Employment Opportunities

Ely's business community is filled with a wide range of retail, services, hospitality/tourism, healthcare, and manufacturing opportunities. Whether you are considering a seasonal, part-time, or full-time position positions are available.  We encourage you to search our Job Board and reach out to specific businesses in your area of interest.  In addition, the Ely Chamber of Commerce offers a general job application.  Complete the application and return it to our office at 1600 E. Sheridan Street, Ely or submit it to fun@ely.org.  We serve a business community of several hundred and will share your application with those businesses.  Interested businesses will in turn contact you directly.  Resumes may be included with the general job application too. 

Workforce Resources

Our area offers a number of workforce resources to assist job seekers in finding a new position.  We offer the following support resources:

Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training (NEMOJT) - CareerForce

NEMOJT/CareerForce provides a number of programs to assist adults, youth, dislocated workers, and others seeking employment.  For more details on services, please contact the Virginia CareerForce office at 800-325-5332. 

Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)

DEED offers a wide range of services to support those who are unemployed or veterans, or those who have disabilities.  Visit DEEDs website for all the services and supports they provide.   

Job Board

Area businesses are looking for full-time, part-time, and seasonal employees.  





  Job Description

Brandenburg Gallery

11 E Sheridan, Ely



Seeking individual for part-time, long-term employment at the gallery.

Docks on Wheels

2195 Twin Lakes Rd, Ely



We are seeking individuals for a variety of positions.  Some work is outdoors.  Position requires the ability to lift 50 lbs. continually.


303 N 17th St E, Ely

218-365-6419 X. 110


Machine Operator.  Job Description & Details

Zup's Food Market

303 E Sheridan, Ely



We are currently accepting applications for cashiers, stock clerks, and carry-outs.

Forest Concrete Products




Truck driver needed. CDL required.

Ely Family Dental

40 N 1st Ave E #5, Ely



Sterilization Technician duties include sterilization of instruments and organizing and cleaning operatories. Previous dental experience is desirable, but not required. Job Description & Details

Ely Family Dental

40 N 1st Ave E #5, Ely



Dental Assistant duties include assisting the dentist during procedures and providing exemplary care to patients. Previous dental experience is desirable, but not required.  Job Description & Details

Ely-Bloomenson Community Hospital

328 W. Conan, Ely



Registered Nurse: Full-time position requires current licensure, BLS certification, and excellent communication and customer service skills.  EBCH offers competitive wages with extensive credit given for previous experience.

Carefree Living

140 S 2nd Ave W, Ely



Carefree Living is seeking resident assistants for their Ely and Babbitt facilities.

Razor Edge

303 N 17th St E, Ely

218-365-6419 X.110


CNC Programmer/Machinist. Job Description & Details

Razor Edge

303 N 17th St E, Ely

218-365-6419 X.110


Accounting/HR position. Job Description & Details

Razor Edge 303 N 17th St E, Ely 218-365-6419 X.110 Carol Full-time or Part-time position with benefits  Job Description & Details

Silver Rapids Lodge

459 Kawishiwi Trail, Ely



Front Desk, Outside Staff, and Bartender positions. Job Description & Details

Zone 3 Garden PO Box 313, Babbitt 707-843-0597 Florencia Part-time Garden Maintenance Job Description & Details
NorthRidge Community Credit Union 1321 E. Sheridan St, Ely 218-365-3297   Full-time & part-time teller positions are available in Ely.  Job Description & Details
Steger Mukluks 100 Miners Drive, Ely 218365-6634 Seth Sales and Shipping positions available.  Full-time and part-time with flexible schedules and competitive pay.  Call for details and application.