News & Announcements

  • Request for Qualifications (RFQ) - Architectural and Engineering Design Services for Becker County Jail

    Becker County is seeking to contract with an individual or firm to provide architectural and engineering design services for the planning and design of a jail with up to 140 beds. The responses to the RFQ must be submitted to the county by May 1, 2015. View RFQ...

  • Timber Auction Scheduled for April 10, 2015

    The Natural Resources Management Department has scheduled a timber auction to be held on April 10, 2015 at 10:00 am in the first floor Commissioner's Board Room of the courthouse. More info...

  • Public Notice - County Board to Make Three Appointments to the Pelican River Watershed Board of Managers

    The Becker County Board of Commissioners is seeking interested candidates to fill three appointments to the Pelican River Watershed Board of Managers. Appointments will be considered at the Board Meeting on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. More info...

  • Spring Load Restrictions In Effect for Becker County Roads

    Spring load restrictions took effect on all Becker County Roads on Friday, March 13, 2015 at 12:01am. A map of County roads with their weight limits can be found at this link. Further information on Spring Load Restrictions can be found on the MnDOT Seasonal Load Limits website.

  • AIS Moves to Soil and Water

    AIS efforts are moving from county offices to Becker County Soil and Water Conservation District. Soil and Water will recruit the new AIS coordinator. The County will continue recruitment for AIS inspectors for the upcoming season.

  • League of Women Voters Hosts Legislative Town Hall Monday, March 30th

    The Detroit Lakes Area League of Women Voters and the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce will co-host a joint Legislative Town Hall Meeting with Becker County's House and Senate elected officials on Monday, March 30, 2015. This event will be held at Ecumen Detroit Lakes. More info...

  • Employment Opportunity - Water Quality / AIS Coordinator

    The Becker Soil and Water Conservation District is currently accepting applications for a Water Quality / AIS Coordinator in Detroit Lakes. This position will work with Non-Point Source pollution (NPS) reduction and Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) prevention programs as well as public waters and shoreland ordinances within Becker County.
    Job Announcement | Position Description | Application

  • Career Opportunity - Corrections Administrator

    Becker County is seeking to fill the position of Corrections Administrator. This person has overall responsibility for all operations of the correctional facilities for the County and reports to the Sheriff. See the position profile...

  • County Board and City Council Award Washington Avenue Reconstruction Project

    Bids for the Washington Avenue Project were opened on Tuesday, February 17th. The Becker County Board of Commissioners and Detroit Lakes City Council held a special meeting on Thursday evening, February 19th to review the bids, discuss the options and award the project. Read more...

  • County Orders Two Additional Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Decontamination Units / Inspector Recruitment Underway

    Becker County has ordered two additional AIS  boat decontamination units for this season.  The County is also recruiting AIS Inspectors and Interns for the 2015 season. Along with the recruitment of these paid positions, the Sheriff's department will again assign additional deputies for AIS inspections and education. Those interested in the positions should contact Becker County Human Resources.

  • Great Summer Job Opportunity! (Detroit Lakes Area)

    Seasonal Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Level I Inspectors and AIS Level II Decontaminators needed for Summer 2015. For more information, visit the employment page. 

  • Individuals Sought to Fill Open Board and Committee Positions

    The Becker County Board of Commissioners are seeking individuals interested in volunteering to serve on county Boards or Committees that have current openings, such as Planning Commission, EDA, etc. More info...

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