Jobs & Volunteering Opportunities

Hiring for City Clerk/Treasurer

The City of Montrose is currently accepting applications for the position of City Clerk/Treasurer. Applications are available on the city website at or to pick up at City Hall - 311 Buffalo Ave S, Montrose, MN 55363. The City of Montrose is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer. This position is part of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) bargaining unit.

General Duties:
Under the general direction of the City Administrator, the position of City Clerk/Treasurer serves as city’s statutory Clerk and Treasurer. This position is responsible for: preparing the annual budget and levy, preparing the annual assessments, managing human resources, coding and maintaining accounts payable files, overseeing accounts receivable records, conducting elections, preparing liquor licenses, participating with the annual audit, supervising the operation of the Community Center and other administrative and financial duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field, and two years’ relevant work experience in a municipal office in finance, administration, or other public sector work. Candidates must possess strong financial skills, demonstrate strong communication skills, possess positive organizational skills, and be able to effectively communicate and maintain positive relationships with the city council, city employees and community members.

Salary Range: $78,458 - $91,790

Application Deadline: September 15, 2023 by 11am - the first review of applications will be on Monday, September 18, 2023 and applications will be taken until the position is filled.

Employment Application
City Clerk/Treasurer Job Description

Volunteer Firefighters Wanted!The Montrose Fire Department is always seeking firefighters and has an open hiring process.  Interested persons must fill out a City of Montrose Employment Application and then take part in a hiring process.  Firefighting within your community is a great way to give back and support your fellow neighbors in times of crisis and is very rewarding. All training is paid for by the Montrose Fire Department and firefighters are eligible for a partial pension after 5 years (full pension after 20 years of service).  Firefighters are paid a stipend of $5 per call and $10 per training event held by the Montrose Fire Department.  Minimum qualifications include; 21 years of age or older, reside within 10 minutes driving time to the Montrose Fire Station, complete a hiring process which includes; application review, agility testing, interviews, background check and physical examination. 

We are currently in need of firefighters available during any time of the day, but additional points during the hiring process are given for those able to respond during daytime hours 8AM-4PM

If you are interested in joining the Montrose Fire Department please fill out a City of Montrose Employment Application (found below or available for pickup at City Hall) and turn into City Hall.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Fire Chief, Kevin Triplett at or call the station and leave a message 763-575-7480
Employment Application

City Commission Opportunities:Parks and Recreation Commission Positions Available:

The Parks and Recreation Commission is currently seeking seven people to join their board. Participants in this commission act in an advisory capacity to the City Council in all matters pertaining to parks, recreation, playgrounds, and entertainment.

Planning and Zoning Commission Positions Available:

The Planning and Zoning Commission is currently seeking two people to join their board. Participants in this commission act in an advisory capacity to the City Council in all matters related to land use, zoning, and developments.
Please contact City Hall by phone at (763) 575-7422 or stop in for more information and to fill out an application for Commissioner.