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Highway Department Maintenance Worker II







FUNCTION:  Maintains and constructs county roads by operating various pieces of medium equipment, primarily tandem dump truck, under the direction of the Cook County Engineer and Maintenance Supervisor.


DUTIES:  Typical duties include, but are not limited to, the following: Plows snow and sands roadways using a tandem axle truck equipped with front plow, wing, sander, and/or underbody blade.  Thaws frozen culverts.  Hauls gravel.  Prepares salt-sand mix.  Patches holes in bituminous.  Makes corrections to road subgrades.  Performs cracksealing procedures. Installs culverts. Cleans ditches and culvert ends.  Performs road shouldering operations.  Installs traffic control devices. Maintains assigned equipment, as well as shop and work areas.  Assists mechanic as directed.  Works out-of-class operating heavy equipment, if assigned.  Performs other related duties as assigned.


CONTACT: Julie Berglund
PHONE: 218-387-3602
DATE: 07/11/2014 03:54pm

Part-Time Coordinator of North Shore Visitation Center

North Shore Visitation Center is an independently operated 501c3 serving Cook and Lake County and Grand Portage Community.NSVC is 6 years old and operates on County funding and private foundation grants.

Part-time position to begin August 15th, 2014.  Approximately 9 hours per week (work hours may vary) at $20/hour. Work location at visitation/exchange sites in Cook and Lake Counties and home office for administrative duties.  Grant funded position.

Job Description:  Visitation and Exchange Coordinator


Assist with ongoing development of program standards, practices and public awareness programming
Coordinate schedules and responsibilities with other facilitators

Research grant opportunities
Write grants/secure funding for on-going programming
Oversee annual budgets
Train and supervise staff
Coordinate and attend monthly board meetings
Write organization’s newsletter

Communicate with families, courts, and interested parties

Minimum Qualifications:

B.A. or equivalent experience in human service, education, policy development, administration.

Experience researching and applying for grants

Experience with program development

Proven record of managing mutliple sources of funding

Good interpersonal communication skills

To Apply:  Please send resume and cover letter to the North Shore Visitation Center, PO Box 8, Grand Marais, MN 55604, or to  Applications must be received by July 25th, 2014.

CONTACT: Lucy Perpich
DATE: 07/11/2014 03:27pm

Community Center Custodial Engineer

Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the physical building including but not limited to boilers, air handling equipment, and other mechanical equipment, minor and routine painting, plumbing, electrical wiring, and other related maintenance and housekeeping activities as may be assigned by the supervisor(s).

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or general education degree; or two or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have a workable knowledge of plumbing, painting, electrical, cleaning supplies and equipment. Must obtain certified Pool Operator and Class C boiler license. Valid driver’s license and to be insurable with Grand Portage Reservation auto insurance, is an asset

 **Some of Grand Portage Reservation's benefits for full time employees are, 12 holidays, two weeks paid vacation, accruing at 3 hours per pay period, the first year of employment. After completing 90-days of full time employment you will be eligible for premium free fully insured single/family health benefits. After completing six months of full time employment you will be eligible for $15,000 Term Life Insurance and Long Term Disability. After a year of employment you may become eligible for a 401K retirement plan, deferring up to 100% with Reservation match of 2%.

Must clear background investigation for minimum standards of Character & Suitability for employment under the Indian Child Protection & Family Violence Prevention Act of 1990, Pub 101-630.

Contact Grand Portage Human Resources for application forms: or 218-475-2808 or 877-797-2791

More information about the position, please feel free to contact Judy Ranta, Community Center Director, 218-475-2653.

DATE: 07/11/2014 12:42pm

Landscape care

Need person(s) to weed and maintain rock garden hillsides and shrubbery for the 2014 growing season around the Grand Marais Condominium located at 209 1st Ave E, Grand Marais. Flexible hours: $15/hr. Please contact Randall Boyd at 218-387-2018 if interested in this opportunity of site beautification.

CONTACT: Robin Johnson
PHONE: 218-387-1200
DATE: 07/09/2014 05:02pm

Cook County North Shore Hospital - Casual RN Hours

The North Shore Hospital has a casual RN position open.

Applicants must be ACLS certified, willing to work in all areas, rotating shifts, holidays and weekends.  Applicants must have a current MN License.

Previous nursing experience is preferred.

To apply please visit our website at:

Please complete the application and application inserts and send them in.


CONTACT: Michele Starkey
PHONE: 218-387-3040
DATE: 07/08/2014 04:34pm

Canoe Guide and Activities Assistant Opening

Looking for a fun summer outdoors activity job?  Caribou Highlands is hiring for a Canoe Guide and activities assistant.  Part time and full time opportunities available with negotiable wages.  Must be willing to work all weekends starting at 8:30 am.  

Interested?  Contact us at 218-663-7241 and ask for Kim Nelson, Front Desk Manager.

We look forward to speaking with you soon!

CONTACT: Kim Nelson
PHONE: 218-663-7241
DATE: 07/07/2014 11:19am