Ely's business community is filled with a wide range of retail, services, hospitality/tourism, healthcare, and manufacturing opportunities. Whether you are considering seasonal, part-time, or full-time positions are available. We encourage you to search our Job Board and reach out to specific businesses in your area of interest. We serve a business community of several hundred and will share your application with those businesses. Interested businesses will, in turn, contact you directly. In addition, the Ely Chamber of Commerce offers a general job application you can complete at the bottom of this page. We will share completed online applications with interested businesses.
Our area offers several workforce resources to assist job seekers in finding a new position. We provide the following support resources:
Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training (NEMOJT) - CareerForce
NEMOJT/CareerForce provides programs to assist adults, youth, dislocated workers, and others seeking employment. For more details on services, please get in touch with the Virginia CareerForce office at 800-325-5332.
Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)
Area businesses are looking for full-time, part-time, and seasonal employees. PDF of Job List
|Bear Head Lake State Park||Bear Head Lake State Park Road, Ely||218-235-2521||Jen Westlund||Bear Head Lake State Park located between Ely and Tower is hiring intermittent winter Building and Grounds Employees. Building and Grounds Employees perform winter maintenance, cleaning, and repairs to park facilities. These positions are not guaranteed regular hours but fill in as need arises. Due the nature of the position, days and hours of work will vary. Starting wage is $17.77. Applications must be completed on-line by December 4. To apply, visit https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/
|Cliff Wold's Outfitting Co.||1731 E Sheridan St, Ely||218-365-3267||Ryan||Now hiring for the summer of 2024! Seeking motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our outfitting staff. Experience in the Boundary Waters is desirable, but not a requirement. The ideal candidate is eager to share their passion for the outdoors and help provide our campers with the best wilderness experience possible. For more information, please call or email email@example.com.|
|Northern Grounds||2 W Sheridan St, Ely||218-235-1991||Joan||The Jasper Company has multiple positions available: housekeeping, lake hand, and baristas & bartenders. Applications are available at Northern Grounds. Contact Joan Kjorsvig-Beans firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or your application/resume.|
|Dovetail Partners||Ely Fireshed Coordinator position. Apply by 5 p.m. on December 15, 2023. Job description and application process are available at the Dove Tail Partners Website The position will be supported through the Ely Kawishiwi Ranger office.|
|Wintergreen Northern Wear||205 E Sheridan St, Ely||218-365-6602||Sola||Retail Associate (Full Time or Part Time availability) Wintergreen Northern Wear creates quality outdoor apparel on the main street of Ely, MN. We are looking for a friendly, outgoing and experienced individual to join our retail team! If you’re looking for a dynamic position with competitive wages that will keep you busy full time or part time and year round, apply online at WintergreenNorthernWear.com or at our store located at 205 East Sheridan Street, Ely, MN. Experience in customer service or sales required; knowledge & experience of outdoors or manufacturing are preferred.|
|Grand Ely Lodge||400 N Pioneer Rd, Ely||218-365-6565||Rob||
The following positions are now available: Room Attendant - Dishwasher - Porter (Day Shifts)
Applications are available at the Front Desk or email@example.com. Pay commensurate with experience. Vacation, Sick & Personal Leave. Medical, Life, Dental, and Vision are available for full time employees.
|Ely-Bloomenson Community Hospital||328 W Conan St, Ely||218-365-8707||Anne||Come join our TEAM, where our positive, safe, and rewarding environment supports you to be your best! Click on our link to view the various positions that are available, or give Anne a call. Competitve pay and benefits for all positions. Careers | About | Ely Bloomenson Community Hospital (ebch.org)|
|LaTourell's Resort & Outfitters||14793 Moose Lake Rd, Ely||218-365-4531||Bob LaTourell||If you would enjoy working on the waters edge with a view of the Boundary Waters, LaTourell's has positions open. Looking for enthusiastic seasonal staff to join our team and continue our tradition of helping our customers enjoy our their wilderness canoeing and fishing vacations. Waterfront and outfitting positions available.|
|Ely Lodging, Inc||218-235-8925||Cheryl||
2023 Season - Part time - Cleaner Full days Saturdays and some Sundays. Starting wage: $25 hour and up with experience
|Joe's Marine & Repair||25 W Chapman St, Ely||218-365-6264||Paulette||Mechanic or Mechanic's Helper - Work or learn in a repair shop. Small engine repair and outboard repair. Able to follow and read service manuals. Good customer service, writing work orders, and good math skills. Must be able to lift and carry heavy objects. Good driving record. 2 positions available.|
|Espland's Resort||1540 Grant McMahon Blvd, Ely||218-365-5282||Betty||Esplands is still looking for cleaning help for Saturdays. 2 to 4 hours. 4 cabins starting spring of 2024.|
|Wintergreen Northern Wear||205 E Sheridan St, Ely||218-365-6602||Michele Anderson||Sewing Technician - Wintergreen Northern Wear creates quality outdoor apparel on the main street of Ely, MN. We are looking for creative, talented individuals to sew our garments. If you love to sew, we'd love to have you on our team! Sewing experience is required; experience with garments is preferred. We'll train you on our industrial machines. A cheery, clean work environment and benefits included. Competitive wages based on skill level and experience.|
|Custom Cabin Rentals||14663 Vosburgh Rd, Ely||218-365-6947||Betsy or Willy||Seeking individuals to fill 2-3 full-time seasonal openings for 2024.|