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 online or from the City Administrator’s office, 227 South Front Street, (507-934-0663) and should be returned directly to the City Administrator's Office or by email to barbaral@saintpetermn.gov.

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) and should be returned directly to the Department or by email to malindam@saintpetermn.gov.

Faxed and/or late applications will not be considered for any City of Saint Peter (including Police) position unless specifically stated in the position advertisement.

Please note....if you are applying for more than one position, you must fill out a separate application for each position.

To complete your online application, click on the link and save the pdf document to your computer with your name in the title. Applications are fillable using Adobe software (turn on "highlight existing fields") or you can print out the application and complete it by hand.  Completed applications may be mailed in, delivered in person, or emailed as directed on the bottom of the front page of the application.

Equal Opportunity

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

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

  • FIRE DEPARTMENT - CAPTAIN 1

  • FIRE DEPARTMENT LIEUTENANT 2

  • Laboratory Focused WASTEWATER OPERATOR

  • PT MECHANIC ASSISTANT

  • PART-TIME RECREATION LEADER


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FIRE DEPARTMENT - CAPTAIN 1 - The City of Saint Peter is currently accepting applications for the position of COMPANY CAPTAIN in the Fire Department.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS include:  High School diploma or equivalent; Possession of valid Minnesota Class D driver’s license or equivalent; Possession of Minnesota Firefighter 1001 certification or equivalent; Experience working with the public; Successful completion of training through specialized fire service related schools including three (3) National Fire Academy (NFA) accredited or Minnesota State College and University (MNSCU) Officer Leadership equivalent courses and Incident Safety officer or equivalent courses; Current St. Peter Fire Department member in good standing with seven (7) years of firefighting experience.  DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS include:  Computer use experience with email, MS Word and Excel; Proven ability to analyze problems and make corrections, prepare reports, give speeches, and maintain effective working relationships with other organizations and the public; Proven knowledge of modern fire fighting methods and techniques, operating principles and practices, and the ability to instruct subordinates in all phases of fire prevention and protection; Proven ability to understand and coordinate work and expenditures based on the budget for the Fire Department; Previous experience directing implementation of a Department budget; Proven ability to assist in developing plans for and review of specifications for new or replacement equipment; Successful completion of the following courses from an accredited school:  Leadership III or equivalent; Leadership II or equivalent; Leadership I or equivalent; MCTO (Managing Company Tactical Operations) – Tactics NFA Course or Strategy and Tactics Initial Company Operations (State School); MCTO Decision Making (Pre–Requisite MCTO-Preparation); MCTO Preparation; Arson Investigation; Incident Command; NIMS Training; Strategies and Tactics (Classes in Urban and Rural Multi-Story Residential) including continued education as needed and or equivalent education.  Applicants are required to complete a City application form available by clicking here  CAPTAIN 1 APP.  Applicants should also review the supplemental information available by clicking here  FD CAPTAIN SUPP INFO.  Applicants are required to complete a City application form available online at www.saintpetermn.gov/365/Employment; from 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. on December 7, 2022.  Faxed and/or late applications will not be accepted.  AA/EEO


FIRE DEPARTMENT LIEUTENANT The City of Saint Peter is currently accepting applications for the positions of FIRE COMPANY LIEUTENANT in the Fire Department.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS include:  High School diploma or equivalent; valid Minnesota Class D driver’s license or equivalent; possession of Minnesota Firefighter 1001 certification or equivalent; experience in working with the public; successful completion of training received through specialized fire service related schools including  two (2) National Fire Academy (NFA) accredited or Minnesota State College and University (MNSCU) Officer Leadership equivalent courses and Incident Safety Officer or equivalent courses; and current member of the St. Peter Fire Department in good standing with five (5) years of firefighting experience.  DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS include:  Proven ability to analyze problems and make corrections, prepare reports, give speeches, and maintain effective working relationships with other organizations and the public; Proven knowledge of modern fire fighting methods and techniques, operating principles and practices, and the ability to instruct subordinates in all phases of fire prevention and protection; Computer use experience with email, MS Word and Excel; Proven ability to understand and coordinate work and expenditures based on the budget for the Fire Department; Previous experience directing implementation of a Department budget; Proven ability to assist in developing plans for and review of specifications for new or replacement equipment; Successful completion of the following courses from an accredited school: Leadership III or equivalent, Leadership II or equivalent; Leadership I or equivalent; MCTO (Managing Company Tactical Operations);  Tactics NFA Course or Strategy and Tactics Initial Company Operations (State School); MCTO Decision Making (Pre–Requisite MCTO-Preparation); MCTO Preparation; Arson Investigation; Incident Command; NIMS Training; Strategies and Tactics (Classes in Urban and Rural Multi-Story Residential); including continued education as needed and/or equivalent education.  Applicants are required to complete a City application form available by clicking here FD LT APP;  from the City Administrator’s office at 227 South Front Street; or by calling (507)934-0663.  Applicants should also review the supplemental information available here  FD LT SUPP INFO. Completed applications must be received by the City Administrator’s office by 5:00 p.m. on December 7, 2022.  Faxed and/or late applications will not be accepted.  AA/EEO


