Human Resources

Responsibilities & Services

The Watonwan County Human Resources Department supports all Watonwan County divisions and departments in the areas of:

  • Employee performance appraisal
  • Employee relations
  • Employee safety and wellness
  • Employment benefits
  • Federal and state employee laws
  • Grievance and disciplinary action
  • Hiring
  • Labor relations
  • Personnel records
  • Position classification
  • Recruitment
  • Risk management
  • Staff development and training
  • Staffing
  • Workers' compensation

If you need accommodations for any portion of the recruitment or testing process due to a disability please notify the Human  Resources Department so that every reasonable accommodation can be made. Watonwan County is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.

Beginning July 1, 2022, the new Transparency in Coverage Rule requires that all group health plans provide Machine-Readable Files (MRF) of detailed pricing data to comply with the regulation's public disclosure requirements. 

The link to the MRF for Medica can be found here: Price Transparency | Medica

Applicant Links

  1. Lisa Schumann

    Human Resources Director

  2. Physical Address
    710 Second Ave S
    St. James, MN 56081


    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 518
    St. James, MN 56081

    Fax: 507-375-3547

    Monday through Friday 

    8 a.m. to Noon

    1 to 4:30 p.m.