Are you looking to start a career with the City of Saint Paul? Our Public Works Street Maintenance Division is seeking individuals to join our team. As a Street Services Worker, you will have the opportunity to perform a variety of tasks to help maintain our city's streets, public, and bridge walks. We offer competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.
The salary for this position is contingent upon City Council approval. Candidates with a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) have a starting wage of $29.43 - $30.80 per hour. Candidates with a Class D Driver's License or equivalent and relevant work experience will have a starting wage of $24.94 per hour. Please watch the following video to learn more about this opportunity: Street Services Worker Video
Typical Duties Include: Performs manual labor in the construction, maintenance, and repair of streets, highways, alleys, sidewalks, and the City right-of-way. Works outdoors in all types of weather; schedules will change seasonally and will require working nights, weekends, holidays, and reasonable overtime as required. Performs snow removal, trash removal from the public right-of-way, operates and maintains equipment. Sweeps and cleans streets and performs traffic control in the right-of-way for maintenance operations. Operates trucks, gasoline powered, and electric tools. Performs related duties and responsibilities as required. Street Maintenance is a 24 hour, 365 day operation. Most of the staff is split between the day shift and the night shift, Monday through Friday. The day shift works from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM. The night shift begins on Sunday night and works from 10:30 PM to 7:00 AM.
In addition, there is one staff person that works the afternoon shift throughout the week. Weekend day and night shifts consists of two staff persons during non-winter months and multiple staff and a supervisor during the winter months. Shift preference is based on seniority.
Saint Paul Public Works will be hosting the following optional in-person opportunities for people interested in learning more about the Street Services Worker position:
Wednesday, November 1 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM CDL Community Information Session - CareerForce online webinar
Thursday, November 9from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM CDL Community Information Session - Palace Community Center 781 Palace Avenue Saint Paul, MN 55102
Tuesday, November 7from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Public Works Open House - 891 Dale Street North Saint Paul, MN 55102 second floor conference room *Meet current City employees and supervisors *Apply on site
Requirements may be met by one of the following:
Possess and maintain a Class B or Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL), including a tank vehicle endorsement, with no restrictions for airbrakes.
Possess and maintain a valid Minnesota Class D or equivalent out of state Driver’s License AND
Related paid work experience OR
Currently enrolled in a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) training program
Licenses must have no suspensions or revocations for driving-related offenses during the two year period prior to the date of appointment. Suspensions for parking-related offenses are excluded.
Employment in this job classification shall not exceed 2080 regular work hours without obtaining a Commercial Driver’s License. Failure to obtain a Class B or Class A CDL will result in termination of employment. Extensions due to extenuating circumstances may be considered.
Candidates with a Class D driver’s license will be assigned to the non-CDL step of the salary schedule. The first pay period after obtaining a Commercial Driver’s license, employees will advance to the CDL Holder Start Step of the salary schedule.
Must pass a DOT required pre-employment drug screen and submit to DOT mandated random drug and alcohol testing after hire.