2500 28th Street - PO Box 57 - Slayton, MN 56172

Employment Opportunities

Phone: 507-836-1149
Fax: 507-836-6155
Address: PO Box 57, Slayton, MN  56172-0057

Employment Opportunities

Full Time Assessor
Murray County is taking applications for full-time Assessor. Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This is a full-time position working in our office in Slayton, MN.  We offer exceptional benefits including medical insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, generous paid leave, public employee pension plan, and more.

This position works to provide a fair and equitable assessment of all real and personal property in the County and serve as a representative for the Assessor’s office. In this position you’ll perform valuation and classification of property for tax assessment purposes to include, performing field inspections, maintaining accurate information in a mass appraisal system, analyzing real estate sales, applying accurate methods to the valuation process, responding to taxpayer’s concerns, resolving formal and informal appeals, and testifying at local and county boards of review.

Job title and salary range depend on experience and level of Minnesota Assessor licensure. Advanced certification or experience in assessing will have priority consideration.

Assessing Technician (Entry Level) $19.90 - $25.87
Deputy Assessor (CMA license) $25.12 - $32.66
Deputy Assessor (AMA license) $26.63 - $34.62

  • Minimum of a High School diploma/GED and two years relevant work experience.
  • Valid MN driver’s license.
  • Must have excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Effective communication and customer service skills.
  • Mathematical skills and ability to read legal descriptions required. 

This is a progressive position, and incumbent is expected to obtain the Certified Minnesota Assessor (CMA) licensure within two years of hire. Deputy Assessor CMA must obtain and maintain an AMA license, within two years of obtaining CMA license, along with continuing education credits and stay abreast of changes in appraisal methods, regulations, and formulas, building costs, market values and similar developments.

First Review of Applications: April 22, 2024
Posted: March 14, 2024
Job Description

Full Time Deputy Sheriff
Murray County is taking applications for a full-time Deputy Sheriff. Hours are a combination of days, nights, weekends, and holidays.                               

The purpose of this position is to protect life and property in Murray County and to enforce City Ordinances, County, State and Federal Laws. Duties include but are not limited to investigating criminal activity; interviewing victims, interrogating suspects; writing reports; responding to accidents; civil process; prisoner transport; evidence collection; serving warrants; executing of court orders; responding to law enforcement related calls and assist the County Sheriff.

Qualifications: Minimum of a High School diploma/GED and two-year degree in law enforcement or related field.

  • Must be licensed by the Minnesota Peace Officers Standards and Training Board and attend at least 48 hours continuing education every three years;
  • Valid MN Driver’s License;
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations;
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals;
  • Ability to use leadership skills, to verbalize orders/commands so that the public and staff understand exactly what is being said and expected;
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals;
  • Must have received Bureau of Criminal Apprehension CJIS certification within one year of date of hire.

Salary Range: $26.87-$34.93 per hour
Posted: April 7, 2023
Job Description

General Application Process

Notice to all applicants: ALL employment applications must be submitted using the Murray County Application available on this page. Resumes may be attached to that application, but resumes will ONLY be accepted if accompanied by the Murray County Employment Application. Please be sure to print your completed application, and sign and date it BEFORE submitting.

To apply for any open position with Murray County, please follow these steps.

  • Download the Murray County Employment Application specific to the job you are applying for
  • Print the Application
  • Submit your application by email, mail or walk-in.

Phone: 507-836-1149

By Email: charlotte.seager@co.murray.mn.us

By Mail:
Murray County Human Resources Office
PO Box 57
Slayton, MN 56172

Murray County Human Resources Office
2848 Broadway Avenue (Courts Building)
Slayton, MN 56172

Fax: 507-836-6155

Application Notes
Murray County Employment Applications are accepted for Open Positions ONLY.  Please check our position listings for the latest updates to our open positions.

Murray County is an Equal Opportunity Employer