Playgrounds Opening

Park Playgrounds Opening at 12 p.m. Friday May 22 »

Update: City of Waseca Park facilities will be opening at 12pm (Noon) on Friday, May 22nd. This...

Memorial Day, May 25, 2020

Memorial Day, May 25, 2020 »

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, Waseca's usual Memorial Day Program and Parade has been canceled; however, the...

City Facilities Update »

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and the Governor’s “safer-at-home” order, Waseca City offices will remain...

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The City of Waseca is committed to providing equal opportunity in all areas of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, demotion, promotion, transfer, selection, lay-off, disciplinary action, termination, compensation and selection for training. The City of Waseca will not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression, disability, age, marital status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, familial status, or membership on a local human rights commission or lawful participation in the Minnesota Medical Cannabis Patient Registry.

Recovery Coordinator – Economic Development

The City of Waseca is seeking a full-time Recovery Coordinator to serve as part of the City’s Economic Development team. This position will have the opportunity to engage stakeholders to develop a comprehensive marketing plan to repurpose and revitalize existing industrial infrastructure for the attraction and creation of new employment opportunities, and to support the collaboration on innovative projects (e.g., Manufacturing Resource Center) based on existing regional strengths.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Ability to travel as needed. Some travel will be required.
  • Bachelor’s degree or 10 years of directly related experience and proven track record of positive results in recruiting, business development, or related field.
  • Valid driver’s license.

This is a temporary position that is expected to exist for a duration of three years.

Starting salary is $81,690 - $91,901 per year, depending on experience and qualifications.

Waseca is a vibrant community of 9,410 people, and is comfortably nestled between two beautiful lakes. It’s located one hour south of all the big-city conveniences of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, 13 miles west of Owatonna, 25 miles east of Mankato, and 58 miles west of Rochester.

Waseca is known for its comfortable and friendly atmosphere, and offers a blend of hometown hospitality, rich history, and modern day convenience. The community features historic homes that peek from behind stately, century-old trees; quiet streets that wrap around city parks and ball fields; and the 1897 Courthouse that still stands proudly as a reminder of our city’s beginnings.

To apply for this position, please send a completed application, resume, and cover letter by mail to the City of Waseca, Attn: Human Resources, 508 S. State Street, Waseca, MN 56093, or by e-mail to This position will be open for applications until filled. The first review of applications will take place on January 24, 2020.

Job Description: Recovery Coordinator - Economic Development