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:

  • LINEMAN ASSISTANT (SEASONAL)

  • SEASONAL POSITIONS (PUBLIC WORKS, RECREATION, AQUATICS)

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LINEMAN ASSISTANT (SEASONAL) -   The City of Saint Peter is currently accepting applications for the position of Lineman Assistant (seasonal)  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma; Demonstrated knowledge of electric distribution systems; Has begun or has completed training for Electric Lineman Certification; Possession of a valid State of Minnesota driver’s license. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of electrical theory applicable to electrical circuits and wiring systems; Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA regulations and safety precautions of the trade;   Demonstrated experience in operation of bucket trucks, line trucks, trencher, backhoe, and locating equipment; Demonstrated knowledge of materials and tools used in the construction, operation, and maintenance of electrical distribution systems; Demonstrated knowledge of the work hazards involved in the operation of an electrical system; Demonstrated knowledge of computers operation.  $14/hour.  Applicants are required to complete a City application form available by clicking here CITY APPLICATION or in the City Administrator’s office at 227 South Front Street by calling (507)934-0663.  Supplemental information about this position is available by clicking here SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION or online at https://www.saintpetermn.gov/365/Employment. Completed applications must be received by the City Administrator’s office by 5:00 p.m. March 18, 2021.  Faxed and/or late applications will not be accepted. AA/EEO

 


SEASONAL POSITIONS - The City of Saint Peter is currently accepting applications for the following seasonal positions in the Public Works and Recreation and Leisure Services (including aquatics) Departments. A condition of employment shall be successful completion of a background investigation and pre-employment drug test. Employees will be subject to post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing. Applications are available by clicking here SEASONAL APPLICATION 2021 or from the City Administrator’s office at 227 South Front Street, (507)934-0663.  Deadline for receipt of applications by the City Administrator’s office for all seasonal positions is 5:00 p.m. on March 18, 2021.  Faxed and/or late applications will not be accepted.   AA/EOE

  • PUBLIC WORKS SEASONAL LABORER:  Duties include a variety of manual labor tasks associated with the care, maintenance, and cleaning of City facilities and equipment including, but not limited to, painting, washing, mowing, weeding, digging, cleaning and organizing; planting, trimming, and removal of trees and shrubs and mowing and trimming facilities.   40 hours/week.  Applicants must possess a minimum valid Class C or D driver’s license.  Must pass pre-employment drug test; subject to post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing required by federal regulations. Minimum age:  18. $10.25/hour 
  • TREE WORKER:  Duties include work involving maintenance of City’s urban forest assisting Forester in tree planting and felling, tree trimming and pruning, stump grinding and site restoration, maintenance of plants, tree nursery and new trees, conducts tree inventories and completes reports.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED; Valid Class C or D driver's license; Possession of an American Heart Certification as a Basic Rescuer for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiac care or the ability to obtain within six months of employment with the City; Demonstrated related experience in tree maintenance.  DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated knowledge in the operation a wood chipper, aerial lift truck, skid steer, chainsaw and stump grinder; Demonstrated experience and education in landscaping, arboriculture, forestry; International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certification; Tree Inspector certification; Demonstrated knowledge of basic plant maintenance; Ability to speak conversational Somali or Spanish26 weeks per week April – October limited to 900 hours.  Must pass pre-employment drug test; subject to post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing required by federal regulations. Minimum age:  18.   $12.50/hour
  • LANDSCAPE GARDENER:  Duties include work involving gardening, landscape maintenance, general maintenance of planters, flowerbeds, maintenance of parks, right-of-way, and other recreational facilities.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED equivalent; Valid Class C or D driver’s license; Possession of an American Heart Certification as a Basic Rescuer for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiac care or the ability to obtain within six months of employment with the City; Demonstrated experience in landscape gardening.  DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated experience in any of the following: grounds keeping and/or tree maintenance; Master Gardener certification; Demonstrated knowledge of public horticulture or landscape design; Minnesota Non-Commercial Pesticide Applicator License; Minnesota Tree Inspector Certification; Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA rules, regulations and safety requirements of the trade; Ability to speak conversational Somali or Spanish26 weeks April – October limited to 900 hours. Must pass pre-employment drug test; subject to post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing required by federal regulations. Minimum age:  18.  $12.50/hour.
  • PARK RANGER:  Duties include providing assistance at community events, recreational facilities, and maintenance activities assuring park grounds and structures are neat and clean, assist citizens using City facilities, oversee entrance to Swift Street tree and grass clippings drop off site, assist with ball field maintenance during tournaments and weekend play.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or GED equivalent; Valid Class C or D driver’s license; Possession of an American Heart Certification as a Basic Rescuer for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiac care or the ability to obtain within six months of employment with the City.  DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated ability to deal with the public; Demonstrated problem solving abilities; Demonstrated communication skills related to City operations; Demonstrated knowledge and experience in park maintenance; Ability to speak conversational Somali or Spanish.   May 1 to October 31 including weekdays, weeknights, holidays, and weekends.  Must pass pre-employment drug test; subject to post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing required by federal regulations. Minimum age:  18.  $12.50/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. $11.75/hour
  • LIFEGUARD/WSI:  Duties include teaching swim lessons and supervision of swimmers.  Some maintenance. Full, part-time and substitute positions.  Current WSI, LGT, First Aid and CPR Certificates required. $10.90/hour
  • 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.  $10.50/hour
  • OUTDOOR POOL CASHIER:  Duties include collection of pool fees, light bookkeeping, some maintenance, and strong public relations skills. Minimum age: 15. Part-time. $8.25/hour
  • RECREATION COORDINATOR: Train and supervise staff, organize and implement summer sports programs (youth and adult) as well as mobile recreation program (Exploration Recreation). Need strong organizational, motivational, planning and leadership skills.  Valid Class C or D driver’s license is required.  Experience with school age children. 35–40 hours/week. Mid May–mid/end of August.  $11.25/hour
  • VOLUNTEER IN THE PARK COORDINATOR: Recruit, train, assign and supervise youth volunteers. Strong organizational skills and previous work with youth required. Valid Class C or D driver’s license is required.  Flexible hours. 30–40 hours/week. Mid May–Mid August. $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. Valid Class C or D driver’s license is required.  End of May–mid/end August. Flexible hours.  20–40 hours/week.  $10.25/hour