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

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Public Works Job Opportunities


Applications for the 2021 Public Works Service Worker positions are not open yet. When it opens, you can apply at Please check back here for updates.

Public Works is Hiring

The City will begin accepting applications for the following positions on October 1, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019:

All application materials must be received no later than October 31, 2019. 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

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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

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 Qualifications and Experience Requirements - PDF

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. 

Important Application Information:

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:

Download Information Session Information here: 2019 Information Sessions - All. PDF 

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

About the Department of Public Works


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


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

Applications are open Oct 1 - Oct 31 2019.

For more information or to request accessible copies of any of these documents, please contact Monique Fish at [email protected]

Last updated Sep 2, 2020



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