The City of Waseca is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to the policy of equal employment opportunity in recruitment, hiring, career advancement and all other personnel practices.

City of Waseca Job Application


CITY MANAGER:   SALARY RANGE: $99,631 TO $124,539

Located in the heart of southern Minnesota, the City of Waseca offers a unique blend of hometown hospitality, rich history, and modern-day conveniences. Waseca is a vibrant community of 9,324 residents and is the county seat of Waseca County.

Minimum qualifications for the position include a bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or Finance, five plus years of progressively responsible experience in municipal government as a City Manager/Administrator, Department Manager, or similar, and possession of a valid Minnesota driver’s license or the ability to obtain one within one month of hire.

The position profile is available at https://www.ddahumanresources.com/active-searches

To apply, go to https://daviddrown.hiringplatform.com/19335-waseca-city-manager/51327-application-form/en   Please direct questions to Liza Donabauer at 612-920-3320 x111 or liza@daviddrown.com , and complete the application process by May 2, 2018. 

Finalists will be selected by the Council on May 22, 2018, and final interviews will be held on June 12 and 13, 2018.

City of Waseca Profile


Community Development Intern –  Under direct supervision, this internship position works with the Community Development Department in all aspects of planning, zoning, and code compliance. The position interacts with the public regarding zoning inquiries, conditional use permits, minor and major subdivisions, interpretation of the Waseca City Code and receiving property maintenance complaints. The position performs technical field inspections and investigation work in the enforcement of the City’s zoning, sign, housing maintenance, nuisance, environmental control, and other ordinances. The Community Development Intern is provided the opportunity to prepare and present information to the Planning Commission and City Council.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of training and education at an accredited college or university toward a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, or a closely related field. Valid Minnesota driver’s license by start date. Experience with software programs.

Desired Qualifications: Any combination of training and education equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, or a closely related field. Any professional planning or zoning code experience.

Starting pay is $12.15 per hour, depending on qualifications.

To apply for this position, please send a completed application, resume, and cover letter by mail to the City of Waseca, Attn: Human Resources, 508 S. State Street, Waseca, MN 56093, or by e-mail to HumanResources@ci.waseca.mn.us. We are accepting applications until we fill the position.

City of Waseca Job Application