Human Resources


The City of Moorhead promotes a culture of respect, integrity, inclusiveness, work-life balance, and flexibility. We also ensures employees are rewarded for their work by offering a comprehensive benefits package, opportunities for on-going training and development, competitive compensation, recognition, and more.

The City of Moorhead employs approximately 280 full-time employees and 340 seasonal/part-time employees throughout the year. We strive to attract and retain employees who see themselves as service leaders who are committed to the needs of Moorhead residents.

Work for the City

Join the City of Moorhead and find the satisfaction of collaborating with incredibly talented people on issues and services that matter. Check out our current Job Postings. You can also Signup for Job Posting Notices and receive an automatic notice when jobs of interest to you are published.

Our Services

We believe that employees are the City of Moorhead’s greatest asset, and we take pride in managing the functions that support a positive, productive workforce. The key functions of Human Resources are:

  • Recruitment and hiring
  • Compensation and benefits
  • Training and development
  • Labor negotiations
  • Policy development and management
  • Employee relations
  • Employment records

Salary Data

Minnesota State law requires that salary data be reported at least annually.

The positions and base salaries of the three highest-paid City of Moorhead employees are:

  1. General Manager, Moorhead Public Service - $180,927
  2. City Manager - $159,000
  3. Engineering Department Director/City Engineer - $157,182


Contact Us

218.299.5179 | Email Human Resources

City Hall (3rd Floor)
500 Center Avenue
P.O. Box 779
Moorhead, MN 56561-0779