Employment

Cover letters and resumes not accepted in lieu of a City application.

To apply for a Commission, you must be a Dayton, Minnesota resident.

Current Employment and Commissions Opportunities

Planning & Zoning Department Openings

Associate Planner Position

The City of Dayton is accepting applications for an Associate Planner position in the Planning and Zoning Department. Application period shall end on May 3rd, 2021 at 5:00 PM. Hourly wage is $25.56 per hour with benefits. This is a temporary 12-month full time position. This position has the opportunity to become permanent after a 12-month period with possible increased responsibilities.

The Associate Planner position provides information and educates citizens, developers, and co-workers on Zoning Code, City Code and the Comprehensive Plan. This position also assists developers, internal staff, external agencies, and citizens with processing applications for building permits, rezoning, subdivisions, site plan reviews and variances. Additional information can be found in the link below.

To apply, download an application from the City’s website (see the link below) or contact City of Dayton, 12260 So. Diamond Lake Road, Dayton, MN 55327 or call 763-421-1791. Applications can be mailed and/or dropped off at City Hall or email applications to tgoodroad@cityofdaytonmn.com. Please also submit a resume and cover letter. Resumes and Cover Letters without a City Application will not be accepted.

Public Works Department Openings

Public Works Seasonal Workers

The City of Dayton is accepting applications for 2 seasonal workers in the Public Works Department. Duties include but are not limited to mowing parks, maintaining ball fields, street repair, and other miscellaneous duties in the Public Works Department. Qualified applicants must be at least 16 years of age, be able to lift and carry 50 pounds and have a valid Class D driver’s license with a good driving record. Hourly wage is $12.00 to $15.00 per hour, depending on experience. No benefits.

To apply, download an application from the City’s website or contact City of Dayton, 12260 So. Diamond Lake Road, Dayton, MN 55327 or call (763) 427-3224. Applications can be mailed and/or dropped off at City Hall or email applications to mfarrell@cityofdaytonmn.com

Positions open until filled.

Police Department Openings

There are currently no openings with the Dayton Police department. 

Fire Department Openings

Paid On-Call Firefighting is a rewarding and valuable way to serve your community. It takes dedication and many hours of training and education, but if you’re willing to put in the time and effort, there is a place in our department for you. Interested candidates should complete and submit an application and mail it to City Hall or email it to Chief Mickelson at: jmickelson@cityofdaytonmn.com