Employment Opportunities

The City of Lamberton is an exciting and fast growing community.  We are proud to employ many local citizens and offer future opportunities as openings become available. We support employees and management as they strive to provide outstanding services to our citizens in a manner that is productive, efficient, and as cost-effective as possible.


Help Wanted:  Full -Time - Chief of Police 

The City of Lamberton, MN, is seeking a dedicated and experienced individual to serve as our next Chief of Police. This is a full-time position with a flexible schedule, though some weekends and nights will be required.

Starting Wage Range:  $65,000-$80,000 (based on experience)


  • 100% paid health insurance
  • Partial family compensation available
  • Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA)
  • Sick and vacation days
  • Annual Health Savings Account (HSA) contributions

Preferred Qualifications

  • A minimum of five years of previous police patrol and investigative experience.


  • Must reside within a reasonable response time from Lamberton, MN.
  • Current POST license

This position offers a fantastic opportunity for an experienced law enforcement professional to take the next step in their career and lead our police department. Lamberton is located in southwest Minnesota with a population of just under 800 residents.

Join the City of Lamberton's Economic Development Authority (EDA) Board!

The City of Lamberton's Economic Development Authority (EDA) Board is seeking to fill an open seat with an individual with a strong interest in economic development and community improvement.  Responsibilities include attending and actively participating in monthly board meetings, contributing to the development and implementation of economic development strategies, assisting in identifying and pursuing funding opportunities, and engaging with community members to gather input and support for EDA projects.  If you would like to be considered for this position, please fill out a Board/Council Vacancy Application and return it to the City Hall by June 25, 2024.  Applications can be found at:  https://www.lambertonmn.com/employment-opportunities or at City Hall.

Full-Time, Part-Time, or Casual Police Officer, Lamberton Police Department

The City of Lamberton is seeking police officers.  The City is open to part-time, full-time, and casual positions.  Lamberton is an agricultural town of 800 people located in Redwood County in southwest Minnesota. The Residents of Lamberton take pride in their community and like having a police presence in their town. The Officer positions offer independence and flexibility. If you are looking for a change of pace, please apply and see what the City of Lamberton can offer you!

Minimum qualification for this position include an associate or technical degree in law enforcement, criminal justice or related field; first responder certification, valid Minnesota Class D driver's license, Minnesota Peace Office License or eligibility to be licensed prior to employment.  To Apply please submit: Employment Application, Resume & Cover letter.  Positions open until filled.


Employment Applications


The City of Lamberton is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of age, sex, national origin, religion, race, handicap, disability, or other protected groups under federal, state, or local laws.

Frequently Asked Questions

I am interested in applying for a job with the City of Lamberton, what do I do?

You will need to fill out an application.  Please ensure you meet the qualifications for the position you wish to be considered for.  If you would like to include a resume, simply attach it to the completed application. You may mail or drop off the application at City Hall.  Interviews will be scheduled accordingly.

Does the City of Lamberton hire part time employees?

Yes, we do hire part time employees.  Availability of these positions will be posted here when available.