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Saute Cook - Lutsen Resort

Lutsen Resort on Lake Superior is looking for an experienced full-time, year-round line cook for our sauté station. Culinary school graduate or similar experience preferred but will train promising applicant with limited experience. Menu composed of fresh seasonal ingredients with an emphasis on scratch cooking.  Must be able to understand recipes, cooking techniques, and instructions to prepare all menu items to Resort standards. Responsible to insure that proper health and safety practices are followed. To be successful, candidate should have a strong sense of cleanliness and timeliness. Must be able to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and, occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. A great atmosphere for those wanting to take their culinary skills to a higher level.

Apply online at or submit resume to Daleri Brown, Human Resources Director at or PO Box 9, Lutsen, MN 55612

CONTACT: Daleri Brown
DATE: 09/28/2016 01:10pm

The YMCA is hiring: Front Desk, Youth Positions, Lifeguards

The YMCA is currently hiring! Join our dynamic team of employees dedicated to building healthier lives of our members and visitors. Work in a fun environment and connect to others in a healthy community. Contribute daily to the mission as part of a cause-driven non-profit organization. 

Open positions:

  • Member Service Representatives: Front Desk
  • Youth Specialists: Afterschool and Kids Club
  • Daycare Providers
  • Lifeguards: Training will be available in October.

Part-time and full-time positions are available. Shifts may include evenings and weekends.  Benefits include competative compensation, a free membership, discounts on store items, and reduced rates on programs.

To Apply:

Download and complete the job application and drop it off at the Y front desk. Application. Find the full Job Descriptions here: Job Descriptions


Contact: Betsy Blaisdell, Membership Director at 

The Y: We're for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. 

DATE: 09/27/2016 03:48pm

Dining Room Supervisor - Lutsen Resort

Lutsen Resort on Lake Superior is currently seeking a full-time, year-round dining room supervisor to assist in the daily operations of the Lutsen Resort Dining Room and Pub, as well as helping to manage group events. This position will assist in managing the beverage department; ordering, inventory and cost control. Benefits include paid vacation; health, dental and life insurance; resort discounts and free daily lunch!

Requirements and Preferences:

  • At least one year of post-secondary education, but two years in a hospitality major preferred.
  • At least one year experience in food & beverage industry with prior supervisory experience in food & beverage industry preferred.
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Effective listener
  • Proficient computer skills and ability to do basic math

Come join our enthusiastic staff!

Send resume and cover letter to Daleri Brown, Human Resources Director at or apply online at

CONTACT: Daleri Brown
DATE: 09/27/2016 11:44am

Volunteer Basketball Coach Needed

Cook County Schools/Community Education is looking for a volunteer coach for 4th and 5th grade boys basketball.  Practices are twice a week.  There are approx. four to five Saturday games as well.  If interested, please contact Mitch Dorr at 387-2271  ext. 222

DATE: 09/27/2016 10:02am

Day Houseman - Lutsen Resort

Day Houseman

Lutsen Resort is hiring a full-time, year-round day houseman. This position reports to our housekeeping department, but works throughout entire resort. Responsibilities include shutting down units to prepare for housekeeping, as well as hauling totes of linens to and from laundry. Candidate needs to be self-motivated and able to prioritize, work independently and multi-task with speed and accuracy. Perfect for those who like a variety of work, inside and out. Valid driver’s license required. Benefits include paid vacation; health, dental and life insurance, resort discounts and free daily lunch. Come join our enthusiastic staff! Apply online at

CONTACT: Daleri Brown
DATE: 09/26/2016 10:02am

Laundry Staff - Lutsen Resort


Lutsen Resort has a full time, year-round laundry position available. The primary function of this position is to make sure all of the housekeeping and dining room laundry is cleaned in a timely manner. The laundry staff is accountable for effective and efficient use of laundry chemicals and machinery, maintaining laundry cleanliness standards, and monitoring laundry needs. Duties include doing laundry for resort and restaurant, shared between multiple laundry locations. Should be able to prioritize, work independently and enjoy variety in their day. No formal experience required, but 6 months of previous laundry work preferred. Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Benefits include paid vacation; health, dental and life insurance, resort discounts and free daily lunch. Come join our enthusiastic staff! Apply online at

CONTACT: Daleri Brown
DATE: 09/26/2016 09:59am

Accounting Support - Lutsen Resort

Accounting Support

We are seeking candidates to fill this accounting/administrative position. Primary responsibilities involve payroll, daily audit, and administrative duties such as maintenance billing. This is a part-time, year-round position with the potential to be full-time, year-round by working at the Front Desk. Previous comparable experience preferred. QuickBooks and Excel knowledge critical to success in this role. Compensation and benefits dependent upon skills and experience.

Contact: Daleri Brown at or apply online at

CONTACT: Daleri Brown
DATE: 09/26/2016 09:56am

Seasonal Help Needed

Interested in earning some extra money just before the holiday season?  We have an opportunity for you to do so!  The AmericInn Lodge & Suites of Tofte is looking for temporary/seasonal housekeeping help for the month of October.    Typical hours are 9:00am - 4:00pm and duties included (but are not limited to) cleaning guest rooms and general upkeep of the building and grounds.  If interested please call Senja at 218-663-7899 or stop by the hotel.

CONTACT: Senja Ahlbeck-Bates
PHONE: 218-663-7899
DATE: 09/23/2016 04:21pm

The new crew at Caribou needs you!

If you're not afraid of hard work and a fast pace, this might be the right job for you!

