Employment

 PLEASE NOTE:  In order to qualify for City positions, a City application form must be completed and received by the stated deadline.  Applications and position descriptions are available in the City Administrator’s office, 227 South Front Street, (507)934-0663 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Applications for Police Department positions are available from the Saint Peter Civil Service Commission, c/o Saint Peter Police Department, 207 South Front Street, (507)931-1550. Faxed, emailed, and/or late applications will not be considered for any City of Saint Peter (including Police) position.  The City of Saint Peter is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

 

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Saint Peter.  The following positions are now open: 

 

***DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS

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DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS - The City of Saint Peter is currently accepting applications for the position of DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, public administration or related fields from an accredited college or university, OR fifteen (15) years demonstrated experience as a public works manager or director in a similarly sized (over $10 million budget and over thirty employees) municipal operation; three (3) or more years’ experience managing five (5) or more employees in a supervisory capacity; three (3) or more years’ experience managing projects and budgets in a supervisory capacity; possession of a valid Class D driver’s license and ability to obtain a valid Class D Minnesota driver’s license within one (1) month of the date of employment with the City; possession of an American Heart Association Certification as a Basic Rescuer for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiac care or ability to obtain within six (6) months of the date of employment with the City.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in engineering, public administration or related fields from an accredited college or university; six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in municipal public works or utility operations, or at least six years’ experience in a supervisory or engineering role in the private sector;  knowledge and experience in the construction, maintenance, and operation aspects of electrical distribution systems, water treatment and distribution systems, wastewater collection and treatment systems, stormwater collection and treatment systems, streets, parks, and forestry; knowledge of approved methods, materials, and equipment used in all the operations supervised; knowledge of applicable regulatory codes; ability to read, interpret, and develop engineering plans and specifications; knowledge of the principles and procedures of municipal public works and/or utility department administration; ability to plan, coordinate, direct, and monitor the activities of a municipal public works department; demonstrated use of office computer systems and demonstrated understanding of SCADA, AMI, and GIS processes; personnel supervisory experience managing more than five (5) employees; demonstrated ability to manage budgets; demonstrated previous experience in use of value engineering process; demonstrated knowledge of OSHA regulations and safety precautions;

Starting salary $79,750 to $84,225.  Applicants are required to complete City application form available in the City Administrator’s office at 227 South Front Street, Saint Peter, Minnesota  56082 or by calling (507)934-0663. Completed applications must be received by the City Administrator’s office by 5:00 p.m. on December 29, 2014.  Interviews for this position will take place January 21-22, 2015.  Faxed and/or late applications will not be accepted.  AA/EEO

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