Employment & Training

What We Do

Scott County Employment & 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 employment positions. The Lab is open on weekdays from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. No appointments are necessary to use the Career Lab. 

Hiring Events

The Career Lab is currently hosting Thursday in-person Employer of the Day Hiring Events.  Please reference the Quick Links section below for weekly details. For information on virtual hiring events and virtual workshops, visit CareerForce MN

Contact Us

Are you unemployed or underemployed?  Are you looking to update your current skill set?  Call us to discuss your options at 952-496-8310.  

Or complete a Contact Record and drop it off by using one of the following methods: in person at the Health and Human Services Front Desk, after-hours drop off box located near the Atwood entrance, mail, fax to 952-496-8675 or email to EmploymentandTraining@co.scott.mn.us.

Public Comment Open on the 2024-2025 Scott County Draft MFIP Biennial Service Agreement (BSA)

The draft 2024-2025 MFIP Biennial Service Agreement has been posted for public comment through Tuesday, October 3rd, 2023. The purpose of the agreement is to provide the State Department of Human Services with information about services and strategies intended to meet program measure with the goal of increasing economic stability of low-income families served with consolidated funds.

Please send your comments to Brandon Kmety, Scott County Employment and Training, Government Center West, 200 4th Ave W, Shakopee, MN 55379-1220 or by email to bkmety@co.scott.mn.us.

Click the following to view the 2024-2025 Scott County Draft MFIP Biennial Service Agreement.

We are an equal opportunity employer / program provider of the American Job Center. Auxiliary aides and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation should contact 952-496-8310 at least 3 days prior to the event.