Human Resources

The Human Resources Department was created by board resolution at the beginning of 2002. The department consists of the Human Resource Director, the Human Resource Generalist, the Human Resource Analyst and the Human Resource Assistant.


The mission of the Human Resource Department is to be responsible for the overall development, implementation, and administration of human resources and employee relation functions to attract and retain an efficient service and to stand unified as a team, by communicating and supporting each other. We will maintain the philosophy to remain nonjudgmental, confident, and professional in all areas within the department.

Functions of the Department

The Human Resource Department functions as a resource for employees to assist with benefit questions as well as calculating biweekly payroll. The department is also the primary lead with labor negotiations and assisting in the resolution of contract disputes with the director as the liaison between the union officials and the Board of Commissioners. The Human Resource Department maintains the primary role in administering the Workers’ Compensation Program and resolving unemployment compensation disputes.

Job Opportunities

See the Job Opportunities page for current Goodhue County job openings. Note that a completed Goodhue County Job Application is required for available positions with Goodhue County. Submitted resumes will not be considered without an attached application.

Goodhue County is an equal opportunity employer.