If you know what clean means, this might be the right job for you!

If you take pride in your work and have HEART, this might be the job for you!

Caribou Highlands has permanent, consistent, full-time, benefitted housekeeper positions open now.  Starting pay is $11 and hour, and could be higher if you have experience.  We have a team that values: Humility, Energy and Execution, Awareness, Relationships and Teamwork that builds Trust.  The resort is busy and we need you!

Apply today!

CONTACT: John Klemme
PHONE: 800-642-6036
DATE: 09/23/2016 03:04pm

Cook County job opening: Waste Management Site Attendant-Tofte site

                                  COOK COUNTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


FUNCTION:   Under the direction of the Cook County Planning Director/Solid Waste Officer, serves as attendant at the county-operated transfer station waste disposal site in Tofte, Minnesota

DUTIES:   Typical duties include, but are not limited to, the following:  Opens and closes the waste disposal site.  Assists and directs the public disposing of materials.  Removes improperly placed materials.  Estimates volume of waste and corresponding fees to charge.  Collects money, makes change, issues receipts, and maintains records.  Picks up litter. Shovels snow.  Operates and maintains the site in a neat, orderly, and safe manner.  Performs other miscellaneous tasks at the direction of the Planning Director/Solid Waste Officer.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Math knowledge to estimate volume, compute fees, handle money, and keep basic records.  Ability to work outside year-round.  Ability to perform moderately strenuous work to include lifting, carrying, and shoveling.  Ability to work with the public.  Knowledge of solid waste issues is preferred. 

STATUS OF POSITION:  Cook County currently a  part-time position working 12 hours per week, year-round, on Tuesday and Saturday mornings, plus an additional 6 hours on Thursday mornings in the summer.   Salary range: $13.838 (Step 1) through $16.710 (Step 15) per hour.  Position provides limited part-time benefits to include pro-rated Paid Leave and Holiday pay; FICA (Social Security/Medicare); and retirement plan contributions. 

CONTACT: Julie Berglund
PHONE: 218-387-3602
DATE: 09/23/2016 10:59am

Cook County Job opening: PHHS Social Worker I



FUNCTION:  Serves as a professional Social Worker in the Cook County Public Health and Human Services Department. 

DUTIES:  Typical duties include, but are not limited to, the following:  Performs professional Social Worker duties in assigned program areas. Provides case management for assigned case load.  Assesses areas of service need and writes individual service plans.  Authorizes, coordinates, and monitors services and providers.  Counsels with families and individuals. Writes reports, letters, memos, and case notes.  Maintains records.  Attends meetings, seminars, and classes.  Provides emergency night and weekend “on call” services to all populations when assigned.  Performs other related Social Worker duties.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:   Requires a Bachelor’s degree with a major in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or closely related field, or a Bachelor’s degree in any field plus one year of experience as a Social Worker. Serves as the intake social worker and provides professional child welfare case management. 

STATUS OF DUTIES: This is a regular, full-time position working 40 hours per week, plus occasional weekend and holiday “on call” duties as assigned.  Salary range:  $22.081 (step 1) through $27.622 (step 15), plus full-time county benefits including health insurance, retirement benefits, and Paid Leave.

SELECTION/APPLICATION PROCESS: This position is subject to Minnesota Department of Human Services Merit System requirements.  Candidates can either apply online at:   or can call the merit System at (651)431-3030 to request a paper application.  

CONTACT: Julie Berglund
PHONE: 218-387-3602
DATE: 09/23/2016 10:31am

Carpentry Help Wanted

Carpenter or carpenter's helper needed. Full-time, year-round. Good pay.


Please text or call Max at 218-370-0802

CONTACT: Max Wahlers
PHONE: 218-370-0802
DATE: 09/22/2016 09:00pm

Cook County News-Herald Editor

The Cook County News-Herald is seeking an editor/writer to oversee production of the weekly newspaper, working with office staff and the public to create an interesting and informative community publication. Journalism experience preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume to: Cook County News-Herald, PO Box 757, Grand Marais, MN 55604; email:; or bring to the office at 15 First Avenue West in Grand Marais. For more information, call Hal at 218-387-9100.

CONTACT: Hal Kettunen
PHONE: 218-387-9100
DATE: 09/22/2016 02:16pm

Snow Shoveling

Seeking Snow Shoveling for seniors age 60 and over in Grand Marais and other areas of the county.  Please contact us if you would be willing to be on our referral list for the season. 

Care Partners
Attn:  Kelly Holtzman
387-3788 or

CONTACT: Kelly Holtzman
PHONE: 387-3788
DATE: 09/22/2016 01:18pm

Front Desk Assistant Manager - Lutsen Resort

Lutsen Resort is seeking candidates for a full-time, year-round Front Desk Assistant Manager position.  Must have strong problem-solving abilities, leadership/team-building skills and exceptional customer service skills. Responsible for training and supervising the front desk staff, overseeing reservations and guest services, tracking reservations, and dealing with guest issues.  Experience with reservation software a plus. Previous supervisory/ management experience preferred. Must be able to work a variety of day, night and weekends. Compensation dependent on skills and experience. Benefits include paid vacation; health, dental and life insurance, resort discounts and free daily lunch. Come join our enthusiastic staff! Send cover letter and resume to Daleri Brown, Human Resources Director at PO BOX 9, Lutsen, MN 55612 or Apply online at:


CONTACT: Daleri Brown
DATE: 09/21/2016 03:48pm