PLEASE NOTE:  Unless otherwise stated, all positions are full-time. 


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 unless specifically stated in the position advertisement. 


The City of Saint Peter is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.





  • ELECTION JUDGES FOR THE NOVEMBER 8, 2016 GENERAL ELECTION -  The City of Saint Peter is seeking additional Election Judges to work during the November 8th general election.  Election Judges are paid $10 per hour and will work either 6:00 a.m. – approximately 8:30 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. until counting is completed which may be as late as 2:00 a.m.    To qualify as an Election Judge, individuals must:
    • Submit an Election Judge application available from the City Administrator’s Office.
    • State an affiliation with one of the major political parties recognized by the State of Minnesota.  For this year, that means either Democrat or Republican.
    • Attend a three hour mandatory training session that will take place October 5, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    • Be eligible to vote in the State of Minnesota; and be able to read, write and speak English
    • An election judge cannot be a candidate in that election (i.e. be running for an office on the ballot used in that precinct); or the husband, wife, parent, step relative, child, brother, or sister of a candidate or another judge in the same precinct; or a challenger.
    • Able to understand sometimes complex regulations and procedures
    • Able to sit for extended periods of time.  Election days are very long and this year’s general election day will be super hectic with few breaks.
    • Dependable.  We need people who will show up on Election Day and be on time.
    • Judges have to be able to work with all types of people and in sometimes challenging situations.

    If you are employed, State law (M.S. 204B.195) allows individuals to be absent from work to serve as an Election Judge without penalty. Being an Election Judge can be very challenging, but it is also very rewarding and if you think you meet the criteria outlined and wish to be considered for appointment appointed as an Election Judge, please return the enclosed application by no later than September 23, 2016.  For an application, please contact the City Administrator’s Office at (507)934-0663, by email at barbaral@saintpetermn.gov, or at City Hall (227 South Front Street).