Public Works seeks applicants for trainee program

Do you know somebody who would like to work for the City of Minneapolis? Public Works is hiring for service worker 1 positions and for service worker 1 trainee positions. See the required qualifications and experience here. Applications will be accepted through October at

The trainee program is helping change the face of the Public Works’ workforce to better reflect the community it serves by offering adults a chance at on-the-job training to meet the qualifications for the service worker 1 position. Trainees perform manual labor to support construction and maintenance work while also learning the fundamentals of the construction industry and how to drive and operate Public Works equipment. Through the course of the program, they earn their Class B commercial driver’s licenses.

Spread the word

Please help spread the word about these opportunities with folks in your network. Share this flyer, and encourage prospective applicants to attend one of several information sessions in October:

2-4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 5
Cedar Riverside Opportunity Center, 505 Fifth Ave. S.

3-5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12
American Indian OIC, 1845 E. Franklin Ave.

5-7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 16
Minneapolis Urban League, 2100 Plymouth Ave. N.

5-7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 18 
Waite House - Pillsbury United Communities, 2323 11th Ave. S.

3-5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 19
Summit Academy OIC, 935 Olson Memorial Highway

5:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 24
Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC)
2001 Plymouth Ave. N.

1-3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25
Emerge, 1834 Emerson Ave. N.

Attendees will be able to talk to Public Works representatives and apply for a position on the spot. Applicants are not required to attend an information session to apply; they can also apply online at

Published Oct 3, 2017



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