Flooding Update for Highway 41 in Chaska 

According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, Highway 41 will close between Highway 169 and Chaska Boulevard at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21, due to the rising water levels of the Minnesota River. Highway 41 will remain closed until the water recedes and any damage to the road can be repaired. Motorists can expect additional traffic on the Highway 101 river crossing in Shakopee.

The Human Resources division provides personnel services to the City of Shakopee. Its primary responsibilities including hiring staff and administering various human resources programs and policies. The city currently has a staff of 150 full-time, 200 part-time and more than 300 seasonal employees.

Personnel Handbooks


View current job openings and apply.


The city offers a variety of benefits for full-time employees and some part-time positions.

Equal Opportunity Employer 

The City of Shakopee is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender, age, or disability, and any other category protected by law.

City Official Salaries

Minnesota Statute 471.701 requires that “a city or county with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of the three highest-paid employees.” In the City of Shakopee, as of March 1, 2019, titles and salaries are: City Administrator, $153,676.30; Police Chief, $144,269,86; and Public Works Director/City Engineer, $139,303.56.

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