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Employment

Welcome

Thank you for your interest in working for the City of Brooklyn Park! The City recognizes that diversity enriches the workplace and is committed to attracting, developing and retaining a diverse workforce who support the City’s mission and core values. That’s where you come in — we have great opportunities for you to join our team!

Mission statement

Brooklyn Park, a thriving community inspiring pride where opportunities exist for all.

Core operational values

Ability to work within the City's values system where individuals are valued and respected for their unique differences, experiences, skills and knowledge.

Inclusion

We value all people and diverse ideas.

  • Cultural competency
  • Address economic, geographic and racial inequities
  • Include the people affected in decision-making
  • Engagement is part of our DNA

Partnership

We build trusting partnerships.

  • Teamwork
  • Working within and between departments
  • Partnering with residents and community stakeholders
  • Open and honest communication

Accountability

We are accountable for our actions and results.

  • Ethical decisions
  • Personal and professional responsibility
  • Responsible stewardship of the community's resources
  • Excellent service and results

Learning

We learn and improve each day.

  • Continuous improvement and innovation
  • Opportunities for learning and training
  • Thriving employee culture and learning environment
  • Professional and personal growth

Brooklyn Park 2025 goals

Ability to work toward a set of goals to further strengthen and grow the community.

United community

A united and welcoming community strengthened by our diversity.

Beautiful places

Beautiful spaces and quality infrastructure make Brooklyn Park a unique destination.

Thriving economy

A balanced economic environment that empowers businesses and people to thrive.

Healthy and safe people

People of all ages have what they need to feel healthy and safe.

Increased equity

Partnerships that increase racial and economic equity empower residents and neighborhoods to prosper.

Effective, engaging government

Effective and engaging government recognized as a leader.

Read more about Brooklyn Park 2025

Application process

  1. View the current job opportunities page
  2. Follow the instructions to apply for a position online
  3. Complete your application completely and accurately

If you misrepresent or falsify information or don’t include requested materials, we may reject your application.  If you are employed by the City and we later discover inaccurate information, you may be disciplined or terminated.

Selection process

Each job posting includes the duties of the position and minimum and desired qualifications.

  1. We carefully review and evaluate each application
  2. We award veteran’s preference, if applicable
  3. We may require pre-employment assessment screening, which may include physical, psychological, or knowledge, skills, and abilities tests to help identify a candidate’s individual capabilities
  4. Top candidates will proceed to one or more interviews

You must check the email account you provided with your application for updates regarding your status in the selection process. If you fail to respond, you may be removed from consideration.

Background checks

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include any combination of the following:

  • Criminal history check 
  • Driving record check
  • Verification of employment history, education and references
  • Physical examination
  • Drug test
  • Credit check

Accommodation

If you require accommodation to participate in the hiring process, please contact Human Resources.

Contact us

City Hall

5200 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to City Hall

Hours

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone and email

Human Resources
763-493-8016
Fax: 763-493-8391
Email Human Resources

 
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