Lyon County General Equipment Operator
Lyon County is hiring two full-time General Equipment Operators, with openings in Minneota and Cottonwood, MN. This position operates a variety of equipment used in the repair and general maintenance of highways and related areas for Lyon County and is responsible for operating specialized equipment; performing manual labor; performing preventative maintenance; and performing building maintenance. Early morning hours, weekends, and holiday work may be necessary.  This position requires a High school diploma, or GED; a minimum of one-year experience in heavy equipment operation, maintenance, or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position.  Must possess a Class "A" CDL upon hire, and obtain CPR/First Aid certification within six (6) months of hire. Position is overtime eligible with a salary range of $18.68-$26.16 with full benefits.  A county application form is required and may be picked up at the Lyon Administrator’s Office at: 607 West Main Street, Marshall, MN 56258. Or, visit the Lyon County website at to retrieve an application and job description. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a county application. EEOC. Application materials are due by Wednesday, August 29th at 4:00 p.m. Send, email, or fax to:

Lyon County
ATTN: HR Director
607 W. Main St.
Marshall, MN   56258
Fax: 1-507-537-4073

Hours and Locations

Lyon County Government Center

8:00-4:30 M-F   Map

Public Works Building

8:00-4:30 M-F   Map

Law Enforcement Center

8:00-4:00 M-F   Map

Lyon County Zoning/SWCD

8:00-4:30 M-F   Map

Lyon County Landfill

6:00-4:00 M-F   Map


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Human Resources

Carolyn McDonald
Human Resources Director
607 W. Main Street
Marshall, MN 56258
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