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Public Works Service Worker I Overview

Public Works Service Worker Trainee Overview

Qualifications and Experience Requirements

2017 Information Sessions Flyer

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Guide to Your Team Minneapolis Account - Help and Support

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KMOJ Radio Interview 2017


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Miles Cunningham, Surface Water & Sewers


Danny Dick, Solid Waste & Recycling


Marge Mollers, Solid Waste & Recycling - Organics

Agility Testing - Linked Videos

Our agility testing consists of four timed events Candidates must successfully pass.


There are four timed events that candidates must complete for the physical agility exam:


Climb & Pull - 2 minutes to complete (30 Ibs of sand)


Shoveling - 10 minutes to complete (1/3 cubic yard of sand)


Wheelbarrow & Lifting - 3 minutes to complete (3- 47Ib sand bags)


Lift & Carry Yard Waste - 7 minutes to complete (10- 40Ib bags)

Last updated Oct 19, 2017



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