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:

*  WASTEWATER OPERATOR

*  ELECTRIC SUPERINTENDENT 

 

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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, and 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 $21.16 - $31.38 per hour depending on certification level.  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 April 2, 2019.  Faxed applications will not be accepted.  Interviews will be conducted April 19, 2019.  AA/EEO

 

  • 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 $81,120 to $86,320 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, April 17, 2019.  Faxed, e-mailed, or late application will not be accepted.