Minnesota Secretary of State Notice of Vacancies in State Boards, Councils and Committees

March 1, 2017 — The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State today released notice of vacancies for various state boards, councils and committees that are accepting applications. Minnesotans are encouraged to apply and serve in demonstration of public service. The newest vacancies are listed below, and the full list of 523 vacancies can be found on our website Open Positions.

Applications may be submitted online, and must be submitted within 21 days of the “Publish Date” listed on our Open Positions page, to be assured of full consideration by the appointing authority. Appointing authorities may choose to review applications received by the Secretary of State after the 21 day application period.

See our new instructions on HOW TO APPLY at the end of the message.

CURRENT VACANCIES

Below is a list of agencies with new vacancies.
Please visit our website for complete descriptions.

Board Of Accountancy
Vacancies: 1 Seat — Certified Public Accountant

Board Of Water And Soil Resources
Vacancies: 1 Seat — Chair
Vacancies: 1 Seat — Elected City Official – Non Metro

External Program Review Committee
Vacancies: 1 Seat — Health Professionals

Minnesota Biodiesel Task Force
Vacancies: 1 Seat — Environmental Org. Rep.

Minnesota Council On Latino Affairs
Vacancies: 1 Seat — Member (Dist 5)

Plumbing Board
Vacancies: 1 Seat — Commercial/Industrial Journeyman Plumber
 

HOW TO APPLY

Visit the Open Positions page.

Scroll down to find the correct Agency/Board/Council.
Choose the correct seat type, and click button that says APPLY
The system will walk you through creating an application profile.

Page 2 of the application will now allow you to attach the following documents:
• Letter of Interest
• Resume or Biography

Applicants are encouraged to use the online application as the Appointing Authority will have access to your information as soon as it is submitted.

Applications submitted via downloadable application may experience some delay in reaching the Appointing Authority.

Paper applications may be submitted by email to Open.Appointments@state.mn.us or by mail or in person to:

Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State
180 State Office Building
100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
St Paul, MN 55155-1299

In accordance with the Minnesota Open Appointments Law, the Secretary of State acts as an administrator in publishing vacancies, receiving applications and recording appointments. Applications will be reviewed and appointments made by the appointing authorities; questions about specific vacancies and appointments should be directed to the appointing authority. Applications are kept on file for a one-year period.