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:

*  DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

*  PART-TIME TRANSIT SUPPORT (DISPATCH) SPECIALIST

*  2018 SUMMER SEASONAL POSITIONS (VARIOUS)

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  • DIRECTOR OF FINANCE – City of Saint Peter, MN - MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors’ degree in finance, accounting, or related field from an accredited college or university; 2 years’ experience in governmental accounting, finance, utilities budget management, cost accounting, governmental auditing, CFO in private sector or not for profit with $15+ million in revenues; Knowledge of principles/procedures of municipal accounting and finance; knowledge of local/ state legislation governing municipal finance activities; knowledge of principles of public administration relative to municipal finance administration; Ability to devise and implement municipal finance systems and procedures; Experience with operation and maintenance of computer hardware and operating system software.  DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of CPA License or CPFO designation; 2+ years’ experience supervising, training, hiring staff;  Knowledge of Microsoft Word-Excel.  $83,000 - $90,000 DOQ.  Excellent health benefits.  City Administrator's Office must receive candidate's cover letter, resume, and three professional references by 5:00 p.m. March 1, 2018.  Position profile at http://www.saintpetermn.gov/FinanceDirectorProfile2018.pdf.  Faxed and/or late applications not accepted.    Interviews March 15, 2018.    AA/EEO

 

  • PT TRANSIT SUPPORT (DISPATCH) SPECIALIST - Part-time Transit Support (Dispatcher) Specialist for the Minnesota River Valley Transit system.  Mostly nights and weekends.  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.   This position will be officed in Le Sueur.  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. $15.00-$17.49 per hour depending on 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 8, 2018.  Faxed, emailed, and/or late applications will not be accepted.  AA/EEO

  • 2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS – Applications are now being accepted for various summer seasonal positions in the Public Works, Recreation and Leisure Services Department and Aquatics programs.    Applications for seasonal positions are available from the City Administrator’s Office at City Hall (227 South Front Street), or on the City’s website (Seasonal Job Application Form 2018 pdf).     Please note that aquatics program candidates must pass pre-employment drug test; be subject to post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing required by federal regulations.  Also please note that for all seasonal positions a condition of employment in the shall be successful completion of a background investigation and certain positions are also subject to passage of a pre-employment drug test.  Must be at least 16 years of age for Recreation and Leisure Services positions; 15 years of age for aquatics positions and 18 for Public Works positions.  The following summer seasonal positions are now open:

    • SPORTS COORDINATOR: Train and supervise staff, organize and implement summer sports programs. Need strong organizational, motivational, planning and leadership skills.  Experience with school age children. 35–40 hours/week. Mid May–mid/end of August. Starting wage: $11.25/hour
    • JR EXPLORER COORDINATOR:  Train, supervise staff, organize and implement summer programs for children completing K–3 grade.  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
    • LITTLE RASCALS COORDINATOR: Train and supervise staff, organize and implement summer programs) for 3–5 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
    • 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.  End of 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.  End of 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:  $11.50
    • LIFEGUARD/WSI: Duties include teaching swim lessons and supervision of swimmers. Some maintenance. Full, part-time and substitute positions. Current WSI, LGT, First Aid & CPR Certificates required. Starting wage:  $10.65
    • LIFEGUARD (without WSI): Duties include supervision of swimmers and some maintenance. Full, part-time and substitute positions. Current LGT, First Aid & CPR Certificates required. Minimum age: 15. Starting wage: $10.25
    • 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:  $ 7.65 hour.
    • PUBLIC WORKS  SEASONAL LABORERS: Duties include maintaining park and streets, assisting Water, Wastewater and Storm water departments including mowing, cleaning, weed control, athletic field preparation and other assigned duties. Starting wage $10.25/hour.