Laboratory Focused WASTEWATER OPERATOR - Starting pay $22.64 per hour depending on qualifications. Health insurance, retirement benefits, paid holidays, daytime schedule, and great people to work with!  Minimum qualifications: high school diploma or equivalent; Possession of a Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator Certificate or equivalent or ability to obtain within 18-months of the date of employment with the City; Possession of a Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Type IV Biosolids Operator Certificate or ability to obtain within 18-months of the date of employment with the City; Possession of a valid driver’s license; Ability to obtain a State of Minnesota Class A driver’s license with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement, 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 of the date of employment with the City. Desirable qualifications:  Satisfactory completion of a technical school program related to wastewater system operations; More than 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; Demonstrated knowledge of the principles, practices, chemicals, and equipment used in wastewater treatment, biosolids treatment and disposal, and pumping operations; demonstrated ability to perform a wide variety of tests on raw and treated wastewater and raw and treated biosolids; demonstrated knowledge of the principles of plumbing and hydraulics; demonstrated knowledge of and ability to operate Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) system; demonstrated knowledge of the functions and service requirements of mechanical equipment and machinery; Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA regulations and safety precautions of the trade; Demonstrated ability to safely 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; demonstrated 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; and demonstrated ability to speak conversational Spanish or Somali.  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.   Applicants are required to complete a City of Saint Peter application form available here WW OPERATOR APPLICATION.  Applicants should also review the supplemental information available here WW OPERATOR SUPPLEMENTAL INFO Completed applications must be received by the City Administrator’s Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 28, 2022.  Faxed and/or late applications will not be accepted.   Interviews will be conducted December 5, 2022.  AA/EEO


PT MECHANIC ASSISTANT - Starting at $19.47-$23.08 per hour!  Health insurance, retirement benefits, paid holidays, daytime schedule, great people to work with!  Minimum qualifications include: high school diploma or equivalent; completion of technical school program in mechanics or equivalent course work; one year demonstrated experience as a mechanic; possession of valid driver’s license; possession of American Heart Association Certification as a Basic Rescuer for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiac care within six months of employment.  Desired qualifications include: possession of a valid Minnesota Class A Driver’s License with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement; demonstrated truck driving and equipment operation experience; current Minnesota Department of Transportation Vehicle Certification; demonstrated knowledge of practices, methods, tools, and materials used in maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment; demonstrated knowledge of operating characteristics of internal combustion engines and mechanical components; demonstrated knowledge and experience in repair and maintenance of diesel and gasoline engines; demonstrated knowledge and experience in use of computer-based engine diagnostic equipment; demonstrated knowledge and experience in personal computer use; demonstrated knowledge and experience in pump maintenance; demonstrated knowledge of operating characteristics and servicing of heavy trucks and other equipment; demonstrated knowledge of traffic laws and regulations governing truck and equipment operation; demonstrated knowledge of OSHA regulations and safety precautions of the trade.  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.   Applicants are required to complete a City of Saint Peter application form available here PT MECHANIC ASSISTANT APPLICATION.  Applicants should also review the supplemental information available here MECHANIC ASST SUPPLEMENTAL INFO. Applications accepted until filled. Faxed applications will not be accepted. AA/EOE


PART-TIME RECREATION LEADER - in the Recreation and Leisure Services Department.  The Recreation Leader assists, conducts, leads, and evaluates programs, projects and special events and facilities.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  16 or older with a valid Minnesota non-provisional driver’s license. Afternoon, evening and weekend hours, including holidays.  $11.50 per hour. Applicants must complete a City of Saint Peter application available by clicking here REC LEADER APPLICATION or from the City Administrator’s office at 227 South Front Street.  Candidates should also review the supplemental information found here REC LEADER SUPPLEMENTAL INFO while also noting the deadline for this position has been extended until the position is filled. Faxed applications not accepted. AA/EEO