Public Works Technician I
Full-Time Public Works Technician I at City of Saint Paul
Available Openings: 1
Industry: Government
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $24.72 - $34.11
Education Level: High School
E-Verify: Yes

Information about the current vacancies: The City of Saint Paul Department of Public Works has three vacant Public Works Technician positions. These vacancies are in the Survey and Bridge Divisions.

Survey Division: There are currently two vacant positions in the Survey division. These positions are located in 1000 City Hall Annex, work Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM, and are required to work in all types of environmental conditions. One of the positions will be responsible for office based work and one will be responsible for assisting field crews with instrument operations. Typical duties include:

The eligible list created from this assessment will also be used to fill Public Works Technician I positions as they become available in various divisions within Public Works.

Additional information about this position: Performs engineering technician work involving land survey, traffic studies, routine construction inspection, project design, and drafting. Responds to complaints from the public. Issues permits. Performs other related duties and responsibilities as required.

Essential Functions are the functions that the individual holding the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. The Essential Functions for this position are identified in the Supplemental Information section of the Public Works Technician I Job Description.

The City of Saint Paul’s mission is to integrate equity and inclusion into how we approach all our work. Our vision is to be committed to building an equitable and inclusive city that will shift culture in city processes and policies, eliminate structural inequities, and ensure timely and relevant access to services, resources, support, and opportunity to every person in Saint Paul.


Assists the coordinator with CAD functions and data management, including field crews computations. Drafts topographic surveys and documents research Drafts base maps Reviews submitted surveys Bridge Division: There is currently one vacant position in the Bridge division. This position is located in 900 City Hall Annex and works Monday through Friday during normal business hours. Typical job duties will include:

Prepares basic engineering drawings, maps, and plans using CAD. Creates and edits GIS point and line features to maintain data and create maps. Supports inspection programs and bridge maintenance tasks, for example updating bridge clearance drawings and maintaining snow plow route maps. Conducts site visits to collect photographs, measurements, and observations of Bridge Division infrastructure: bridges, walls, stairways, guardrails. Performs basic construction and field observation, including producing daily work reports and photographs. Supports records management, document research, scanning, and other office-related assignments. The City of Saint Paul offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance, retirement contributions and paid time off.


Ten semester credits in courses acceptable toward an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering as offered by the U of M or equivalent; and two years of experience as an Engineering Aide II or equivalent.

Each additional year of qualifying experience may be substituted for 3 1/3 education credits.

***Please note general education coursework in science, math, liberal education, or language studies is acceptable.

City of Saint Paul

Contact: Cecilia Fisher
Phone 651-266-6500
25 W 4th St, Suite 200
Saint Paul, USA, Minnesota 55102
Transit: No Transit