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.






  • ELECTRIC SUPERINTENDENT - in the Department of Public Works.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to planning, coordinating, directing, and monitoring the operation of the Electric Utility; planning and supervising construction of the electrical generation and distribution system; setting priorities to deal with emergencies; coordinating activities with other divisions, departments, and organizations; assisting with planning, design, and construction of projects; evaluate need for and prepare specifications for materials and equipment; maintain operating records; prepare specifications for electric utility services, equipment, and materials; prepare reports as requested; assist in annual budget preparations; set quality standards for work to be performed; set priorities.  Minimum qualifications:  high school degree and satisfactory completion of a technical school program for lineman electricians and completion of a recognized apprenticeship in electrical line work, including eight years of responsible experience in electrical distribution systems.  An additional five years of experience may be substituted for technical training.  Possession of, or ability to obtain, a State of Minnesota Lineman Electrician License issued by the State Board of Electricity.  Possession of a valid State of Minnesota Class A Driver’s License with air brake endorsement or ability to obtain such within one month of the date of employment with the City.  NOTICE:  The successful candidate must complete and pass a pre-employment drug test and is subject to post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing.  Starting salary $91,120.00 to $96,320.00 per year.  Applicants must complete a City 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., Wednesday, June 19, 2019.  Faxed, e-mailed, or late application will not be accepted.