Administration

Mission Statement

Wright County provides fiscally responsible, quality services through innovation, leadership, and compassion.

Role of Administration

  1. Implements policies and decisions as directed by the County Board of  Commissioners; 
  2. Administrates the County budget; and
  3. Performs Human Resources, Risk Management, Facilities Services, Safety, Law Library, and Building Care and Maintenance functions of County Government.

Current County Projects  

Dental Clinic Project

In 2022, Wright County was awarded a $1.4M grant financed through state bonding to build out shelled space in the new Wright County Government Center for a non-profit dental clinic.

View more information on the Dental Clinic Project

New Government Center Location

The County is moving toward all county services being located on one campus, off of Braddock Avenue. The Justice Center was completed in 2020. Currently the new Government Center is under construction with occupancy tentatively set for March 2022.  

Wright County Satellite Expansion

Sealed bids will be received by the Wright County Highway Department, located at 3600 Braddock Ave NE, Buffalo, MN until 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday May 31st, 2022, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud for the furnishing of all labor and materials for the following project:

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Employment Opportunities

View job openings and application information

Personnel Board of Appeals Opening

Wright County is accepting letters of interest and resumes for one opening on the County Personnel Board of Appeals.  The Personnel Board of Appeals makes findings in relation to the filing of appeals by an applicant, employee, or appointing authority regarding alleged arbitrary or capricious action, discrimination, or misinterpretation or evasion of personnel rules by Wright County. Experience in human relations, personnel, and/or labor relations desired.

The Board will meet on an as-needed basis and requires County residency to be eligible for appointment.  The current vacancy is for a three-year term.

The Personnel Board of Appeals is paid on a per diem basis for required meetings plus mileage expenses.  Letters of intent and resumes are to be sent to Schawn Johnson, Human Resource Director, Wright County Government Center, 3650 Braddock Avenue NE, Suite 3200, Buffalo, MN 55113 by June 17, 2022.  

Please contact Human Resources Director Schawn Johnson at schawn.johnson@co.wright.mn.us or 763-684-8450 if you have any questions regarding this opportunity. EOE/AA. 

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