce Centers located in Minneapolis. Each offers knowledgeable staff to guide you, essential tools for job search success, and free services including: 

  • Computer Labs
  • Skills Assessment
  • Information on Career Transition
  • Career Counseling and Planning
  • Access to Free Training and Certifications
  • Resume Writing and Interview Assistance
  • Veterans Programs

Minneapolis North
800 West Broadway, Minneapolis, MN 55411
612-299-7200 or email us. 

Minneapolis South
777 East Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407
612-821-4000 or email us.