The City of Baxter appreciates your interest in employment. Current job openings are posted below, if available.

Applications must be completely submitted by the closing date and time indicated on the announcement. Application materials received after the deadline or incomplete applications will not be considered.

It’s the City of Baxter’s policy to provide equal opportunity in employment. The City will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status with regards to public assistance and activity in a local human rights commission, or any other basis protected by law.


Police Officer – Full-time

The Baxter Police Department is now accepting applications to fill the position of full-time police officer.  The department has been authorized to hire one officer starting October 2018.  To apply for this position, you must follow the instructions and links below.  The first link is to a document giving instructions and important dates for the hiring process.  The second link is for the job application form and the third link is the job description.  All applications must be typed. The applications must be signed where specified, either in ink or electronically.  You may either mail or drop off your application and supporting documents at the Baxter Police Department, 13190 Memorywood Dr, Baxter, MN 56425.

2018 July Hiring Process Link
Employment Application - fillable
Baxter Patrol Officer 2016(New&Current)



Assistant City Engineer

The City of Baxter (POP. 8,318) is part of the Baxter/Brainerd Micropolitan Statistical Area that has a population of over 91,000.  Baxter, a regional center located in the heart of the central lakes area of Minnesota, is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant City Engineer.  The primary responsibilities for this position are for activities associated with municipal engineering, which includes but is not limited to the supervision and coordination of staff and consultants on the Engineering Division’s daily operations; design and construction management of public improvement projects; oversight of the City’s MS4 and pavement management programs; review and process residential, commercial, and industrial building permits and development agreements; provide engineering guidance on planning and building department submittals; and handle resident inquiries.

Minimum requirements are bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with an EIT Certificate; ability to become a Minnesota State Licensed Professional Civil Engineer within one year of date of hire; one to three years of experience working in municipal engineering, including a minimum of one year of experience supervising employees; ability to obtain Minnesota MS4 required certifications within one year of the date of hire; working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD 3D Design, and ArcView; and must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

The expected salary range is $66,996 to $82,825 with a competitive benefit package.  To be considered for the position, please submit an application, resume, and letter of interest.  The position is open until filled.

Baxter Profile

Assistant City Engineer Job Description 2018

Employment Application - fillable



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