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.

 

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.

 

OPEN POSITIONS:

* PAYROLL CLERK (PART-TIME)

* TRANSIT SUPPORT (DISPATCH) SPECIALIST (PART-TIME)

* BUS DRIVERS (PART-TIME)

*  BUILDING SUPERVISORS (PART-TIME)

* SEASONAL POSITIONS (PUBLIC WORKS AND RECREATION)

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  • PART-TIME PAYROLL CLERK - in the Finance Department. 20 hours per week. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or equivalent; One year payroll experience or Associates degree in Accounting; Demonstrated experience working with the public; Demonstrated experience working with benefits provided to employees; Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel software.  DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Previous municipal accounting experience; Knowledge of fund accounting principles, practices, and terminology; 2 or more years’ experience working with employee benefits.  Starting wage $13.09 to $14.50 per hour depending on qualifications. This positon could be combined with another part-time clerical position and be made full- time with benefits. Applicants are required to complete City application form available in the City Administrator’s office at 227 South Front Street or by calling (507)934-0663. Completed applications must be received by the City Administrator’s office by 5:00 p.m. on March 3, 2017.  Faxed, emailed, and/or late applications will not be accepted. AA/EEO  **PLEASE NOTE….The City is also currently accepting applications for the part-time position of Transit Support (Dispatcher) Specialist through the Minnesota River Valley Transit system.  For the right applicant, the City may be willing to combine the Transit position with the Payroll Clerk position to create a full-time position with benefits.  If you are interested in this possibility and meet the minimum qualifications for both positions, please consider also requesting an application for the Transit position as well as Payroll Clerk. 
 
  • PART-TIME TRANSIT SUPPORT (DISPATCH) SPECIALIST - Mostly nights and weekends.  This position is officed in Le Sueur.  Transit Support (Dispatch) Specialists assist transit users in scheduling use, directing drivers to stops and pick-ups, provide clerical support for Transit Operations and Compliance Managers, and operating dispatching software.   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High school diploma or equivalent; demonstrated experience working with the public, demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer, ability to read, write, and speak the English language, ability to answer multi-line phone system. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience operating a two-way radio/phone, 1+ year experience in an office setting, 1+ year of experience in a municipal or other transportation system providing logistical support for moving people or materials, demonstrated ability to read and navigate a map, 1+ year experience with dispatching or vehicle routing software and hardware, 1+ year experience in using social media such as Facebook or Twitter.   Wage range $15.00 to $17.49 per hour depending on experience and qualifications. Applicants are required to submit a City application form available from the City Administrator’s office at 227 South Front Street or by calling (507) 934-0663. Completed applications must be received by the City Administrator’s office by 5:00 p.m. March 3, 2017.  Faxed, emailed, and/or late applications will not be accepted.  AA/EEO  **PLEASE NOTE….The City is also currently accepting applications for the part-time position of Payroll Clerk.  For the right applicant, the City may be willing to combine the Payroll Clerk position with the Transit Support Specialist position to create a full-time position with benefits.  If you are interested in this possibility and meet the minimum qualifications for both positions, please consider also requesting an application for the Payroll Clerk position as well as Transit Support Specialist. 
 
  • PART-TIME BUS DRIVERS.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High school diploma or equivalent; possession of, or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment, a valid State of Minnesota CDL minimum of Class C Driver’s License with passenger endorsement. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Previous experience working with the public; training in vehicle mechanics; experience operating a two-way radio/phone; and prior bus driving experience. Starting wage $14.93 per hour.  Applicants are required to complete City application form available in the City Administrator’s office at 227 South Front Street or by calling (507) 934-0663. Completed applications must be received by the City Administrator’s office by 5:00 p.m. March 3, 2017.  Faxed and/or late applications will not be accepted.  **NOTE:  The successful candidates for this position will be required to successfully complete and pass a pre-employment drug test.  The position is also subject to post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing as required by USDOT 49 CFR Part 655 (Federal Transit Administration) and USDOT 49 CFR Part 40.  In addition, successful candidates for this position must have a vehicle driving record which is clear of revocations, suspensions and cancellations for the past three (3) years.  Applicants may be required to submit to a criminal background check and be clear of convictions for crimes or anticipatory crimes (as defined in M.S. 609.17 and 609.175) within the previous fifteen (15) years.  AA/EEO

 

