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Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry

Careers at the Department of Labor and Industry

The Department of Labor and Industry offers a variety of career options. Our agency employs approximately 430 workers throughout the state and oversees the state's programs for apprenticeship, construction codes and licensing, occupational safety and health, wage and hour standards, and workers' compensation.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Our agency values a diverse workforce and strives to provide a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. Our goal is to provide current and potential employees with equal access to opportunities for employment and career advancement.

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Dispute prevention resolution specialist — Workers' Compensation
Alternative Dispute Resolution unit

Dec. 18, 2017

This position provides assistance and education in dispute prevention and resolution. It analyzes complex workers' compensation issues; certification of disputes regarding medical and vocational rehabilitation benefits; educates customers regarding effective dispute resolution strategies; develops and facilitates mediation sessions; and conducts administrative conferences.

The position intervenes and negotiates legally binding resolutions in a variety of cases, while encouraging early and efficient use of alternative dispute resolution.

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Rehabilitation counselor, senior / rehabilitation counselor, career
Dec. 20, 2017

Notes: This position works out of our Bemidji office. It is posted at two levels but only one position will be filled. The level at which the position is filled will be determined by the appointee's qualifications.

This position provides specialized vocational rehabilitation services and medical monitoring in accordance with the workers' compensation law, the rehabilitation rules, and with consideration of the rights and responsibilities of the injured worker to facilitate the resolution of a claim for benefits by return to work or other positive result.

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Labor investigator senior — wage theft outreach coordinator

Dec. 27, 2017

This position develops, implements and administers a comprehensive and coordinated communications, community engagement and outreach program about wage theft education and prevention in Minnesota. This position will engage and educate employers and employer associations about employer responsibilities regarding state wage laws and communicating the adverse impact of wage theft on Minnesota's economy.

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Construction code representative 2

Dec. 28, 2017

This position inspects building construction projects to verify compliance with approved plans and the state building code and provides administrative assistance to and review of Municipal Building Officials and departments to ensure proper administration of building codes.

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The state of Minnesota offers a variety of benefits packages to support your skills and career development, including low-cost medical and dental insurance, employer-paid life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, a retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. View more information here.

Affirmative Action

View the agency's affirmative action plan for August 2016 to August 2018.

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