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.  Our employment list provides an overview of jobs, along with business contact information.  Some listings have additional job details, those are listed below.