Public Works

350 South 5th Street
RM 203 City Hall
Minneapolis, MN  55415-1390

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Public Works Job Opportunities

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Public Works is Hiring

The City will begin accepting applications for the Public Works Service Worker Trainee and Service Worker I positions on October 1, 2017. All application materials must be received no later than October 31, 2017. To be considered for a position and to review the qualifications and requirements please see the information below. 

Please check out Quick Links for a list of documents and videos.

Lynnette Douglas-Coleman is a Public Works Service Worker I. She has a lot to share about working in the Surface Water & Sewer division. 

Position Information

The City of Minneapolis is hiring Public Works Service Worker I's to perform non-skilled and skilled manual labor and drive trucks. To qualify, individuals must be at least 18 years of age, possess a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B or better, and have one year experience operating heavy construction equipment

Applicants with no related experience or CDL will be considered for a Service Worker Trainee position. If hired as a Trainee, the Public Works department will assist you with obtaining the necessary qualifications to become a Service Worker I during your first year of employment

Public Works Service Worker I

The Public Works Service Worker I performs manual labor, drives trucks and operates equipment to support the department's construction and maintenance activities. A complete description of this position can be found here.  

Public Works Service Worker Trainee

The Public Works Service Worker Trainee performs manual labor, learns to drive trucks and operate equipment to support the department's construction and maintenance activities. Public Works will support you in successfully obtaining your CDL Class B license. A complete description of this position can be found here.

Danny Dick, Public Works Service Worker I, works in Solid Waste & Recycling. Hear what he has to say about working in his division.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements

2017 quals

Application Process

Applications will be accepted beginning October 1. All applications and related materials must be received no later than October 31.

To be considered for a position and to review the qualifications, please visit the City of Minneapolis Job Opportunities site and follow the instructions to submit your application materials. If you have questions, please contact Human Resources at (612) 673-2282 ext. 0. 


Marge Mollers is a Public Works Service Worker I. Hear what she has to share about working Solid Waste & Recycling - Organics division.

Information Sessions

Our information sessions offer you the opportunity to go beyond the website and talk to department representatives about what skills Public Works is seeking and the application process. Computer access will be available to help candidates apply online during the sessions. Information sessions are conveniently located throughout the city on the following dates:

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Miles Cunningham is a Public Works Service Worker I. Check out his experiences working the Surface Water & Sewers division.

About the Department of Public Works

Mission

Our mission is to build, operate and maintain the pubic infrastructure and provide services with a high performing Public Works department, where collaborative leadership and public/private engagement are standard business practices. 

Divisions 

For more information about our divisions, download the Public Works brochure.

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Last updated Oct 19, 2017

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