  •  PART-TIME BUILDING SUPERVISOR  - at the Saint Peter Community Center.   Minimum qualifications include: High school diploma or equivalent. CPR and First Aid training or ability to be certified within six months of employment. Experience working with the public. Desirable qualifications include: Experience in building maintenance functions.  Current CPR and First Aid Certification.  $10.00 per hour.  Applicants must complete a City of Saint Peter available from the City Administrator’s Office at 227 South Front Street, Saint Peter, Minnesota 56082-2538 or by calling (507) 934-0663.  Completed applications must be received by the City Administrator’s Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 10, 2017.  Faxed, emailed or late applications will not be accepted.   AA/EOE
 
  •  SEASONAL POSITIONS – in the Public Works and Recreation and Leisure Services Departments.  A condition of employment shall be successful completion of a background investigation, and successful completion of pre-employment drug test.  Employees will be subject to post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing.  Must be at least 16 years of age for Recreation and Leisure Services positions; 15 years of age for aquatics positions and 18 years of age for Public Works positions.  Click here for a Seasonal Job Application Form. The following seasonal positions are available:
  • PUBLIC WORKS SEASONAL LABORER:  Duties include a variety of manual labor tasks associated with the care, maintenance, and cleaning of City facilities and equipment including, but not limited to, painting, washing, mowing, weeding, digging, cleaning and organizing; planting, trimming, and removal of trees and shrubs and mowing and trimming facilities.   40 hours/week.  Applicants must possess a minimum valid Class C or D driver’s license.  Must pass pre-employment drug test; subject to post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing required by federal regulations. Starting wage $9.50/hour.  Minimum age:  18. 
  • SPORTS/SPECIAL EVENTS PROGRAM COORDINATOR: Train and supervise staff, organize and implement summer sports programs and special events (Baseball, Soccer, etc.). Need strong organizational, motivational, planning and leadership skills.  Experience with school age children. 35–40 hours/week. Mid May–End of August. Starting wage: $11.25/hour.
  • CREATE A CAMP PROGRAM COORDINATOR:  Train, supervise staff, organize and implement summer programs for 6–10 year old children.  Leadership and supervisory experience with recreation activities required. Need strong organizational, motivational, planning and leadership skills.  35–40 hours/week.  Mid May–Mid August. Starting wage: $11.25/hour.
  • PRESCHOOL COORDINATOR: Train and supervise staff organize and implement summer programs (Lil Rascals, Specialized Day Camps, Special Events) for 3-6 year old children. Leadership and supervisory experience with recreation activities required. Need strong organizational, motivational, planning and leadership skills.  35–40 hours/week.  Mid May–Mid August. Starting wage: $11.25/hour.
  • VOLUNTEER IN THE PARK COORDINATOR: Recruit, train, assign and supervise youth volunteers. Strong leadership and organizational skills required. Flexible hours. 30–40 hours/week. May–August. Starting wage:  $11.25/hour
  • RECREATION LEADERS: Responsibilities include implementing youth summer recreation and sports programs and special events. Previous experience working with youth needed. Strong leadership and organizational skills required.  Mid May–mid/end August.  35–40 hours/week.  Starting wage: $10.00/hour.
  • PART-TIME RECREATION LEADERS:  Responsibilities include implementing youth summer recreation and sports programs and special events. Previous experience working with youth desired.  Strong leadership and organizational skills required. Mid May–mid/end August.  20–25 hours/week. Starting wage: $10.00/hour.
  • HEAD LIFEGUARDS: Duties include supervision of aquatics personnel, pool patrons, and pool facility. Must have three years of lifeguard experience. Current WSI, LGT, First Aid and CPR certificates required. Strong leadership background. Minimum age: 18. Starting wage:  $11.00/hour.
  • LIFEGUARD/WSI: Duties include teaching swim lessons and supervision of swimmers. Some maintenance. Full, part-time and substitute positions. Current WSI, LGT, First Aid and CPR Certificates required. Starting wage:  $10.00/hour.
  • LIFEGUARD (without WSI): Duties include supervision of swimmers and some maintenance. Full, part-time and substitute positions. Current LGT, First Aid and CPR Certificates required. Minimum age: 15. Starting wage:  $9.50/hour.
  • OUTDOOR POOL CASHIER: Duties include collection of pool fees, light bookkeeping, some maintenance and strong public relations skills. Minimum age: 15.  Part-time. Starting wage:  $7.50/hour.