Blue Earth County Human Resources Department

Find Blue Earth County Minnesota human resources departments. HR departments provide information on management of human resources, payroll, personnel, staffing, careers, employment, jobs and hiring.


Blue Earth County Human Resources 204 South 5th Street Mankato MN 56001 507-304-4288


Mankato City Human Resources 10 Civic Center Plaza Mankato MN 56001 507-387-8664

Mankato Human Resources 10 Civic Center Plaza Mankato MN 56001 507-387-8600

About Blue Earth County Human Resources Departments

Blue Earth County Human Resources Departments are offices at the Federal, Minnesota State, Blue Earth County, or local level of government that is responsible for attracting, developing, and retaining qualified employees in Blue Earth County, MN. HR Offices in Blue Earth County attract, develop and retain qualified government employees. They also implement and enforce personnel rules and policies, maintain employee records, enforce compliance with labor and employment laws, and manages labor relations. The Human Resources Department is also responsible for Blue Earth County government employee payroll and benefits.

You may contact the HR Department for questions about:
  • Blue Earth County government jobs and employment
  • Compensation, payroll, and benefits
  • Civil Service exams in Blue Earth County, MN
  • Government office holiday schedule
  • Blue Earth County government employee forms and applications
Blue Earth County Government Jobs

Blue Earth County Human Resources Departments coordinate the recruitment process, in cooperation with other departments, in order to fill open Blue Earth County jobs and ensure that the organization's procedures and rules for hiring are followed. Human Resources Departments play a central role in creating and updating job descriptions, posting job announcements, both internally and externally, and reviewing submitted application materials. Human Resources also makes arrangements for interviewing and testing candidates, as well as conducting Blue Earth County background checks, drug tests, and verifying employee credentials.

Employee Training

HR Departments develop training plans that encompass training for new Blue Earth County employees and ongoing training and professional development for existing staff. The Blue Earth County Office of Human Resources also ensures that mandated licenses and certifications, such as Minnesota CDL licensing, are maintained and updated as needed.

Blue Earth County Government Employee Payroll & Benefits

The Blue Earth County Department of Human Resources is responsible for processing payroll and administering government employee benefits, including health insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and retirement benefits. Blue Earth County payroll and benefits administration also entails tracking employee use of leave time, including sick, vacation, and personal leave, and determining employee eligibility for various benefits. Human Resources in Blue Earth County may also serve as a liaison to health insurance companies and other companies contracted for the provision of employee benefits.

Labor Relations

The Human Resources Department spearheads the process for negotiating contracts with employee unions in Blue Earth County. Human Resources Departments ensure that statutory timelines for opening negotiations and rules for considering contract provisions are followed. During labor negotiations, the Blue Earth County Human Resources Department usually works in consultation with labor attorneys, affected departments, and the organization's chief executive. The Human Resources Department may also be responsible for presenting proposed contracts to Blue Earth County legislative bodies for their consideration. As part of Blue Earth County labor relations, Human Resources Departments may also mediate labor-management disputes or play a role in processing union grievances.