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  Deparment 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 currently open:

         **RECEPTIONIST/ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK

        ** ELECTION JUDGES FOR NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION

         ** POLICE PATROL OFFICER

 

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RECEPTIONIST/ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK - in the Building Department.  Minimum qualifications:  High School Diploma or equivalent; Knowledge of office procedures and practices; Knowledge of use of office machines exampled by personal computer; Experience with MS Word or Excel; One year experience in any position that provides direct contact with and service to customers.  Desired qualifications:  Two plus years of experience working in an office setting with similar duties; Advanced training in office skills exampled by a certificate or AAS degree in office procedures or Administrative Assistant through an accredited post-secondary educational institution; Advanced use and knowledge of MS Word and Excel software exampled by certification through an accredited post-secondary educational institution; Experience with a municipal accounting system; Knowledge of Use tax laws; Two or more years’ experience working directly with municipal accounting, principles, practices and terminology; and Post-secondary education in Accounting or related field.    $11.00-$12.32 per hour plus benefits including insurance and retirement. Applicants are required to complete a City application form available in the City Administrator’s office at 227 South Front Street between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. or by calling (507)934-0663.  Completed applications must be returned no later than 5:00 pm, August 8, 2014.  Faxed, emailed and/or late applications will not be accepted.  AA/EOE

 

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ELECTION JUDGES – for November general election only.  To be eligible for appointment as an election judge, a candidate must be:
  • eligible to vote in the State of Minnesota; and
  • affiliated with a major political party; and
  • able to read, write and speak English; and
  • appointed by the City Council; and
  • trained and currently certified as an election judge.
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.
All Judges must attend a mandatory training session before the election and are paid at the rate of $8.75 per hour for their service.  Most judges work all day on election day and State law does allow individuals who serve as judges to take time off from work.    If you would like to be considered for appointment as an election judge for the November general election, or for more information on how you can serve your community in this way, please contact the City Administrator’s office at 934-0663 or send an e-mail to barbaral@saintpetermn.gov.

 

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POLICE PATROL OFFICER - The City of Saint Peter Police Civil Service Commission is currently accepting applications to establish an eligibility rank for the position of Police Patrol Officer.  Applicants must have a minimum of two year degree in Law Enforcement from  P.O.S.T. accredited college or vocational school or five years experience as a police officer; Possession of a valid Minnesota P.O.S.T. board license or eligibility to immediately receive a P.O.S.T. board license; possession of, or eligible for a Minnesota Class D Drivers license; and satisfactory results on recruitment instruments designated by the Police Civil Service Commission, such as oral examinations, written examinations, physical examinations and psychological examinations.  Desired qualifications include:  four year Bachelor’s Degree in law enforcement or related field; experience in working with a law enforcement agency; and specialized training or certificate in a law enforcement related field; customer service oriented employment history.  Probationary pay rate has been established at $24.08.   Applications may be obtained at, and must be submitted, along with a cover letter and résumé, to the Saint Peter Police Civil Service Commission, c/o Saint Peter Police Department, 207 South Front Street, Saint Peter, MN  56082, (507)931-1550, by 5:00 p.m. August 8, 2014.  Faxed and/or late applications will not be accepted.  AA/EOE