Human Resources

The City of Cottage Grove is a growing community that prides itself on a high level of service to its residents. To ensure that we maintain the quality of services that the residents of the City have come to expect, we need qualified people to help us fulfill this expectation.

The City of Cottage Grove has approximately 140 full and part-time employees. In addition, there are approximately 55 paid-on-call firefighters and numerous seasonal and temporary staff in a variety of areas.


Cottage Grove accepts applications for open positions only. Current openings are advertised on this website and in local papers; please check our job opportunities for more information. To apply for a position with the City of Cottage Grove, an application form must be completed, signed, and received by Personnel by the posting close date. You may call 651-458-2800 to request an application form.

The City of Cottage Grove is an Equal Opportunity Employer.