Employment & Training
What We Do
Scott County Employment and Training is a division of Health and Human Services Department and a Dakota/Scott CareerForce partner. We help residents obtain employment and pursue career goals.
Using the Career Lab
The Career Lab is available to help residents access technology and resources to apply for positions. The Lab is open on weekdays from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. No appointments are necessary to use the Career Lab.
For information on virtual hiring events and virtual workshops, visit CareerForce MN.
Are you unemployed or underemployed? Are you looking to update your current skill set? You may also call us discuss your options at 952-496-8310.
You can also complete a Contact Record and drop it off at: Government Center West, 200 Fourth Avenue West, Shakopee. Contact Records can also be mailed or faxed to 952-496-8675.
The Dislocated Worker Program offers free services to help eligible individuals that are 18 year of age and older find suitable reemployment. The Adult Program provides employment and training services to eligible adults 18 years of age and older.
The Diversionary Work Program (DWP ES) is a short-term (up to 4 months) work-focused program which requires immediate participation with employment services.
The Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP ES) is Minnesota's welfare reform program for families with children.
The Senior Community Service Employment Program provides part-time community service jobs for people 55 years of age or older who meet income guidelines.
The Youth Program provides summer and year-round work experience and academic enrichment activities.