Minneapolis Job Seeker Bulletin

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CareerForce - Minnesota's Career Resource

Minneapolis Job Seeker Bulletin

December 2019 Edition


Resources and Events for Job Seekers:

Now Hiring

City of Minneapolis: TeamMinneapolis View all jobs and apply online

CareerForce Workshop and Events

Find workshops such as Creative Job Search and Career Exploration, Resume Writing, Interview Skills and more. Come in for a visit and let us help you with your job search. 

See here for more information about CareerForce Events and Workshops



MN Dept of Vehicle Services to fill 60 positions!  

Minnesota Department of Vehicle Services is currently filling over 60 positions.  These positions are open for application through December 5, 2019 and interviews will be held December 14, 2019. Please click on links below to view and apply for positions.

Job ID 36798 – PIC Phone Agent, CSSI


Job ID 37208 – Issuing Operator, OAS


Job ID 37219 – Driver’s License Agent, CSSI




Job Search Events


Job development career fair

Monday, December 2, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central (2nd floor)

300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis 55401

View the Minneapolis library event flyer


Employer of the Day  Learn about job openings at Great Wolf Lodge and SAS Retail

Monday, December 9, 10 a.m. to noon

Cedar Riverside Opportunity Center
505 – 15th Avenue South, Minneapolis 55454

View of the county event flyer (PDF)


Minneapolis Job Fair

Monday, December 9, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington

3900 American Blvd, Bloomington 55437

Register here


Takoda Career Fair

Friday, December 13, noon to 2:30 p.m.

1843 Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis 55404

More information here


Training Resources:


New Career Pathway Training Opportunity - Civil Engineering

Opportunity+ focuses on preparing participants for work in Surveying and Construction Materials Testing.

With hard work, dedication, and consistent progress you can reach new heights:

  • Labor Crew | Entry Level | $15+/hour
  • Instrument Person | 2+ years of experience | $18+/hour
  • Crew Chief | 7+ years of experience | $25+/hour

Program Overview

Location: CareerForce, Minneapolis North | 800 W Broadway Ave, Minneapolis
Days: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings and one Saturday per month
Time: 5:30-8:30 pm during the week, Saturdays will vary but will be mid-day sessions
Schedule: The program runs January through April
Commitment: Participants must attend all sessions
Program Partners: City of Minneapolis & CareerForce Center for Economic Inclusion

More information and to apply, visit WSB website

See WSB flyer here

Training Options

Avivo Career Training

Minneapolis Adult Education (formerly ABE)

Eastside Neighborhood Services


Goodwill Easter Seals

HIRED Career Training

Lutheran Social Services (LSS)

  • Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy 
  • Register or send an email with name, email and phone number to tec@lssmn.org

PPL Career Training

Takoda Institute Training

Tasks Unlimited

Twin Cities Rise



Job Search Websites

CareerForceMN View thousands of job listings from private employers statewide.

Minneapolis Public SchoolsCareers at Minneapolis Public Schools.

Job Connect Connecting Workforce Professionals, Career Seekers and Employers.

Minnesota Council of Non-Profits Job Board A tool that career seekers 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.

Clean Energy Job Board Apply for jobs in the energy efficiency and renewable energy fields.

jobsinminneapolis.com Use the right resources, tools and services to help get the job you want.

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

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. Our programs:

  • 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.


There are two CareerForce locations 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

CareerForce Minneapolis North 800 West Broadway Minneapolis, MN 55411 612-299-7200 Contact

CareerForce Minneapolis South 777 East Lake Street Minneapolis, MN 55407 651-539-4410 Contact

About this Newsletter

The Job Seeker Bulletin is a monthly e-newsletter by the City of Minneapolis in partnership with CareerForce and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).

If you have any questions, please contact  Linda DeHaven

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