Employment

  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:

*  PART-TIME BUS DRIVER

*  ELECTRIC SUPERINTENDENT

*  GROUNDSKEEPER - PARKS

*  LIFEGUARDS AT OUTDOOR POOL

 

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  • PART-TIME BUS DRIVER - for the Minnesota River Valley Transit system.  Successful candidates for this position must have, at a minimum,  a High school diploma or equivalent and a valid State of Minnesota CDL minimum of Class C Driver’s License with passenger endorsement.  Candidates will have thirty (30) days from the date of employment to obtain the required driver’s license and the City will help the new employee train for the license test.  Candidates who possess the following desired experience or education will qualify for additional points towards an interview: previous experience working with the public; training in vehicle mechanics; experience operating a two-way radio/phone; and prior bus driving experience. Starting wage $16.23 per hour.  Applicants are required to complete a City application form which is available in 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. May 23, 2019 2018.  Faxed, emailed, and/or late applications will not be accepted.  **NOTE:  The successful candidates for this position will be required to successfully complete and pass a pre-employment drug test.  The position is also subject to post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing required by USDOT 49 CFR Part 655 (Federal Transit Administration) and USDOT 49 CFR Part 40.  In addition, successful candidates for this position must have a vehicle driving record which is clear of revocations, suspensions and cancellations for the past three (3) years.  Applicants may be required to submit to a criminal background check and be clear of convictions for crimes or anticipatory crimes (as defined in M.S. 609.17 and 609.175) within the previous fifteen (15) years. 

 

  • 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) 931-0663.  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.

 

  • GROUNDSKEEPER -  in the Parks Section of the Department of Public Works.  Essential job functions include completing tasks associated with the maintenance, care, and cleaning of city parks and recreational facilities.  Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma and one year of experience in the maintenance of parks and recreational facilities, possession of a valid State of Minnesota Class A Driver’s License with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement or to obtain within six months of employment with the City; possession of an American Heart Association Certification as a Basic Rescuer for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiac care or obtain within six months.  Desirable qualifications:  knowledge of materials, methods, and practices used in the maintenance and care of parks recreational facilities; knowledge of the care of plants, trees, and shrubs; knowledge of OSHA regulations and safety precautions; knowledge of equipment and its operation to perform related tasks in parks maintenance.  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 pay $18.62 per hour.  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. on Thursday, June 12, 2019.  Faxed, e-mailed, or late applications will not be accepted.  Interviews will be conducted Thursday, June 27, 2019.

 

  • LIFEGUARDS -   If you missed applying for Lifeguarding positions at the City’s outdoor pool during the first go-round, you’re in luck.  Recruitment for the positions of Head Lifeguard, Lifeguard with WSI and Lifeguard without WSI is being reopened.  Applications are available from the City Administrator’s Office at City Hall (227 South Front Street), or by calling 507-934-0663 or by email barbaral@saintpetermn.gov.  Deadline for receipt of applications by the City Administrator’s Office is 5:00 p.m. on June 12, 2019.  AA/EOE
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