Employment Opportunities

Why Work for the City of Oakdale? 

Oakdale employs over 130 part- and full-time staff along with seasonal employees, each of whom takes pride in providing high-quality customer service. Our employees are dedicated, talented, energetic, and innovative. It is their commitment and passion that drives the City toward success and lets us meet the growing and changing needs of the community. Thank you for your interest in joining the Oakdale team! 

City Council Vacancy

The Oakdale City Council has a vacancy for one of its Council seats. Residents may apply for appointment to the open seat. The current term for the vacant position expires on January 6, 2025. The individual appointed to fill the vacancy will take office immediately upon approval by the City Council and serve the remainder of the current term. 

To be considered, an applicant must be an Oakdale resident. Council Members earn $7,020 annually, which is paid monthly. Candidates must submit a completed application and supplemental questionnaire for consideration. The deadline for receipt of applications is 4 PM on February 7, 2023. 

Please email the application form and questionnaire to hr@oakdalemn.gov with the subject line: City Council Vacancy.  

City Council Vacancy Application
City Council Supplemental Questionnaire


Current Employment Opportunities:

The City of Oakdale is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to building a diverse, welcoming and respectful workforce. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) women, LGBTQ+ and those living with disabilities as well as veterans.

Additional Job Seeker Resources

League of Minnesota Cities

Visit the League of Minnesota Cities website to learn about government jobs opportunities throughout the state.

Minnesota Works

Visit Minnesota Works website, a free job posting site for job seekers and employers. 

Washington County Workforce Center

Visit the Washington County Workforce Center website to learn more about how job seekers are connected to businesses through a variety of employment services and training options.