GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — It's no secret that the nation - and Minnesota - is seeing a severe shortage in bus drivers as the school year begins. But in truth, employers in most sectors are struggling to find workers.
Here are just a few of the companies and organizations currently looking to hire employees. Perhaps one is a good match for you.
Intermediate School District 917 - Rosemount
The district, located at the Dakota County Technical College campus, is seeking more than 120 special education student and classroom aides to help at schools in partnering districts across the southeast Twin Cities metro. Programs provide special education and related service support to students from early childhood through age 21 in a variety of specialized settings. Click here to apply.
Minnesota Sports & Entertainment (MSE)
The organization behind the Minnesota Wild is hosting a two-day part-time job fair Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 13 and 14, looking to hire team members to work Wild games and other events at Xcel Energy Center and RiverCentre. Interviews will be held inside the 'X' Gate 1 concourse area.
Positions to be filled include ushers, gate ticket takers, Hockey Lodge retail associates, warehouse and heat press operators, premium suites and ice crew team members, and more. Each starts at $15 per hour.
Those who plan to come are encouraged to register in advance online, but walk-ins are welcome.
Minnesota State Fair
The MSF operations crew is looking for post-fair clean-up help. Hours are 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and there is potential for jobs to extend thru October based on workload. Duties include event teardown, restroom & trash barrel cleaning, picking up trash and more. Apply on the state fair website.
U.S. Bank Stadium
The home of the Vikings and its partners (ASM Global, Aramark, Legends Global Merchandise, BEST, G4S) are looking for more than 500 part-time team members to support fall events including Vikings games, and concerts by the Rolling Stones and George Strait, among others. Positions include guest experience representatives, cashiers, cooks, warehouse workers, food service stand workers, retail operations, and event security.
A hiring event is scheduled at U.S. Bank Stadium on Wednesday, Sept. 8 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Visit the stadium's website for more information.
The amusement park in Shakopee is looking to staff nearly every department, offering flexible schedules, on-site housing and pay starting at $20 per hour for those age 16 and over.
A hiring event is scheduled for Sept. 14 at the park. Check here for more information.
Employers who are looking to add a significant number of employees are invited to email their hiring specifics to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we may post them here.