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:

* FULL-TIME BUS DRIVER

* PART-TIME BUS DRIVER

* ELECTION JUDGES

* VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER

* POLICE PATROL OFFICER

* BUILDING SUPERVISOR (PART-TIME)

* ELECTRIC FOREMAN

 

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  • FULL-TIME BUS DRIVER and PART-TIME BUS DRIVERS for the Minnesota River Valley Transit System.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High school diploma or equivalent; possession of, or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment, a valid State of Minnesota CDL minimum of Class C Driver’s License with passenger endorsement. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Previous experience working with the public; training in vehicle mechanics; experience operating a two-way radio/phone; and prior bus driving experience. Starting wage $15.76 per hour.  The full-time position includes benefits.  The part-time positions do not.  Applicants are required to complete City application form 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. September 27, 2018.  Faxed, emailed, and/or late applications will not be accepted.  If you wish to be considered for both full-time and part-time positions, you must fill out two application forms.**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 as 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

 

  • ELECTION JUDGES - for November 6, 2018 general election.  To be eligible for appointment as an election judge, a candidate must be: eligible to vote in the State of Minnesota; and affiliated with a major political party; and able to read, write and speak English; and appointed by the City Council; and trained and currently certified as an election judge (training is scheduled for Wednesday, October 10th beginning at 6:00 p.m.)  An election judge cannot be a candidate in that election (i.e. be running for an office on the ballot used in that precinct); or the husband, wife, parent, step relative, child, brother, or sister of a candidate or another judge in the same precinct; or a challenger.  High school students ages 16 and 17 can be trainee judges and we love to work with them. (Students 18 and over can serve as full-fledged judges.)  Students must be in good academic standing, and have permission from their school and parents. Trainee judges perform most of the same duties as the adult judges (except those requiring judges of different political affiliations) and are paid for their service.  Trainee judges cannot work past 10:00 p.m.  All Judges must attend a mandatory training session on October 10th before the election and are paid at the rate of $10.25 per hour for their service.  While most judges work all day (6:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.) on election day, some positions will work from 5:30 p.m. until final counting is completed (which can go quite late for this year’s election).    If you would like to be considered for appointment as an election judge, or for more information on how you can serve your community in this way, please contact the City Administrator’s office at 934-0663 or send us an e-mail at barbaral@saintpetermn.gov to request an application.  All applicants are required to state a major party affiliation.

 

  • VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER - The City of Saint Peter is currently accepting applications for the position of VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER in the Fire Department.  Up to three (3) Firefighters will be hired.  Minimum qualifications: High school diploma/GED; at least 18 years of age; reside within a six (6) minute response time from the Fire Station; possess a valid driver’s license; and ability to read and write the English language.  Successful candidates must also pass pre-employment physical, drug and alcohol tests.  An open house for interested candidates and their significant others will be held on Thursday, September 27th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Fire Station (227 West Mulberry Street).  This event provides an opportunity for prospective candidates and their family members to ask questions and learn more about what is involved in service as a Volunteer Firefighter.  Successful candidates will begin service January 1, 2019 and will be required to successfully complete required Firefighter schooling within one year.  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. Complete position descriptions for Firefighters are also available in the City Administrator’s office.  Completed applications must be received by the City Administrator’s office by 5:00 p.m. on October 4, 2018.  Faxed, emailed and/or late applications will not be accepted.  AA/EEO 
  • POLICE PATROL OFFICER - The City of Saint Peter Police Civil Service Commission is currently accepting applications to establish an eligibility ranking for the position of Police Patrol Officer.  Applicants must have a minimum of two year degree in Law Enforcement from  P.O.S.T. accredited college or vocational school or five years experience as a police officer; Possession of a valid current Minnesota P.O.S.T. board license or eligibility to immediately receive a P.O.S.T. board license; possession of, or eligible for a Minnesota Class D Drivers license; and satisfactory results on recruitment instruments designated by the Police Civil Service Commission, such as oral examinations, written examinations, physical examinations and psychological examinations.  Desired qualifications include:  four year Bachelor’s Degree in law enforcement or related field; experience in working with a law enforcement agency; and specialized training or certificate in a law enforcement related field; customer service oriented employment history.  Probationary pay rate has been established at $26.77/hour.   Applications may be obtained at, and must be submitted, along with a cover letter and résumé, to the Saint Peter Police Civil Service Commission, c/o Saint Peter Police Department, 207 South Front Street, Saint Peter, MN  56082, (507)931-1550, by 5:00 p.m. September 15, 2018.  Faxed, emailed and/or late applications will not be accepted.

 

  • PART-TIME BUILDING SUPERVISOR - The City of Saint Peter is currently accepting applications for the position of part-time Building Supervisor at the Saint Peter Community Center.   Minimum qualifications include: High school diploma or equivalent; CPR and First Aid training or ability to be certified within six months of employment; and experience working with the public.   Desirable qualifications include: Experience in building maintenance functions; current CPR and First Aid Certification.  $10.56 per hour.  Applicants must complete a City of Saint Peter application available from the City Administrator’s Office at 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, October 11, 2018.  Faxed, emailed or late applications will not be accepted.   AA/EOE

 

  • ELECTRIC FOREMAN - The City of Saint Peter, Minnesota is currently accepting applications for the position of Electric Foreman in the Department of Public Works.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to implementation and organization of work, providing general supervision of crews and participating in construction, operation, control, maintenance, testing, and cleaning of electrical distribution system.  Minimum qualifications:  high school diploma and satisfactory completion of a technical school program for lineman electricians and completion of a recognized apprenticeship in electrical line work, including five 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 License issued by the State Board of Electricity within six months of employment with the City.  Possession of a valid State of Minnesota Class A Driver’s License with air brake endorsement or ability to obtain within six months of the date of employment with the City.  Possession of American Heart Association Certification as a Basic Rescuer for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiac care or obtain within six months 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 $34.24 per hour.  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 will be accepted until 5:00 pm, Thursday, November 1, 2018.  Faxed, e-mailed, or late application will not be accepted.