Employment Opportunities



Why Southwest Health and Human Services?

Current Openings

Network Systems Administrator – This position functions as administrator for the Agency’s network and servers. It coordinates the procurement process for network/server hardware and software; researches, analyzes, recommends and implements new network/server technologies; analyzes and resolves complex network/server issues; and analyzes network/server infrastructure needs.  This position is responsible for the Agency’s network/server infrastructure.  This position also provides troubleshooting leadership; assists in establishing and ensuring compliance with countywide network/server operating processes, procedures and technical standards; establishes necessary network/server security, computer virus prevention, and network/server backup processes; and manages network/server projects.

  • Minimum Qualifications: 
    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in Information Sciences, Computer Science, or closely related field, AND 
    • Two (2) years of full-time, verifiable related Information Technology professional experience with comprehensive information systems responsibilities that include conducting and/or supporting network/server administration, information architecture management, or maintaining data infrastructure (3 years of experience preferredOR
    • Master’s degree from an accredited college/university with a focus in computer science or a closely related field.  OR
    • An equivalent combination of education and experience stated in the minimum qualifications above.
    • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • Position Located In:  Any of our six locations; Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Pipestone, Redwood or Rock Counties
  • Starting Rate of Pay:  Up to $86,952/year
  • How to Apply:
  • Deadline to Apply:
    • Friday, March 8th at NOON



Public Health NurseThis position is full time and will be assigned to Adult Health. Under the direction of the Adult Health Nursing Supervisor, provides a variety of public health services including but not limited to; Care Coordination to nursing home residents, MnChoices/PCA assessments, Disease Prevention and Control activities and responds to Public Health Emergencies. Employee in this class usually receives a general outline of the work to be performed and uses independent judgment to develop own sequences and methods within the scope of established policies, practices and procedures of the County and the State of Minnesota. Roles may vary within each staff position based on assignments. Functions individually or as part of the agency team to achieve agency goals.

  • Minimum Qualifications: 
    • Certification as a Public Health Nurse in Minnesota and current licensure as a Registered Nurse in Minnesota.  Will allow 90 days to receive PHN Certification.
  • Position Located In:  Pipestone or Marshall
  • Starting Rate of Pay:  $26.14/hour
  • How to Apply:
  • Deadline to Apply:
    • Friday, February 15th at NOON



County Agency Social Worker – CPS – The primary purpose of this position is to assess reports of maltreatment and to provide child protection services to families. This position will specialize in work with families and children that are eligible for ICWA (Indian Child Welfare Act).

  • Minimum Qualifications: 
    • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in social work, psychology, sociology or closely related field.


    • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university with a major in any field and one year of experience as a social worker in a public or private social services agency.
  • Position Located In:  Redwood Falls
  • Starting Rate of Pay:  $23.59/hour
  • How to Apply:


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Don’t see a position currently available that you are interested in and would like to be notified when one is?  Get on an active list on the Minnesota Merit System and you will!              

Minnesota Merit System:   

All applicants interested in positions with Southwest Health and Human Services must be registered with the Minnesota Merit System. 

Applications for Merit System are available online at; http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mnmeritsystem.

When a vacancy exists with Southwest Health and Human Services, a request for a list of eligible applicants from the Merit System will be made.  The names of applicants who successfully complete all required examinations are listed as eligible applicants.

For more information contact Jodi Robinson at 507-532-1320.