Job, Request For Proposal,
and Volunteer Opportunities

Employment Opportunities:

Summer Seasonal Public Works Employees

The City of Shorewood is accepting applications for seasonal employment in the Public Works department.  Work includes performing manual labor as assigned in the maintenance and repair of the City’s streets, parks, buildings, and vehicles.  Positions are up to 40 hours per week.  Applicants must be at least sixteen years old, eighteen and older preferred.  A valid driver’s license is required. A job description and application are available at Shorewood City Hall, 5755 Country Club Road, Shorewood, MN 55331, or   Completed applications can be returned to city hall, or emailed to Greg Lerud at  Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and position is open until filled.  Call 952.960.7900 with any questions.

Part-time, Temporary: Election Judges

City of Shorewood is recruiting election judges for the 2018 elections. Judges are temporary, paid employees of local election officials trained to handle all aspects of voting at the polling place. To serve as an election judge you must be eligible to vote in Minnesota and be able to read, write and speak English. Check our election page for more information on requirements and restrictions, and to get an application. If you have questions, contact the city at 952.960.7900.


Job openings for many government entities may also be found on the League of Minnesota Cities web site.

The City of Shorewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Board Openings

To express interest in boards and commissions please fill out and submit our online form.

No local openings at this time.

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, third weekend in January. 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.

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.

Other Organizations

Residents may find volunteer opportunities here:

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