Learn more about Hennepin County

Hennepin County is:

  • One of the best managed large counties in the nation with a triple-A credit rating
  • A national leader in environmental protection with one of the top recycling rates in the nation
  • Home to a library system that is consistently rated as one of the top 10 in the nation
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Learn why Hennepin County is a great place to work

Customer-focused, welcoming work culture

The culture varies in different departments within the county, but what remains consistent is the emphasis on our core values of:

  • Employee engagement
  • Workforce development
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Customer service
  • Continuous improvement

Together, these values create an atmosphere where people can, and are encouraged to, use their talents to make a difference.

Variety of locations

The main Government Center and many services are located in downtown Minneapolis, all easily accessible by bus and light rail. There are also opportunities to work throughout Hennepin County, with more than 55 locations and 41 libraries. Learn about the different buildings and locations.

Competitive benefits

Hennepin County offers life/work balance and stability, and our benefits package is outstanding. Among the benefits are:

  • Comprehensive health and wellness package
  • Employee discounts
  • Retirement preparation and saving plans
  • Variety of insurance protection
  • Family benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement

Learn more about Hennepin County benefits (PDF).

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