TIP: To apply for a job, you will need a resume.You may already have one or you can create one on the State Jobs website.
TIP: Each job posting describes “minimum qualifications” to be considered a qualified applicant. Review these so that you can clearly show how YOU are qualified for the position.
TIP: describe your skills in detail, as they relate to actual experiences you’ve had, rather than making a long list of skill words.
TIP: Remember to write down your User ID and Password for future reference.
Applying for State of Minnesota jobs
How to get started
Go to the State of Minnesota jobs site to begin your application process. Here you can create an online resume, apply for open positions, set up job search agents to email you about new job opportunities and manage your account. Just follow the steps below.
Create an account
You will need to set up an account on the State of Minnesota jobs site to get the ball rolling.
Develop and post your resume
Check out the resume writing tips and sample resumes available on the State Job site before you begin to ensure you have all the necessary information at hand. We strongly encourage you to use the online Resume Builder to create and submit your resume and application. However, if you prefer you may submit a paper copy resume and application by mail.
Search and apply for a job
To apply for a Graduate Engineer and Land Surveyor position, go to the job search page of the State of Minnesota Jobs site. Enter Trainee-Graduate Engineer or Trainee-Land Surveyor in the "Keyword Search and then choose the Minnesota Department of Transportation in the department "drop down" list. The Graduate Engineer and Land Surveyor Trainee Program recruits and hires on an as needed basis, but typically applications are accepted in the fall and spring each year. You also can choose to view other openings that meet your needs.
Job Search Agents
The State of Minnesota jobs site allows you to set up "job search agents" which will send you an automatic email notification if new job opportunities become open in your area(s) of interest.
- For example, if you set up a search agent in the Job Grouping "Engineering," if a new job is posted at any level within the Engineering classification series or Engineering job family, you will be notified to review the job announcement.