Employment

Applications

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. to 12 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 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.

Equal Opportunity

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

Open Positions - The following positions are now open for application:

  • WASTEWATER OPERATOR

  • PART-TIME CIRCULATION CLERK (LIBRARY)

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WASTEWATER OPERATOR - in the Department of Public Works.  Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent; possession of a State of Minnesota Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator Certificate or ability to obtain within one year of the date of employment with the City; possession of a State of Minnesota Type IV Biosolids Operator or ability to obtain within one year of the date of employment with the City; possession of a valid State of Minnesota Class A driver’s license with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement or ability to obtain within six months of the date of employment with the City; possession of an American Heart Association Certification as a Basic Rescuer for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiac care or ability to obtain within six months.  Desirable qualifications:  Satisfactory completion of a technical school program related to wastewater systems operations; up to six years of responsible experience as a wastewater system operator with at least two years’ experience in the operation of a Class A, B, or C system or facility, or similar industrial facility;  knowledge of the principles, practices, chemicals, and equipment used in wastewater treatment, biosolids treatment and disposal, and pumping operations; ability to perform a wide variety of tests on raw and treated wastewater, raw and treated bio-solids; knowledge of the principles of plumbing and hydraulics; knowledge of and ability to operate Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) system; knowledge of the functions and service requirements of mechanical equipment and machinery; knowledge of OSHA regulations and safety precautions of the trade; demonstrated ability to operate a variety of wastewater plant pumping, treatment, and control equipment, biosolids treatment and disposal equipment; demonstrated ability to diagnose problems under emergency conditions and take corrective action; knowledge and experience in the operation of equipment including but not limited to backhoes, dump trucks, jet rodder machine, tanker trucks, main line TV cameras, and line locators. 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.  Pay range $21.34 - $23.60 per hour.   Applicants are required to complete a City of Saint Peter application form available here WASTEWATER OPERATOR APPLICATION or from the City Administrator’s Office, 227 South Front Street, Saint Peter, Minnesota  56082-2538 or by calling (507) 934-0663.  Applicants should also reference these additional informational materials SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION.  Completed applications must be received by the City Administrator’s Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 27, 2021.  Faxed and/or late applications will not be accepted.  Interviews will be conducted Thursday, June 10, 2021.  AA/EEO

CIRCULATION CLERK - in the Recreation and Leisure Services Department (Library).  Seeking a positive, energetic person to provide great customer service. Minimum qualifications: Experience working with the public in a customer service setting. Desired qualifications: Experience in provision of library services; ability to operate a PC and use internet and related programs including on-line cataloging system.  Up to 15 hours per week with a flexible schedule including day and evening hours available. Wage $11.93/hour. Applications are available here CIRCULATION CLERK APPLICATION or from the City Administrator’s office at 227 South Front Street or by calling (507) 934-0663. Applicants should also review these additional informational materials CIRCULATION CLERK SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS. Completed applications must be received by the the City Administrator’s office by 5:00 p.m. May 20, 2021. Faxed and/or late applications will not be accepted.  AA/EEO