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. 

 

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

 

The following position(s) are now open: 

  • RECEPTIONIST/ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK

  • WATER RESOURCES SUPERINTENDENT

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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.    $12.00-$13.35 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, April 23, 2015.  INTERVIEWS FOR THIS POSITION WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 28TH-29TH.  Faxed, emailed and/or late applications will not be accepted.  AA/EOE
 
WATER RESOURCES SUPERINTENDENT - in the Department of Public Works.  Essential job functions include planning, coordinating, directing, and monitoring operation of Water Utility, Wastewater Utility, and Stormwater Utility; plan and supervise construction, operation, and maintenance of water wells, water distribution system, and water treatment facilities; plan and supervise construction of lift stations, wastewater collection system, and wastewater treatment facilities; plan and supervise construction of stormwater collection system, stormwater structures and treatment facilities; set priorities to deal with emergencies and unanticipated costs; coordinate activities with other divisions, departments, and organizations; assist with planning, design, and construction of joint projects; evaluate the need and prepare specifications for materials and equipment; maintain operating records; prepare bid specifications for service, equipment, and materials; prepare reports as requested; assist tin presentation of annual budgets; set priorities.  Minimum qualifications include high school diploma and satisfactory completion of technical school program for water and/or wastewater operators and eight years of responsible experience in operation of Class A, B, or C systems facility or similar industrial facility or 64 semester credits college courses related to chemical, civil, environmental, mechanical, or sanitary engineering or in business or public administration and six years experience as a licensed water or wastewater operator; possession of a State of Minnesota Class B Water Supply System Operator Certificate within six months of date of employment with City; State of Minnesota Class B Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator Certificate within six months of date of employment with City; possession of State of Minnesota Type IV Waste Disposal Certification within six months of date of employment with City; possession of a valid State of Minnesota Class D driver’s license within one month.  Desirable qualifications:  knowledge of methods, materials, and tools use in construction, operation, and maintenance of water wells, distribution, and treatment systems, wastewater collection and treatment systems, stormwater collection systems, detention, and treatment; principles, practices, equipment, and chemicals used in testing water, wastewater, and stormwater; knowledge of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system; knowledge of applicable regulatory codes; ability to read and interpret engineering plans and specifications; knowledge of OSHA regulations and safety policy; knowledge of computer operations; knowledge of laboratory certification procedures; B.S. degree in engineering, public administration or related field.  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.  Starting salary $72,800.  Applicants are required to complete a City of Saint Peter application form available in the City Administrator’s Office, 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. Friday, May 1, 2015.  Interviews to be conducted Thursday, May 14, 2015.  Faxed, e-mailed, or late applications will not be accepted.  AA/EOE