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Upcoming Events

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Welcome to Murray County, Minnesota!
Candidate Forum

Thursday, October 23rd at 7:00 p.m.

Christ Lutheran Church, Slayton

Murray County Recorder, Slayton City Council and County Commissioner District 4 (Slayton)

Sponsored by Slayton Women of Today and Slayton Chamber of Commerce

Parade of Trees

Your group, organization or business is invited to participate in the Murray County Historical Museums’ Parade of Trees by decorating a tree.

There is no theme, just use your imagination freely and come up with something fun and entertaining.

The Parade of Trees Open House will be on Sunday, November 30th from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Trees will be ready to be decorated by November 15th and must be decorated by November 26th. 

All trees that are decorated will participate in a voting process with a chance to win CASH!

We provide the trees. You are responsible for lights, extension cords, tree skirt and all the decorations. 

Please respond to this invitation by November 14, 2013 to let us know if you are willing to decorate a tree. Call us at 507-836-6533, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or mail the bottom portion of this invitation HERE to the museum.

Job Opportuntity

Engineer Technician II - Highway Department

Murray County is accepting applications for a regular full time Engineer Technician II. Normal hours of work are Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Duties include: Office Work (plans, finals, bridge inspection updates, etc.), Survey (location and construction), Construction Inspection, and Annual Bridge Safety Inspection. Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; and six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid Class D Minnesota Driver’s License. Skilled in operating all types of technical engineering survey instruments, including Global Positioning System (GPS), total station and data collector.  Must be able to obtain and maintain state certifications in all fields of highway and bridge construction. Desirable Knowledgeable Skills: Skilled in the use of AutoCAD, EaglePoint software, and Microsoft office. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and work with algebra, geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to read and understand plans and specifications.  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to establish vertical and horizontal control on projects. Ability to run gradation, slump, air tests, make cylinders, etc.

Salary: $16.44 - $20.55 per hour

First review of applications - October 27, 2014

Click HERE for a copy of the full job description

Click HERE for an application

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