Job Opportunities

Employment Opportunities:

No jobs are open at this time.

The Employment Application Form (available in PDF* format) may be downloaded or obtained at Shorewood City Hall, 5755 Country Club Road, Shorewood, MN 55331, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. For Questions, Phone: 952-960-7900.

The City of Shorewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Volunteer Opportunities:

Current Opportunities:

Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber Welcome Center, various hours and days available, located in downtown Excelsior.

Board and Commission Volunteers Needed

The city is still looking for volunteer residents to serve on the Lake Minnetonka Communications Commission. Letters of interest should be submitted ASAP to the City of Shorewood at 5755 Country Club Road, Shorewood, MN 55331, or email For questions or more information, call the city at 952-960-7900.

Positions Open on the Citizen Advisory Committee

There are six openings on the Riley-Purgatory-Bluff Creek Watershed District Citizen Advisory Committee. The Riley-Purgatory-Bluff Creek Watershed District Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) is a citizen-led volunteer advisory group to the Riley-Purgatory-Bluff Creek Watershed District that serves at the pleasure of the RPBCWD Board of Managers. In accordance with §103D.331, the CAC is organized exclusively to assist the Riley-Purgatory-Bluff Creek Watershed District Board of Managers on matters affecting the interests of the Watershed District.

The purpose of the Citizen Advisory Committee is to:
* Support the mission and goals of the RPBCWD;
* Review and comment on reports, minutes, activities and projects of the Watershed District as necessary;
* Consider issues pertinent to the functions and purposes of the Watershed District;
* Advise and assist in decision-making;
* Raise issues of concern from the public;
* Provide guidance and assist with coordination of volunteer activities;
* Report to the Board of Managers on the general content of CAC meetings and resulting recommendations.

The committee can be comprised of residents, property owners, employer and employees in the RPBCWD.  The committer meets monthly. If would like to apply but are unsure if you are located within the Riley-Purgatory-Bluff Creek Watershed District or would like further information, please contact Claire or 952-294-5976. Download an application or apply online.

Ongoing Opportunities:

  • Adopt a Garden
    Volunteer gardeners are sought to assist with city gardens. If you would like to learn more, or find the location of one of the gardens, please contact the city at 952.960.7900. This is a great project for neighborhoods, community organizations, families and individuals.

  • Arctic Fever
    The Arctic Fever Committee is looking for volunteers to work at various locations and events during the Arctic Fever Winter Festival, January 17-19, 2014. For information or to volunteer contact, or call the city at 952.960.7900.

  • City Park and Planning Commissions:
    The city accepts letters of interest from residents for volunteer service on its Park and Planning Commissions. Typically, there are openings at the beginning of the year, with interviews with the City Council during January-February. Occasionally, openings become available at other times of the year.

    Both the Planning and Park Commissions act as an advisory board to the City Council, making recommendations on planning and zoning issues, or park and recreational needs of the city. The Planning Commission meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m., and the Park Commission meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Additional meetings are sometimes needed.

  • Community Organizations
    At various times of the year, the City of Shorewood seeks residents to represent the city on the board of various community organizations. These are volunteer appointments. Each representative is encouraged to provide a quarterly report to the City Council on the organization’s activities.

  • The Lake Minnetonka Conservation District (LMCD)
    The LMCD reviews permits and licenses, such as special events, multiple docks and charter boats. The LMCD considers lake management issues, and other issues such as Eurasian Water milfoil and Zebra Mussels. Meetings are at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month.

  • The Lake Minnetonka Communications Commission (LMCC)
    The LMCC oversees the cable franchise and the local public access television studio. All meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month, with the full committee meeting quarterly and the executive committee meeting eight times per year.

  • The Minnetonka Community Education (MCE) Services Advisory Council
    This advisory board is open to District #276 residents. This board advises, promotes and supports community education programs, services and budgets. The board meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month.

For any of the volunteer positions listed above, interested residents should send a letter to the city at 5755 Country Club Road, Shorewood, MN 55331, or fax to 952-474-0128, or e-mail A resume may be included but is not required.

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