Employment

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.  (If the CIty Administrator's Office is closed, applications may be received from and dropped off at the Finance Department in City Hall.)

 

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.

 

The following position(s) are now open: 

  • INFRASTRUCTURE TECHNICIAN

  • WASTEWATER OPERATOR

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  • INFRASTRUCTURE TECHNICIAN in the Stormwater Utility of the Department of Public WorksEssential job functions include inspecting construction projects, right-of-ways, stormwater inspections, meeting MnDOT requirements for projects, working with water, wastewater and stormwater systems, performing various testing, performing maintenance of water, wastewater and stormwater utility systems.

    Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma and experience in Erosion/Sediment Control and ability to obtain certification within six months of the date of employment with the city; ability to read blue prints, possession of a valid State of Minnesota Class A Drivers License with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement or to obtain within one month of employment with the City; possession of an American Heart Association Certification as a Basic Rescuer or obtain within six months.

    Desirable qualifications: Advanced education in water, wastewater or stormwater operations; demonstrated knowledge of construction principles and practices; certification as an inspector in various MnDOT inspection areas including Aggregate Production, Grading and Base, Bituminous Street 1 & 2, Concrete Field; certificates in water, wastewater, and stormwater systems; demonstrated knowledge of chemical use, testing, hydraulics and of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems; demonstrated ability to operate a variety of specialized utility equipment and heavy equipment.

    NOTICE:  The successful candidate must complete and pass a pre-employment physical and drug test and is subject to post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing required by federal regulations.

    Pay $18.06 to $27.96 per hour, depending on education, certification, and experience.  Applicants are required to complete a City of Saint Peter application form available in the Finance Office, 227 South Front Street, Saint Peter, Minnesota  56082-2538 or by calling (507) 934-0664.  Completed applications must be received by the Finance Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 13, 2015.  Faxed, e-mailed, or late applications will not be accepted.  Interviews will be conducted Wednesday, August 26, 2015.  AA/EEO


 

  • WASTEWATER OPERATOR in the Department of Public Works.  Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent; possession of a State of Minnesota Class D Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator Certificate or ability to obtain within one year of the date of employment with the City; possession of a State of Minnesota Type IV Biosolids Operator or ability to obtain within one year of the date of employment with the City; possession of a valid driver’s license - State of Minnesota Class A driver’s license with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement or ability to obtain within six months of the date of employment with the City; possession of an American Heart Association Certification as a Basic Rescuer or ability to obtain within six months.

    Desirable qualifications:  Satisfactory completion of a technical school program related to wastewater systems operations; up to six years of responsible experience as a wastewater system operator with at least two years experience in the operation of a Class A, B, or C system or facility, or similar industrial facility;  knowledge of the principles, practices, chemicals, and equipment used in wastewater treatment, biosolids treatment and disposal, and pumping operations; ability to perform a wide variety of tests on raw and treated wastewater, raw and treated bio-solids; knowledge of the principles of plumbing and hydraulics; knowledge of and ability to operate Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) system; knowledge of the functions and service requirements of mechanical equipment and machinery; knowledge of OSHA regulations and safety precautions of the trade; demonstrated ability to operate a variety of wastewater plant pumping, treatment, and control equipment, biosolids treatment and disposal equipment; demonstrated ability to diagnose problems under emergency conditions and take corrective action; knowledge and experience in the operation of equipment including but not limited to backhoes, dump trucks, jet rodder machine, tanker trucks, main line TV cameras, and line locators.

    NOTICE:  The successful candidate must complete and pass a pre-employment physical and drug test and is subject to post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing required by federal regulations.

    Pay range $18.06 - $27.96 per hour.  Applicants are required to complete a City of Saint Peter application form available in the Finance Office, 227 South Front Street, Saint Peter, Minnesota  56082-2538 or by calling (507) 934-0664.  Completed applications must be received by the Finance Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 13, 2015.  Faxed applications will not be accepted.  Interviews will be conducted August 27, 2015. AA/EEO